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Kansas City Region

Missouri Unveils Plans for New Workforce Development Training Initiative

The Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development recently announced plans to support job training opportunities through the Workforce Training Initiative. The departments ... Read More

Video: Welcome to Riverside Horizons Business Park

Located in western Missouri, on the outskirts of Missouri’s second largest city, Kansas City – home to half a million people – the Riverside Horizons Business Park is an 800 acre ... Read More

Show Me Recovery Brings New Opportunities, Investment to Missouri

Earlier this year, Missouri rolled out the “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan. It outlined the state’s strategy to safely reopen economic and social activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Missouri ... Read More

Video: Welcome to SouthPointe Business Park

Located in western Missouri, on the outskirts of Missouri’s second largest city, Kansas City – home to half a million people – the SouthPointe Business Park is an 67 acre certified ... Read More

Missouri Celebrates IT Professionals Day; Continues to Grow Tech Workforce

Today is IT Professionals Day – a day dedicated to honoring the men and women we rely on to keep us connected. Missouri’s tech workforce includes thousands of the top IT ... Read More

Missouri Announces Statewide Apprenticeship Matching Service

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently announced the start of a new statewide apprenticeship matching service that helps employers ... Read More

Missouri Governor Officially Declares September 2020 Workforce Development Month

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has officially declared September 2020 Workforce Development Month to promote higher education and job training programs across the state. In an official proclamation, Governor Parson said “Missouri ... Read More

UPS Invests in Missouri As Ecommerce Industry Continues to Boom

When it comes to selecting a site for your business to grow and invest, location is one of the most important factors. In Missouri, you can send your goods or products ... Read More

Missouri’s Unemployment Rate Drops – Economic Recovery in Full Swing

Unemployment numbers released this month show that Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan is working. The state’s unemployment rate is more than 3% lower than the federal unemployment rate of 10.2% ... Read More

Missouri Company Develops COVID-19 Test That Delivers Results In 48 Hours

Health innovation company Viracor Eurofins announced that its Kansas City, Missouri, lab has developed a new testing method that reduces the price per person for a COVID-19 test and delivers results ... Read More