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2014 Wichita Business Exposure { Sept. 25 }
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Committee Opportunities

Contacts Clubs
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.

Chamber Champions on Member Relations 
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 quarterly to discuss upcoming events and for networking. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Nicole Robinson.

Chamber Champions on Member Retention
Meets monthly and assists Chamber staff by contacting current members and gain commitment on continued Chamber membership renewal. 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.

EXPOsure Committee
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 Holly Landon.

Government Relations Committee
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.

Visioneering Environmental Sustainability Alliance (VESA)
An alliance of community leaders that serve as a resource, catalyst, and advocate for environmental, economic, and social sustainability in the areas of transportation, energy efficiency, water quality, air quality, solid waste, and built environments. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Renee Anderson.

Visioneering Health Alliance
The Alliance convenes, catalyzes and collaborates to support programs, strategies and evaluation efforts that influence policy, environment, and systems for the health of all individuals in the Wichita MSA. As a community health improvement planning group, it seeks to achieve measureable outcomes for five health priorities: mental health, oral health, obesity and diabetes, access and health disparities. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Renee Anderson.

Visioneering Mentoring Alliance
An alliance of educators, business leaders, and community members with the goal of recruiting caring adults as mentors for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Renee Anderson.
 

Visioneering Older Adult Alliance
An alliance of educators, service providers, and community members focused on protecting and improving the quality of life of older adults by promoting their strengths as workers, educators, mentors and keepers of the region’s collective history. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Renee Anderson.

Visioneering Technology Alliance
An alliance comprised of technology sector employers, professionals, and post-secondary education providers focused on developing the technology industry in South Central Kansas as well as its related workforce. If you are interested in joining this committee, please contact Renee Anderson.

 

Connect with Peers

Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW)
YPW has created Action Teams charged with implementing specific goals and strategies as designated by the YPW Board of Trustees. They are the creative force behind events, services and programs. Each team meets monthly, or as needed. YPW requires a separate membership. If you are a current Chamber member, the dues are $50 per person. For Non-Chamber members, the cost is $150 per person. If you are interested in becoming involved with YPW, please contact Suzy Finn.

Spouse Career Network 
Spouse Career Network connects Chamber member spouses’ resumes with local employment opportunities and is FREE for both spouses and employers looking to hire. If you are interested in becoming involved with the Spouse Career Network, contact Jan Baggett.

 

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Sponsorships
With such a wide variety of Chamber sponsorships, it couldn’t be easier to get exposure for your business! Sponsor an event, a committee or program and you will quickly be on your way to establishing solid name recognition for your business. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tracy Iles.

Advertising
Create even more awareness about your business and place an ad in our printed newsletter, Synergy, or the online newsletter, eSynergy. Banner ads on the Chamber website are also a great tool for creating name recognition.
If you are interested in advertising opportunities, please contact Courtney Sendall.  

Section Highlights:
  • A national study reveals that membership in a local chamber of commerce can boost a business' image among consumers, as well as among other businesses.
  • Check out the Members Only section under Membership Login for valuable member-to-member discounts.
  • When consumers are told that a business is a Chamber member, that business experiences a 51% increase in its awareness and a 57% increase in its local reputation.
Kresta Dundas
Manager - Membership Development
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316.268.1115
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