Springfield is Hosting a Large Event to Bring Group Business Back

October 9, 2020

From October 16-18, the National Street Rod Association is hosting the Mid-America Street Rod Nationals in-person at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds & Event Center.  The Springfield Conventions & Visitors Bureau issued an alert for this automotive event to encourage large groups to bring their face-to-face functions to the area.  The CVB is also promoting the use of special promotions, banners, and a welcome on marquees.

Below is the outlook for this function:

  • Attendees: 6,000
  • Room Nights: 2,470
  • Estimated Spending: $710,500

For more information, call the Convention & Visitors Bureau at 417-881-5300.


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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.