Nominations for Salute to Health Care are due August 15

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 30, 2014

The Salute to Health Care event is a collaboration between the Chamber and the Springfield Business Journal (SBJ). In addition to the Chamber Salute awards, SBJ will recognize health care workers in these categories: E.R. Nurse, Dental Hygenist, Optometrist and Clinical Psychologist. An independent panel of judges will select the honorees. The award recipients will be honored during a banquet on November 20. Banquet registrations will open on the Chamber's website on October 1.

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Committee seeks nominations for 2015 board of directors

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 29, 2014

Chamber members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration for the 2015 Chamber board of directors. This year’s Directors Nominating Committee is currently preparing a slate of nominees. The committee will submit its recommendations to the Chamber board at the regular September meeting.

Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Wednesday, August 20.

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Guess who's coming to B2BExpo

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 23, 2014

Don't just GO to Expo, Be a part of it! Early bird pricing ends August 22 for the Chamber's annual B2B Expo. Booths start at $425, but if that's not in your budget check out the Table-Top Displays which are only $175.

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Jobs. Safety. Accountability. Vote YES on 7!

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 23, 2014

Safer roads and better infrastructure are both key to the well-being of Springfield’s economic climate. Amendment 7 is a solution that will fix our roads, repair/replace our unsafe bridges and fund priority transportation improvements in Missouri.

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Springfield's entrepreneurial ecosystem garners national attention

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 07, 2014

As a community, Springfield has taken deliberate steps to build its entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Already known for start-ups that have become national brands—Bass Pro Shops, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation, Jack Henry & Associates—the Springfield region has long been supportive of entrepreneurs,  but a renewed focus is helping the effort gain steam and garner national attention.

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Is Springfield the most dangerous city in America?

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 07, 2014

You may have seen the headlines on Facebook or other social media sites, but is Springfield really the most dangerous city in America? What are we doing to make sure our city’s reputation isn’t tarnished, and most importantly, how do rankings like these impact things like economic development and talent attraction?

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Chamber takes big steps toward attracting new business

Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 03, 2014

Through the Springfield Regional Economic Partnership, the Chamber and its economic development arm, the Springfield Business Development Corporation work to market the entire Springfield region to site selectors so that when they have a client that is looking to open a new facility, Springfield is at the top of their list.

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Member Spotlight: Tri-County Security

Member Spotlight: Tri-County Security
Posted by Maggie Kost on Jul 03, 2014

Tri-County Security is a full service private law enforcement agency commissioned by the Missouri Board of Police Commissioners, Missouri Board of Private Investigators/Fire Investigators. Tri-County is fully insured, licensed, bonded and commissioned Class A Title 17 Private Officers/Merchant Officers and Title 20 Private Investigators.

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The Partnership for Sustainability needs your input

Posted by Unknown on Jul 01, 2014

Please consider taking a few minutes to complete the Partnership for Sustainability survey, which will be used to help the Partnership develop programs that can be of value to your organization and others in the region.  

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