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Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce named 2018 Chamber of the Year by Missouri Chamber

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The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce has been named the 2018 Chamber of the Year by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Chamber President Lara Vermillion will accept the award during the Missouri Business Awards in Kansas City on Nov. 15, 2018.

“The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce is a driver for economic growth in its region,” said Dan Mehan, Missouri Chamber president and CEO.  “From explosive membership growth to innovative and collaborative approaches to meet the region’s workforce needs, the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce is helping grow jobs in Missouri and is setting the standard in the chamber business.”

The Blue Spring Chamber’s strong membership statistics over the last decade show the strength of this organization:

  • Membership has grown by 113 members.
  • Retention of current members has steadily increased to 94 percent.
  • Participation in sponsorship has grown by 56 percent.
  • Attendance at chamber events has increased by 74 percent.

The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce is a strong ally of the Missouri Chamber and is a member of the Missouri Chamber Federation.

For more information about the Missouri Business Awards, visit mochamber.com/annual-meeting.

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