Archive for 2019

Building on relationships and experience in the Missouri Senate

Building on relationships and experience in the Missouri Senate Mike Cunningham and David Sater have spent the last seven years in the Missouri Senate developing relationships and knowledge – both of which are more important now than ever when it comes to successfully making progress in governing. The two senators visited the Chamber August 28…

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Fed economist offers cautiously positive view of economy

Fed economist offers cautiously positive view of economy Supported by BKD CPAs & Advisors Kevin Kliesen, an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, visited Springfield on August 21 for the 2019 Economic Outlook event, and offered his view on the overall state of the national economy. His verdict: though there may be…

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Welcome to our new online home!

Welcome to our new online home! We’d like to welcome you to our new online home. We’ve put a lot of work into trying to develop a website that is more user-friendly, easier to navigate and still provides all the tools and information you’ve come to expect from the Chamber. We hope we’ve hit the…

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Navigating the world of Google My Business

Navigating the world of Google My Business In the world of online marketing and business, there are few tools as powerful as Google. The online search giant is so ubiquitous it’s become a verb: “Just Google it.” So how do you make sure that when people are looking for information about your business online, they…

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Aviation manufacturer expands in Ozark

Aviation manufacturer expands in Ozark The Chamber and its economic development arm, the Springfield Business Development Corporation, are excited to join in announcing a new manufacturing win for our regional partners in Christian County. Alpine Aviation Group, Inc., an aerospace-focused advanced manufacturing company, is expanding into Missouri with a new facility that will be used…

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The Network CEO Series stays all in the family

The Network CEO Series stays all in the family John Griesemer and Christina Angle face unique challenges and advantages as CEO and CFO, respectively, of Erlen Group. They’re both members of the third generation of the Griesemer family to run what started as the Joseph J. Griesemer Quarry in 1946. It has since grown into…

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Chamber hosts governor at second annual State of the State event

Chamber hosts governor at second annual State of the State event When he gave his first official State of the State address in the Missouri General Assembly in January, Governor Mike Parson laid out an aggressive but straight-forward agenda focused on two key areas: workforce development and transportation infrastructure. When Gov. Parson visited Springfield July…

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Hear about the outlook for our economy

Hear about the outlook for our economy The Springfield Business Development Corporation, the Chamber’s economic development arm, presents its annual Economic Outlook event on August 21, designed to provide insight on current trends in the local, regional and national economies for Springfield’s business decision-makers. The keynote speaker for this year’s event is Kevin Kliesen, business…

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