The deadline to submit nominations for the 2018 Salute to Travel & Tourism Awards will be here before you know it! The Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting nominations through Dec. 15.

Nominations for these prestigious awards honoring individuals and businesses making a positive impact on Springfield-area tourism can be made in five categories and multiple nominations are accepted by filling out this online form.

Previous award recipients are eligible to receive awards. Click here to see a list of those honored in the past.

Mark your calendar for the awards banquet set for Feb. 15 at University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center. Details about ticket sales will be announced soon.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jane Rips at 417-881-5300, ext. 105, or