CVB News

BMW Motorcycle Group Raises $14,000+ for Local Group

The CVB extends a big thank you to the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America that raised more than $14,000 during its rally June 16-18 in Springfield. The money will go to Care to Learn, a program that’s

Ozarks Tap and Pour Craft Beverage Tour Launches for 2022-23

The Convention & Visitors Bureau has brewed up more prizes and a grand prize drawing for participants in the 2022-23 Ozarks Tap and Pour Craft Beverage Tour that launched this month. The free,

Check out the Groups Coming to Springfield this Summer

Several groups will meet in Springfield in the coming weeks, including a fan collectors' association, a rocketry group, china collectors and other conventions, sporting events and reunions. Combined,

CVB Staff Working Trade Shows and Other Events to Promote Travel to Springfield

CVB staff represent Springfield at trade shows and other events year-round to promote Springfield as a travel destination. Coming soon or recently attended are the following: Military Reunion

Marketing Campaigns in the Works

The CVB has a number of marketing campaigns in progress. Here's a sample: The spring campaign targeting leisure travelers is running and we’re monitoring its engagement. To see examples of print ads

It's Time to Update Your Listings

Advertising sales and production of the 2023 Springfield Guide are already underway. Act now if you want to advertise in the annual publication! The deadline for submitting your 2023 Springfield Guide

New National Strategy to Reenergize U.S. Travel and Tourism Announced

Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo announced this week a new National Travel and Tourism Strategy that focuses federal government efforts to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and sets an

The Garrison Opens July 1 at Finley Farms

The Garrison, a fine dining social affair tucked away beneath The Ozark Mill, will open to the public Friday, July 1 at Finley Farms in Ozark. Patrons can indulge in high-brow cocktails and upscale


For the fourth time since opening in 2017, Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium has been voted “America’s Best Aquarium” through a national public poll conducted by USA TODAY.

Registration Open for 2022 Governor's Conference on Tourism

Registration for the 2022 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism is open! The conference is set for Oct. 4-6 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis. Attendees will learn leadership skills and