Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) announced today that David W. Kemper, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., will make a presentation to members of the CFA Society of St. Louis on October 26, 2011. This presentation to analysts will include a review of the economy and the banking industry, as well as an update on Commerce Bancshares, Inc. The presentation will be available via www.commercebank.com/about. About Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), is a $20.6 billion regional bank holding company. For more than 140 years, its subsidiary, Commerce Bank has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce Bank provides a diversified line of financial services, including business and personal banking, wealth management, financial planning, and investments through its affiliated companies. Commerce Bank operates in more than 360 retail locations in the Central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry. Commerce Bancshares also has operating subsidiaries involved in mortgage banking, leasing, credit-related insurance, venture capital and real estate activities.