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
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.
MEMBER NEWS University of Missouri College of Engineering Spring Career Fair scheduled for Feb. 12, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at MizzouRec (1000 East Rollins Street, Columbia, MO 65211). For those who have not yet registered, we sincerely hope you will join us not only for the fair, but for the many events … Continued
MEMBER NEWS The Central Bank of Boone County Lobby Gallery, located inside the Downtown Bank at 8th and Broadway, features the works of Tony St. Romaine through Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. The Lobby Gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. … Continued
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