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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair was held on Thursday, April 7 and attracted a diverse group of talent for local employers to meet. The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is always exploring ways to provide benefits to members and residents of the community, and the career fair is a great opportunity to help businesses and job seekers connect. Around 500 job seekers attended the ...read more
Categories: Q5-Workforce and Education
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The Chamber’s Q5 Workforce and Education Council applied for Sangamon County to become a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC), and was one of eight counties in the U.S. accepted. ACT, known for college entrance exams, is the organization that provides this certification. This achievement would mean Sangamon County has a system in place to align our workforce with business employment needs. ...read more
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The Young Springfield Professionals Network (YSPN) is celebrating their 10 th year with exciting changes and great programming. As announced earlier in the year, there is no longer a membership fee to join YSPN. Removing this annual fee allows the group to focus more on programming and will allow all young professionals in the community to experience the benefits of being involved with the group. ...read more
Categories: General
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Business Education Week, a program of The Business Education Partnership of Sangamon County (BEP), is designed to engage business professionals with Sangamon County schools. This week focuses on partnering business representatives with principals or teachers to participate in the Principal for a Day or Business Professionals in the Classroom programs. These programs help build relationships ...read more
Categories: Q5-Workforce and Education
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2015 while also ushering in a new year at its 147th Annual Gala. Among the celebrations, The Chamber recognized those who have helped lead our business sector and the community at large. Three awards were given to Chamber leaders who went above and beyond their positions to help enhance our members' success and advance our ...read more
Categories: Events, General
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: General
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-Workforce and Education, General

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