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
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
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.
The Columbia business community has identified its top five attributes desired in Columbia’s next city manager. The Columbia Chamber of Commerce conducted a survey that was sent to 1,632 business professionals and Chamber members in the region. The survey asked respondents to rank 10 attributes of a City Manager in order from most to least … Continued
March 2019 news from the Columbia Chamber of Commerce membership.
Sessions are built around specific industry areas in February, by exploring two of Columbia’s economic drivers: Education and Healthcare.
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.
Statistics released prove that it costs less to live Columbia. Living costs in the city were 7.1 percent below the national average according to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index provided by the Council for Community and Economic Research. Columbia received a composite index figure of 92.9 for 2018. The figure refers to $100 worth … Continued
Member News What do Chamber members Atkins, Bob McCosh, Columbia Mall, Jimmy Johns, JobFinders, Joe Machens, Pancheros, Plaza Dental Group, and Shakespeare’s Pizza all have in common? All of them are investing in our future by investing in our youth, while at the same time receiving free labor. The City of Columbia’s Career Awareness Related … Continued