The staff of the Convention & Visitors Bureau sales department represents the city at a variety of trade shows and events in an effort to attract groups to the city and for learning opportunities that hone their skills.

Recent and upcoming events include:

  • Connect Faith
  • Missouri Connect
  • Travel South International
  • Destinations International Convention Sales Summit
  • Event Services Professionals Association
  • Professional Convention Management Association
  • National Tour Association

For more information about group sales, contact Dana Maugans at 417-881-5300 or