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Columbia CVB Achieves Reaccreditation Through International Destination Marketing Association

January 15, 2021

The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCVB) was awarded the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) seal by Destinations International in recognition of the destination marketing organization’s (DMO) commitment to industry excellence and meeting the industry standard for performance and accountability of DMOs around the world. The CCVB has been accredited through DMAP since 2015 and […]


What does the show The Simpsons have to do with Springfield, Missouri?

November 6, 2020

By Astrid Zeppenfeld Nothing, really. But there is a reason The Simpsons lived in Springfield. At the government’s last count, there were 34 U.S. states with a city named Springfield and the only more common city name in the United States was Riverside. So for the show’s purposes, Springfield was an inconspicuous little town, seemingly […]


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Springfield, Missouri

October 29, 2020

Springfield is home to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, the first and largest Bass Pro store in the world. Get your outdoor gear at this beautifully decorated outdoor-themed store that’s visited by more than 4 million people annually. The Springfield Cardinals AA baseball games at Hammons Field are fun and inexpensive activities for group outings. […]


The City with a Small-town Vibe: Springfield, Missouri

October 23, 2020

The way we meet in person might be changing, and there are more unknowns than we can count, but Springfield, Missouri will be here when you’re ready. The city with the small-town vibe, Springfield is nestled in the heart of the Ozarks with everything you need when planning your next in-person (or hybrid!) event, and […]


People Update: Craig Hall

October 22, 2020

The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau (JCCVB) is pleased to announce its recent hire of Craig Hall, who joined the JCCVB team as the new Sports Sales Manager. Hall will lead the charge in attracting new sporting opportunities to Jefferson City while offering an extensive range of services to ensure the events are successful. […]


Convention South Readers’ Choice Awards Bestow Distinction on Branson Hotels and Resorts

October 19, 2020

Five Branson properties and organizations were honored for their excellence in Convention South’s 2020 Annual Readers’ Choice Awards last week, underscoring the superlative options that meeting and event planners have when seeking golf with group events. Thousand Hills Golf Resort and Big Cedar Lodge were both rewarded for their top-notch offerings. Together they are home […]


The Cape City Hall Renovation Project is Progressing Timely

October 7, 2020

Photo courtesy of Penzel Construction According to the Southeast Missourian, the $12 million renovation of Cape Girardeau’s city hall is well underway.  This project involves revamping the Common Pleas Courthouse and the 7,770 square-foot Annex building, in addition to constructing a connecting structure.  It is estimated that these new facilities will be ready to use […]


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 […]


Columbia, Missouri: More Than Just A College Town

August 18, 2020

By Astrid Zeppenfeld A quaint college town located halfway between Kansas City and St. Louis might just turn out to be your next business event destination. Why? Because Columbia, Missouri, is so much more than just a college town. Natural Beauty Starting with the backdrop of Missouri’s gorgeous rolling hills, Columbia has quite a bit […]

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