Staff members of the sales department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau participate in a variety of activities designed to bring group events to Springfield.

Recent and upcoming activities include:

  • CVB representatives will attend the Missouri Society of Association Executives Funfest golf tournament on September 28 and host the organization’s membership luncheon the following day in Jefferson City.
  • CVB sales manager Lisa Perez and a sales representative from University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center represented Springfield at Connect Marketplace August 27 - 29 in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Perez also will represent Springfield at the Convention Industry Council’s Certified Meeting Planner Conclave September 26 - 28 in Reno.
  • Lance Kettering, executive director of the Springfield Sports Commission  and CVB sports sales manager, and other Missouri sports organization representatives attended Connect Sports August 27 - 29 in Pittsburgh, PA.  
  • The CVB will staff a booth at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Business to Business Expo Oct. 1 at the Springfield Expo Center.

For more information about how the CVB works to promote Springfield as a destination for groups, call 417-881-5300.