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  • Tue., May 28, 12 p.m.

    SCORE

    3330 Ginger Creek Dr., Suite B, Springfield Springfield

    Free

    Every business needs a plan, a roadmap to success. And the best plans are simple, clear and concise. Join us to learn how to create a one-page business plan that will help you plan the launch of your new business, or guide your existing business to the next level. 217-433-0961
  • Wed., May 29, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

    Sikich

    3051 Hollis Dr., Springfield Springfield

    $5

    Join RISE for light appetizers, drinks and networking with other young professionals. Food and refreshments from Hy-Vee will be provided. Sikich will also provide a tour of its offices and will be giving away four door prizes - Yeti Cups with local gift cards - so make sure you bring your business card for a chance to win! Registration is encouraged but not required. RISE Springfield is the young professionals networking group of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, designed to engage emerging business leaders ages 21-39.
  • Wed., May 29, 5-7 p.m.

    Casa Real

    1121 Lincolnshire Blvd., Springfield Springfield

    The Chatham Area Chamber is hosting a Business After-Hours event on Wednesday, May 29, from 5-7 p.m. at the Casa Real Mexican Grill & Cantina. We encourage Chamber members to join us for an evening of networking. We would also like to extend a special invitation to any local businesses interested in joining the Chatham Area Chamber to stop by for more information.
  • Fri., May 31, 12 p.m.

    Beaver Creek Woodworks

    3120 Stanton St., Springfield Springfield

    Free

    Join the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting celebrating Beaver Creek Woodwork's new location.
  • Sat., June 1, 9 a.m.

    Wild Wellness

    7032 Kingsmill Court, Springfield Springfield

    Free

    Join the Chatham Area Chamber of Commerce celebrating the new ownership for Wild Wellness.
  • Tue., June 4, 12 p.m.

    Spero Family Services

    1999 Wabash, Ste 205, Springfield Springfield

    Free

    Joni the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of this new location.
  • Wed., June 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

    INB Conference Center

    431 S. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield

    $49-$85

    Purpose of the Training: This comprehensive Conflict Management Training is meticulously designed to empower individuals across all levels of business—owners, leaders, colleagues, and partners—with the essential skills and knowledge to effectively manage, resolve, and prevent conflicts within the workplace. The core aim is to transform how conflicts are perceived and handled, shifting from viewing them as obstacles to recognizing them as opportunities for growth, enhanced performance, and collaboration. Chamber members are $49 per person on or before May 22 and $65 per person after May 22 or $85 per person for non-members.
  • Sat., June 8, 5 p.m.

    Twisted Tree Music Hall

    1061 E. Morton Ave., Jacksonville Jacksonville

    $40

    The annual Governor Duncan Barbecue, a fundraiser to support the historic Governor Duncan Mansion, will be held on June 8. Enjoy food by Cured Catering, bar service by Twisted Tree and entertainment by Wild Columbine. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at the Jacksonville Convention and Visitors Bureau or by calling 217-491-1356. 217-491-1356
  • Tue., June 11, 4 p.m.

    Rochester Estates Senior Living

    4817 Oak Hill Road, Rocheter Rochester

    Free

    Join the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting of the newly remodeled Rochester Estates Senior Living Facility. An open house will be held from 3-6 p.m. with the ribbon cutting at 4 p.m.
  • Wed., June 12, 5:30-7 p.m.

