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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The 33rd Annual Small Business Awards luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19 at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, located at 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy. This is a great opportunity to network with your clients and friends. This is our opportunity to honor the most outstanding entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created and promoted a successful and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, May 03, 2018
As a part of our Advocacy efforts, Chamber President and CEO Chris Hembrough represented our members and the local business community at Chamber Day, an advocacy event hosted by The Illinois Chamber of Commerce and The Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Pro-business advocates from across the state gathered in Springfield on April 11 for legislative updates on critical issues ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
One of The Chamber’s four core functions is our role as the leading voice OF and FOR business, as one of THE organizations that will stand in the gap to influence pro-business, pro-growth policies and procedures while opposing those that are not.   At the beginning of 2018, we promised to track local, state, and federal legislation and inform members of how it may impact their business and our ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Special deal for chamber members   It's important for your business to have an effective tool to communicate with the people who matter the most (customers, prospects, etc.)! Constant Contact's email marketing plan gives you the ability to stay top-of-mind and keep people engaged with your business. The Chamber has partnered with Constant Contact to help you with your marketing efforts. Chamber ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Commitments to True Cost Calculator GROWS  In November 2016, The Chamber conducted an online survey to identify existing business ridership practices and perceptions regarding air service to and from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. The electronic survey, focused on business travel, was completed by 251 respondents. As shown in the data on the second page, the perceptions did not ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, March 05, 2018
The State of Illinois:Wage Lien Act: The Chamber has been monitoring the progress of Wage Lien Act HB4324 which would allow an employee to file a claim that he or she is owed back wages. Once a claim is filed, with or without any evidence of its reliability, liens could be placed on the business and personal property of the business owner, even if the claim is false and before any hearing is ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
At its 149th Annual Gala, The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated the successes of 2017 and revealed crucial priorities in 2018. As part of the celebration, 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 ...read more
Categories: Member News, Chamber News
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
When you're targeting the Sangamon County business market, The Chamber should play an important role in your marketing plan. Being a member is an effective business strategy providing your company with a marketing tool that gives you a number of options and access to an engaged audience.  Members are encouraged to do business with other Chamber members whenever possible. For advertisers, members ...read more
Categories: Chamber News

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