If you missed the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau's virtual presentation of the annual Salute to Travel & Tourism on Feb. 19, it's not too late. The video is still available.
Check it out for an update on the local tourism industry, CVB marketing plans for 2021 and special guests. The video also includes a speech by Stephen Foutes, executive director of the Missouri Division of Tourism, as he accepts the CVB's prestigious Pinnacle Award presented to the organization for its many years of support to the state's tourism industry, particularly in the past year during the pandemic crisis.
Amy Austin, Board Chair
Tracy Kimberlin, President/CEO
Megan Buchbinder, Marketing Director
Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops
Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Hospitality Management
Jeff Houghton, The Mystery Hour
Dan Reiter, Springfield Cardinals
Lyle Foster, Big Momma’s Coffee & Espresso Bar
Leslie Forrester, Springfield Regional Arts Council
with a special keynote address from Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe