Media Resources

We're Here to Help

If you need information, photos, video, etc., check out the resources below or contact Susan Wade at the Convention & Visitors Bureau at swade@springfieldmo.org or 800.678.8767, ext. 101, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST weekdays. After hours and on weekends, call 417-830-0645 and leave a message. 

PRESS RELEASES

Recent press releases about Springfield and the Convention & Visitors Bureau are available here.

TRAVEL MEDIA RESOURCES

PRESS TRIPS

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau will organize press trips and provide press passes for qualified media. Please review our Media Vetting Criteria and send your information using this form.

A child playing at the Discovery Center in Springfield, MissouriTRAVEL STORY IDEAS

If you need ideas for your next travel story, check out these story ideas and visit our blog. If you're in a pinch and need content fast, we encourage you to use anything in our blog that will fit your needs. 

Travel Media FAQs

Click here for answers to questions most often asked by travel media.

NEWS MEDIA RESOURCES

What is the CVB?

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nonprofit marketing agency dedicated to growing the local economy through growth in travel and tourism. Learn more here. The CVB Board is comprised of 13 voting members.

Newsletter 

"CVB News" contains content for local media, CVB constituents and anyone else who wants to know about the business of the local tourism industry.

MARKETING PLAN 

The Marketing Plan contains strategies and tactics the CVB is implementing to market Springfield as a travel destination. 

Images & B-Roll

Digital images of Springfield points of interest are available here. For video assets, check out our YouTube channel or contact us for specific b-roll requests. 

Media Gallery

Free Springfield Guide

The Springfield Guide is a free publication available for digital download or as a physical copy upon request. Click here for details.


RECENT TRAVEL STORIES ABOUT SPRINGFIELD


Contact Us!

The following staff members are available to help with media requests and other needs. For a full list of staff members, visit this page.

Susan Wade
Public Relations Manager

(417) 881-5300 ext. 101 (office)
(800) 678-8767 ext. 101 (toll free)
(417) 830-0645 (cell) 
swade@springfieldmo.org

Steve Ross
Assistant Director of Marketing

(417) 881-5300 ext. 120
sross@springfieldmo.org

Megan Buchbinder
Director of Marketing

(417) 881-5300 ext. 104
mbuchbinder@springfieldmo.org

Madison Yohn
Content Coordinator

(417) 881-5300 ext. 109
myohn@springfieldmo.org