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Leadership Lessons from Salvatore Giunta

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore “Sal” Giunta was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2010. U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore "Sal" Giunta was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2010.On Thursday, November 29, the ...

Why Boise is the "IT" Place to Be: A Recap of the 2018 City-to-City Visit

By Jonathan Long Director of Community Advancement Earlier this month, 59 Wichita leaders and influencers ventured to Boise, Idaho to find out what has made the City of the Trees the country’s new “IT” place to live, work and play. ...

From Airplanes to Zumba, Exposure 2018 Had it All!

More than 220 businesses and organizations shared their products and services with 1,759 attendees at the Chamber’s annual trade show, Exposure, that was held on Sept. 27 at Century II. The numbers were up for both attendees (1,759) and ...

Chamber receives award for Diversity & Inclusion work

In 2017, Diversity and Inclusion became one of the Chamber’s Strategic Priorities. Since then, the organization’s volunteer and staff leadership has led the way in championing the competitive advantage of having a diverse and inclusive ...

New Connections, Great Prizes & Good Eats at Exposure on Sept. 27

If you’re looking for more reasons to attend Exposure on Thursday, Sept. 27, then look no further. In addition to making connections to grow your network, trade show attendees can enter to win the incredible prizes listed below. And ...

Open Streets ICT: A Dunkin' Good Time

By Tram NgoEver wanted to dunk the Mayor, Police Chief or a City Council Member or two? Well we've lined up your opportunity at Open Streets ICT on Sunday, Sept. 23."What is Open Streets ICT?" you might be asking. Open Streets ICT is a FREE (we all ...

Fun on the Exposure Show Floor

Stacy Ward Lattin (owner of Hopping Gnome Brewing) and Natasha Gandhi (owner of The Kitchen) are teaming up to offer a Bite & Sip experience at Exposure. Three weeks from today, Century II’s Expo Hall will become the place to be in the ...

Google Small Business Trainer in Wichita on Sept. 27

Register for three free sessions today! People in Wichita are looking for your company's products and services. Participating in our Exposure trade show event is one way to boost your brand awareness. But your potential customers are also looking ...

Winners of the 3rd Annual Photo Contest Named

There were 250 entries in the 2018 contest.Your Wichita flag was photographed in 30 states in the U.S.A. and in 25 different countries around the world during the third annual #wichitaflagsummertravelcontest. There were 250 entries using the hashtag ...

Thirty-one Selected for 2018 Leadership Wichita Class

Thirty-one citizens from the Wichita region have been selected to participate in the 2018 Leadership Wichita class, an immersive leadership experience presented by the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. This class will join the more than 1,000 ...

Member Minute with Retreat to Joy

Connie Porazka of Retreat to Joy110 S. Main, Ste. 101 | 316-650-3761retreattojoy.comFacebook | Twitter | LinkedIn Connie Porazka is a pioneer in the field of Mindfulness and says Wichita is on its way to becoming noted for its growing mindful ...

7 Ways to Celebrate Wichita's Birthday

The 148th anniversary of Wichita's incorporation is this Saturday, July 21. We encourage everyone to find a way to celebrate our city and have offered several recommendations below. Tell us how you're celebrating on Twitter by using ...

Member Minute with the Rudd Foundation

Peter Najera is the President of the Rudd Foundation.If you're on social media in the Wichita area, you immediately noticed when Peter Najera, President of the Rudd Foundation, came to town late last year to lead the organization. He's been actively ...

Member Minute with LightSpeed VT Midwest

229 E. William St., Ste. 410, Wichita, KS | 316-771-5050lightspeedvtmidwest.comFacebook: LightSpeed VT MidwestLinkedIn: LightSpeed VT Midwest LightSpeed VT Midwest President Steve HullIf you've ever sat through a dull training video, then you'll ...

Project Wichita Continues to Next Phase

By Bill WoodPartner, Foulston & Siefkin2018 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce Bill Wood leads the Chamber Board as Chairman in 2018.Project Wichita is a community engagement process that is being utilized ...

