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When Lincoln Hough visited the Chamber June 10 to speak to the Governmental Relations Committee, he offered a look back at six eventful years as representative of the state’s 135th district, covering the eastern portion of Springfield.
Chamber membership offers the opportunity to make meaningful connections with business peers and prospects. Among these opportunities is the innovative program ConnectForLunch, which provides an environment custom-made for networking.
When the Chamber asked businesses about their most pressing concerns, workforce consistently topped the list. But as the local economy continues to grow, we run into a problem that is both predictable and difficult to prevent: We’re running out of people to hire locally.
The Chamber’s International Business Council brought in the U.S. Chamber’s executive director for international policy on May 17 to present his take on the current environment for international trade and some of his group's international trade and related priorities for 2016.
Take a look at how your Chamber is preparing for new DOL overtime rules and look back at the results of this year's Missouri legislative session and what remains on the agenda for 2017.
SRC Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of employee-owned SRC Holdings Corporation, is expanding within its Springfield facility, creating up to 50 new jobs with competitive benefits.
Chamber president Matt Morrow explains how the Chamber can help you prepare for the new overtime regulation.
Leadership Springfield has selected the members of Signature Class 32.
To prepare students for the working world, teachers need to know what opportunities are available. That's why GO CAPS developed its teacher externship program.
The 2016 Missouri legislative session ends May 13, and the Chamber has worked since January to advocate for the priorities of business.
Economic developers are taking the temperature of Springfield and Missouri to determine their health as nurturers of growth, and what they’re finding is good news.
During our annual event on May 4, the Chamber announced Interactive Dynamics, LLC as the recipient of the 2016 W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award.
Five area businesses will be honored on May 4 as finalists for the 2016 W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award. Here's a look at this year's honorees.
New MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna made his first official Springfield visit April 13 to offer a view of the state transportation landscape.
Take a look back at what the Chamber accomplished for its members in 2015.
Providing access to government leaders helps members engage on the issues that matter most. March was a good month for making connections as two key lawmakers visited the Chamber.
As the Missouri General Assembly reaches the midway point of the 2016 session, here is a look at what has been accomplished and what is still on the agenda.
Members of the Chamber’s Transportation Committee traveled to Jefferson City March 16 to meet with key decision makers and present a simple message: Infrastructure investment can be the difference when competing for jobs and business investment.
In their quest to attract and retain talented employees, companies consider many options. One getting increased attention is support for education and professional development.
Kraft Heinz has decided to expand its Springfield facility, due in part to the preparations by the region's economic development leaders.
The demand for artisan products is on the rise, and one popular Arkansas bakery has selected Springfield as its newest location.
They tower above most of us, those who have been honored as “Springfieldians.” Here’s your chance to see a leader who inspires others to dream more and do more.
Two questions on the April 5 ballot will lead to better roadways and other improvements—if voters approve their renewal. Best part? No tax increase.