Jackson Chamber of Commerce named Chamber of the Year by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Jackson Chamber of Commerce was named 2017 Chamber of the Year by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Jackson Chamber Director Brian Gerau received the award during the Missouri Business Awards at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Nov. 16, 2017.
“The Jackson Chamber of Commerce is a driver of economic growth in the Southeast Missouri region,” said Dan Mehan, Missouri Chamber president and CEO. “From explosive membership growth to innovative and collaborative approaches to meet Jackson’s workforce needs, the Jackson Chamber of Commerce is helping grow jobs in Missouri and is setting the standard in the chamber business.”
The Jackson Chamber’s membership statistics show the strength of this organization:
- Membership has grown by 91 percent since 2008.
- Retention of current members has been at 90 percent since 2008.
- Participation in sponsorship has grown by 190 percent since 2008.
- Attendance at Chamber events has increased by 350 percent since 2008.
The Jackson Chamber of Commerce is a strong ally of the Missouri Chamber and is a member of the Missouri Chamber Federation.