CVB sales staff frequently represent the city at trade shows that provide opportunities for networking and telling planners about the city. Along with being able to showcase the city's amenities in an effort to book group business, opportunities for professional development are also available. 

Here are events that have been attended recently or are coming up. 

  • Destinations International Convention Sales Summit
  • Christian Meetings & Conventions Association Conference
  • Missouri Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Conference

For information about group sales efforts, contact Dana Maugan, CVB sales director, at or call 417.881.5300 ext. 111.