Metropolitan Charisma Meets Midwestern Charm in Springfield, Missouri

September 29, 2020

When it comes to finding the perfect place to book your next event, look no further than Springfield, Missouri where you’ll find excellent meeting facilities, quality hotels, an amazing dining scene and plenty of attractions to keep your attendees entertained.

To help planners book group business with confidence, the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering a Zero Attrition program and financial incentive for new business booked by Dec. 31, 2021. The event must take place by Dec. 31, 2023. Learn more about the promotion at SpringfieldMO.org/Zero-Attrition or call the CVB sales department at 800-678-8767.

It goes without saying that you’ll also find upgraded hotel cleanliness and safety standards at Springfield’s businesses and public spaces to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The city currently has a mask ordinance in place and businesses are operating at a limited capacity to ensure social distancing to help stop the spread of the virus.

Those are just a couple of reasons to book your events in Springfield, the third-largest city in Missouri. Another is the city is just a few miles from the population center of the contiguous United States which means 50% of the population lives within driving distance of Springfield. Not only that, the city is easily accessible from all directions via major highways and the Springfield-Branson National Airport.

From the Expo Center to convention space at hotels, meeting facilities available in Springfield are sure to fit the bill whether your group is large or small, and with more than 800 restaurants offering a variety of cuisine, the dining scene in Springfield is sure to please the palates of the most discerning diners.

Metropolitan charisma blends with midwestern charm in Springfield where your attendees will find everything they expect in a city along with a community whose residents are laid back and friendly. Parking is free at most places and a drive across the city takes only a few minutes, and that drive leads to quality dining, shopping, performing and visual arts and attractions.

For things to do during free time, attendees can take in some of the best attractions in the nation, including Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium, voted Best New Attraction and Best Aquarium in the country in a USA Today Readers’ survey. Springfield also is home to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, the first and largest Bass Pro store in the country. Along with shopping, the store has museums within that are free for patrons to explore.

You know your attendees will want to go shopping and they won’t be disappointed by Springfield’s retail offerings. From the massive Battlefield Mall featuring more than 100 stores to locally owned boutiques downtown, in the historic C-Street district and throughout the city, shoppers are sure to take home fashion and fun from their shopping excursions.

Learn more about Springfield at SpringfieldMO.org and book your event today!

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About the author

Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.