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Friday, September 30, 2016
Date 09/30/16 October is here, which can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner. For many, this spooky season is a great opportunity to brave the thrills and chills of Halloween attractions. At the escape room destination Escape Springfield, the entertainment goes farther than the intrepid scare-seeking fare. With rooms like Dr. Tomy N. Pieces—a puzzle room set in a more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
In the June 2016 Update Magazine, The Chamber reported on the new Open Door Business Mentoring & Internship Program announced by Lincoln Land Community College and The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. It was reported that the program, funded by the Chamber’s Quantum Growth Economic Development Partnership (Q5), would begin this fall by connecting 20-30 African-American male more
Categories: Q5 News
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Quantum Growth Partnership (Q5) created specifically for site selectors to serve as a one-stop shop for data and information about Springfield and Sangamon County. The website was designed for anyone who participates in the location decision-making process, such as a business executive, a realtor or a site-selection consultant. Part of the website includes a link more
Categories: Q5 News
Friday, August 12, 2016
Amy Redshaw was the #1 Top Seller out of 3600 individuals for the month of July with Trades of Hope!! They empower women out of poverty all over the world including the United States. She markets and sells their handmade fair trade products! Amy is also a new Ambassador with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce!
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Sangamon County, via The Chamber’s Q5 Workforce and Education Council, is working to become the first county in Illinois to be a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). “ Work Ready Sangamon ” has achieved 76% of its goals and has 22 businesses supporting the initiative. Additional companies are asked to show their support by filling out this form . Employers that recognize more
Categories: Q5 News
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
During the week of May 23, The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce coordinated a consortium of local leaders to advocate for community priorities in Washington, D.C. Since 2009, community leaders have collaborated on community priorities and advocated with a unified message to our congressional delegation. This year’s priorities included: The Springfield Rail Improvements Project more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
SPRINGFIELD - The Survey Research Office at the University of Illinois Springfield has released the Spring 2016 Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey. The study examines the economic perceptions, expectations and evaluations of Sangamon County businesses as well as public and non-profit organizations. The spring 2016 survey reveals that economic expectations for the economy of Sangamon County more
Categories: Q5 News
Monday, May 16, 2016
After 11 months of research and evaluation conducted at the request of Superintendent Jennifer Gill, tonight The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce delivered a report to the Board of Education of Springfield District 186 detailing the business community’s perceptions of the District and its test of the validity of those perceptions. The school system and the business community have a more
Categories: Q5 News, Chamber News
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
In today’s data-driven world, companies make real-time business decisions using metrics and data from their own business activity or third-party sources. Gathering that data isn’t always easy though, and many times can be expensive in terms of dollars and staff time. The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has invested in a software that provides critical workforce data easily, and more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
When you're targeting the Sangamon County business market, the Chamber should play an important part in your marketing mix. Through our various business-to-business marketing opportunities, you can cost-effectively sell your products or services to a targeted audience of Chamber members or even to the greater Springfield community at large. For advertisers, members are both a business to more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Survey At the request of Springfield Public Schools District 186 (SPS 186), The Chamber is conducting an independent survey of the business community to better understand business perceptions of Springfield Public Schools District 186. After the survey, The Chamber will gather additional data to test the validity of the perceptions, and share the findings in a final report. Why We’re more
Categories: Q5 News

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