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Events for 2024

Chamber initiatives, programs and events are meant to help make Springfield a great place to do business. We're working to increase opportunities for businesses of every size to succeed – and to grow jobs, our workforce and investment in the region. Read below to find out just some of the work we've been doing on behalf our members and the business community.

Signature Events

January 31- Salute to Legislators

January 26 - Chamber Annual Meeting
Presented by JMARK Business Solutions

March 6 - SBDC Annual Meeting
Presented by Regent Bank

March 20 - ATHENA Award Luncheon
Presented by Penmac Staffing Services, Inc.

May 1 - Small Business Award
Presented by First Midwest Bank

May 15 - SBDC Health Care Outlook
Presented by CoxHealth & Mercy Hospital Springfield

 

June 6 - Chamber Summer Soirée (NEW!)
Presented by Volt Credit Union

August 14 - SBDC Economic Outlook
Presented by FORVIS

October 30 - Non-Profit Outlook
Presented by The Arc of the Ozarks

December 4 - SBDC Manufacturing Outlook
Presented by Simmons Bank

Good Morning, Springfield!

Presented by FORVIS Private Client

All events 7:30-8:30 a.m.

January 4 - Sponsored by Pinnacle Sign Group
Betty & Bobby Allison Sports Town - 209 Airport Blvd

February 1 - Sponsored by Whataburger
The Library Center - 4653 S Campbell Ave

March 7 - Sponsored by CoxHealth
The Meyer Center - 3545 S National

April 4 - Sponsored by Drury University
O'Reilly Family Event Center - 935 N Summit Ave

May 9 - Sponsored by Commerce Bank
Springfield Cardinals Training Facility - 955 E Trafficway

June 1 (State of the City) - Sponsored by Old Missouri Bank
Evangel University - Spence Chapel, 1111 N. Glenstone Ave.

July 11 - Sponsored by Guaranty Bank
Wilson Logistics Arena & Youth Ag Facility (Ozark Empire Fairgrounds) - 3001 N Grant

August 1 (State of the Schools) - Sponsored by Care to Learn
Kickapoo High School - 3710 S Jefferson

September 5 - Sponsored by Foundation for Springfield Public Schools
Oasis Hotel & Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone Ave.

October 3 (State of the County) - Sponsored by Nabholz Construction Services
Doubletree by Hilton - Glendalough Convention Center - 2431 N Glenstone

November 7 - Sponsored by Phelps County Bank
The Old Glass Place - 521 E St Louis St

December 5 (Holiday Edition) - Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops
White River Conference Center, 600 W. Sunshine St.

Business After Hours

Presented by Corwin Automotive

All events 4:00-6:00 p.m.

February 8 - Sponsored by BigShots Golf
BigShots Golf - 1930 E Kearney

March 14 - Sponsored by Wilson Logistics
Wilson Logistics - 545 E Evergreen, Strafford

April 11 - Sponsored by Element by Westin
Element Hotel - 1031 E Battlefield Rd

May 16 - Sponsored by The Preston | Luxury Living -
3810 S. Weller Ave

June 13 - Sponsored by Bambino's
Walnut Street Inn - 900 E Walnut St

July 11- Sponsored by Fire & Ice Restaurant & Bar
Fire & Ice Restaurant & Bar - 2546 N. Glenstone

August 8 - Sponsored by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - 4005 South Ave.

September 12 - Sponsored by Wire Road Brewing Company
Wire Road Brewing Company- 4453 S. Timbercreek Ave. Battlefield, MO

October 13 - Sponsored by Performance Food Group
TBD -

November 14 - Sponsored by Affiniti Management Services
The Crescent Apartments - 1840 S. Scenic Ave.

 

Watch for more info on these events in 2024! 

Maximize Your Membership

Presented by Croley Insurance & Financial

All events held at the Chamber, 202 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Events begin at 11:30 a.m., Lunch is provided

If your business is new to the Chamber, or you've recently joined a member company, this event is designed to help you learn how to best utilize your membership. You'll meet new contacts and learn how to connect with the Chamber's 25,000+ social media followers.

February 21

May 22

August 21

November 20

60 Minutes to Success Business Workshops

Presented by Springfield Sign

All events held at the Chamber, 202 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Events begin at 11:30 a.m.; Lunch is provided

Join us for a lunch & learn style workshop designed to help small businesses grow. This educational series for business owners is hosted by the Chamber's Small Business Council, who will plan the programming. The sessions are topic-specific and designed to provide tools, education and resources to help business owners improve their operations. They are hosted by a variety of speakers who will present topics on the top trends and issues related to small business.

State of the State

Presented by Hartman & Co., Inc.

MSU Great Southern Bank Arena - 685 S John Q Hammons Pkwy

A high-ranking state official such as Missouri's Governor or Lieutenant Governor will present an update on state issues, challenges and successes to a sold out audience of 500 plus.  This annual event will be held in the summer, based on speaker availability.  Community and business leaders, along with local elected officials will be invited to attend.

The Network's SGForum 2024

Presented by CoxHealth

Friday, June 21 - Location TBD

For its sixth year, SGForum will bring together young professionals from the Springfield area to engage in personal and professional development, community exposure to all that makes Springfield a great place for YPs, along with time to network and build relationships with 300+ other professionals

Biz Blitz

Presented by Mid-West Family Broadcast Group

Locations TBD

Join us for the Chamber's popular speed business networking event. Attending Biz Blitz will help you meet new people and make new connections faster!

March 19 (4pm - 6pm) - Sponsored by The Preston Luxury Living

June 18 (4pm - 6pm)

September 17 (7:30am - 9:30am) - Sponsored by Springfield Business Journal

December 10 (4pm - 6pm)

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