Showcase CoMo is Inching Closer, So Make Your Plans Now

On April 5th join the Columbia Chamber of Commerce at the Crossing for a new and exciting networking event called Showcase COMO! The day will start at 11:30 a.m. with a powerful national speaker at the Women’s Network Lunch Seminar, presented by Missouri Custom. Just after the seminar the doors to the Showcase will be … Continued

Leadership Columbia 2018 in Full Swing

The 31 members of the Leadership Columbia Class of 2018 have been meeting since January and focusing on preparation for community leadership and exposure to significant industry areas in Columbia. The class members represent a varied mix of professional industries, such as small business, healthcare, building and construction, banking, insurance, hospitality, food services, law, financial … Continued

Start Make Plans to Attend The FIRST EVER Showcase COMO

Where will you be on April 5th? Mark your calendars now to attend Showcase COMO, a new and exciting networking event the Chamber is hosting this year. Mingle with local business owners, attend presentations, and discover all things COMO. The day will begin at 11:30 a.m. by listening to a national speaker at the Women’s … Continued

Columbia Chamber of Commerce Unveils Legislative Priorities to Improve Business Climate in Columbia

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce released its priorities for the current legislative session. The priorities and positions were carefully and strategically chosen based on the feedback from the businesses community, education entities, legislative members and community leaders. The Chamber’s priorities and positions focus on making Columbia more competitive and safer within the region, state and … Continued

Leadership Visit 2017

Tuesday, October 24 Overview of Lexington About 70 individuals left Columbia early Tuesday from Central Missouri Aviation on a chartered flight. Everyone landed in Lexington and hit the ground running. Within an hour of landing, the group was taken directly to downtown Lexington where they heard from the chair of Commerce Lexington, Carla Blanton. Blanton … Continued

Sold Out Plane of Local Leaders Heading to Lexington

The Leadership Visit program will take 70 community members to Lexington, KY October 24-26 via a sold-out charter plane from Columbia Regional Airport to Lexington Bluegrass Airport. The group will begin by hearing from Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Commerce Lexington President Bob Quick about the community they will be studying for the next three … Continued

Less than 15 Spots Remaining for Leadership Visit 2017 to Lexington, KY

One month after registration opened, less than 15 spots remain for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Visit to Lexington, KY from October 24-26, 2017. Fill out the registration form today to add your name to the list of attendees. Leadership Visit is an annual trip which exposes Columbia and Boone County leaders to the … Continued

The Business Times Company Named the 2017 Small Business of the Year

The Business Times Company was named the 2017 Small Business of the Year by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Earlier this year, small businesses were nominated for the award by Chamber members. From those nominations, five finalists, and the winner, were chosen by an anonymous selection committee comprised of businesspeople that work exclusively with small … Continued