The CVB Group Sales Department works to attract a variety of groups to Springfield. In June, the following groups selected Springfield for their events.
- Missouri Federation of Republican Women, May 2013, 70 room nights
- Learning Insights, September 2012, 35 room nights
In other group sales activity:
- Sales manager Melissa Evans and a representative from University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center will travel to Dallas, TX, in August to represent Springfield at the American Society of Association Executives Annual Meeting and Expo.
- The bureau provided convention services in June for 14 groups totaling more than 18,300 delegates and 11,400 room nights.
- A sales blitz in June in which staff from local hotels participated resulted in 450 calls made to meeting planners. Those calls are now being processed.
For information about booking a group in the city, call 417-881-5300 or visit www.SelectSpringfield.com.