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

Deborah Cohen, CMP
Director of Meeting and Convention Sales
417-243-2106, [email protected]


Sporting Event Organizers

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


Travel Agents, Group Tour Planners, Reunion Planners

Lenni Neimeyer, CTIS, CSTP
Director of Leisure Group Sales
417-243-2105, [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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Tamra Jane Corbin
Media Relations Manager
417-243-2127, [email protected]


Bloggers, social media publishers

Liz Mabe
Social Media and Consumer Response Manager
417-243-2118, [email protected]