Local convention planners are being invited to join an advisory group for the Convention & Visitors Bureau Sales Department. The department is dedicated to bringing a variety of group events to the city, including amateur sports, conventions, meetings, etc.

Sales Department staff also are representing the city in January at Religious Conference Management Association in San Diego, Professional Convention Management Association Convening Leaders in Vancouver and the Event Services Professional Association in Vancouver.

For more information about the CVB’s efforts to attract group business to Springfield, contact Dana Maugans at 417-881-5300, ext. 111, or dmaugans@springfieldmo.org.