12 People You Need to Know introduces up-and-coming professionals, businesspeople who have relocated and are building their southwest Missouri resumes, and instrumental yet behind-the-scenes personnel. Hear their stories during a monthly breakfast.

Personal accomplishments in civic and professional arenas take center stage for those under the age of 40. A special publication and evening party celebrates these 40 up-and-comers.

Nominate: 40 Under 40

90 Ideas in 90 Minutes
Nine local CEOs will each share their 10 best ideas that can be immediately implemented to improve any business.

In Dynamic Dozen, Springfield-area companies compete for a spot among the 12 fastest-growing businesses – unveiled from No. 12 to No. 1 during the event.

Nominate: Dynamic Dozen - Company

Nominate: Dynamic Dozen - Individual


Economic Impact Awards, a special publication and black-tie affair, has become the highlight of the business community's calendar.

Nominate: EIA - Company

Nominate: EIA - Individual Award

For Health Care Champions, SBJ honors health care professionals in the Ozarks.

Nominate: Health Care Champions

Men of the Year is Springfield Business Journal’s response to the community demand for an event recognizing the professional, philanthropic and personal contributions of men in the Springfield area.

Nominate: Men of the Year

Each year, 20 women are honored for improving the southwest Missouri business, civic and philanthropic communities. The awards luncheon, supported by a special publication, is one of Springfield Business Journal’s top-attended events.

Nominate: Most Influential Women

Every business owner and top executive has a team of professionals who are as much a part of their success as their employees. These professionals know the intimate details of the clients' business. They are Trusted Advisers.

Nominate: Trusted Advisers

Past honorees for all events