The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations for the 2022 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards through Dec. 14.

Nominations for awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories at

Previous award recipients are eligible to receive awards. Click here to see a list of those honored in the past.

Mark your calendar for the awards banquet set for Feb. 18 at the White River Conference Center. Details about ticket sales will be announced soon.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jane Rips at 417-881-5300, ext. 105, or

The CVB is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.