Explore St. Louis

Explore St. Louis promotes St. Louis as a meeting site and travel destination working to attract citywide conventions, one-hotel meetings, sporting events, group tours and individual leisure travelers to St. Louis.

Explore St. Louis also operates the America’s Center Convention Complex, which includes the Cervantes Convention Center, The Dome at America's Center, the Ferrara Theatre and the St. Louis Executive Conference Center.

 For more information about St. Louis, visit www.explorestlouis.com

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Latitude: 38.631088 Longitude: -90.191237 Elevation: 464 ft
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Explore St. Louis at a Glance:

  • According to a study conducted by the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the activities of the Explore St. Louis directly contribute more than $3 billion to the local economy on an annual basis.
  • St. Louis welcomes 25.88 million annual visitors for leisure, conventions, meetings and business travel
  • Visitors spend $5.38 billion in St. Louis and tourism provides jobs for more than 88,000 area residents
  • St. Louis area tourism workers earn $3.17 billion in wages yearly and the industry generates more than $1 billion in local, state and federal taxes each year
  • Travel and tourism ranks among the top 6 industries in St. Louis City and County
  • Each household in St. Louis City and County receives $1,121 a year in tax savings as a result of travel and tourism

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