To provide leadership that builds a business community of excellence.
The Independence Chamber of Commerce will be the premier business organization in Eastern Jackson County where public and private interests collaborate and are empowered.
The Independence Chamber of Commerce represents a partnership of more than 460 member businesses and professionals committed to making a difference in the Independence community.
The Independence Chamber of Commerce has deep roots in its community. Organized in 1920, the Chamber is a not-for-profit, business organization dedicated to promoting the economic growth of Independence. It elects a 22-member board of directors that determines policies and sets goals. The board employs a president who hires a professional staff to handle the daily Chamber operations. The Independence Chamber of Commerce’s goals and yearly planned program of work are accomplished through the collective efforts of the board, staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers.
The Independence Chamber of Commerce consists of a talented, dedicated, and innovative team that vary in skills, but share the common goal of shaping Independence into a place where business and community thrive. Click "Chamber Staff" above to meet the gifted gang.