Chamber Job Fair to be held on Wednesday, March 29

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s spring job fair will feature dozens of employers ready to hire qualified candidates. A list of the participating employers can be found on the Event Calendar for The Chamber at Whether you’re looking to advance within your current industry or start a new career, there are plenty of [...]

By |March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Women-owned Business Showcase to take place March 8

The Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois (WECI) will hold the third annual Women-owned Business Showcase on Wednesday, March 8, from 4:30-7 p.m. This event coincides with International Women’s Day, whose goal is to raise awareness about the struggles of women the world over and honor their achievements. The event, which is free and open to [...]

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

New networking group for young professionals to hold kick-off event Feb. 8

RISE Springfield, the new young professionals networking group from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, will hold a kick-off event on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The group was formed with the idea of using real interactions among young professionals to support educational opportunities in leadership, professional development, community involvement and social events. The kick-off event will [...]

By |February 7th, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Businesses and organizations invited to register for the Career Connections Expo at UIS

Businesses and organizations are encouraged to register now for the Career Connections Expo at the University of Illinois Springfield. The Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS campus. In addition to the Expo, registered employers are invited to participate [...]

By |January 18th, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Mayoral forum planned for Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 5:30-7 p.m.

This spring, city elections will be held for several offices, including mayor of Springfield. Two candidates, incumbent Mayor James Langfelder and City Treasurer Misty Buscher, are seeking the top city post. Springfield Business Journal and Illinois Times are partnering with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Mid-West Family Springfield to host a mayoral forum [...]

By |January 18th, 2023|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Good as Gold awards program nominations are open

Nominations are now being accepted for the Good as Gold awards program, recognizing those that make Springfield a great place to live and thrive through their spirit of service in the Springfield community. The University of Illinois Springfield, the Junior League of Springfield and United Way of Central Illinois will host the 15th Annual Springfield [...]

By |January 4th, 2023|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Illinois Product Holiday Market returns Dec. 2-4

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will bring the Illinois Product Holiday Market back to Downtown Springfield this year. The market takes place Dec. 2-4 on Jackson Street along the Y Block north of the Governor’s Mansion. The holiday market will feature a variety of Illinois products. “We are excited to partner with Downtown Springfield’s Holiday [...]

By |November 29th, 2022|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments