About Us


The mission of the SWMLA is to serve the hospitality industry of the Four State Area by providing a united voice, educational opportunities for our members, and promoting the economic benefits of a strong and successful tourism effort.

Our Members

Our members include hotels, motels, restaurants, campgrounds, recreational facilities, and associated industry organizations that contribute to the success of the tourism industry in the Four State Area.

Industry Partners

The SWMLA is a proud member of the Missouri Hotel Lodging Association  and several of our members serve as board members with the Missouri Hotel & Lodging Association, Newton County Tourism Council,  and the Joplin Sports Authority.


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Southwest Missouri Lodging Association

2401 E 32nd Street, Suite 10-350, Joplin, MO 64804-3177, US

(417) 208-1001