About Us

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ABOUT WTS Publishers, Inc.

We print 13,000-18,000 on a bi-monthly basis. We love Springfield, Missouri and are proud to present the local businesses to area residents as well as the thousands of visitors who will be occupying the 6,500+ hotel rooms every day.

Welcome to Springfield magazine is an area information magazine, enjoyed by area residents and visitors.  Our magazine is also distributed to Springfield hotels and placed in over 95% of the 6,500 rooms. Designed to inform the thousands of residents, relocaties and visitors on where to find entertainment, dining, sports, night life, local events, attractions, shopping and much more. The magazine is the only one of its kind in Springfield. This publication is also delivered to these high traffic locations:

♦ Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
♦ Chambers of Commerce
♦ Convention and Visitors Bureau
♦ Fantastic Caverns
♦ Dickerson Park Zoo
♦ Select apartment complexes
♦ Springfield/Branson Airport
♦ Sports Hall of Fame
♦ 6,500+ Hotel Rooms in Springfield, Nixa & Ozark

WHO WE ARE

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SHARON K. LADD

Publisher

STEFANIE CASSIDY

Design & Production

SAMI DITMARS

Web Designer

MIKE SCHILLING

Writer

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Meredith Tatum

Writer

Tom Ladd

Writer

Kopco, Inc.

Printer

John C. Ford

Founder

OUR MISSION

I. Mission Statement

      We are dedicated to providing a fun and engaging introduction to the city of Springfield for both visitors and residents alike. We want to be able to bring the city of Springfield as well as the surrounding areas to people in the hopes to showcase local businesses, attractions and events. Our goal is to help people find the beauty, uniqueness and community of Springfield and step out to explore everything the area has to offer. Alongside the wonders of Springfield we know the surrounding areas have just as much to offer and we want to highlight those destinations as well.

II. Vision Statement

      We are dedicated to bringing a bright and engaging welcome to visitors and residents alike to the Springfield and outlying.

III. Our Values

      1. Helping visitors and residents find new wasy to explore the area.

      2. Highlighting and supporting local businesses.

      3. Showing honesty and integrity in all the articles we post and stories we write about.

      4. Keeping the brand of Welcome to Springfield both tied to the cities history and forward thinking, all while being aware of the community.

My husband and I purchased this wonderful publication in May 2013. Welcome to Springfield magazine was founded in 2000 and is still going strong.

A Note From the Publisher - Sharon Ladd