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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Have you signed-up to participate in Connect yet? Connect is a web-based, career preparation and readiness platform that links area high school students to local employers, providing them with real workplace experiences. This online resource integrates career development tools, social media elements and workforce data into one seamless system to help companies, students, educators and parents ...read more
Categories: Member News, Chamber News
Monday, September 11, 2017
This month, Leadership Springfield, a program of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, begins its 32nd class, which will graduate in May of 2018.   The purpose of Leadership Springfield is to identify, motivate and professionally develop emerging leaders from a cross-section of the community and to help them develop their potential for community leadership by exposing them to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, September 07, 2017
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce commissioned the Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University to prepare an economic impact analysis of the proposed EmberClear power plant.  The capital investment is expected to be $1 billion and would create between 500 – 800 construction jobs during the construction period.  Operations of the power plant will create 30 – 40 jobs ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Leadership Springfield, a program that prepares leaders to serve our community, is proud to announce the participants selected for the 2018 Class.  Through an eight-month series of seminars, Leadership Springfield offers a diverse group of individuals the hands-on opportunities to enhance their leadership skills and provides them with in-depth exposure to critical issues affecting the area.  One ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, July 21, 2017
The Chamber's Corporate Cup Challenge golf outing was held on July 13 at Piper Glen Golf Club with 44 teams participating in the outing.  The team that earned first place in the Championship Flight and the Corporate Cup traveling trophy was Bank of Springfield with a score of 52. The Chamber would like to thank all of the businesses that participated either by entering a team, sponsoring a hole or ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
At its 148th Annual Gala, The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2016 and plans to build on the momentum for larger accomplishments in 2017. 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 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, The Springfield Project (TSP) and Economic Growth Corporation have formed a Limited Liability Company (LLC), for the purposes of redeveloping the former First United Methodist Church at the corner of Fifth and Capitol in downtown Springfield.  The prominent but vacant downtown property will be redeveloped into a mixed-use facility with commercial and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News

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