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Click the headlines below for articles and blog posts we think might be useful to those who work in the local travel industry. Alternative Benefits to Attract, Develop and Retain Talent For

CVB Sales Staff Hard at Work to Bring Group Business to Springfield

The Sales Department staff at the Convention & Visitors Bureau attends multiple trade shows and events to network with meeting planners and talk with them about bringing events to Springfield.

HB1663 Needs Your Support in Jefferson City

CVB staff and local hospitality industry representatives are planning to be in Jefferson City Jan. 27 for MACVB Regional Tourism Days to encourage legislators to pass HB1663, a law that would allow

Variety of Local Tourism Statistics Available

If you like keeping up with local hospitality industry numbers, check out the CVB's Public Reporting Dashboard. You'll find statistics about group business, website visits, hotel bookings and more.

Promote your Business with Better Photos

It was a dark and stormy night — not the best time to be shooting photos to showcase your business unless you operate a haunted house. In my role at the Springfield CVB, I work with a lot of ads and

Groups Are Convening in Springfield this Winter and Spring

A number of groups will meet in Springfield this winter and spring, including conventions, sporting events, reunions and others. Click "Download Document" below to see a list of those that were booked

Save the Date for National Plan for Vacation Day Jan. 25

National Plan for Vacation Day, celebrated on the last Tuesday of January, is a day to encourage Americans to plan their time off. Join 7,000+ participating organizations as we activate to celebrate

Welcome to our 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

Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards Banquet Postponed Due to Pandemic

The Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today the postponement of its annual Salute to Travel & Tourism awards banquet due to the current surge in COVID cases. The banquet is now scheduled to take

Update Division of Tourism Listings by Jan. 20

The Missouri Division of Tourism is updating the business/attraction listing information on The listing information on the website is provided free of charge to qualifying businesses in