December 31, 2019 Less than a minute read

2019 By the Numbers: The Missouri Chamber’s Year in Review

There is no doubt that 2019 will go down as a historic year for the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This was an incredible year of growth and success for our organization. We helped pass strong pro-business legislation. We launched new programs and educational seminars. Our membership grew and our organization’s finances became even stronger.

Then, on top of it all, we were named the 2019 State Chamber of the Year!  Below is a look at just some of the numbers that contributed to our success this year.

607 internships

Launched in January of 2019, Missouri Intern Connect now has 250+ internship seekers currently registered. Over the course of the year, there have been 607 internship openings posted on the site.

1,225 attendees

The Missouri Chamber hosted a broad array of educational seminars across Missouri in 2019 with 1,225 people attending. These included our first ever Women in Leadership Summit in Columbia on July 12. See our upcoming events for 2020.

12 bills passed
The 2019 Legislative Session was a year of progress for the business community. Thanks to our advocacy efforts, 12 bills were passed addressing items in our 2019 Legislative Agenda. See our 2020 Legislative Agenda.

22,000 lives covered
The Chamber Benefit Plan saw strong growth in 2019. The plan now covers more than 22,000 lives with significant growth expected once new plans take effect in January. Learn more about Chamber Benefit Plan health insurance. 

1,500 businesses insured
The Chamber Benefit Plan insures more than 1,500 small businesses in Missouri. Learn more about Chamber Benefit Plan health insurance. 

15.7% growth
The Missouri Chamber had a strong year financially in 2019 with our cash and investments growing by 15.7 percent during the fiscal year. Our membership numbers also continued to grow.

1.3 million impressions
The Missouri Chamber’s social media presence made a big impact in 2019. In addition to topping 1 million Twitter impressions for the first time, Missouri Chamber videos were viewed more than 120,000 times in 2019. Follow us on Twitter.

We are #1 - State Chamber of the Year

As the 2019 State Chamber of the Year, the Missouri Chamber is setting the bar in our industry. We could not have done this without the support from our members. It takes a team. Thank you!


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