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2016 Annual Meeting { Thursday, December 1 }
Featuring Daymond John
 Presented by INTRUST Bank
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Welcome to Wichita!

Not only has Wichita been named an All-American City four times since 1962, it also ranked among the top 32 cities nationally for quality of life. In fact, Money magazine recently named the Wichita community a Top 10 Best Place to live (right above New York City). These rankings communicate affordability, short and easy commutes to work and a high level of public safety for your family - attributes you simply can't find in most metro areas. Wichita's diverse business community truly prizes and encourages entrepreneurship and innovation - values confirmed by companies like Pizza Hut and Coleman Companies, which got their start right here in the middle of the heartland.


#ILoveWichita and the Wichita flag

A resurgence of Wichita pride has overtaken ICT, and at the center of the movement is the Wichita flag and #ILoveWichita. Although the flag was adopted in 1937, it has only recently grown in mainstream popularity. The flag, along with a grassroots #ILoveWichita campaign, has steadily gained momentum over the last year and a half. There are currently more than 2,300 posts on Instagram alone using the hashtags, each providing an authentic look into what makes Wichita unique.

The picture below is from a billboard campaign that began running in June 2016 using images from social media that have been posted using #ILoveWichita. 

Visit ILoveWichita.org for more information.


Wichita Videos

Video credit: Tallgrass Film Association with visiting director Mark Covino. This video was the product of Project Nano, a 2015 Tallgrass Film Association filmmaking workshop.


See more Wichita videos here.


Wichita Playlist

The Chamber has put together a playlist of music that all relates to Wichita. Check out our YouTube channel for more videos about Wichita.

Section Highlights:
  • Wichita is ranked No. 10  for best cities for new college grads in 2016.
  • Wichita boasts an average commute time of 18.7 minutes.
  • The median sales price for an existing single-family home in the Wichita metro area was $127,000 in the first quarter of 2016 according to the National Association of Realtors.
  • Wichita is home to 40 museums and galleries.