A Word from Mike
As we transition from "Chamber" to "Partnership," Mike looks back on 2020 and discusses our brand evolution in this cut from the 2021 Annual Meeting.
Chamber News+Events
Join us Thursday, April 22, at 10:00 AM
for VIRTUAL updates and Q&A with representatives of the Ohio and U.S. Chambers.
This is a FREE virtual event and requires advanced registration
April 14, 11:30 AM to 12:15PM 

This third free virtual meeting will be focused on apprenticeships, including a panelist from Greater Ohio Workforce Board who is able to walk companies through the steps of establishing apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are employer driven and have shown upwards of a 90% retention rate. 
Partnership Plug-In
April 20, 9:00 AM -10:00 AM

Chamber Plug-Ins are morning networking events scheduled four times throughout the year that bring Chamber members together for business updates, member roundtable, membership information and new business introductions. This Zoom meeting is offered free to members.
2021 Greater Springfield Community Guide

Our new Community Guide is now out in print, and digital formats. Pick one up at our office, Champion City Guide + Supply and various other spots around town.
Small Business Update: American Rescue Plan Act
Economic Development+Workforce
Greater Springfield Discovery Pass: Sip.Shop.Dine.
Building on the success of our printed downtown passport, we will be partnering with industry leader - Bandwango - to offer a new mobile downtown passport in mid-April.

Passport users will check-in and redeem discounts at local downtown merchants while also becoming eligible to receive incentive items, and entry into prize drawings.

Much more info to come - follow Visit Great Springfield on Facebook for details!
From The Hub
More local events to look forward to this summer
Go ahead an mark your calendar, because the Greater Springfield Partnership hopes the warm weather will bring with it opportunities to revisit some of the local favorites that people had to miss out on last year.