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2024 Summit Participant Registration opens October 1, 2024

Are you looking for FREE hands-on, relevant training to help keep you and your coworkers safe?

Why Attend?

Completely FREE training and certifications offered by highly qualified instructors. Learn about new technologies, innovative approaches, and how you can work safely and more efficiently no matter your role or your industry.


Of attendees have said the Summit had a meaningful impact on them


Of attendees said they will change their work practices as a result of attending the Summit.


Of attendees reported that the classes were high quality and relevant to their industry.

Explore Springfield Attractions

Springfield Area Guide
This guide contains restaurant, attraction, and coupon information. Digital access and booklets are available for attendees.
Attendees have digital and print access to a Wonders of Wildlife coupon and over 25 restaurant and attraction coupons! See all that’s included!

Participant Registration

Save the date and make plans to attend the 2023 MOCGA Summit on December 11th and 12th, 2024 at the Springfield Ozark Empire Fairgrounds! Registration will open on October 01, 2024. Watch your email for Summit notifications.

Are you a locator? Compete in the 2024 International Utility Locate Rodeo, December 11 & 12, 2024 during the Summit. Find out more at www.locaterodeo.net.

Additional Lodging

Book a stay for the Missouri Common Ground Alliance Summit and International Utility Locate Rodeo! We begin with our Summit welcome reception & early registration at 6:00 PM on December 5, 2023, and we wrap up both events on December 7, 2023. When you book your stay near the North Glenstone area of Springfield, ask for the 2023 MOCGA Summit block rate.

Oasis Hotel & convention center

This is the Summit & Locate Rodeo Primary Hotel. Call the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center or visit their site to book your overnight stay and find group rates.

Residence Inn springfield

Call the Residence Inn Springfield or visit their site to book your overnight stay.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield North

Call the Fairfield Inn Springfield or visit their site to book your overnight stay.

Holiday inn Express & Suites

Book Online or via the IHG app using this link. Otherwise, call the hotel directly.

Free Courses from Industry Experts

Courses are offered free of charge by an amazing team of expert instructors that have volunteered their time and talent. These instructors are the top utility and construction safety experts in the nation. Topics offered at the 2023 Summit include excavation and confined space competent person, work zone flagger training, legal liability sessions, injury prevention education, safe digging best practices sessions, docudramas, hands-on training, insurance and safety management topics. A detailed course schedule is coming soon!

Registration Coming Soon

Schedule Coming Soon

We welcome you to register as a participant in the next Missouri CGA Damage Prevention & Excavation Safety Summit. Participant registration is always FREE.

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Join Us Today

Interested in sponsoring the 2023 International Utility Locate Rodeo? Visit www.locaterodeo.net to find out more. Click below to learn more about vendor registration.