Meets bi-weekly over the lunch hour to exchange leads and referrals. Groups are comprised of non-competing Chamber member businesses. There is an application process, as well as attendance and participation guidelines that apply. If you are interested in joining a Contacts Club, please contact Kresta Dundas.
For Chamber members that have been active for a minimum of six (6) months and represents the Chamber at ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, grand openings and other Chamber member events. This group also meets monthly to discuss upcoming events and for networking. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Nicole Robinson.
Membership Campaign Volunteer
Identifies area businesses that would benefit from Chamber membership and sells memberships to those companies. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Kresta Dundas.
Meets to plan Wichita's largest business networking and expo event, which allow companies the opportunity to showcase their products and gain new customers. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Angie Elliott.
Golf Tournament Committee
Meets to plan the annual Chamber golf tournament. This group also executes the Chamber’s spring golf outing.
If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Rachel Douglass.
Government Relations Committee and Sub-Committees
Monitors federal actions that affect business. Monitors the activities of city and county governments. Serves as a liaison between local military organizations and the Chamber. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Barby Jobe.
- Air Services
Addresses issues related to maintaining and enhancing air service at the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport and updates members on current trends and issues that affect the air services industry. This is a coordinated effort with involvement and leadership from the business community in partnership with the airport authority.
- Business Development
Designed to improve the working relationships between local governments and local businesses, this committee discusses concerns relative to doing business with the City of Wichita and Sedgwick County. Local government sends key staff people to listen, observe and take back information to other staff to impact the development process and lessen regulations that impact business development.
- Environmental Resources
This committee focuses on a wide range of regulatory and legislative issues related to air emission, water use, waste management, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy rates. The primary focus of the committee is on state-level issues under consideration in Topeka, however, the committee also addresses related federal and local issues.
- Federal Affairs Policy
This committee meets to discuss legislation and policy that exists at the federal level that impacts the Wichita region, develops the Chamber’s annual federal policy agenda, and meets regularly with the area congressional delegation.
- Military Affairs
This committee provides civilian support to McConnell AFB and engages in every component of the military and veterans spectrum, with special attention paid to the well-being of veterans as a substantial component of the regional workforce.
- Transportation and Infrastructure
This committee discusses the policies and strategic investments that are necessary to modernize and strengthen our regional infrastructure systems, leverage our location, enhance our multi-modal capabilities, and facilitate the movement of goods and people within the region and around the world. The committee analyzes issues and advocates for infrastructure policies and projects that make efficient use of each dollar spent by government.