The Annual Banquet honors and celebrates specific individuals whose practice of commerce in the community has been exceptionally noteworthy and whose contributions to the important initiatives, projects, and/or services that have enhanced the quality of life enjoyed by all has been exemplary. This celebration is a great venue for members, local leadership and the business community to network.
The Annual Meeting marks the end and beginning of the year for the Independence Chamber of Commerce. Leadership is transitioned and the Chambers incentives are reviewed and projected for the upcoming year.
Annually, the Independence Chamber of Commerce and the local business community recognize and thank the local first responders for the significant and valued contributions that they collectively and individually make to the City of Independence, Missouri.
This year the Independence Chamber of Commerce and Independence Economic Development Council have collaborated to bring you the Independence Regional Business Expo. Join other dynamic and successful business owners in the Independence region from noon to 6pm on Thursday, May 11th, at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center. Many of the most recognizable businesses in Missouri’s second largest county will be displaying, explaining, and demonstrating their products and services. Features of the day will include; a Business Speakers Series and the “Taste of Independence” Expo After Hours from 4pm-6pm, where you can sample food from area restaurants, caterers, and food producers.
The Chamber Golf Classic combines two great things...golf and networking! This event is held in annually (May or June) and over 144 golfers will participate.
SantaCaliGon® Days Festival is a non-stop celebration of Independence, Missouri as the starting point of the great westward expansion of the United States. The three main trails to the west, Santa Fe, California, and Oregon originated in Independence.
The Independence Chamber of Commerce holds an annual Halloween Parade on the Historic Independence Square. The Halloween Parade consist of local businesses, organizations, and community leaders.