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Thursday, May 23, 2024

5:30 P.M. VIP Entry | 6:00 P.M. General Entry

Commercial Street, Springfield, Missouri

A toast to Springfield tourism! Clink your glasses on historic Commercial Street and toast the best in Springfield tourism. Join us as we do the C-Street stroll and celebrate with industry leaders.

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2024 SPRINGFIELD'S TOAST TO TOURISM AWARD NOMINATIONS

Join industry leaders and travel enthusiasts in submitting your Springfield best-in-tourism nomination. Nominations are open now through January 29, 2024.

The Tracy Kimberlin Pinnacle Award

For individuals who have been active in the travel industry for many years and made substantial contributions to the betterment of the Springfield area’s travel industry. 

The Diplomat Award

Presented to a government official, organization or employee who has provided significant support to the Springfield area travel industry.

The Ambassador Award

For individuals or organizations that generated significant economic impact for the area by working to encourage tourism or secure a major convention or event in Springfield.

The Spotlight Award

Presented to an individual, business or organization not usually considered part of the travel and tourism industry for noteworthy contributions in advancing travel and tourism in the Springfield area. 

The Hospitality Award

Presented to an attraction, lodging facility or restaurant which demonstrates outstanding hospitality to the traveling public and exhibits a team spirit in promoting the growth of Springfield area travel and tourism.

 

2023 SPRINGFIELD'S TOAST TO TOURISM AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Tracy Kimberlin Pinnacle Award - Mike Crocker, Executive Director at Dickerson Park Zoo
The Diplomat Award - State Rep. Stephanie Hein
The Ambassador Award - Bass Pro Tournament of Champions
The Spotlight Award - Michael Spyres,
world-famous opera tenor and artistic director for Ozarks Lyric Opera
The Hospitality Award - History Museum on the Square

 

2024 TOAST TO TOURISM SPONSORSHIPS

Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Ashley Clair at aclair@springfieldmo.org or 417-881-5300 ext. 117.

Toast to Tourism Sponsorship Opportunities

This event is brought to you by the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, a destination marketing organization dedicated to driving the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.