Vote YES on Questions 1 and 2 on November 5

Vote YES on Questions 1 and 2 on November 5 At the Springfield ballot box next month, citizens will be asked to vote on two sales taxes that fund important city services, personnel and infrastructure – and the Chamber is asking for your support. After discussion and recommendations from the Chamber’s Local Issues Public Policy…

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YPs working to help move SGF forward

YPs working to help move SGF forward One of the many perks of being a young professional in Springfield is the opportunity to have a seat at the table and to let your voice be heard. Members of The Network had the opportunity to do just that at one of the City of Springfield’s recent…

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A small token of appreciation for first responders

A small token of appreciation for first responders The backbone of our community’s safety is our First Responders – the police, firefighters, emergency medical professionals and 911 operators who work tirelessly each day to protect us from harm. The Chamber was privileged to pay tribute to these dedicated men and women at our annual First…

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An egg-citing tour for young professionals

An egg-citing tour for young professionals On August 28, The Network for Young Professionals was invited to tour Vital Farms’ egg processing facility in Springfield’s Partnership Industrial Center West, dubbed “Egg Central Station.” About 35 YPs took the opportunity to see how the facility operates, including Network member Dee King of Guaranty Bank. She left…

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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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