CEO vs. Sharks event

On Monday April 23, the Sangamon CEO program will host its annual Shark Tank-style event “CEO vs. Sharks.”  Forty-eight Sangamon CEO participants -- local high school seniors interested in entrepreneurship -- have teamed up to pitch their business ideas to local investors and entrepreneurs at the BOS Center in downtown Springfield. Fans of the TV [...]

By |April 4th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Social Media Seminars

Local marketing firm Systemax will be offering a series of six social media seminars designed to address questions that business owners may have about how to best promote their products and services. “We’ve been getting a lot of questions from customers after we speak at conferences on the topic of social media.  They want additional [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair coming March 22

Whether you are an employer needing to hire additional staff or someone in the market for a new job, the Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair on March 22 is a great opportunity.  Prospective employees will be coming from all over Sangamon county and central Illinois seeking full-time, part-time, or seasonal work and/or changing careers. Job seekers [...]

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2018 Golf Outings

Is your organization or non-profit planning a golf outing that is open to the public? Springfield Business Journal will have a calendar of local golf outings as part of the special section in our April issue. There is no charge to have your outing included. Please submit information to no later than Wednesday, March [...]

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local First will be hosting a class for local business owners.

Local First will be hosting a class for local business owners, “Business Collaboration – fostering a business ecosystem,” on March 8. At this 90-minute class, participants will learn about the benefits of working together and sharing skills. Examples of successful ecosystems that already exist in Springfield will also be given by Innovate Springfield executive director [...]

Website content management systems webinar offered by LRS Web Solutions

On February 7, LRS® Web Solutions will host a technical learning session on an essential online tool called the content management system (CMS). This free online seminar will help businesses learn how to keep websites relevant and engaging with the latest technology to keep visitors returning on a regular basis. Business owners and marketing professionals [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2018 ‘Best Places to Work’ recipients announced

BY MICHELLE OWNBEY Springfield Business Journal and United Community Bank have announced the recipients of the 2018 “Best Places to Work.” Midwest Family Broadcasting, Resource One and Staab Funeral Home are being honored with awards this year, and Lincoln Land Community College and Orthopedic Center of Illinois, both prior recipients, are receiving awards in the [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Innovate Springfield to host a “Deep Dive Strategic Planning” session Jan 18

Want your business to start off the new year on the right foot? Innovate Springfield is holding a “Deep Dive Strategic Planning” session on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5:15-6:15 p.m. The session will be led by Nikki Baker, founder of Recycled Cottage. Aimed at helping you plan for the future and learning to expect the [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Citizens Club book group discussion Nov 29

The Citizens Club of Springfield has been encouraging community members to read The Coming Jobs War by Jim Clifton, CEO and chairman of Gallup. Clifton argues that leaders of cities and countries should focus on creating good jobs, which will lead to prosperity, peace and human development. The Citizens Club has made copies of the [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2018 – Best Places To Work

Do you love where you work? Nominate your company for Best Places to Work, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal, for a chance to win a $100 gift card for yourself and recognition for your company. Everyone who makes a nomination before December 31 will be entered into a drawing for a [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, Featured Article|0 Comments
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