National Recognition Articles

Springfield ranked by the Milken Institute as a Top 50 Best Performing City

Oct 08, 2007

Job growth and upward trend in relative high-tech GDP growth helped Springfield jump 30 spots to number 47 the 2007 large metros list. View news ...

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Springfield listed by National Geographic Adventure as a Top 50 Adventure Town

Sep 01, 2007

"Within a hundred miles this Ozarks town has 7,500 miles of shoreline, containing some of the Midwest's best float trips... Back in town, six local colleges set the pace at Springfield's friendly watering holes." View ...

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Springfield recognized by the WHO as a Safe Community

Aug 01, 2007

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Community Safety Promotion granted Springfield the designation. It is one of 3 U.S. cities on the list. View ...

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Springfield listed as a 5-Star Quality of Life Metro

Jul 06, 2007

Tracking factors important for the quality of life of company executives and mid-management, Expansion Management found Springfield's lifestyle to be top quality. View ...

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Springfield listed among top Mid-Sized Metros for Recruitment and Attraction

Jun 28, 2007

National Policy Research Council research determined which cities were the most successful in expanding the local economy by attracting outside companies to locate there. View news ...

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Springfield listed by Worldwide ERC one of the Best Cities for Relocating Families

May 30, 2007

The study, conducted by Worldwide ERC and Primacy Relocation, focused on the ease of which a family can move to a new city and settle in. Springfield ranked 11th in the small metros category. View ...

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Inc. Magazine rates Springfield's economy as a Top 20 Mid-Sized City for Entrepreneurs

May 14, 2007

The report tracks job growth and economic expansion over several time periods to determine it's list of hottest cities list View news ...

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Verispan indicates Springfield home to two Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S.

Feb 01, 2007

With St. John's Health Systems taking the number 1 spot, Verispan, a health care information company, released it's 2007 list of Most Highly Integrated Healthcare Systems. View ...

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Springfield listed as a 5-Star Business Opportunity Metro

Jun 11, 2006

With a business mindset, Expansion Management highlights the top areas in the US for quality of life. View ...

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Springfield listed by Inc. Magazine as one of the Hottest Mid-Sized Cities for Entrepreneurs

May 15, 2006

Steady job growth during last few years has landed Springfield in the top 25 cities.   View news ...

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