    Paul's Paradise

    12430 State Route 125, Pleasant Plains Pleasant Plains

    $20-$28

    Join Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois for an evening of celebration and the 4th annual WE-CI Awards.
  • Thu., June 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    The Crowne Plaza

    3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield Springfield

    (217) 529-7777
  • Thu., June 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    The Crowne Plaza

    3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield Springfield

    $20

    Luncheon Topic: Employment Law: Mandated Leave in Illinois Enjoy a delicious lunch, and learn about the various types of mandated leave, recent/upcoming legal developments, the ways in which requests for leave could give rise to other employment issues (like accommodations, discrimination claims, and retaliation), and guidance for administering time off policies. Please RSVP by Friday, June 7. (217) 529-7777
  • Tue., June 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    The Crowne Plaza

    3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield Springfield

    $50-$95

    The Chamber's annual Small Business Awards, presented by Hickory Point Bank, honors the most outstanding entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created and promoted a successful and growing business in the Springfield area. The luncheon also provides a great opportunity to network with your clients and friends. The Chamber recognizes small business owners / directors for their outstanding achievements in four different categories. The categories are: Not-For-Profit Director of the Year New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year Small Business Owner of the Year Lifetime Award – Business Owner of the Year (217) 529-7777
  • Tue., June 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    The Crowne Plaza

    3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield Springfield

    The Chamber's annual Small Business Awards, presented by Hickory Point Bank, honors the most outstanding entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created and promoted a successful and growing business in the Springfield area. The Luncheon also provides a great opportunity to network with your clients and friends. The Chamber recognizes small business owners / directors for their outstanding achievements in four different categories. The categories are: Not-For-Profit Director of the Year, New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year, Small Business Owner of the Year and Lifetime Award – Business Owner of the Year. (217) 529-7777
  • Thu., June 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

    Broadway Graham Wealth Partners

    3330 Ginger Creek Dr., Suite C, Springfield Springfield

    $5-$15

    Broadway Graham Wealth Partners will host our June Chamber on Tap. Broadway Graham Wealth Partners is an independent financial advisory firm committed to providing financial solutions to a diverse group of clientele. Chamber on Tap is The Chamber's monthly network building event. A member sponsor hosts the event at their facility providing them an opportunity to showcase their company and provide food, drinks, and a casual atmosphere conducive for making connections that matter.
  • Mon., June 24, 12 p.m.

    Springfield Clinic Endodontics and Nephrology

    401 E. Carpenter St., Springfield Springfield

    Free

    Join the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new location of Springfield Clinic's Endodontics and Nephrology Departments.
  • Wed., June 26, 7:30-8:45 a.m.

    BUNN Corporate Headquarters

    5020 Ash Grove Dr., Springfield Springfield

    $5

    Join the Chamber's young professionals networking group, RISE Springfield, at the June 26 RISE & Shine. The event will be held in the BUNN Customer Experience Center where visitors can have hands-on engagement with BUNN's newest state-of-the art equipment. In addition to awesome networking, coffee, and breakfast items from BUNN, learn more about the Young Philanthropists, an initiative of the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln. Launched in 2006, Young Philanthropists invigorates community leaders to join together to be philanthropists and learn more about themselves as donors. By pooling and leveraging resources, Young Philanthropists creates greater community impact by…
  • Thu., June 27, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

    Nooks & Crannies

    1900 E Sangamon Ave Suite B, Springfield Springfield

    FREE

    Meet and network with fellow business owners and entrepreneurs, in a welcoming environment, hosted by Nooks & Crannies. Event is FREE. Members please register here: https://www.illinoislocal.org/events#!event/2024/6/27/illinois-local-networking-series-june-2024-nooks-crannies Nonmembers are welcome! Coffee and pastries will be provided. Please park across the street. 217 415-5796
  • Thu., July 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

    Kidzeum of Health & Science

    412 E. Adams St., Springfield Springfield

    $5-$15

    Kidzeum of Health and Science will host our July Chamber on Tap. Kidzeum is dedicated to nurturing health and wellness, promoting science education, and developing environmental and global awareness through innovative programs and exhibits. Chamber on Tap is The Chamber's monthly network building event. A member sponsor hosts the event at their facility providing them an opportunity to showcase their company and provide food, drinks, and a casual atmosphere conducive for making connections that matter.
  • Thu., July 18, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Fri., July 19, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

