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The Chamber was honored to pay homage to our area first responders during our inaugural First Responders Appreciation breakfast on September 20 at Oasis Hotel & Convention Center.
The Reach Campaign is off and running for 2017, and the second year of the Chamber’s new efforts officially launched on Sept. 14 with the kickoff event at the Savoy Ballroom.
Nearly 450 Chamber members gathered at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center on August 9 for the Annual Membership Luncheon to hear from Chamber leaders about the progress we’ve made through the first half of 2017.
Check out our September Small Business Spotlight company, N•FORM Architecture!
Two of the Chamber’s stated goals are to help area businesses and organizations create growth and get connected – so when we’re able to help do both, it’s a double win.
Chamber members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration for the 2018 Board of Directors. Once nominations close, this year’s Directors Nominating Committee will prepare a slate of nominees, which will be submitted to the Chamber board for consideration at the regular September meeting. Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on Monday, August 21.
Check out our August 2017 Small Business Spotlight company, Brokate Janitorial!
Nostalgia was on full display at Farmers Park June 9 as The Network for Young Professionals held its second annual Summer Fest.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for July, Vietti Marketing!
Leadership Springfield continues to make strides in attracting emerging leaders from the community with the announcements of its newest Signature Classes and Academy Class.
Check out our June 2017 Small Business Spotlight company, Tomo Drug Testing!
During the Chamber’s annual event on May 3 at University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, Askinosie Chocolate received the 2017 W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award.
A recent Chamber event took a new approach to connecting people, letting them meet and share their stories.
Check out our May 2017 Small Business Spotlight company, Rick's Automotive!
As the Chamber celebrates 25 years of presenting the annual W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award, we’re taking a look back and talking to some of the award recipients about what it has meant to their organizations.
If you saw a limo full of donuts driving around Springfield, you’re not imagining things. It was probably from the Chamber. And keep your eyes peeled – you might just see it again soon!
Check out our April 2017 Small Business Spotlight company, Bluebird Underground!
For the 25th year, the Chamber is preparing to recognize five area companies as finalists for the W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award. Here’s a look at this year’s honorees.
In our ongoing effort to help member businesses make new connections, the Chamber has several new and returning events on the calendar for 2017.
Check out our March 2017 Small Business Spotlight company, Robert Cirtin Investigations!
In our biggest yearly event, Chamber leaders touted the accomplishments of 2016 and the big goals on the docket this year, including a new Chamber-led initiative to create a long-term growth plan for our community.
Check out our February 2017 Small Business Spotlight company, Pearson-Kelly Office Products!
This video shows the Chamber's efforts in economic development, advocacy and workforce development, all told by those who know the story best: our members.
A desire to help people find their success and a strong entrepreneurial vision have helped Patti Penny create a lasting legacy in Springfield, and her contributions to the area were celebrated when the Chamber named her the recipient of the 2017 Springfieldian award.
If you know a business with 50 or fewer employees that deserves to be recognized, now is the time to submit a nomination for the 2017 Small Business Award!
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for January, Swagbot Creative!
The Chamber has wrapped up its first annual Reach Campaign, and the success of the program will allow the Chamber to offer some exciting options for 2017.
Small businesses are the backbone of southwest Missouri’s economic strength, and they’re the backbone of the Chamber. And now is the perfect time to highlight what we can do to help our small business members.
Don't forget to support local small businesses this holiday season!
Let us help you find a local small business to support during your holiday shopping this year!