815 E. St. Louis St., Springfield, MO 65806
Closest airport to downtown: Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF)
Distance from airport: 9 miles, 20 minutes
Total number of meeting hotels/guest rooms: 60 hotels, 6,200 guest rooms
Major convention centers and venues: Springfield Expo Center, University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, Clarion Hotel & Convention Center, Doubletree Hotel Springfield, Ramada Oasis Convention Center, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, JQH Arena, Hammons Student Center, Hammons Field, Mediacom Ice Park
Number of meeting rooms/total meeting area: 142,150 square feet of hotel convention space (not including the arenas or fairgrounds)
Capacity of largest, theater-style: 4,500
Total exhibit space: 250,000 sq. ft.
- Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
- Fantastic Caverns
- Downtown Springfield
- Dickerson Park Zoo
Value or shoulder seasons:
- November 15-February 28
A botanical center is under construction. It will have a rooftop veranda that can be used for receptions, meetings, etc.
DIRECTOR OF SALES
Q What is the best-kept secret about your destination?
A “Springfield still has all the charm of a friendly town but all the amenities of a metropolitan area. It also is one of the least expensive cities in the nation for travelers.”