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Annual Meeting

The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and Wichita Educational Foundation
are pleased to announce the

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.

2015 Chamber Chairman Jon Rosell says that the chance for business leaders to hear directly from Koch is a rare opportunity. Koch will answer questions about his newest business 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.com.

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.”

The evening will include a discussion between Koch and a nationally-known moderator, who will be announced at a later date.

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.”

Video Announcement
Official News Release

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.

Schedule
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.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

 

Premier Sponsors
EY
INTRUST Bank
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.
Meritrust Credit Union
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

Platinum Sponsors
Aetna
Bank of America
Black Hills Energy
Cargill Meat Solutions
Cox Business
Davis-Moore Automotive, Inc.
Grant Thornton LLP
Howard + Helmer Architecture
Hyatt Regency Wichita
RCB Bank
UCI
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.
Westar Energy

Dessert Sponsor
TCK - The Trust Company of Kansas

Dinner Wine Sponsor
K•Coe Isom
Rose Hill Bank

Silver Sponsors
Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L. C.
Foulston Siefkin
Golden Plains Credit Union
Grainger
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; APAC-Kansas,Inc.,Shears, Wichita Branch; AT&T; Birds Eye Holdings, LLC; BKD, LLP; Building Controls and Services; Butler Community College; CBIZ MHM, LLC; Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Inc.; CNH Industrial; Clifton Square Shopping Village; Commerce Bank; Conco Construction; Cornejo & Sons Inc.; Cox Machine, Inc.; Cranmer Grass Farming Inc.; Deloitte; Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.; Eby Construction Co.; Emprise Bank; FamHost; Fee Insurance Group; Friends University; GLMV Architecture; Fidelity Bank; Great Plains Ventures Inc.; Hartman Oil Co., Inc.; House of Schwan, Inc.; ICI Insurance; Insurance Resources LLC/Air Capital Insurance LLC; JR Custom Metal Products, Inc.; Kansas Beer Wholesalers Assoc., Inc.; Kansas Truck Equipment Co., Inc.; Kansas Turnpike Authority; Krehbiel Architecture; Lampton Welding Supply Co. Inc.; Legacy Bank; Legend Senior Living, LLC; Margaret Dechant; Martin Pringle Law Firm; McCormick Armstrong; Medical Society of Sedgwick County; Pearson Construction, LLC; Realtors of South Central Kansas; River City Brewing Co.; 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 Martens Companies; The Plaid Giraffe; The Print Source Inc.; Watkins & Schneider Consulting LLC; Wichita Area Technical College; Yingling Aviation

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