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Getting the edge on understanding financial statements

Posted by Chamber Communications on Jun 28, 2019

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.

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Mostly Serious receives 2019 Small Business Award

Posted by Chamber Communications on May 31, 2019

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.

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Small Business Spotlight - June 2019: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Posted by Chamber Communications on May 31, 2019

Check out this month's Small Business Spotlight organization, Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Springfield!

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Getting the most from your Facebook marketing dollar

Posted by Chamber Communications on May 03, 2019

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.

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Small Business Spotlight - May 2019: Shepherd of the Hills Homestead and Adventure Park

Posted by Chamber Communications on May 03, 2019

Check out our Small Business Spotlight organization for May, Shepherd of the Hills Homestead and Adventure Park!

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Chamber announces finalists for 2019 Small Business Award

Posted by Chamber Communications on Apr 03, 2019

The Chamber is proud to announce the five finalists for the 2019 Small Business Award.

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Small Business Spotlight - April 2019: Classic Rock Coffee Co. and Kitchen

Posted by Chamber Communications on Apr 03, 2019

Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for April, Classic Rock Coffee Co. and Kitchen!

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Honoring inspirational women through the ATHENA Award

Posted by Anastasiya Gulak on Mar 22, 2019

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.

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Biz Blitz returns for a third year of speed networking

Posted by Chamber Communications on Mar 04, 2019

One of our most popular new events – Biz Blitz – is returning for its third year in 2019.

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Small Business Spotlight - March 2019: Dynamic DNA Laboratories

Posted by Chamber Communications on Mar 04, 2019

Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for March, Dynamic DNA Labs!

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A look at history, and a look to the future

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 04, 2019

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. 

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Small Business Spotlight - February 2019: SMOJS Security

Posted by Chamber Communications on Feb 04, 2019

Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for February 2019, SMOJS Security!

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Gordon Kinne named 2019 Springfieldian

Posted by Chamber Communications on Jan 31, 2019

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.

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Opportunities to learn and network in 2019

Posted by Chamber Communications on Jan 02, 2019

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!

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Small Business Spotlight - January 2019: SpringNet Broadband

Posted by Chamber Communications on Jan 02, 2019

Check out our first Small Business Spotlight company of 2019, SpringNet Broadband!

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Small Business Spotlight - December 2018: Ozark Fence & Supply Co., LLC

Posted by Chamber Communications on Dec 18, 2018

Check out our final Small Business Spotlight company for 2018, Ozark Fence & Supply Co.!

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Annual passes are now available!

Posted by Chamber Communications on Dec 03, 2018

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. 

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Concluding Year Three of The Reach Campaign

Posted by Chamber Communications on Dec 01, 2018

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.

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Helping small businesses navigate tax law changes

Posted by Chamber Communications on Nov 01, 2018

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.

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Small Business Spotlight - November 2018: ADsmith Marketing & Advertising

Posted by Chamber Communications on Nov 01, 2018

Check out Small Business Spotlight company for November, ADsmith Marketing & Advertising!

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Using technology to make business life easier

Posted by Chamber Communications on Oct 01, 2018

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.

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Small Business Spotlight - October 2018: Pearson-Kelly Technology

Posted by Chamber Communications on Oct 01, 2018

Check out our October 2018 Small Business Spotlight company, Pearson-Kelly Technology!

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Chamber kicks off out-of-this-world Reach Campaign

Posted by Chamber Communications on Sep 25, 2018

The 2018 Reach Campaign has officially launched.

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Donít miss your chance to connect with the Chamber

Posted by Chamber Communications on Sep 05, 2018

The Chamber is preparing to kick off its third annual Reach Campaign – and this year, the campaign is really expanding its horizons.

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Small Business Spotlight - September 2018: Propel People Development, LLC

Posted by Chamber Communications on Sep 05, 2018

Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for September, Propel People Development, LLC!

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Addressing workforce needs without big expenses

Posted by Chamber Communications on Aug 30, 2018

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.

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Looking back at 2018 Ö so far

Posted by Chamber Communications on Aug 01, 2018

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.

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Small Business Spotlight - August 2018: Paragon Architecture LLC

Posted by Chamber Communications on Aug 01, 2018

Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for August 2018, Paragon Architecture!

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A mid-year accountability check for members

Posted by Chamber Communications on Jul 05, 2018

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. 

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Small Business Spotlight - July 2018: AB Estate Sales of Missouri

Posted by Chamber Communications on Jul 05, 2018

Check out our Small Business Spotlight company for July 2018, AB Estate Sales of Missouri!

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