Member Minute with the Alzheimer's Association

1820 E. Douglas | 316-267-7333Follow on Facebook, Twitter & Instagramalz.org/cwkansas/ Fe Vorderlandwehr is the Executive Director of the local chapter of the Association, which serves 68 counties in Kansas.Did you know that Alzheimer’s is ...

Purple Goldfish authors coming to Wichita

Authors and customer experience leaders Evan Carroll and David Rendall will be speaking in Wichita on June 21. Their three-hour workshop is titled “Think Outside the Bowl: Creating a World-Class Experience to Drive Customer Loyalty and ...

More #ILoveWichita Events and Promotions in 2018

2018 Chamber Chairman Bill Wood threw out the first pitch at the June 6 Wichita Wingnuts game and modeled the Wichita flag jerseys the team will wear on June 9.The #ilovewichita movement has been making some measurable progress since it was ...

Gaulding Promoted to Accountant

Peter Gaulding has been promoted to Accountant.The Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce has promoted Peter Gaulding to Accountant effective June 1. Peter joined the Chamber two years ago in a part-time accounting clerk role to perform billing ...

Is the Wichita Flag Copyrighted?

Both the Chamber and the City of Wichita frequently field questions about the legal and design rights surrounding the Wichita flag. The simple answer is this: the Wichita flag is not copyrighted and never will be. The City of Wichita proudly uses ...

Last Day to Nominate Innovators, Challenge Seekers and Continual Learners

Still mulling over who to nominate for our 2018 Leadership Wichita class? Three program graduates offer some insight into the qualities they look for when submitting nominations. Submit your nomination today on the Chamber's website. Coleen ...

2018 Small Business Award Winners Announced Today

Watermark Books & Café and Allmetal Recycling, LLC are the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Small Businesses of the Year. The Chamber made the announcement at today's award luncheon held at the Hyatt Regency Wichita.Award ...

Member Minute with The McGinty Machine Co.

222 N. Hydraulic – Wichita, KS 67214 – (316) 269-3344mcgintymachine.com | Facebook and Twitter: @mcgintymachineThe McGinty Machine Company, Inc. was recently honored as a Lockheed Martin Aeronautics 2017 Elite Supplier. The company ...

Help Shape Our Region with a Leadership Wichita Nomination

We asked three area leaders why they have consistently nominated candidates for the Chamber's Leadership Wichita program. They shared their responses in the Chamber Update that published in today's Wichita Eagle. We're also sharing them here to ...

Member Minute with Dandelion Wine Design

Facebook and Instagram @dandelionwinedesign – 316-308-0803Jan Sattler is the creative talent behind many of the Chamber’s most popular graphic design projects. She's developed numerous invitations as well as the Chamber’s ...

2018 Leadership Wichita Nominations Underway

Nominations opened this week for the 2018 Leadership Wichita program and will close on May 25. Managed by the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Wichita provides an immersive experience every year for 30 area achievers. The program ...

Internships Make an Impact

By Emma Meyer, Chamber Intern Emma Meyer is a senior at Valley Center High School and plans to attend KSU in the fall to pursue a marketing degree. Follow @vchsinterns on Twitter to see posts about Emma's experience and the work of other Valley ...

Frontier Airlines Announces Nonstop Wichita/Denver Service

As Wichita carries on its Air Capital legacy into the next generation, local leaders in both the public and private sectors are strategically focusing resources to grow businesses and attract talent to our region. Ease of travel and low-cost airfare ...

Member Minute with Connie’s Mexico Café

2227 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67219 | 316-832-9636Facebook: Connie’s Mexico CaféInstagram: @conniesmexicoOne of Wichita’s oldest and most-loved Mexican restaurants, Connie’s Mexico Café is celebrating 55 years in ...

Member Minute with The Arcade

139 N. Mead, Wichita, KS 67202 | 316-844-0010 | thearcadewichita.comFacebook: @thearcadewichita | Twitter & Instagram: @arcadewichita Owners Michael Jensen and Derek Sorrells have brought a new and unique entertainment option to downtown ...
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