Fill up your coffee cup before heading to work and make some new connections. Held once a month at various member locations, Morning Brew is a popular, casual networking option for your business. Visit with other members of the business community while enjoying the hospitality of the sponsor business. To host a Morning Brew, contact the Chamber at 417.624.4150.
Keep the momentum going from a good day at work by making new connections at Business After Hours. Held once a month at various member locations, Business After Hours is a popular, casual networking option for your business. Visit with other members of the business community while enjoying the hospitality of the sponsored business. To host a Business After Hours, please contact the Chamber at 417.624.4150.
A quarterly breakfast gathers members for networking and the opportunity to hear about what’s happening in Joplin. Morning speakers have “one minute of fame” to highlight their business. To host or sponsor a Good Morning Joplin, contact the Chamber at 417.624.4150.
Need leads to help your business grow? Join one of three Leads Groups that meet twice a month to exchange business leads and community information. Leads Groups are open to business owners, professionals, salespeople, and managers. Each Leads Group is limited to one person per business category.
A series of informal monthly meetings hosted by various local businesses who actively sell products online. Participants share best practices and network with one another. Meetup locations vary, please check the Chamber calendar on the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce website.
Organized by the Chamber’s Professional Development Work Group, EdTalks are monthly educational series, which host local speakers who are experts in their fields. Topics cover a variety of subjects from networking and leadership to financial management and much more. For dates and locations, please visit the calendar section of the Chamber website.
Spend the evening celebrating all things Joplin as we acknowledge the achievements of businesses, educators, and community leaders.
The awards recognize the contributions of businesses to the local economy and to the overall progress of the Joplin area.
The purpose of the Golden Apple Awards Program is to recognize excellence in the teaching profession and to inform the public of the exceptional quality of instruction in the Joplin community.
An annual showcase of area businesses to the regional community featuring a business-to-business and business-to-consumer day. This has been a sold-out event every year with an attendance of thousands over the two-day period and is touted as the premier business-to-business networking event.
e-Commerce Meetups are monthly get-togethers held on the second Thursday every month. Local retailers and e-retailers share knowledge, tips, and best practices.
Economic Growth Tour is an annual behind-the-scenes tour of Joplin. The tour is open to local and state elected government officials, business leaders, representatives of public and private schools, media, and other interested community leaders. As the Joplin region continues to transform and grow, it is important for key decision makers to meet the innovators, entrepreneurs, and cultural enterprises that are attracting new talent and businesses to our city.
An annual update with our Senators and State Legislators to keep members informed about what is happening in Jefferson City.
A mixture of recreation and networking with great food and prizes make this one of the Chamber’s leading fundraising activities of the year.
October is manufacturing month. Executed at the local level and supported by thousands of manufacturers nationwide, this is a collaborative effort to change people’s perceptions about today’s manufacturing environment and draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide.
The Joplin Regional Innovation and Technology Summit brings together innovative thinkers and business leaders who leverage technology to overcome barriers and propel business and community toward the future.