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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Quinn Johnston Partner Receives Prestigious Award PEORIA, IL (11/29/2016) – Adam Chaddock, a Partner in Quinn Johnston’s Peoria office, was named as one of the Top 10 Downstate Illinois Emerging Lawyers. Chaddock placed fifth on the list published by Leading Lawyers and is the only attorney in the greater Peoria area to receive the Top 10 honor. Adam P. Chaddock’s practice is ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Gateway Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers are opening a new outpatient location in Springfield to expand access to comprehensive evidence-based addiction treatment. This location is next door to the current building, which will now house all residential treatment. The community is invited to see the new space, meet the clinical team and learn about services. Light fare and beverages will be ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Member News, Q5 News
Monday, November 21, 2016
Thanksgiving is only two days away! As the year-end holiday season approaches, it provides each of us with an opportunity to pause and reflect on the many things for which we are grateful. Over the years, at least 100 businesses and organizations, including public, private, and nonprofit, have invested substantial resources (time and money) in The Quantum Growth Partnership (Q5), the economic ...read more
Categories: Q5 News, Chamber News
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
At The Chamber’s Economic Outlook Breakfast on November 8, the Survey Research Office at the University of Illinois Springfield shared a brief overview of the results from the Fall 2016 Sangamon County Economic Outlook Survey. The Economic Outlook Survey is sponsored by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and the University of Illinois Springfield. Results of the survey will be ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
This October, business professionals got a first-hand experience of the day-to-day lives of today’s teachers and students through Business Education Week. For two weeks, community members were involved in the “Principal for a Day” and “Business Professionals in the Classroom” programs, and experienced the rigors of making sure a school is run properly, from building ...read more
Categories: Q5 News, Chamber News
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
This October, business professionals experienced first-hand look of the day-to-day lives of today's teachers and students through Business Education Week. For two weeks, community members were involved in "Principal for a Day" and "Business Professionals in the Classroom" programs, and experienced the rigors of making sure a school is run properly, from building ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 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 ...read more
Categories: Q5 News
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Quantum Growth Partnership (Q5) created www.springfieldadvantage.org 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 ...read more
Categories: Q5 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more
Categories: Q5 News

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