Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, the SBDC holds special events designed to keep investors informed about economic development activity, highlight emerging trends, and foster connections among investors and community leaders.

Economic Outlook
August 22 | University Plaza Convention Center

Make plans now to join us for the 2019 Economic Outlook. Designed for Springfield's business decision-makers, this event provides insight on current trends in local, regional and national economies. This year's keynote speaker is Kevin Kliesen, business economist and research officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Kliesen will discuss the national outlook for sustained economic growth and how federal monetary policy is hedging against a pending economic downturn. Register online now >

Manufacturing Outlook
December 6 | DoubleTree Convention Center

2019 Event Recaps

SBDC Annual Meeting: For the Love of Springfield - Chamber recap >

Health Care Outlook - Chamber recap >

2018 Event Recaps

SBDC Annual Meeting - Chamber Recap > 
  Listen to Kotkin's presentation and see his slides from the event >

Health Care Outlook - Chamber Recap >

Economic Outlook - Chamber Recap >  
  SBJ: Economist offers positive financial forecast > 

Education Outlook - Chamber Recap >
  SBJ: Conference connects businesses, schools >

Manufacturing Outlook - Chamber Recap >
  SBJ: Manufacturing panel offers acquisition strategies >

Contact Information

Phone: 417-862-5567

Springfield Business Development Corporation

202 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield, Missouri 65806

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