Don’t Miss this Opportunity to Build Relationships and Exchange Ideas on Leadership Visit 2017


Seats are still available for the Leadership Visit to Lexington, KY which will take place October 24-26, 2017. If you have not been before, the Chamber Leadership Visit is an annual trip which exposes Columbia and Boone County leaders to the best ideas of nationally recognized communities. This three-day experience offers a unique opportunity to not only exchange community best practices, but build relationships with other attendees. Topics to be addressed on this year’s trip include land use planning; merged government and resources; social equity; real estate market; medical destination; and leveraging higher education.

Fill out the registration form today to join the business, community, nonprofit, civic, educational, healthcare and other leaders who have already signed up for this experience.

The following list of businesses to date have registered an attendee for Leadership Visit 2017: 3M, AT&T, Boone County, Boone Electric Cooperative, The Business Times Company, Central Bank of Boone County, Central Missouri Community Action, City of Columbia, Clear Vision Development Group, Columbia College, Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau, Columbia Mall, Columbia Police Department, Columbia Public Schools, Columbia Regional Airport, Commerce Bank, The District, First State Community Bank, The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri, Forum Development Group, Gravity, Huebert Builders, Inc., Jacobs Property Management, JES Holdings LLC, KOMU 8 & Mid Missouri’s CW, Logboat Brewing Co, The Loop CID, Maly Commercial Realty, Manor Roofing & Restoration, Masonic Home of Missouri, MFA Oil, Midwest Computech, Missouri Employers Mutual, MU Health Care, Plaza Commercial Realty, Providence Bank, Shelter Insurance, Tompkins Homes & Development, University of Missouri, and Veterans United Home Loans.

The Chamber’s goal as the facilitating entity of the Leadership Visit is to have key decision-makers within companies and organizations spend the three-day trip interacting about how we can bring back ideas for positive changes for our community. If you have not attended before, videos recapping the prior three trips including the 2016 trip to Fort Collins can be found by clicking here.

The 2017 trip is limited to 68 attendees. Registration will close on September 22, 2017, or when space is full, whichever comes first. All details are coordinated for attendees, including a charter flight directly from COU to LEX, hotel in downtown Lexington, ground transportation, educational sessions, and most meals.  Contact Jolyn Sattizahn, VP of Community Affairs with any questions about Leadership Visit 2017. Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, Forum Development Group.