Columbia Leaders Return with Ideas from Tuscaloosa

Last month, 70 representatives of Columbia-area businesses, public entities, higher education and more joined the Chamber for a Leadership Visit to Tuscaloosa, AL. A breadth of topics were covered over the three day trip, but a few of the exchanges that rose to the top among participants included a presentation from Mayor Walt Maddox, a tour … Continued


It’s a Wrap!

Chamber leaders share takeaways from Tuscaloosa leadership visit.


To Mercedes and Beyond

Chamber delegation visits the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant, Bryant-Denny Stadium, and the President’s Mansion.


Elevating the Future

Tuscaloosa implements plan to move from retail to experienced-based economy.


It All Starts with an Idea

Chamber members tour The Edge, Tuscaloosa’s home for innovation and collaboration.


Tuscaloosa Bound!

Around 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, more than 60 members of Columbia’s Chamber of Commerce will board a plane for Tuscaloosa for their annual leadership visit.


Less than 20 Seats Remain for Leadership Visit 2019 to Tuscaloosa

Registration for the annual Leadership Visit opened on May 15 and less than 20 seats remain. This year’s visit will take place in Tuscaloosa from September 10-12 for 70 leaders in the business, civic, nonprofit, education and wider community from Columbia and Boone County. Specific sessions are being developed now, and may include topics of … Continued


Leadership Visit 2019 Headed to Tuscaloosa, AL

Join 70 business and community leaders from September 10-12 for Leadership Visit 2019 to Tuscaloosa, AL. One of the Chamber’s rapidly growing programs, the Leadership Visit is an opportunity to join with other Columbia and Boone County leaders to explore topics of community significance in a comparable city, with the goal of bringing back positive … Continued


Leadership Visit 2018 Blog

The Chamber is conducting 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


Sold Out Plane of Columbia Leaders to Visit Ann Arbor This Month

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