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Member Briefing
Posted by Ann Elwell on Feb 04, 2016

Are you getting the highest return on investment (ROI) from your Chamber membership? If you belong to one of the nearly 300 business and professional organizations that joined in our October membership event, or if you’re a long time member, maybe it’s time to see if you’re using all the options available.

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Better roadways, no additional cost

Posted by Ann Elwell on Feb 04, 2016

In April, Springfield voters will decide whether to continue two sales tax provisions aimed at better roadways, including street resurfacing, improved intersections and school sidewalks. Your Chamber board has voted to support these issues.

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Charlie Cook analyzes all things political

Charlie Cook, editor, the Cook Report
Posted by Ann Elwell on Feb 04, 2016

Charlie Cook, editor of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report and political analyst for the National Journal Group, analyzed America's political climate Feb. 3 when he headlined the SBDC annual meeting. 

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Businesses open for career exploration

GO CAPS_Health care strand
Posted by Ann Elwell on Feb 04, 2016

The sooner a high school student can start “test driving” career options, the more confident she or he will be entering the chosen workplace. For this reason, GO CAPS (Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies) has seen businesses step forward to help in many ways. 

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Member Spotlight: Missouri Sun Solar

Posted by Chamber Staff on Jan 11, 2016

The solar industry is working to establish a sustainable energy future and Missouri Sun Solar is leading the way. CEO Caleb Arthur was just elected president of a statewide industry group.

 

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Video: Too busy to stay organized? (2B Organized)

Posted by Chamber Staff on Jan 10, 2016

This week Chamber member 2B Organized shares a tip on how to stay organized when you are busy.

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Video: Five steps to improve time management

Posted by Chamber Staff on Jan 10, 2016

This week Chamber member Sherry Coker shares steps you can take to improve your time management within your organization.

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Get your 2016 Annual Passes!

Posted by Unknown on Dec 14, 2015

• Receive a discounted rate and the convenience of a one-time charge
• With an annual pass, there is no need for advance registration every month
• When you can't attend, give your pass to someone else within your company 

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New company to create 200 Springfield jobs

project announcement
Posted by Chamber Staff on Nov 20, 2015

Springfield's quality workforce is a major factor in a Minnesota company's decision to open a new call center here that will create 200 full time jobs. FLS Connect, a political communication and fundraising company, is already hiring for available positions, including management staff. The center is scheduled to open Dec. 1.

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Member Spotlight: SWI

Posted by Unknown on Nov 15, 2015

Formerly known as Springfield Workshop, SWI offers quality subcontract work for manufacturers and other companies from a large production facility on West Bennett Street. At the same time, SWI provides vocational opportunities for more than 200 employees with developmental disabilities. Its Sunny Bunny Eggs project is one of its best known.

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Member Spotlight: Document Solutions of Springfield, Inc.

Posted by Unknown on Oct 15, 2015

Document Solutions of Springfield provides a full line of cutting edge and industry leading Xerox products including copiers, laser printers, and digital multi-function devices, in both color and black and white. Solutions vary from desktop (small office) to large production printing systems. Locally owned and operated, the company’s personnel operate as a cohesive team, ready to analyze, propose, and provide the best solutions for their customers’ document production success.

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Video: How can I be a better leader for my team? (RG Will Solutions)

Posted by Chamber Communications on Oct 15, 2015

This week Chamber member RG Will Solutions shares a tip on how to be a better team leader.

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Video: Why is liability coverage not enough? (David Ransin)

Posted by Chamber Communications on Oct 14, 2015

This week Chamber member Connell Insurance shares a tip on why liability coverage is not enough.

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Chamber's Expo Puts Entrepreneurs in Spotlight

Posted by Chamber Communications on Oct 07, 2015

The Chamber presents its B2B Expo with an Oktoberfest theme, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St. Over lunch, four entrepreneurs will compete for $5,000 in the Chamber’s Go BIG Pitch Competition. It’s so big, the expo hall will close for the lunch hour as these finalists pitch their best plans to a team of judges. Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door (includes lunch). 

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Get your Expo on with a little Pinspiration!

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 12, 2015

We've scoured the internet (and by the internet, we mean Pinterest) for ideas to help you make the most out of this year's B2B Expo. Here are some tips, tricks and hopefully a little inspiration to help you get ready for the big day!

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New high-tech jobs come to downtown Springfield

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 12, 2015

The first floor of the Heer’s Building will soon be buzzing with people and activity for the first time since 1993, thanks to the commitment of a medical software company, the combined efforts of Springfield’s Partnership for Economic Development, and a $15 million redevelopment project.

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Video: Is your workplace ergonomically correct?

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 12, 2015

This week Chamber member Loehr Chiropractic and Acupuncture shares a tip on how to make your work space ergonomically correct.

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Video: How can you ensure your company data is safe?

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 12, 2015

This week Chamber member JMark Business Solutions, Inc. shares how you can ensure your company data is safe in a "bring your own device" culture.

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Video: Get more clicks with Google AdWords

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 12, 2015

This week Chamber member Online Marketing Giant shares a tip on advertising your business with Google AdWords.

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GO CAPS students kick off the school year

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 11, 2015

More than 150 students, parents and business partners flooded rooms at CoxHealth and Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation for the launch of the GO CAPS school year.

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Springfield named leader in manufacturing revival

Posted by Maggie Kost on Aug 11, 2015

Springfield ranked as the sixth best mid-sized city in the nation for manufacturing job growth according to a new study released by NewGeography.com.

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Company chooses Springfield for new facility

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 07, 2015

One of the largest tire distributors in the Midwest began operations at a new facility in Springfield earlier this month. Find out what sealed the deal.

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Business and higher ed talks lead to new course at Ozarks Technical Community College

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 07, 2015

Find out what prompted the Center for Workforce Development at Ozarks Technical Community College to develop a new course within its welding credit program.

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Chamber, MSU build Springfield's international network

Posted by Chamber Staff on Aug 05, 2015

Every year, the Chamber and Missouri State University connect hundreds of international students with businesses in Springfield.

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