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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!
As you plan your holiday shopping this year, don't forget to think local and support our area small businesses!
Are you looking for a small business to support this holiday season?
The Chamber is always looking for new ways to add value for its members and better serve the business community, and part of that mission means connecting with as many of our members as we can, offering them new and targeted ways to connect with their colleagues and support the Chamber’s efforts.
The Department of Labor’s new rule on overtime pay for salaried employees has created a lot of uncertainty for southwest Missouri employers, and the uncertainty was apparent at the Chamber's 60 Minutes to Success session on August 10.
At the Chamber's Annual Membership Luncheon on July 27, nearly 400 attendees were treated to a taste of the islands, a chance to visit with colleagues and make new friends … and to learn about the Chamber’s progress on its stated goals for 2016.
he 21,000+ professionals of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. offer a full complement of retail and wholesale products and services, including property & casualty, employee benefit and HR consulting, as well as claims management and loss control services, to clients of all sizes around the world.
Houck Transit Advertising has a long history of offering unique marketing opportunities in Springfield and throughout the Midwest.
Chamber members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration for the 2017 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 Tuesday, August 23.
New business owners are often unprepared for the personnel issues that come with having employees. Human resources management can cause headaches and create legal difficulties if not handled properly.
Chamber membership offers the opportunity to make meaningful connections with business peers and prospects. Among these opportunities is the innovative program ConnectForLunch, which provides an environment custom-made for networking.
Chamber president Matt Morrow explains how the Chamber can help you prepare for the new overtime regulation.