SPRINGFIELD BUSINESS JOURNAL is a monthly business-to-business publication serving central Illinois. The primary market includes Springfield, Jacksonville and surrounding areas. The tabloid-sized newspaper is locally owned and published by CENTRAL ILLINOIS COMMUNICATIONS.
The publication contains locally breaking business news, feature stories portraying area businesses and industries, profiles of prominent personalities and editorial commentary as well as legal notices, new business openings and listings of major firms active in all areas of commerce, compiled in the annual BOOK OF LISTS. In addition, the BUSINESS JOURNAL presents awards every year to worthy businesses and individuals, including BEST PLACES TO WORK, WOMEN OF INFLUENCE, FORTY UNDER 40, and 15 UNDER FIFTEEN.
SPRINGFIELD BUSINESS JOURNAL is designed to fill the information needs of the business person and consumer alike. Edited for the reader, the tabloid format allows for attractive display of both news and advertising messages.
Springfield Business Journal
P.O. Box 398
Springfield, IL 62705
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The Book of Lists
In addition to the monthly Business Journal, each November we publish the annual Book of Lists. This publication is a comprehensive listing of major businesses in Springfield and the surrounding areas. The information is divided into major categories for your convenience. The goal of the Book of Lists is to provide valuable information to both the business community and the consumer in a convenient format. The publication contains a wide range of information about each company – the company’s address, telephone, fax, e-mail, web address, name of CEO and number of employees; plus information specifically related to each industry.
This publication has an annual shelf-life and is the most valuable resource for business professionals in the Springfield area.
2018 Planning Calendar
|Publication||Deadline||Special Section||Special Features||The List|
|February||January 19||Commercial Development||Best Places to Work||Commercial Builders
|March||February 16||Residential Development||Aspire||Real Estate Firms
Home Builders & Remodelers
|April||March 16||Not for Profits/Associations
Colleges & Universities
Independent Private Schools
|May||April 13||Professional Services||Women of Influence||Staffing Agencies
Office Equipment & Supplies
|June||May 11||Corporate Review
|Real Estate Review||Major Employers
|July||June 15||Small Business –
Family and Minority Owned
|Forty Under 40||Black Chamber of Commerce|
|August||July 13||Technology||Website Development
|October||September 14||Seniors||15 Under Fifteen||Senior Living
Retirement and Care Communities
Home Health Care
|BOOK OF LISTS
Investment & Wealth Advisors