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REDI Partners with Local Organizations to Support Mid-Missouri Businesses

How partnerships with the Missouri Women’s Business Center and Supplier Diversity Program support startups. Since 1988, Regional Economic Development Inc. has enhanced the vitality of business and increased the number of quality, sustainable jobs in Mid-Missouri. One way REDI has helped create quality job opportunities is by working with community partners, such as the Missouri Read More »


MWBE Business Week and Expo

MWBE Business Week and Expo Feb. 22-26 The MWBE Business Week and Expo will be held Feb. 22-26, 2021. This is the fifth year for the Expo and it continues to grow. Due to COVID 19, this year’s event will be virtual, livestreamed via the Columbia REDI Facebook page. The schedule for this event is as follows: Monday Feb Read More »


Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with the following events and activities.   MWBE Business Week and Expo Feb. 22-26 The MWBE Business Week and Expo will be held Feb. 22-26, 2021. This is the fifth year for the Expo and it continues to grow. Due to COVID 19, this year’s event will be virtual, livestreamed via the Columbia REDI Facebook Read More »


MWBE Business Week and Expo Feb. 22-26

The MWBE Business Week and Expo will be held Feb. 22-26, 2021. This is the fifth year for the Expo and it continues to grow. Due to COVID 19, this year’s event will be virtual, livestreamed via the Columbia REDI Facebook page. The schedule for this event is as follows: Monday Feb 22: Kickoff Speakers and MWBE Support Services Webinars Tuesday Read More »


African American Heritage Trail Resources

Visit the REDI website for printable maps, links to videos, instructions for downloading the Trail phone app and more. View the resources at https://www.columbiaredi.com/african-american-heritage-trail/