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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.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for August 2018, Paragon Architecture!
We’re inviting Chamber members to join us again in to hear from volunteer leaders about the progress we’ve made thus far this year and look at what the rest of the year might hold.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for July 2018, AB Estate Sales of Missouri!
The Chamber's goal is always to find new ways to offer additional value – and through a partnership of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Missouri Chamber Federation, the Chamber is pleased to tell you about a new value offering for its small-business members.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for June 2018, Pioneer Outdoor, LLC!
The response to the first year of our Biz Blitz event was strong, so bringing it back for 2018 was a no-brainer. We also decided to expand it by offering seats to a few more attendees.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for May 2018, Law Office of Sativa Boatman-Sloan, LLC!
Handling the day-to-day functions of a company can be the most difficult and time-consuming part of the day for anyone managing a small business … so these pointers on how to improve the functions companies use most each day could be valuable.
Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for April 2018, ACIS Computers!
Roughly 20 nominees were on the list for the reintroduced ATHENA Award, and while they were all deserving names, there’s no arguing with the judges’ selection of the 2018 honoree.
More than 100 Chamber members recently learned much more about applying best practices to their Facebook content and advertising when using the social platform to communicate about their business.
Check out our March 2018 Small Business Spotlight company, Century 21 Integrity Group!
A long history of community service, business success and dedication to the betterment of Springfield come to mind when thinking of Sam Hamra, the recipient of the 2018 Springfieldian award.