Subsidiary and Affiliates
Springfield Business Development Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Chamber. It provides a continuing revenue source to support the Chamber’s economic development program, which provides assistance to existing business and industry and attracts new business and industry to the Springfield area. Additional investment is required for membership. www.business4springfield.com
Leadership Springfield, a Chamber affiliate, identifies and develops future community leaders and combines their expertise into a resource leading the community in a positive direction. Programs include a Leadership Springfield high school academy, a Leadership Springfield yearly training program introducing potential leaders to the community, and Leadership is for Teachers (LIFT) program. LIFT is a collaboration between the Chamber's Leadership Springfield, Springfield Public Schools and Missouri State University. www.leadershipspringfield.com
Springfield Good Government Committee, a chamber affiliate, recruits, trains, endorses and supports candidates for the nonpartisan races for Springfield City Council (in partnership with the Homebuilders Association of Greater Springfield).
Springfield Prayer Breakfast Committee, a Chamber affiliate, sponsors and provides event management support for the Springfield observance of the National Day of Prayer to honor government officials.