Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce

The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce serves the Cape Girardeau, Missouri, area and its businesses as the principle advocate in fostering economic progress, vitalizing jobs and improving the quality of life.


The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading business and community development organization in the area. Incorporated as a not-for-profit membership organization, we spend 100% of our time on issues of economic development and community betterment. Our work results in a better quality of life for the area we serve.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Small Business Policy
  • Missouri Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Operations and Logistics

  • Health and Safety Training

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization
  • Economic Forecast
  • Site Location Assistance

Tax Services

  • State Tax Credit Information


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development
  • Health and Safety Training

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
Contact Information
John Mehner
220 North Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(573) 335-4686