Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Chamber of Greater Springfield?
The Chamber of Greater Springfield is a not-for-profit, membership based organization dedicated to protect and improve the business climate and quality of life within greater Springfield. The chamber is a partnership of over 700 businesses.
Although the chamber works with public agencies, we are not part of the government.
The chamber’s mission if to advance important economic development and workforce development opportunities, to promote ideas that will make our region more progressive, and to help our members grow by connecting them with each other and broader community.
What are the benefits of joining the chamber?
The Chamber of Greater Springfield offers its members various learning opportunities through seminars and workshops, networking opportunities with peers, government officials and business leaders. Members receive timely-relevant information on a variety of business issues, advocacy at the local/state and national levels. Businesses receive discounts on business services and programs for employees.
Where is the chamber located?
The Chamber of Greater Springfield and its affiliates - the Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Community Improvement Corporation - have offices in the Commerce Pointe Building, located at 20 South Limestone Street (corner of Main Street and Limestone Street) – suite 100. Parking is available in the rear of the building.
Hours of operation are 8 am to 5 pm. The offices are closed from 12 noon to 1 pm for lunch.
Can you give me information about starting a business?
- Contact the small business development center
How do I find out if a business is a member of the chamber?
Access our online directory, select the business by name or business category. You may also call the chamber 325-7621.
How do I register a complaint against a business?
The chamber is not a better business bureau; nor can we handle legal disputes. You may contact the Better Business Bureau of the Miami Valley -1-800-222-5825.
How can I receive visitor’s information in advance of my visit?
Springfield CVB - Once you arrive, you may want to stop by one of our visitor centers, or Champion City Guide + Supply. (937) 521-1948
Can we include the chamber logo on our website and printed materials?
We are having a ribbon cutting – will the chamber help?
The Chamber offers ribbon cutting and ground breaking event assistance free of charge to members at the Silver level, and above. Bronze level members may pay an additional fee for this service. We also publicize your event in our newsletter. For more information call or email Kathy McPommel, Vice President of Operations – 325-7621.
If my employer is a member of the chamber, does that make me a member ?
Yes, as our memberships cover the entire business, inclusive of employees. In fact, there are benefits especially for employees. And, employees are always welcome to attend events, seminars and workshops. Let us know you want to be on the mail list by contacting Ellen Weaver firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I update my company’s directory listing?
Please contact the chamber for log-information, or email Ellen Weaver at email@example.com.