Business Liability after the Impact of COVID-19

Download the slides here. In this webinar, our guest speaker, Marc Freedman, VP of Workplace Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, explains liability issues that businesses need to be aware of and gives suggestions of what to do if your business is faced with one. This webinar also tackles some of the specific liability concerns … Continued


Virtual Community Leadership Panel: Columbia’s Recovery Plan

As part of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s frequent contact with leaders from the City, County, and Public Health department throughout the COVID-19 response, our President, Matt McCormick was joined by Director of Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services, Stephanie Browning, Mayor, Brian Treece, City Manager, John Glascock, and Boone County Presiding Commissioner, Dan … Continued


Working from Home: Mental Wellness & Team Cohesiveness

Rae Lyon, Associate Director, Missouri Training Institute & Dr. Rasha El Kady, a psychiatrist at MU Health Care joined the Chamber to discuss mental wellness and team cohesiveness while working remotely. Download Missouri Training Institute’s slides here. Rae Lyon, Missouri Training Institute & Dr. Rasha El Kady, MU Health Care joined the Chamber to discuss … Continued


Missouri Legislative Update with Senator Caleb Rowden

In one of our largest virtual events to date, Senator Caleb Rowden shares what is happening at our state’s capitol. Senator Caleb Rowden joined the Columbia Chamber of Commerce to deliver an update on what’s happening at Missouri’s capitol. Senator Rowden discussed legislative update covering what the state has done in response to COVID-19, how … Continued


Chamber Webinar: Unemployment & Shared Work

In this webinar, speakers addressed unemployment within your businesses due to COVID-19, and provided an introduction to the Shared Work program which may help you keep your employees on staff. Speakers: Dee Rose, MO Department of Labor, and Tom Sullivan, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Watch the webinar below: Download the slide presentation here. Find more … Continued


Chamber Webinar: Cash Flow: PPP, Payroll Tax Credit & Social Security Deferments

In this webinar, local experts will cover various ways to assist with cash flow, including payroll tax credit information, social security deferments, and important updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  The guest speakers for this webinar were Jeremy Morris, CPA, and Mark Gingrich, CPA, J.D., Williams-Keepers LLC. Find the Chamber’s full presentation here.


Chamber Webinar: HR/LEGAL ADVICE ON THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT

This webinar focuses on HR issues and Labor Laws relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Phase II of the Coronavirus Relief Package). This webinar answers questions such as when to set policies with your employees and if self-employed people can receive unemployment. Speakers: Columbia EDP Center Inc, Harper Evans Wade & Netemeyer Find … Continued


Chamber Webinar: PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

In this webinar, representatives from The Bank of Missouri, Central Bank, and Williams-Keepers explain the Paycheck Protection Program and answer questions from webinar attendees. Find more information about PPP here.  Find the Chamber’s full presentation here.


Chamber Webinar: FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT & CARES ACT

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce was joined by Missouri Senator Roy Blunt and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, Jack Howard, to discuss Families First Coronavirus Response Act & CARES Act. This webinar delves into who is eligible for the loan as well as the first steps to consider when … Continued


Chamber Webinar: Virtual COVID-19 Business Community Panel

In an effort to keep our business community informed, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual COVID-19 business community panel. The panel covered our most commonly asked questions. Topics included official city regulations, COVID-19 and your business, and SBA resources and loans. Find the Chamber’s slides here. Find Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human … Continued