Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), a registered bank holding company offering a full line of banking services, announced that the company's annual meeting of shareholders will be available by webcast. Commerce Bancshares, Inc.'s annual shareholder meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at The Ritz Carlton – St. Louis, 100 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton, MO 63105. Shareholders and investors may access the live webcast by going to Commerce’s website at http://www.commercebank.com/about/investor-relations/. The webcast will be available five minutes prior to the meeting. The presentation will be archived and available for one year following the shareholders meeting. About Commerce Bank Commerce Bank, is a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), a $20.5 billion regional bank holding company. For more than 140 years, 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, and private equity and real estate activities. For additional information, please visit www.commercebank.com.