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John Maxwell LIVE2LEAD Leadership event

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with PNC, is once again bringing the rebroadcast of the John Maxwell LIVE2LEAD Leadership event to Springfield. LIVE2LEAD is a half-day leadership development experience that offers practical tools and takeaways that are valuable to any level of employee. The rebroadcast will be held at the Dove Center [...]

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

Career Connections Expo

University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College are holding a Career Connections Expo on Thursday, Feb. 6. Students and alumni from the hosting institutions as well as community members are invited to attend the free event to explore career opportunities and network with participating employers. The Expo will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward conference

The Illinois Department of Transportation is hosting the Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward conference on Feb. 10 and 11 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. The conference, now in its 30th year, is hosted by IDOT’s Office of Business and Workforce Diversity and is intended to provide female- and minority-owned business with opportunities to make connections [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Best Places to Work nomination deadline

Nominate your company for this year’s Best Places to Work, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal. The winning companies will be profiled in the March issue of SBJ and all employees will be invited to a reception and awards ceremony. Criteria to nominate your company: Must have been in business at least two years Be [...]

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: Business News, Events|0 Comments

Understanding the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act seminar

Do you have questions about how the upcoming legalization of recreational marijuana will affect your business? The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar to assist with understanding the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Attorneys from Brown Hay & Stephens LLP will discuss what this [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Association for Women in Communications reception

The Association for Women in Communications will host a reception on Wednesday, Nov. 13, featuring Angie Muhs, who was named AWC’s Professional Communicator of the Year award winner. Muhs was selected to receive the award because of her state and national journalism leadership, including championing the First Amendment importance of a free press. She currently [...]

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

CO.STARTERS graduates to pitch their concepts

Innovate Springfield will host an event on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-9 p.m. where CO.STARTERS graduates will pitch their concepts to a room full of community leaders and supporters. Innovate Springfield is completing its second CO.STARTERS cohort, a community-based entrepreneurship program that helps take an individual from a business idea to execution over a nine-week [...]

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

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