Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Independence Chamber of Commerce, 210 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050


    • Thursday, February 07, 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • Friday, February 08, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Washington, Missouri
    • 16
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    Join us for our annual Leadership Exchange trip as we travel to Washington, Missouri to look at one of the nation's top Main Street communities. 

    Thursday, February 7th

    7:30 am - Bus Departs Independence -19400 E. Valley View Parkway, Midwest Public Risk Lot  

    11:00 am - Arrive Washington MO

    11:15 - Welcome by Mayor Sandy Lucy

    11:30 pm - Working lunch at Jesuit Hall Downtown

    • Overview of Washington – Demographics and Economy
    • Washington Parks and Recreation
    • Washington Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Events and Partnerships
    • Economic Development Programs and Incentives
    • Tourism Industry – Life as the Heart of Wine Country
    • Downtown Washington, Inc.

    2:45 pm - Break/Load Bus at Jesuit Hall (to be verified)

    2:45 pm-3:45 pm - Driving Tour of Washington

    3:45 pm – Explore Downtown – Downtown bucks donated by Downtown, Inc.

    5:00 pm - Check into hotel: Best Western Plus Hotel, 2621 E 5th Street Washington, Missouri 63090 636-390-887

    6:00 pm Bus leaves for Downtown Washington for Dinner (on your own)

    8:30 pm Bus returns to hotel from downtown Washington


    Friday, February 8th 

    7:30 am - Group breakfast in Hotel (provided by hotel)

    8:30 am - Board bus at  Best Western travel to Downtown Washington, Inc. office.

    8:45 am -  Let’s Work Together – driving / walking tour of projects completed in cooperation with Downtown, Inc, The City,  The Chamber, and service organizations.

    10:00 am – Travel to Four Rivers Career Center

    • Presentation from Washington CAPS Students
    • Tour of the Confluence Room – Presentation on Pathways Program

    11:10 am - Group debriefing/Takeaways/Strategies to take home

    11:30 am – Leave Washington

    Noon: Lunch on Your own at the Hermann Wurst Haus

    1:30pm - Bus leaves for Independence

    4:30 pm  - Arrive in Independence, Midwest Public Risk, 19400 E. Valley View Parkway, Independence, MO 64055

Past events

Thursday, December 13, 2018 Holiday Party at the Bingham Waggoner Estate

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To support the economic growth of Independence through the creation of new employment opportunities and the attraction of private capital investment.

CONTACT US

info@inedc.biz
816.252.5777
210 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050

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