Local medical marijuana dispensaries must find ways to get creative with their marketing in light of industry advertising regulations released this summer by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking, health care, hospitality, human resources and promotional products.
Crews break ground on American Momin Park, site of Springfield mosque and Islamic cemetery.
The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness moved; the newest clinic for Burrell Behavioral Health opened; and Prickly Cactus Coffee relocated.
American Rescue Plan Act funds could soon be used to provide retention pay for all full-time employees of Springfield’s police, fire and health departments.
The job changes impact BKD, CoxHealth, Drury, Mueller Co. and Police Department.
Ten people are slated to be recognized for their achievements at a luncheon next month.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, aviation, communications, education, health care and nonprofit
Harmony House is the recipient of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 W. Curtis Strube Small Business Award.
CFO, SPS and the Health Department are hosting an event as COVID-19 immunizations open to young children.
Harmony House beats four other finalists at annual event.
On Angels' Wings previously did not have a brick-and-mortar space.
The owners of Easy Mountain Cannabis Co. targeted opening their dispensary before late February. However, the gradual rollout of medical marijuana products for the state’s blossoming industry hardly made their slower-than-desired debut a disadvantage.
Nine employers collectively are seeking "hundreds" of jobs.
Steve Edwards is recognized by the Missouri Hospital Association for his leadership during the pandemic.
This drive-thru coffee shop is the third Scooter’s Coffee franchise in the Springfield area.
Marc Thornsberry, a Senior Engineer at CJW, says he joined the company after working in the public sphere. He says CJW had a ton of experience working with the community, and putting their customer's and clients.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares helpful advice and cautionary tips about the importance of tracking cash flow for new or established businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Michael Smith and Chris Sawyer, COO and CEO of Next Level Solutions respectively, discuss how they keep their remote teams and offices in and out of country on the same page. Next Level Solutions was ranked #1 in the Springfield Business Journal's 2021 Dynamic Dozen.
John Oke-Thomas, architect and co-founder of minorities in business, responds to the accusation that minority businesses are only successful because of the priority they have received in lending. He says that if a business uses a loan well, it shows their worth.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to seek funding. Some of her tips apply broadly; some target technology industry businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and startups, and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Hollie Elliott discusses common misconceptions about locating your business in a small town. She says that there are a lot of benefits that people may not consider.
Drawing on his own experience dynamically evolving his company and business model, Jim Meinsen discusses when and how you might need to draw on new technology. Jim and Debbie Meinsen are co-owners of TCI Graphics in Springfield.
John Oke-Thomas, longtime Springfield architect, discusses his philosophy on architecture. He says that future historians will be focused on the sustainability of our contemporary architecture.
Erin Hedlun, director of marketing and communications at Evangel University, says compassion is an important job skill. Hedlun says it is a component of what makes a leader.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, talks about the concepting that went behind the aesthetic of the business.