FAM TourThe CVB Sales Department conducted a familiarization tour of Springfield for a dozen meeting planners in early May.

Along with touring hotels, meeting facilities and attractions, the group participated a history tour of the city and a downtown scavenger hunt with Sammie Springfield. Sammie Springfield is a sock monkey toy that serves as Springfield's "spokesmonkey."

Other Sales Department activity includes:

  • Sales manager Lisa Perez will attend the Society of Government Meeting Planners 20th Celebration in June at Lake of the Ozarks.
  • Convention services were provided to 12 groups totaling more than 9,500 delegates and 5,200 room nights in April.

Groups recently booked by the CVB include:

  • Simian Society of America, October 2013, 104 room nights
  • Assemblies of God 100th Year Celebration, August 2014, 4,658 room nights
  • Missouri Child Support Enforcement Association, May 2013, 20 room nights
  • Gifted Association of Missouri, October 2013, 175 room nights
  • Missouri State Committee for Psychologists, June 2013, 21 room nights
  • Mary Kay Conference, October 2013, 50 room nights