One way the CVB’s Sales Department staff members network with meeting planners is by attending trade shows.

In February:

  • Dana Maugans, sales director, represented the city at the Missouri Natural Resources Conference at Lake of the Ozarks
  • Melissa Evans, sales manager, attended the Religious Conference Management Association conference in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Lisa Perez, sales manager, represented the city at Destination Showcase in Washington, DC

Groups booked in January by the CVB include the following:

  • Professional Outdoor Media Association, March 2015, 525 room nights
  • Missouri Department of Transportation, April 2014, 1,425 room nights
  • Missouri Parks & Recreation, February 2015, 550 room nights
  • Missouri Professional Registration, September 2014, 21 room nights
  • Missouri Air Conservation Commission, March 2014, 15 room nights
  • Christian Women’s Motorcyclists Association, April 2014, 545 room nights