Missouri - Making.Growing.Moving


Missouri’s strengths are only getting stronger as the state builds momentum, reduces red tape, encourages entrepreneurs and builds a better workforce — all for the benefit of business in the Show Me State.

Momentum in Missouri
It’s amazing what a difference three days can make.
Agtech Central
Led by St. Louis, Missouri is boosting its profile as a hub of innovation.
Wall Street on the Mississippi
St. Louis for sure, but Kansas City and other Missouri metros are financial centers too.
Innovation Central
Innovation districts across the state are inspiring the next generation of new ideas and technologies.
Business Climate Innovators
Missouri’s elected leadership and economic development team are not content with high rankings.
How to Build a Better Business Climate
Dixon: Cut red tape, streamline regulations, lower taxes, fund innovation and train workers.
Show Me the Tax Cuts
Missouri slashes business tax rates to improve its competitive position.
Incentives Make Expanding in Missouri Easier
Competitive programs, low taxes, give the Show Me State an edge.
Taking Flight
Propelled by a vibrant workforce of engineers, advanced manufacturing soars
Faurecia Joins KC Auto Corridor
The Kansas City automotive corridor has grown even larger when Faurecia announced it would build a $60-million plant in Blue Springs.
Core Values at the Country's Core
Missouri’s southwestern corner is the nation’s reman capital.
How Springfield Became the Stainless Steel Capital of the U.S.
Springfield sparkles with more than two dozen companies supplying everything that’s made of stainless steel.
Bull's Eye
Markets, prowess and multimodal options are among the reasons distribution operations cluster in the nation’s center.
New Generation
What does it mean to grow the energy sector?
Feast of Plenty
Missouri is a food production powerhouse
Hale & Hearty
Missouri’s bioscience and health innovation companies are leading the way to life saving research and scientific advancements.
Innovation City
St. Louis is a Global Leader in Bioscience, Agtech and Innovation.
Putting Down Roots
Regardless of which stage of life Missourians may find themselves, the state has something for everyone.
A Step Ahead, A Step Above
High school students earn science degrees and employment in half the time through the Missouri Innovation Campus.
Show Me the Skills
Missouri’s workers are highly skilled and dedicated to the job.
Town & Gown Fuels Columbia's Mission
When you are the host city to the state’s flagship university, employers tend to pay close attention to your labor pool.
Coming Up Roses in Southeast Missouri
Cape Girardeau came to be known as The City of Roses when a popular 9-mile stretch of road through town was once lined with dozens of rose bushes.
Hannibal - America's Hometown — Kirksville - Smartest City in Rural America
They don’t call Kirksville the “Smartest City in Rural America” without reason.
Kansas City - Where Talent Wants to Go
Kansas City is not just the largest city in Missouri; it’s one of the most vital economic hubs in the center of the country.
Jefferson City - America’s Most Beautiful Small Town
Rand McNally reports that Jefferson City, the capital of Missouri, holds the title of America’s Most Beautiful Small Town.
Poplar Bluff - Thriving Central Location
Nestled in the foothills of the Ozarks in Southeast Missouri, half way between St. Louis and Memphis, Tennessee, lies the town of Poplar Bluff.
Joplin - A Portrait in Resilience
Joplin is more than back. It is better than ever.
Sedalia and Warrensburg Offer Central Perks
Missouri’s prime location doesn’t get more convenient for businesses looking to grow in the Midwest.
St. Joseph - Corner of Industry
The St. Joseph region in the Northwest corner of the state doesn’t do mediocre.
St. Louis - Center of Business
St. Louis is a powerhouse of business activity in the state.
Taney County - Music to Business Ears
While tourism is the region’s bread and butter, its business acumen should not be underestimated. 
Springfield - Room to Grow
The third largest city in the Show-Me State, Springfield is a tried-and-true location for companies looking to locate in the Show Me State.
Creating the Talent of Tomorrow Today
Missouri’s four-year universities are educating and training the workforce of tomorrow.
Engineering Marvels
To find top engineering talent in the Show-Me State, all one needs to do is look around.
Field of Study
Southeast Missouri State University is growing business, opportunity and collaboration.
A Leader in Medical Research
Washington University in  St. Louis is committed to strengthening scientific knowledge.
A Public Affairs Leader in the Heart of America
The university was named among the best in the Midwest by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.
21st Century College, 21st Century City
University of Missouri – Kansas City is educating the workforce of tomorrow in one of America’s smartest cities.
University of Missouri – Columbia is a leader in athletics, research and more.

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