MEMBER NEWS The City of Columbia has been awarded the Greenest City Award for the state of Missouri by Insurify. This honor goes out to the city with the most environmentally-conscious living and driving practices in each state. They analyzed driver behavior, vehicle features, urban sprawl, park space, air quality, and renewable electricity programs to … Continued
Category: Chamber Events
With more than 100 businesses represented and over 1000 attendees, Showcase CoMo is the place to be! It is a fun, informative day where you can meet new people and generate new contacts.
2019 Boone County Agriculturalist of the Year Winners Contribute More Than Just Farming to the Community
The 60th annual banquet showcased the importance of the industry to the mid-Missouri economy. It also spotlighted the contributions of individuals to the agriculture community. None more than the 2019 Agriculturalist of the Year recipients Nick and Rachel Schlotzhauer.
Join us on Thursday, April 11th from 1 – 6 p.m. at The Crossing, as businesses and organizations from Columbia and our surrounding cities, join together to celebrate all that they have to offer.
Columbia Chamber of Commerce Reveals Plans to Put Focus on Columbia Business Community in Upcoming Legislative Session
The positions of the Chamber will keep the importance of Columbia/Boone County business issues in the forefront with lawmakers and continue to improve the business climate in the city and region.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce will be giving 31 business and community members insights into the issues and trends facing Columbia and Missouri through the Leadership Columbia 2019 program, set to begin in January. The class was selected from a pool of applicants after review of their past accomplishments, professional interests, community involvement, and demonstration … Continued
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce released its 2019 Local Agenda and priorities for the City of Columbia and Boone County. The policies addressed in the agenda were strategically chosen based off a combination of the Chamber’s Strategic Plan and feedback from the business community. The Chamber’s priorities represent and advocate for what Columbia’s citizens and … Continued
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Numbers continue to prove that living in Columbia is easier on your bottom line. Living costs in Columbia were 7.3 percent below the nationwide average according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index provided by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER). Columbia received a composite index figure of 92.7 for … Continued
The Chamber will conduct its fifth annual community Leadership Visit to learn from a peer city; this year heading to Michigan to dialogue with leaders from Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. A total of 71 Chamber member businesses, as well as civic, nonprofit, education, and other local leaders will participate in the visit September 11-13. … Continued
The Chamber graduated 31 area professionals from the Leadership Columbia Class of 2018 in a luncheon banquet. Prior to the graduation ceremony, the class reflected on future leadership opportunities and the highlights of the six-month program, which developed awareness of personal leadership styles and skills, while also exploring unique facets of the Columbia community, organized … Continued