Business Assistance

The Chamber is a resource both for you and your employees. If there is a problem that is preventing your business from growing, if we don't know of a solution then chances are we can put you in touch with someone who does.

BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION
The Chamber’s Business Retention & Expansion program focuses on businesses already here employing our residents and contributing to the Springfield region’s economic health. Staff provides companies with a single point of entry to a variety of business assistance resources. Learn more.

THE EFACTORY
The efactory is a one-stop-shop for resources to assist businesses from startup to stability, from idea to job creation. Onsite service providers include the Small Business and Technology Development Center, Management Development Institute, SCORE, Missouri Enterprise, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Minorities in Business, and Association of Information Technology Professionals. Through its incubator, efactory clients are able to access appropriate office space with flexible leases, shared basic business services and equipment, technology support, and business mentoring and counseling. Providing resources, guidance, and assistance with start-up activities, the incubator helps businesses survive and grow during the time when they’re most vulnerable. Learn more.

60 MINUTES TO SUCCESS BUSINESS WORKSHOP SERIES
Running a successful small business takes a wide variety of expertise. We want to help you and your employees learn the latest management, finance, legal, marketing and sales techniques through an array of educational lunch-and-learns. Each session provides practical take-aways that can have an immediate impact on your business, and every topic is developed for business owners by business owners on the Chamber's Small Business Council. Learn more.

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