Events

Home/News/Events

2019 Best Places to Work event

A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the United Community Bank located at 1900 W. Iles in Springfield. The public is welcome to attend, although RSVPs are requested by emailing info@springfieldbusinessjournal.com. The 2019 recipients of the Best Places to Work award, sponsored by United Community Bank [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

“Protect Your Business from Downtime” webinar

Cyber threats are an unfortunate reality for businesses these days. For business owners interested in learning how to protect business data and prepare for security threats and unavoidable disruptions, LRS Network Support is offering a learning session on Wednesday, Feb. 20. This free online seminar will help companies ensure normal business operations for customers and [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

LIVE2LEAD leadership event

The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with PNC, is once again bringing the rebroadcast of the John Maxwell LIVE2LEAD leadership event to Springfield. LIVE2LEAD, a half-day leadership development experience offering practical tools and takeaways, will be held at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation on Tuesday, Feb. 26. CEOs, business owners and [...]

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

Recipients of the 2019 Best Places to Work award are announced

The 2019 recipients of the Best Places to Work award, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal, are America Ambulance, Country Lane Memory Care, Illinois Real Estate Title Center and Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the United Community Bank [...]

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

City of Springfield aldermanic forums

Springfield ICON (Inner City Older Neighborhoods) and the MacArthur Boulevard Association will host two forums for candidates for Springfield City Council. The goals of the forums are to educate the public about each candidate’s position on issues affecting Springfield’s neighborhoods and to provide ICON with information for ICON’s endorsements for the aldermanic races. These events [...]

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

Upcoming annual ATHENA award

Illinois Women in Leadership is accepting nominations for this year’s ATHENA leadership award. Submissions will be accepted online at iwil.biz through March 1. The ATHENA award honors an exemplary leader who has achieved excellence in her business or profession, served the community in a meaningful way and, most importantly, actively assisted women to achieve their full [...]

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

Guns and Drugs in the Workplace Chamber training

Two issues that employers are increasingly dealing with are concerns over drug use by employees as well as how to handle threats of violence or weapons in the workplace. As the opioid addiction crisis grows, employers are increasingly torn between wanting to help an employee who is struggling but minimize the risks to the company. [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Delivering Service with a Local Flare presentation

The Central Illinois Chapter of the National Customer Service Association (CIL-NCSA) will host a panel presentation on “Delivering Service with a Local Flare” on Thursday, Dec. 13. Representatives from Engrained Brewery, Sheedy Shores and the Springfield Running Center will share best practices on hiring tactics, employee retention and the promotion of a customer service culture [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Facebook’s Community Boost program

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Facebook to host a Community Boost program at the BOS Center in Springfield on Dec. 3 and 4. A series of free workshops will be held during the two day event. Topics will include:  Facebook for small business, Facebook for nonprofits, digital skills education, leveling the [...]

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday may not be as well known as Black Friday, or even Cyber Monday, but it continues to gain traction both nationwide and in the Springfield community. In 2010, American Express launched a Small Business Saturday campaign to encourage shoppers to patronize small, local businesses rather than the big box chains that tend [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments
Skip to toolbar