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Annual Meeting

The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and Wichita Educational Foundation
are pleased to announce our 2016 Annual Meeting program as

About the Event

The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and Wichita Educational Foundation have announced that entrepreneur and star of ABC's Shark Tank Daymond John will be the featured guest speaker at the Chamber Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2016. An innovator, angel investor, television personality, author and motivational speaker, John is also a U.S. Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.

Known as "the people's Shark" on ABC's Emmy-winning Shark Tank series, he's developed a reputation for championing the underdogs on the show and helping them accelerate their business models to the next level. As part of the December 1 event, John will also be interacting on stage with local entrepreneurs.\

Daymond John Bio 
Official News Release
Blog Announcement

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.

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

Ticket Pricing
Corporate host sponsorship (8 seats): $1,200 
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 November 4 may be picked up at the Chamber office or at Century II Convention Hall the night of December 1.


Thank you to our sponsors!


 Premier Sponsors
Bank of America
Cox Business
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. 

Platinum Sponsors
Black Hills Energy
Grant Thornton LLP
High Touch Technologies
Hyatt Regency Wichita
Meritrust Credit Union
Wilson Building Maintenance Inc.

Print Sponsor
Envision, Inc.

Gold Sponsors
Berry Companies
Emprise Bank
GLMV Architecture
Hutton Construction Corporation
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.
Professional Engineering Consultants, P.A.
Westar Energy

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

Dinner Wine Sponsors
K•Coe Isom

For sponsorship information, please contact Rita Malinauskas at 316-265-7771.


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