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

Local First Springfield Awards

The second annual Local First Springfield Awards will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Springfield Electric & Lighting Design, 700 N. Ninth St., co-hosted by Capital City Event Planning. Food will be provided by Cured Catering and drinks available to purchase from Just the Basics. There is no charge for members or non-members to [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Express Talks series

Are you interested in learning what today’s employees look for in a job, a boss and an employer? Do you want to learn how to attract and retain exceptional people, and how your company might be missing the mark? There has been a significant shift in the workforce and workplace expectations over the past 30 [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce job fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center from 4-6 p.m. Businesses can reserve a booth for $150 and recruit potential employees. Register here. In addition, the Chamber has a job board that members can use to connect with job seekers. [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

100+ Who Care of Springfield

One fortunate local nonprofit will receive $10,000 next month, courtesy of 100+ Who Care of Springfield. The group is holding its third annual fundraising event on Thursday, Aug. 1, a grassroots effort that relies heavily on word-of-mouth and participation from community volunteers who want to lobby for a particular charity. On Aug. 1, 100 people [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Top 7 ways to do video on social media

We’ve all heard that videos are the way to get engagement on social media. But what do businesses need to know to produce content that people want to see? Josh Hester, the principal and executive producer of The Storyteller Studio will lead a free workshop entitled “Top 7 ways to do video on social media” [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments
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