    Piper Glen Golf Club

    7112 Piper Glen Drive, Springfield Springfield

    The 29th Annual Chamber Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing will be held at Piper Glen Golf Club over a two-day period - Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19. Each day the shotgun start will begin at noon and will be limited to the first 27 teams that register (each day). The Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing, features Springfield area businesses competing against one another in a shotgun, scramble format. The outing provides a fun-filled opportunity to entertain clients and network with other business leaders. The Corporate Cup is divided into two flights. The top three teams in each flight…
  • Thu., July 18, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

    Erin's Pavilion at Southwind Park

    4965 S 2nd St, Springfield Springfield

    The ATHENA Leadership Award is presented to an individual who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. The ATHENA Leadership Award celebrates exemplary leadership and is reflective of a quote by Plato: What is honored in a country will be cultivated there. Presented to leaders across professional sectors, the ATHENA Leadership Award’s rich history, international scope and focus on mentorship distinguish it as one of the most prestigious leadership awards one can receive. (217) 585-2941
  • Wed., July 24, 4 p.m.

    Bloom Wine Bar & Florals

    2 S. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Springfield

    Free

    Join the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting celebrating Bloom Wine Bar & Florals downtown location.
  • Fri., July 26, 12 p.m.

    Indiya’s Consignment Boutique

    3069 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield Springfield

    Join the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting celebrating Indiya’s Consignment Boutique, located in the Capital City Shopping Center.
  • Tue., Aug. 6, 7:30-8:45 a.m.

    Williamsville State Bank & Trust

    3341 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield Springfield

    $5-$15

    Williamsville State Bank & Trust will host our August Coffee & Connections and provide complimentary coffee, juice and breakfast items. Come join us and network with other Chamber members!
  • Thu., Aug. 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

    Knob Hill Landscape Company

    661 W. Camp Sangamo Road, Springfield Springfield

    $5-$15

    Knob Hill Landscape Company will host our August Chamber on Tap. Chamber on Tap is The Chamber's monthly network building event. A member sponsor hosts the event at their facility providing them an opportunity to showcase their company and provide food, drinks, and a casual atmosphere conducive for making connections that matter.
  • Tue., Aug. 27, 4-6 p.m.

    The Crowne Plaza

    3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield Springfield

    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is offering members an opportunity to seek out quality candidates for openings in their businesses or organizations. Hundreds of job seekers of all ages, including high school students, college students, professionals, and newcomers to the area attend the Chamber job fairs each year. The Chamber is partnering with the Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance at Illinois workNet Center and other workforce partners to promote the event to job seekers. The Job Fair will also be promoted via print, radio and social media extensively to bring quality candidates in front of employers. For a booth… (217) 529-7777
  • Mon., Sept. 9, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

    The Grant Conservatory of Music & Dance

    501 W Elliott Ave,, Springfield Springfield

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    Join us for the fourth annual Illinois Local Conference and Awards at The Grant Conservatory of Music and Dance in Springfield, Illinois from 8am to 12pm. Visit the event page for information about this year's speakers: illinoislocal.org FREE to Illinois Local members. Nonmembers welcome! Support. Grow. Celebrate. 217 553-4475
  • Tue., Sept. 10, 7:30-8:45 a.m.

    HDR

    2040 W. Iles Ave., Springfield Springfield

    $5-$15

    HDR will host our September Coffee & Connections. A lot can change in more than 100 years. Technologies improve, communities evolve, people come and go. But to withstand a century of disruptions, you must be built on a solid foundation. At HDR, that foundation has always been our communities.
  • Thu., Oct. 3, 5-9 p.m.

    LRS Hanger at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

    820 S. Airport Drive, Springfield Springfield

    $20-$25

    Craft beer and unique horseshoes, cool cars and motorcycles, and a business expo all wrapped into one.
  • Tue., Oct. 8, 7:30-8:45 a.m.

    Hope

    5250 S. Sixth St. Frontage Road, Springfield Springfield

    $5-$15

    Hope will host our October Coffee & Connections. Hope is leading the development of new methods to educate, treat and care for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities.