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2018 MOC Annual Conference in Bolivar, MO


  • Best Western Plus Hotel & Suites 777 East San Martin Street Bolivar, MO, 65613 United States (map)
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Register today for the 2018 Missouri Outdoor Communicators Conference, September 21-23 in Bolivar, Mo.

Please email Kyle@TBWGroup.net or Jo@TBWgroup.net at your earliest convenience to confirm your attendance. 

The conference registration fee is $75 per person if you register on or before August 31. Registrations received after August 31 and conference walk-will be $85 per person. 

The MOC conference registration will take place at the brand new, recently opened Best Western Plus from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. Boxed lunches provided by Toyota USA will be available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Conference registration fee includes the following: 

  Take a guided fishing trip on either Pomme de Terre Lake or Stockton Lake.

Take a guided fishing trip on either Pomme de Terre Lake or Stockton Lake.

FRIDAY:

  • "Experience the Bolivar Area, Part 1: Outdoor Adventures"
    Optional activities include: 
    • Fishing with local guides for bass, crappie and walleye on Stockton Lake;
    • Fishing with local guides for muskies on Pomme de Terre Lake; 
    • Float fishing on a local stream with Dennis Whiteside; 
    • Guided tram tour of Fantastic Caverns;
    • Guided tour of the Tracker Marine production facility in Bolivar;
    • Exploring, hiking and/or kayaking at Stockton State Park or Pomme de Terre State Park;
    • Exploring the scenic Dunnegan Park in Bolivar)
  • Opening Night Welcome Reception and Dinner Sponsored by Bank of Bolivar, Commerce Bank, Mid-Missouri Bank and Oak Star Bank - Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club
  • MOC Hospitality Suite - Best Western Plus
  Dunnegan Gallery of Art is an unexpected jewel of creativity.

Dunnegan Gallery of Art is an unexpected jewel of creativity.


SATURDAY: 

  Take a guided tram tour of Fantastic Caverns - the only drive-through cave in America - just outside of Bolivar.

Take a guided tram tour of Fantastic Caverns - the only drive-through cave in America - just outside of Bolivar.

  • Breakfast - Best Western Plus
  • Professional Development Workshops - Best Western Plus
  • Spouse/Guest Activities throughout Bolivar (during Professional Development Seminars
  • Lunch provided by Brian Clark and Ray Ray's Smokehouse BBQ, Business Meeting - Dunnegan Gallery of Art
  • "Experience the Bolivar Area, Part 2" 
    Optional activities may include:
    • Touring the Dunnegan Gallery of Art; 
    • Hiking and walking in Dunnegan Park; 
    • Guided tram tours of Fantastic Caverns;
    • Day at the Race Track - Car Show and Car Races at Bolivar Speedway
    • Exploring Bolivar on your own and more)
  • Closing Night Reception and Dinner - Smith's Restaurant
  • Silent and Live Auctions (Cash, Checks and Credit Cards Accepted)
  • MOC Hospitality Suite - Best Western Plus

SUNDAY:

  Spend some time paddling around Pomme de Terre State Park and/or Stockton State Park.

Spend some time paddling around Pomme de Terre State Park and/or Stockton State Park.

  • Breakfast - Best Western Plus
  • "Experience the Bolivar Area, Part 3: Outdoor Adventures" 
    • Fishing with local guides for bass, crappie and walleye on Stockton Lake;
    • Guided tram tours of Fantastic Caverns;
    • Exploring, hiking and/or kayaking at Stockton State Park and/or Pomme de Terre State Park;
    • Exploring Dunnegan Park). 
  • Options include:
  • Conference ends around 1 p.m. 
  • Head for home or make other arrangements on your own for further exploration of Bolivar's variety of attractions, activities and adventures.

Please submit your registration form (found at the bottom of this page) by August 24.

You may pay for your conference registration via Credit or Debit Card by clicking the PAY NOW button at the bottom of the page or by calling 573-636-8282. Or, you may mail in a check to Missouri Outdoor Communicators, 125 E High Street, Suite 200, Jefferson City, MO 65101.

RESERVE YOUR LODGING TODAY

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Our conference headquarters is at the new Best Western Plus Bolivar Hotel and Suites, 777 E. San Martin Street, Bolivar, MO 65163.  

The Best Western Plus has a room block for MOC. If you are planning to attend, please make your reservations at your earliest convenience.

The MOC conference rate is $89 per night.

  Relax in a comfortable room at the recently opened Best Western Plus Bolivar Hotel and Suites.

Relax in a comfortable room at the recently opened Best Western Plus Bolivar Hotel and Suites.

The Best Western Plus officially opened its doors in early June 2018. The hotel features 61 guest rooms, complimentary hot breakfasts, meeting area, fitness room, indoor heated pool, free high-speed internet access, open concept lobby and meeting area, business center, and a green design with environmentally friendly features such as solar panel parking canopies and complimentary electric vehicle charging stations.

To reserve your room at the Best Western Plus, please call 417-326-0188.

Be sure to mention you are reserving your room for the MOC conference to receive the conference room rateLodging reservations must be made prior to August 30 to receive the $89.00 conference rate. Please note, credit cards will not be charged until you arrive and check in for the conference.
 

ABOUT BOLIVAR:  

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Named one of the "Best Small Towns in America," Bolivar, in southwest Missouri, is in close proximity to Stockton and Pomme de Terre lakes. Conveniently located on newly-expanded Highway 13 between Kansas City and Springfield, this town of 10,000 offers the benefits of a bustling metropolis partnered with the peace and serenity you'll only feel in a rural setting.

Home to Southwest Baptist University, a quaint downtown square, an incredible art museum, celebrated city parks, renowned restaurants, a handful of antique shops, fun festivals and fishing streams, Bolivar is a first-time MOC conference host and an ideal location for potential story opportunities.

PLEASE FILL OUT AND SUBMIT YOUR REGISTRATION FORM BELOW:

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Explore the Bolivar Area, Part 1: Outdoor Adventures (1 - 5 p.m.)
Please choose an outdoor activity to participate in for Friday:
Explore the Bolivar Area, Part 2: Around Town (2:30 - 5:30 p.m.)
Please select an activity for Saturday afternoon:
Explore the Bolivar Area, Part 3: Outdoor Adventures (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Please choose an outdoor activity to participate in for Sunday morning.
Please list any dietary restrictions you or your guest/spouse may have:
Please let us know if there's anything else we should take into consideration in regard to your attendance at the conference:
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