The Sales Department at the Convention & Visitors Bureau is always on the go to trade shows, conventions and other events that give them opportunities for face-to-face-interaction with convention and sporting event planners.

Recent and upcoming events include the following:

  • Connect Missouri
  • Connect DC
  • Travel South Showcase
  • National Tour Association
  • Connect Faith
  • IMEX
  • Society of Government Meeting Planners Holiday Extravaganza
  • Missouri Society of Association Executives Holiday Event
  • United States Specialty Sports Association National Convention
  • Destinations International Convention Sales Summit

The department also is conducting a familiarization tour for Connect Missouri Nov. 28-29.

For information about group sales efforts, contact sales director Dana Maugans at 417-881-5300, ext. 111, or