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Annual Meeting with Charles Koch { November 2 }
With guests Scarborough & Brzezinski
 Hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe
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Annual Meeting

The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and Wichita Educational Foundation
are pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting program as

Community Partners

Wichita State University, Visit Wichita, and the Greater Wichita Partnership


About the Event

The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and Wichita Educational Foundation have announced that Wichita native Charles Koch will be the featured guest speaker at the Chamber Annual Meeting on Monday, November 2, 2015. Koch is the Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, Inc., a position he has held since 1967.

We're also please to announce that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski from MSNBC’s Morning Joe program will join Mr. Koch on stage for a time of Q & A about his most recent book, Good Profit, How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies. Published by Crown Business, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, Mr. Koch’s book is scheduled for release on October 13. More information can be found at goodprofitbook.comPre-order your signed copy of the book from Watermark Books here.

2015 Chamber Chairman Jon Rosell says that the chance for business leaders to hear directly from Koch is a rare opportunity. Rosell said, “Charles Koch has built Koch Industries into one of the largest and most successful companies in the world. We look forward to hearing him elaborate on his value-added business philosophies and practices.”

Gary Plummer, President and CEO of the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, said, “Our 2015 Annual Meeting promises to be one of the most unique events we've presented in quite some time, and we’re looking forward to hearing from a globally recognized business leader.”

An added feature of this year's event includes the broadcast of the Morning Joe program live from Wichita the following day. More details on this will be forthcoming. 

Bios - Koch, Scarborough and Brzezinski
Video Announcement - Charles Koch as speaker
Video Announcement - Moderators Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski
News Release
 - Charles Koch as speaker
News Release - Moderators Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

Agenda and Reservations

Dinner will be held in Century II Exhibition Hall. Program will take place in Century II Convention Hall immediately following dinner.

No audio/video recording or photography are allowed.

6:30-7:30 p.m.    Dinner in Exhibition Hall. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.
7:40-9:30 p.m.    Program in Convention Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Ticket Pricing
Corporate table sponsorship (8 seats): $1200
Individual ticket for dinner and program: $115
Program only, general seating: $55
Program only, balcony seating: $35

Tickets will be mailed three weeks prior to the event. Registrations received after October 9 may be picked up at the Chamber office or at Century II Convention Hall the night of November 2.



Thank you to our sponsors!


Premier Sponsors
Ernst & Young LLC
Fidelity Bank
High Touch Technologies
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.
Meritrust Credit Union
Murfin, Inc.
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

Platinum Sponsors
Airbus Americas Engineering, Inc.
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Black Hills Energy
Cargill Meat Solutions
Cox Business
Davis-Moore Automotive, Inc.
Grant Thornton LLP
House of Schwan, Inc.
Howard + Helmer Architecture
Hyatt Regency Wichita
RCB Bank
Stinson Leonard Street, LLP
Westar Energy
Wilson Building Maintenance

Print Sponsor
Envision, Inc.

Gold Sponsors
Berry Companies
Emprise Bank
GLMV Architecture
Hutton Construction Corporation
Occidental Management, Inc.
Professional Engineering Consultants, P.A.

Dessert Sponsor
Klenda Austerman LLC, Attorneys at Law
TCK - The Trust Company of Kansas

Dinner Wine Sponsor
Eby Construction Co.
K•Coe Isom
Rose Hill Bank

Silver Sponsors
Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L. C.
Foulston Siefkin
Golden Plains Credit Union
Hartman Oil
IMA, Inc.
Kansas Gas Services
Koch Industries, Inc.
Sullivan Higdon & Sink


 For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Angie Elliott at 316-268-1129 or aelliott@wichitachamber.org.

Corporate Table Sponsors

Alex Ammar; Alltite, Inc.; APAC-Kansas,Inc.,Shears, Wichita Branch; ARSI; AT&T; Bank of the West; Bank SNB; Berry Companies; Birds Eye Holdings, LLC; BKD, LLP; Building Controls and Services; Butler Community College; CBIZ MHM, LLC; Central Power Systems & Services; Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Inc.; Citizens Bank of Kansas; CNH Industrial; Clifton Square Shopping Village; Commerce Bank; Conco Construction; Cornejo & Sons Inc.; Cornejo Companies; Cox Machine, Inc.; Cranmer Grass Farming Inc.; Deloitte; Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.; Dillon Stores; Eby Construction Co.; Emprise Bank; FamHost; Fee Insurance Group; Friends University; GLMV Architecture; Fidelity Bank; Great Plains Ventures Inc.; Hartman Oil Co., Inc.; Heartspring; Helen Galloway; Hinkle Law Firm, LLC; House of Schwan, Inc.; ICI Insurance; Insurance Resources LLC/Air Capital Insurance LLC; INTRUST Bank; iSi Environmental Services; Jack DeBoer; Jon Rosell; JR Custom Metal Products, Inc.; Kansas Beer Wholesalers Assoc., Inc.; Kansas Policy Institute; Kansas Truck Equipment Co., Inc.; Kansas Turnpike Authority; KSNW – Channel 3; Krehbiel Architecture; Lampton Welding Supply Co. Inc.; Lario Enterprises, LLC; Legacy Bank; Legend Senior Living, LLC; Margaret Dechant; Martin Pringle Law Firm; McCormick Armstrong; Medical Society of Sedgwick County; Midwest Single Source, Inc.; Morgan Stanley Wealth Management; P.B. Hoidale Co., Inc.; Pearson Construction, LLC; Petrich Benefit Plan Services, Inc.; Premier Food Service, Inc.; Realtors of South Central Kansas; River City Brewing Co.; Simmons Bank; Skyward Credit Union; Slawson Real Estate Company; Southwest National Bank; Stan Miller; Star Lumber & Supply Co. Inc.; Sunflower Broadcasting/KWCH/KSCW; Sunrise Oilfield Supply, Inc.; Surency Life and Health Insurance Co.; The Bradbury Co. Inc.; The Carnahan Group; The Martens Companies; The Martin Eby Family;  The McGinty Machine Company, Inc.; The Plaid Giraffe; The Print Source Inc.; Triplett, Woolf & Garretson, LLC; Visit Wichita; Watkins & Schneider Consulting LLC; Wichita Area Technical College; Wichita Federal Credit Union; Wichita Public Schools; Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas; Yingling Aviation

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