The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) announced its 10th Anniversary Business Conference will be held in Springfield, Mo., in March 2015. The announcement was made at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas.
“Heading back to Springfield, where POMA held its inaugural business conference, has been part of the planning discussions for years,” said Tammy Sapp, POMA president. “We’re pleased to confirm the decision to hold this important anniversary event in the location where we first met.”
The hosts for the event are the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center and the Springfield Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB). Shooting Day will be held at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Andy Dalton Range and two locations are being considered for the POMA Camps event.
“We’re thrilled to welcome POMA back to Springfield,” said Dana Maugans, director of sales for the CVB. “Springfield is the perfect location to host the outdoor industry’s most noted professional communicators. We’ve got so much to offer including Wonders of Wildlife and Bass Pro Shops flagship superstore, which includes the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum and the Archery Hall of Fame Museum, as well as the region’s bountiful outdoor recreational opportunities.”
The four-day conference is slated for March 18-21, 2015. This year’s conference will be held in Knoxville, Tenn., March 19-22, 2014. Complete details on POMA’s 2014 Annual Business Conference are available on the organization’s website or via the POMA Mobile app, which is available on Android/Google, iTunes and Amazon.
POMA is the premier communications organization of the traditional outdoor sports industry. Members are media and corporate communications professionals focused on hunting, fishing, shooting and the shooting sports, trapping and other heritage activities.
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