History & Tourism

RUBY For Mansfield Richland County CVB

30 Sep , 2018  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County staff members attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in Sandusky, Ohio on September 25-28. They joined approximately 300 other travel industry leaders from across the state to discuss travel trends and opportunities, as well as to hear from national experts.  The local team also walked away with statewide recognition for their marketing efforts. More…


History & Tourism

Welcome To Destination Mansfield – Richland County

29 Jan , 2017  

Change is in the air as 2017 begins, and a new logo and other updates which recently appeared on the website of the award-winning local convention and visitors bureau signals a new day for marketing area tourism assets.

For over a year, planning has been underway to package those efforts under a new name. Gone online is the name “Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau,” and in its place is the new “Destination Mansfield – Richland County.” More…

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All Things Business

Economic Forecast Breakfast On Tap; Reservations Required

10 Jan , 2017  

The Mansfield/Richland County CVB, Richland Community Development Group, and the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce are joining to preserve the 2017 Economic Forecast Breakfast.

The event will take place on Tuesday, January 17 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center, 890 West Fourth Street. More…

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History & Tourism

Mansfield, The Melting Pot

20 Oct , 2016  

The following is a news release from the Mansfield Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Immerse yourself in new places and allow your eyes to open. History and traditions enhance the mind and expand your compassion, which is why cultural tourism is an increasing trend. Richland County is filled with a variety of cultures from all around the globe; some may even say that Mansfield is a melting pot. Start your journey here!


Whether your great grandparents are from Germany or you simply want to try out something new, stop by Mary Ann’s Meat Market for authentic German sausage! This recipe was previously own by Weidle’s Meats and has become a holiday staple for local German families. Another place to visit is the Mansfield Liederkranz, a private social club that opens their doors to the public for daily lunch specials and Friday dinners featuring anything from delicious German sausage, schnitzel, cheese steaks, burgers, and so much more! More…

History & Tourism

Travel Writer Touts Mansfield Entrepreneurs

16 Oct , 2016  

The recent “Haunted and Hollywood” press tour presented by the Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau continues to produce interesting writing weeks after it took place.

Case in point – on Saturday, a story entitled “Mansfield Area Entrepreneurs Put Heart Into Work” was published in The Intelligencer and News-Register in Wheeling, West Virginia. Written by Phyllis Sigal, Design Editor, the post is a follow-up from her visit to Richland County (the first post can be read here) which looked at area attractions. This time, Sigal concentrated her focus on the people behind those tourism assets. More…

All About Richland

Mansfield Richland CVB Wins Award

1 Oct , 2016  

The Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (OACVB) held its 19th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon in Lancaster, Ohio on Thursday, September 22, 2016. MIDDY Awards are presented for Destination Marketing and Tourism development.

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s ShawshankTrail.com, won second place in the Website Category. “We were very happy to have been recognized for the work done on the new Shawshank Trail website,” stated Bureau President, Lee Tasseff. “It is the 20th award we have earned since 2012.” More…