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Growing business through community. And community through business.

As a major force in our community's economic prosperity and outstanding lifestyle, The Kirkwood – Des Peres Area Chamber strives to keep programs current and responsive to the demands of the modern business climate. For nearly 75 years in our continuously evolving marketplace, the Chamber has been the channel that links businesses, organizations, and residents together with innovative programs that strengthen the area’s long-term economic vitality, business success, job creation, and quality of life. By being a partner to our businesses, we work to connect, promote, and support our members with opportunities to grow and prosper.

The Chamber’s dynamic and diverse member companies and organizations recognize the value of working together to accomplish what no single member could hope to achieve individually. Tapping into our members' collective vision, resources, and energy, the Chamber provides the leadership and resources to achieve a thriving and balanced economy that enhances the quality of living and working in the area.

For nearly 500 businesses and over 1,100 member representatives in Kirkwood, Des Peres, Warson Woods, Glendale, and Oakland, the Chamber develops and advocates for innovative and smart policies related to economic development, transportation, and inclusion while strategically connecting leaders and policy makers to strengthen the region’s competitiveness.

The Chamber also provides development programs, seminars, and networking events to serve members through all career stages, enabling you to develop yourself or your team while making a positive community impact.

The Kirkwood – Des Peres Area Chamber makes connections count. Whether it is connecting you to jobs and the region, connecting businesses to new talent, or connecting individuals across industries and backgrounds, the Chamber has the role and resources that drive community.

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