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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.
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.
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.
This week Chamber member Walgreens shares a tip on how to improve customer service.
This week Chamber member ARC Physical Therapy shares a tip on how your physical therapy provider can save you money on worker's comp.
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).
This week Chamber member Connell Insurance shares a tip on how to get coverage under the Affordable Care Act .
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!
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.
This week Chamber member Loehr Chiropractic and Acupuncture shares a tip on how to make your work space ergonomically correct.
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.
This week Chamber member Online Marketing Giant shares a tip on advertising your business with Google AdWords.
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.
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.
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.
Find out what prompted the Center for Workforce Development at Ozarks Technical Community College to develop a new course within its welding credit program.
Every year, the Chamber and Missouri State University connect hundreds of international students with businesses in Springfield.
Chamber members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration for the 2016 Chamber board of directors. Once nominations close, this year’s Directors Nominating Committee will prepare a slate of nominees, which will be submitted to the Chamber board for consideration at the regular September meeting.
Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Friday, August 21.
Cyber security is a must for the modern small business. Cyber attacks on major corporations make for bigger headlines, but make no mistake, small and medium sized businesses are at risk as well. Here are some resources to help you keep your business secure.
This week Chamber member Payroll Vault shares a tip on deciding whether or not to outsource your company payroll.
In this Small Business Insider we sit down with Jami Peebles of Central Trust Company to find out what exactly we need to know about succession planning.
Learn how to get new customers through existing clients with this tip from H2R Market Research.
See what 11 school districts, 23 businesses, 31 teachers and your Chamber are doing next week to build a better workforce.
The airport's value isn't just in its runways and planes, but also in the economic development opportunities it connects us to each day. Here's why the Chamber's economic development arm helped establish service from Springfield to Charlotte, North Carolina.
On June 29, regional economist Charles Gascon discussed themes from the survey of more than 100 area businesses, as well as highlights from the Fed's economic analysis of the region. See what else the study revealed.