Press Releases

News Release: Springfield Scores 2024 Missouri Sports Travel Exchange

The Missouri Travel Alliance has selected Springfield to host the 2024 Missouri Sports Travel Exchange. The two-day reverse trade show and marketplace set for March 4-6 at University Plaza Hotel &

News Release: Springfield to Host Missouri Esports Federation Fall Brawl Championship

The Springfield Sports Commission and Springfield Esports Coalition announced a successful bid to host the Missouri Esports Federation Fall Brawl Championship. The event takes place Dec. 1-2 at The

News Release: Springfield Welcomes USA Pickleball Officials This Weekend

Springfield is becoming the epicenter of pickleball with 50 top officials in the city this weekend for a dynamic retreat. Representatives from the North Sector region of USA Pickleball will be here

News Release: USA BMX Selects Springfield for National Event

Thousands of athletes, coaches, and spectators will be in Springfield for a USA BMX National Championship Series event in 2024. The Springfield Sports Commission, Springfield Convention & Visitors


For the first six months of 2023, Springfield hotels reported an increase of 4.7 percent in the average rate charged for renting rooms. The rate was $102.25 for January through June, compared to