Who We Are
The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce is the dedicated champion for you, our more than 1,700 business members. The Chamber’s volunteer leadership and staff exercise a daily responsibility to marshal the organization’s resources to advance a competitive business environment that gives you a distinct advantage in achieving your business objectives.
Below you will find seven critical strategic priorities, along with specific bulleted goals, that your Chamber will be advancing to transform our metro area in 2013.
Create a Better Business Environment Through Advocacy
Strengthen the Kansas business environment by offering a tax and regulatory climate that responds to the competitive realities of global competition for jobs/talent and advances a strong quality of place for current and prospective Kansans.
Elect Pro-Business Candidates
Identify, support, and engage private and elected leaders capable of building and implementing a comprehensive vision/plan to strengthen our existing businesses and foster the growth of diverse and complimentary new businesses.
Strengthen Our Quality of Life Profile
Create and advance a community which is economomically competitive, education rich, artful, and amenity-based in order to attract and retain highly skilled and knowledgeable workers in all demographics and to replace our aging workforce.
Help Businesses Invest Here
Continually assess the assets and value propositions of our competition and the effect on our existing businesses who are being courted by other metros and states. Educate stakeholders, address the critical success factors that will enhance business/prospect opportunities for successful growth in our region, and enhance our economic investment growth policies to reflect a more competitive environment.
Help Small Businesses Prosper
Aid our membership through education, business connections, visibility, and provision of relevant resources.
Promote the Chamber and Businesses that Build Wichita
Create a dynamic Chamber brand and enhance the image and reach of the Chamber and its affiliates.
Solidify our Future Workforce
Partner with the educational community, business community leaders, training providers, and other stakeholders to ensure a highly skilled, literate and productive workforce.
Year-End Performance Reports
Check out the Chamber's performance updates reporting on our accomplishments in areas including economic development, government relations, community advancement, business leadership, member services, and Visioneering Wichita.
Martin K. EbyDondlinger & Sons Construction CompanyLegacy BankCase New HollandJohnson Controls – YorkConco, IncStar LumberWescon ProductsHouse of SchwanBKD, LLPIMA Financial GroupSullivan Higdon & SinkMeritrust Credit UnionHutton Construction
Allen Gibbs & HoulikBeechcraft CorporationBlack Hills EnergyBombardier LearjetCapitol Federal Savings BankCommerce BankEquity BankFoulston SiefkinGrant ThorntonHutton Construction CorporationKansas Gas ServiceMeritrust Credit UnionProfessional Engineering ConsultantsSullivan Higdon & SinkWal-Mart Stores Inc. - EastWestar EnergyWichita Eagle