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Good as Gold nominations

Do you know a Springfield-area business that supports volunteerism, encourages their employees to serve in our community, organizes service efforts and/or financially support the efforts of nonprofits and charitable organizations? Nominate a business for the Good as Gold Business Honor Roll by March 1. The top business in each size category will be recognized with [...]

By |February 24th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Tackling uncomfortable questions about diversity and inclusion in your communications

Do you want to ensure authenticity in your diversity, inclusion and equity initiatives but aren’t sure how? The Association for Women in Communications is hosting a free Zoom session on Thursday, Nov. 12 at noon entitled, "Tackling uncomfortable questions about diversity and inclusion in your communications." Our nation’s racial reckoning this summer rivaled even the [...]

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Managing remote employees and virtual sales

With many employees continuing to work from home for the foreseeable future, some business owners are struggling to manage virtual employees. In addition, the sales process has often transitioned to a virtual one. If you’re frustrated by navigating the nuances of this new virtual reality, join Bob Barber and his special guest, Michael Billington, for [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Collaborative activism and Black economics webinar

Forefront, a nonprofit that provides resources, training and support for other nonprofit organizations, is offering a free webinar on “Collaborative activism and Black economics” on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. One of the long-standing effects of institutional racism in the United States has been a challenging economic outlook for the Black community. This [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

State of the City

The annual State of the City event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., sponsored by the Commercial Real Estate Network of Capital Area REALTORS and the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Jim Langfelder will review the accomplishments and challenges of the past year, outline priorities for the upcoming months [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

15 Under Fifteen awards program nominations being accepted

Springfield Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2020 15 Under Fifteen awards program. Each year, Springfield Business Journal partners with United Community Bank to recognize 15 outstanding small businesses in the local area. To qualify, a business must be located in Sangamon or Morgan county, have been open for at least two years and have 15 [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Springfield Chamber hosting job fair

Looking for a new job? The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will host its annual fall job fair on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center. Employers from a variety of industries will be onsite to interview for full, part-time and seasonal positions. For a full list of participating [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

DSI launches Virtual Cash Mob events

Downtown Springfield Inc. and its Momentum on Main Street committee are launching a series of online shopping experiences, known as “cash mobs,” to encourage local shoppers to visit downtown retail shops and purchase featured items via Facebook Live.  A “cash mob” is a group of people coordinated to meet and spend money at a local, [...]

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments