Performing Arts Series, Part 1: The Renaissance Theatre

Anyone who has been involved in theatre, either behind the scenes, on stage or in the audience, knows the positive impact it can have on their life. Unlike most theatres, who simply rent their venue to performing acts, The Renaissance produces and presents their own shows. ...

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Stallone, Bautista to star in film at Shawshank site in Mansfield

Sylvester Stallone is returning to the Ohio State Reformatory, and again his task is to break out of prison. The Reformatory has been a popular place to film prison-themed movies, most notably the classic thriller “The Shawshank Redemption” in 1994....

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IMSA Race Returns To Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

In a news conference this morning at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) President Scott Atherton and Mid-Ohio President Craig Rust jointly announced the return of IMSA racing to the historic, 2.258-mile road course on the weekend of May 4-6, 2018....

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Convention Bureau to Change Name

he Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau will now be known as Destination Mansfield-Richland County. The name change comes as a result of strategic board discussions and community leader interviews as a part of a board retreat and a greater need to be more than just a tourism marketing bureau. Why the name change? View the Video Now....

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Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored for Marketing

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau (M/RCCVB) received four more awards in a statewide tourism marketing competition at the Ohio Conference on Travel, October 26-28 in Columbus. One of the most-anticipated events at the conference is the presentation of RUBY Awards, a statewide competition honoring those who have found the most innovative and creative ways to market their destination, attraction, or service in the diverse field of tourism marketing. The awards were in the following categories: ...

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Memories and the Future of The Shawshank Tree

If a tree falls in the middle of an Ohio field and no one hears it, does it matter?It does if it is the Tree of Hope from Shawshank Redemption. This post shares the great images from the friends and fans of the movie Shawshank Redemption and the Shawhank Trail in Ohio....

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CVB Events Calendar Gets Targeted Search

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced new improvements in the promotion and accessibility of events on its website, MansfieldTourism.com. The widely used Calendar of Events (COE) now includes a search feature to make accessing specific dates faster. “The improvements are part of the CVB’s overall mobile strategy and Strategic Planning Process to increase the organization’s effectiveness in achieving its mission to promote and develop our County’s tourism product to attract and retain money for the local economy”, according to Bureau President Lee Tasseff. “The easier and smarter we make our tools, the better for the visitor and ultimately the community.”...

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