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Sales Director Marks Two Decades at the CVB

Congratulations to Dana Maugans, sales director for the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Maugans celebrated 20 years of employment at the CVB on Jan. 16. Maugans leads the sales force that works to bring group business, such as convention and amateur sporting events, to Springfield. During her tenure, thousands of people have visited the city due […]
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Registration Open for Annual Legislative Reception

The Springfield Metro Partnership invites you to attend the 2019 Salute To Missouri Legislators Reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City. Along with a buffet and beverages and music provided by the Missouri State University Jazz Symposium, this annual event is an opportunity to network with Missouri’s lawmakers and […]
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CVB Working with KC Radio Station for Promotion

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is putting together a Springfield vacation package to be given away by radio station KC 102.1 in Kansas City. The station is planning a week-long promotion during the morning show and plans to give away a daily prize with a grand prize at the end of the week. Local businesses […]
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Group Business Brings Visitors to City

Several groups will have events in Springfield in the coming weeks, including conventions, conferences and sports. The list below represents groups booked by the Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as groups booked directly through hotels and event venues. It does not represent every group coming to the city. The statistics represent anticipated attendees and […]
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Travel Helps CVB Staff Connect with Event Planners

CVB staff attend a variety of trade shows and other events that provide opportunities for networking with event and convention planners and tell them about Springfield. Educational conferences are also attended to help staff hone their skills. Upcoming and recent travel include: Religious Conference Management Association Event Services Professionals Association Professional Convention Management Association National […]
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Mark Your Calendar for Salute to Legislators

Planning is underway for the 2019 Salute to Missouri Legislators set for Jan. 23 in Jefferson City. This annual reception is an opportunity to network with legislators and your Springfield peers just as the 2019 session gets underway. More information about registration will be available soon.
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Deadline Approaching for Tourism Award Nominations

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations through Dec. 14 for the 2019 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards. Nominations for these prestigious awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories and multiple nominations are accepted by filling out the form at Previous […]
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Tourism Meetings Scheduled for March

The Missouri Division of Tourism will take its show on the road this spring with five regional tourism meetings, including a meeting March 22 in Springfield. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend! Learn more about the significant impact tourism has on Missouri’s economy. Hear from Missouri Tourism Director Ward Franz and staff about […]
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CVB Sales Department Travels to Bring Groups Home

The staff of the Convention & Visitors Bureau sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows and events in an effort to attract groups to the city and for learning opportunities that hone their skills. Recent and upcoming events include: Connect Faith Missouri Connect Travel South International Destinations International Convention Sales Summit […]
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Welcome New Partners

The Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes local businesses to visitors in a variety of ways, including a visitors guide, website, displays at the tourist information centers, etc. We welcome the following businesses that recently partnered with the CVB to reach out to visitors. They are: Hibiscus Jerk Hut The Pickwick Co. Tropical Smoothie The Sound […]
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