Branson "FAM" Familiarization Tours 

The Branson/Lakes Area CVB, in partnership with the area's shows, attractions and lodging properties, hosts journalists, meeting planners, event organizers and travel agents each year for Branson familiarization tours.

We believe the best way to help you tell Branson's story is for you to experience our unique and diverse destination first-hand!


Members of the following groups should contact:


Convention, Meeting and Event Planners

Mariya Baker
Group Sales Manager
417-243-2109, [email protected]


Sporting Event Organizers

Terra Alphonso, CMP
Director of Sports Marketing and Development
417-243-2124, [email protected]

Yvonne Long
Group Sales Manager
417-243-2121, [email protected]


Travel Agents, Group Tour Planners, Reunion Planners

Lenni Neimeyer, CTIS, CSTP
Director of Leisure Group Sales
417-243-2105, [email protected]

Julie Peters, CTIS, CEP
Leisure Group Sales Manager
417-243-2117, [email protected]


Members of the media (including general news and specialties like golf, travel, etc.)

Lynn Berry
Director of Communications
417-243-2137, [email protected]
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Courtney Goff
Media Relations Manager
417-243-2127, [email protected]


Bloggers, influencers, social media publishers

Cassandra Vasquez
Manger of Digital Marketing
417-243-2130, [email protected] @ExploreBranson