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Your Membership Investment Matters

We are grateful for your membership investment. You make it possible for the Chamber to engage and work in numerous ways to improve the business climate, to develop the workforce and attract talent, and to support job creation and business investment. We also can offer more opportunities for you to connect with one another and grow your business.

To stay in touch and accountable to you in an ongoing way, each month Chamber president Matt Morrow will update you about the many ways that "Your Membership Investment Matters."

Take a look at what Matt has to say this month.

July 2019

In this month's video:
Hear about the outlook for our economy
From SBJ
- Opinion: Growing population, infrastructure win in eco devo game
From SBJ - CEO Roundtable: Economic Development
Women in statewide leadership offer their perspective
Chamber hosts governor at second annual State of the State event
Celebrating midyear successes and 100 years of history, with a surprise guest
Contact me about the 2019 Reach Campaign!
Young professionals get involved in state, federal advocacy

June 2019

In this month's video:
Health care leaders talk access and employee impact
From MoDOT - Route 65: The Rebuild Final Phase
City planning department launches Comprehensive Planning Process
Public Policy Speaker Series: Sen. Sandy Crawford & Rep. Sonya Anderson
Join us July 26 for the Annual Membership Lunch

May 2019

In this month's video:
Join us for the Health Care Outlook on June 19
Legislative session brings major workforce, education success
SBJ: Opinion - 4 business takeaways from legislative session
First-year representatives offer perspectives from the Capitol
Mostly Serious receives 2019 Small Business Award
SBJ: Opinion - Don't overlook community in retention efforts

April 2019

In this month's video:
Springfield region attracts multimillion-dollar expansion from global food ingredients supplier
 - Why tech companies want to move to the Ozarks
SBJ - 'Good for Growth': State report forecasts 9.5% increase in tech jobs by 2023
KOLR-10 - Courageous Conversations: Nobody's Business
A statewide effort to advocate for workforce and infrastructure
The Network takes on advocacy role at city, state level
Thank you for supporting Springfield’s streets and schools
Getting the most from your Facebook marketing dollar
Join us for our next Expert Edge session on May 15
Don't miss the fall edition of Biz Blitz on September 24
A new perspective on the emerging workforce

March 2019

In this month's video:
KSMU - Springfield's economy good overall, but there are challenges
Ozarks Tonight - Attracting new businesses to Springfield
Chamber announces finalists for the 2019 Small Business Award
Meet the Small Business Award finalists at Good Morning, Springfield on April 4
Join us for the Small Business Award luncheon on May 8
Parsons visit the Chamber to tout the Jobs for America's Graduates program
Honoring inspirational women through the ATHENA Award
Connecting teachers with workforce opportunities for students

February 2019

In this month's video:
SBDC Annual Meeting: For the Love of Springfield
Connecting with state leaders, both here and in the Capitol
Vote yes for streets and schools on April 2
Our next 60 Minutes to Success Business Workshop series event

January 2019

In this month's video:
Join us for the SBDC Annual Meeting
Discussing Chamber priorities with legislators
Annual Meeting: A look at history, and a look to the future
Gordon Kinne receives 2019 Springfieldian award
Learn more about the GO CAPS program
News-Leader: CoxHealth raises starting wages to $10.50

December 2018

In this month's video:
Manufacturers talk strategic growth
From SBJ - How to win the development attraction game
Learn more about our 2019 legislative agendas
Get information about this year's Annual Meeting
Click here to download the new Relocation Guide
Email us about getting additional copies of the Relocation Guide

November 2018

In this month's video:
Russell Cellular - Breaking ground on a new headquarters
The 2018 Manufacturing Outlook
Two Missouri House Speakers visit the Chamber
Annual passes are now available!
The importance of learning by doing

October 2018

In this month's video:
The changing face of colleges - and college students - in Missouri
Register for the 2018 Manufacturing Outlook
Why the Chamber supports Proposition D
Making the case for transportation funding through Proposition D
The Chamber's Election Center
I want to participate in The Reach Campaign
Learn more about GO CAPS

September 2018

In this month's video:
National economic strength in the near term – and local preparation for future growth
SBDC Education Outlook on October 3
Congressman Billy Long: Making connections and tackling issues
Chattanooga highlights natural assets and focus on intentional planning
Contact me about The Reach Campaign!

August 2018

In this month's video:
Chamber receives top industry award for communications
From SBJ - Opinion: Population growth key to filling talent pipeline
Join us for the 2018 Economic Outlook
Reflecting on a successful session - and career - in the Capitol
Governor: Outlook is strong if we support infrastructure and workforce
Looking back at 2018 ... so far
Contact me about The Reach Campaign
The power of encouraging employee education

July 2018

In this month's video:
Russell Cellular announces $8M new headquarters, 135 new jobs
Gov. Parson visits Springfield on first stop of statewide tour
Join us for our Annual Membership Lunch on July 25
Take a look at why young professionals love to live in Springfield!
The GO CAPS Teacher Externship program

June 2018

In this month's video:
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard visits Springfield
Two new projects - from the SBDC Investor Brief
A recap of the 2018 state legislative session
Mike Parson promotes the Buy Missouri initiative in Springfield
Great River Engineering receives the 2018 Small Business Award
The GO CAPS Teacher Externship program