The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization that supports and advances business and community interests, as well as the quality of life in Belleville and surrounding communities.
The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce was ranked the third largest Chamber in the Greater St. Louis Area according to the St. Louis Business Journal (2016). The list ranks chambers according to the most recent annual budget. The Chamber fell behind the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce ($2.28 million) and the St. Louis Regional Chamber ($9.5 million).
The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce currently runs on an annual budget of $675,000 with a membership of more than 550 businesses. The Chamber provides its members with an array of opportunities including but not limited to: networking, advertising, workshops, and committee. Members are able to take advantage of many of these opportunities free of charge or of minimal charge as they are included with membership dues.
An additional part of the Chamber’s outreach involves the Greater Belleville Community. The Chamber hosts several community events throughout the year including the Annual Belleville Chili Cook-off, Annual Junior Idol Contest, Back2School Fun Fair (formerly BackPACK to School Day), Annual Belleville Ale Fest.
The mission of the Chamber: “Advancing business. Supporting community.”