Best Places to Work nomination deadline

Nominate your company for this year’s Best Places to Work, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal. The winning companies will be profiled in the March issue of SBJ and all employees will be invited to a reception and awards ceremony. Criteria to nominate your company: Must have been in business at least two years Be [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: Business News, Events|0 Comments

Understanding the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act seminar

Do you have questions about how the upcoming legalization of recreational marijuana will affect your business? The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar to assist with understanding the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Attorneys from Brown Hay & Stephens LLP will discuss what this [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Association for Women in Communications reception

The Association for Women in Communications will host a reception on Wednesday, Nov. 13, featuring Angie Muhs, who was named AWC’s Professional Communicator of the Year award winner. Muhs was selected to receive the award because of her state and national journalism leadership, including championing the First Amendment importance of a free press. She currently [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

CO.STARTERS graduates to pitch their concepts

Innovate Springfield will host an event on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-9 p.m. where CO.STARTERS graduates will pitch their concepts to a room full of community leaders and supporters. Innovate Springfield is completing its second CO.STARTERS cohort, a community-based entrepreneurship program that helps take an individual from a business idea to execution over a nine-week [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Economic Outlook Breakfast

The Springfield Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Economic Outlook Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the UIS Student Union. James Glassman, managing director and head economist of commercial banking for JPMorgan Chase Bank, will be the keynote speaker. He will provide an overview of the national economy and how it may impact the [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Best of Springfield party

Illinois Times, the sister publication of Springfield Business Journal, will host the 3rd annual Best of Springfield party, presented by Recon Techs, at the BOS Center in downtown Springfield from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24. Admission includes food and drinks samplings from more than 20 different businesses, plus attendees will enjoy live music from [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Business Blast expo

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a business expo on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 4-7 p.m. at the Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center. Business Blast is open to all businesses but will focus on technology, and Chamber members are encouraged to showcase the latest and greatest technology related to their products and [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Visit Springfield presents “Shake it Up”

The Central Illinois Customer Service Association and Local First Springfield are hosting a “Shake it Up” collaborative event, presented by Visit Springfield. On Thursday, Oct. 10, a Local First vendors’ fair will be held at the Dove Center of St. John’s Hospital Prairie Heart Institute. Bill Stainton, a 29-time Emmy award-winning leadership and strategic creativity [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Central Illinois Foodbank’s food rescue program kick-off

The Central Illinois Foodbank will officially launch its food rescue program after a kick-off event on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The Foodbank recently received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to develop a food rescue program locally. Donated food will be picked up by volunteers and delivered to local agencies that will use it to feed residents [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments