All posts in "CVB"

Cape Girardeau: Southern Charm on the Banks of the Mississippi

December 20, 2017

Article by Lisa Lance The town of Cape Girardeau is located on the western bank of the Mississippi River just off Interstate 55 midway between St. Louis and Memphis. Brenda Newbern, executive director of Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau (VisitCape), noted the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, which offers daily commuter flights to St. Louis, will […]


Industry Update: Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest

December 19, 2017

The 2017 Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest was held on September 13th – 17th. Over 65,000 motorcycles and 90,000 people were in attendance for the 11th year of the event which saw growth with more bikes, more people and more overnight stays. The Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest was advertised throughout the Midwest via biker […]


Save the Date for the Pinta and Nina this Fall in Cape Girardeau

August 17, 2017

On Friday, September 29th, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will open for tours in Cape Girardeau.  The ships will be docked at Riverfront Park until their departure early Tuesday morning, October 3, 2017. While in port, the general public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission […]


Springfield, Missouri, CVB Announces Staff Changes

May 26, 2017

Springfield, Missouri – Staff changes are in the works at the Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau. Laura Whisler, vice president, left the CVB to stay home with her children. Whisler started at the bureau in 2002 as communications coordinator and worked her way up through the ranks to the position of vice president. Her […]



May 24, 2017

The Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) Annual Dinner was held on Thursday, March 16th at Tan- Tar-A Resort. With over 300 attendees, it hosted numerous local business owners, community and organization leaders, Missouri State Representatives, Chamber of Commerce Directors and Missouri Division of Tourism Staff. The 2016 Partner In Tourism Award […]


Fiddlers on the Route

May 5, 2017

Connect2Culture and the Joplin Convention & Visitors Bureau are joining together to bring to Joplin an event of culture and Route 66 heritage. The two organizations will produce FIDDLERS ON THE ROUTE to be held at the Landreth Park amphitheater on Friday and Saturday, June 30th and July 1st. The feature performance Saturday evening, July […]


Ties & Tennies Cape Sportsplex

April 5, 2017

WHEN: Thursday May 4th 6- 8pm WHEN: Thursday May 4th 6- 8pm WHAT: A premier, red carpet event showcasing our new, state of the art sports facility sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department & Foundation, The Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce and VISITCAPE! This fun event will feature tours, DJ/music, interactive sports […]


DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT: St. Charles, An Eventful Destination – Missouri’s original state headquarters offers “capital” meeting space and activities.

November 4, 2016

Article By Bill Clevlen Perhaps you could say it was Lewis & Clark who first made St. Charles a popular meeting place. The famed explorers started their historic westward trip here along the banks of the Missouri River in 1804. More than 200 years later, St. Charles, the state’s first capital, is still a great bet […]


Cape Girardeau CVB gets new home

October 26, 2016

The Cape Girardeau CVB is celebrating its move to a new office and visitor center space at 220 N. Fountain Street, just around the corner from its old location.  The CVB is now open in its new spot, sharing quarters with the Cape Area Chamber of Commerce. The 400 Broadway building that the CVB formerly […]

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