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At the Chamber’s Annual Member Lunch on July 26, the feeling was one of celebration – of accomplishments so far in 2019, of our 100 years of history, and of what we can accomplish together in the future.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for August, Paragon Architecture!
Knowing how to interpret your organization’s financial data is key to long-term fiscal stability … but it can also be one of the most daunting and difficult parts of business operations.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for July, Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, CPAs!
During its annual event on May 8, the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce announced Mostly Serious as the recipient of the 2019 W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award.
Check out this month's Small Business Spotlight organization, Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Springfield!
While boosting the occasional Facebook post might be enough for many companies, the experts from Mostly Serious visited the Chamber in late April to talk about why some might be missing out on opportunities to reach new potential customers using tools Facebook already offers for free.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight organization for May, Shepherd of the Hills Homestead and Adventure Park!
The Chamber is proud to announce the five finalists for the 2019 Small Business Award.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for April, Classic Rock Coffee Co. and Kitchen!
The Chamber proudly recognized Morey Mechlin with the 2019 ATHENA Award for her distinct leadership attributes – and those that make her an inspiration to other exceptional leaders in our community.
One of our most popular new events – Biz Blitz – is returning for its third year in 2019.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for March, Dynamic DNA Labs!
Chamber members helped us celebrate a milestone anniversary, as well as a year of accomplishments, at our Annual Meeting on January 25, while our volunteer leaders helped us reflect on the past and look to the future.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for February 2019, SMOJS Security!
A dedication to his community, his family and his business were celebrated on January 25, when the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce named Gordon Kinne the recipient of the 2019 Springfieldian award.
One of the biggest benefits to Chamber membership is the chance to participate in our many educational and networking events throughout the year. And in the new year, there will be plenty of opportunities!
Check out our first Small Business Spotlight company of 2019, SpringNet Broadband!
Check out our final Small Business Spotlight company for 2018, Ozark Fence & Supply Co.!
For Chamber members who enjoy joining us for our monthly informational and networking events, there’s good news: Annual passes are now on sale for three of our most popular series.
The Chamber has wrapped up its third annual Reach Campaign, and thanks to your generous support and the hard work of nearly 100 volunteers, we’ve set new records in both funds raised and the number of companies purchasing sponsorships for 2019.
Needless to say, many small businesses are still unsure exactly how they will be affected by tax law changes passed in 2017. Kristin Carter of Central Trust Company offered information on the subject during the Chamber’s October 17 Expert Edge event.
Check out Small Business Spotlight company for November, ADsmith Marketing & Advertising!
If your small business is looking for ways to streamline operations or improve communication between staff members … well, as the saying goes, there’s probably an app for that. That was the message from Spectrum Accounting and Spectrum Payroll during the Chamber’s September 19 edition of Expert Edge.
Check out our October 2018 Small Business Spotlight company, Pearson-Kelly Technology!
The 2018 Reach Campaign has officially launched.
The Chamber is preparing to kick off its third annual Reach Campaign – and this year, the campaign is really expanding its horizons.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for September, Propel People Development, LLC!
Finding the right employees, in sufficient numbers, is a huge challenge. And it was the focus of the Chamber’s recent 60 Minutes to Success event, where three local business leaders spoke about some of the low-cost methods their own companies use to attract, retain and develop the employees they need to grow.
Nearly 500 Chamber members joined us on July 25 for our Annual Membership Luncheon: a progress report on the first half of 2018 and a deeper dive into the importance of each of the Chamber’s four Strategic Areas of Focus.