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

Momentum on Main Street workshop

Downtown Springfield, Inc. is holding a workshop on Wednesday, June 26 entitled “Momentum on Main Street: What to Know Before You Buy” from 4-5:30 p.m. at The Incubator, 11 W. Old State Capitol Plaza. Have you thought about purchasing a downtown building or investing in a downtown property? In this how-to session produced by DSI’s [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Celebrating the horseshoe

Local historians and authors Carolyn Harmon and Tony Leone have written the history of the horseshoe in a book released on May 6, Springfield’s Celebrated Horseshoe Sandwich. The book highlights the various restaurants and chefs that have served horseshoes throughout the years, along with recipes for different versions of the iconic dish. On Wednesday, May [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Illinois Innovation Network and the UIS Innovation Hub

The Citizens Club of Springfield will hold a policy breakfast on Friday, May 10, on the topic “Illinois Innovation Network and the UIS Innovation Hub.” Speakers include Dr. Susan Koch, chancellor of UIS; Bruce Sommer, UIS director of economic development and innovation; Dr. Kenneith Kriz, UIS distinguished professor of public administration; Dr. Keenan Dungey, UIS [...]

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

2019 State of the City Luncheon

The 2019 State of the City Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, 701 E. Adams St. Local leaders will gather for a City of Springfield status report at the annual State of the City Luncheon. Mayor Jim Langfelder will review accomplishments and challenges [...]

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

Greater Springfield Chamber Spring Job Fair

The Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 9 from 4-7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, located at 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy. The Job Fair, sponsored by Lincoln Land Community College and the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, offers local employers the opportunity to screen quality candidates for openings in [...]

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments