Small Business Expo 2019


On November 7, 2019, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce held its 14th annual Small Business Expo at the Parkade Center located on Business Loop. The event included 40 small businesses from a variety of industries, from the arts to woodworking.

Hawthorn Bank Vice President, David Clithero, and the owner of The Hatchery, Amanda Quick, kicked off the event with a ribbon-cutting!

Attendees made new connections while indulging in Red Lobster cheddar biscuits and margaritas from La Terraza.

Small Biz Attendees
Hemp Hemp Hooray owner, James Heartman, explains the benefits of CBD to an attendee.

Thank you to all the businesses that participated!

Red Lobster, LammTech, The Connection Exchange LLC, Liberty Family Medicine, The District, Staples, Bush’s Catering, New York Life, MyTurn, LLC, The Hatchery, Nutrishop, Premier Moving & Storage,

Iron Gate Explains Business
Iron Gate Real Estate reps networking with an attendee.

The Joint Chiropractic, Mutual of Omaha, IMKO Workforce Solutions, Seville Woodworks, Show Me Leaders, Aging Empowered, Daniel Boone Regional Library, Hemp Hemp Hooray, U.S. Cellular, University of Missouri Small Business Development Center, T Benus Associates LLC, Pedego Columbia, Sitter Getter Home Help, LLC, EPIC, Women’s Network,

J.S. Computek LLC, Iron Gate Real Estate, Missouri Medical Group, Ragtag Film Society, Love Inc., Insurance Plus, Inc., Accounting Plus, Inc., La Terraza Mexicana Grill, The Callaway Bank, THE WHITLEY CO., Castello Branco Fields LLC (DBA Cracked Up Mobile), and the Small Business Committee

Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors LammTech, and The Connection Exchange LLC; Silver Sponsor Delta Systems Group; Print Sponsor Columbia Printing and Sign; Media Sponsor Columbia Daily Tribune/Tribune Publishing Co.Cumulus MediaZimmer Radio & Marketing Group, and The Columbia Missourian; Location Sponsor Parkade Center; Happy Hour Sponsor Serenity Valley Winery and LogBoat Brewing Company

Without our sponsors, events like this would not be possible.