Message from the Director

    The Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to assist local businesses thrive and prosper in today’s and future economic environments while embracing our civic and cultural responsibility.

    The Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce has established fundamental goals to enhance community improvement, citizen engagement and pride. Our objective is to promote an enduring environment of shared opportunity for all.

    Two of our primary goals are tourism and economic development.  These two goals in many cases go hand in hand overlapping in purpose and success. 

    Economic Development – We recognize attracting major industries is not the only answer.  True and lasting economic development comes in all sizes and through multiple methods.   The Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce attempts to exploit all available resources to gain tangible and intangible benefits for Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce members and for overall community betterment.   We have the natural resources, infrastructure and collective will power to drive economic growth while still maintaining our business community’s present vitality and viability.  Existing business retention is the stepping stone to a successful economic future.

    Tourism – The Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce annually promotes and sponsors numerous events and attractions.  Working in partnership with city government, Main Street Ozark, the A&P Commission along with several civic organizations has proven very successful in many other visitor attracting events.   We are dedicated to support private enterprise investing their time and money to promote and attract visitors to our area.  

    The many events and opportunities would not be possible without our devoted membership.   We are sincerely grateful to the many volunteers willing to give of their time and expertise to achieve past successes and invite others to join this winning team.   United we stand on the threshold of a bright and shining future.