Cleaning protocols and social distancing guidelines have been put in place.
A weeklong marketing push toward downtown establishments is being held in lieu of a sampling event.
Individuals and businesses are honored at SBJ’s virtual Dynamic Dozen awards.
Grants are available for eligible workers harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The downtown attraction has been closed for two months amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida-based Wall Street Cattle Co. is developing a 30-acre entertainment complex with an event center, restaurant and live cattle sales facility.
Harold Bengsch is among individual and corporate honors in the 20th annual Economic Impact Awards.
Camping comes with restrictions, such as social distancing guidelines.
The announcement comes the same day the city relaxes COVID-19 rules.
Three more phases, currently scheduled through July 23, are outlined.
The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO discusses the local hotel industry's rock bottom during the coronavirus pandemic.
Columnist Rusty Worley says "the coronavirus pandemic magnified downtown's connectedness."
Columnist Marcus Aton says "it could be culturally symbolic to unite our city and preserve our history."
Business owners say while operations and procedures may look different, the tourism town is preparing for travelers.
Scott Bailes' extensive career now includes the Branson role.
The virus has put financial and scheduling strain on wedding industry businesses.
Tony Romo signs on to play this summer at Highland Springs.
Local government leaders amend the Road to Recovery plan to also expand public gatherings.
Local hosts aren't expecting summer travelers for their lucrative side businesses.
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
Eddie Gumucio, organizer and founder of the Queen City Shout Music festival says he did a lot of research before moving the event online. He says they extended the festival to a week to accommodate …
Life coach Ann Leach says video conferencing is useful, but it’s not a substitute for human interaction. She recommends using this time to network and build relationships that will pay off in the …
Technology business consultant Mackenzie Scherer says too many social media posts can be counterproductive for your business. Biweekly website updates help with Google searches, but always announce …
Gary Gibson, general manager of City Utilities, says solar, wind and other renewable energy sources will be vitally important as we go forward. He says they’ve prioritized renewables because …
Author and Consultant Rosie Ward says some wellness programs focus heavily on biomedical risk factors and lower premiums to incentivize behavior. She says repositioning wellness programs to be a part …
Taylor Otwell, CEO of Laravel, says don’t be afraid to bring employees on board. Otwell says you want to protect your business, but the increase in productivity is worth it. Duration: 0:31
Megan Short, executive director of Springfield Contractors Association, says potential employers are looking at your social media accounts. She says keeping your profile professional and managing …
Singer-songwriter Justin Larkin says moving to virtual performances is similar to his busking days. He says services like Venmo and Virtual Tip Jar provide some income, but fall short of paying …
Lucas Walker, says business today is the same game with new rules. Walker, with independent consultants Mary Overbey and Damion Trout says now is the time to be flexible, evaluate what works and …
Speaker, coach and writer Erika Gerdes, says overwhelm is very real for her. Managing a career and household as a single parent means prioritizing the things that are most important. Duration: …