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Monteferrante says this unique experience will impact your life

Michael Monteferrante and Sal Giunta We’re only a few weeks away from the Chamber’s November 29 Annual Meeting featuring Medal of Honor Recipient, former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Sal Giunta. Michael Monteferrante is the incoming ...

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 ...

Renewing Wichita’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Barry Schwan 2016 Chamber ChairmanBy Barry SchwanOwner, House of Schwan, Inc.2016 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Wichita Metro Chamber of CommerceIf you’ve followed the work of Wichita native and economic analyst James Chung, ...

Daymond John Energizing Entrepreneurship on December 1

By Barry Schwan2016 Chairman of the Chamber Board of DirectorsOwner, House of Schwan, Inc.Accelerating entrepreneurship and economic opportunities across our region is imperative to accomplishing the Chamber’s mission and vision. If ...

Morning Joe program headed to WSU campus Nov. 3

In what has been a year of firsts for the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting event, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will co-host their daily Morning Joe program from Wichita on Tuesday, November 3 from 5 to 8 a.m. (CST). ...

Chamber welcomes MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

Follow Joe Scarborough on Twitter @JoeNBCThe Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce has secured Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski from MSNBC’s Morning Joe program to interview Koch Industries Chairman and CEO Charles Koch on stage as part of the ...

2015 Annual Meeting Speaker Announced

by Jon Rosell, 2015 Chamber ChairmanEvery year the Chamber strives to make the Annual Meeting a memorable and informative occasion. I'm very pleased that our 2015 Annual Meeting promises to be one of the most unique events we've presented in quite ...

Dr. Condoleezza Rice inspires Wichita crowd at Chamber Annual Meeting

Last week’s Annual Meeting kicked off with 2014 Board Chairman Wayne Chambers passing the gavel to 2015 Chairman Jon Rosell and ended with Dr. Condoleezza Rice answering questions submitted by the public. A crowd of 3,000 people were in ...

Dr. Condoleezza Rice Speaking on December 4 at Annual Meeting

Dr. Condoleezza RiceBy Wayne ChambersBy now our Chamber members have received a digital announcement that our 2014 Annual Meeting speaker is Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the 66th Secretary of State of the United States. Her resume and international ...

This is My Town

Last night nearly 1,000 area business leaders had the opportunity to hear the Chairman and CEO of Gallup, Jim Clifton, share his thoughts about how to stimulate job growth. Mr. Clifton’s presentation was part of the Chamber’s Annual ...

CliffsNotes on Clifton: Part Two

Best Take-Aways from “The Coming Jobs War” – Part TwoEvery strategy about everything Wichita does has to relate to small-business creation and acceleration. As promised, here are some of the best take-aways from chapters seven ...

CliffsNotes on Clifton: Part One

Best Take-Aways from "The Coming Jobs War" - Part OneAs I mentioned in last week’s blog post, the Chamber has distributed over 300 copies of Gallup CEO and Chairman Jim Clifton’s book, The Coming Jobs War, to area leaders.The 225-page ...

The Coming Jobs War – Book Review

Jim Clifton’s book, The Coming Jobs War, initially came to my attention when some of my Chamber colleagues around the country started discussing his research and approach to job creation. His message was resonating with communities that ...

GLOBAL INSIGHT. LOCAL ACTION.

The op ed piece in the September 29 edition of The Wichita Eagle, Local action needed in global jobs war, by Wichita Metro Chamber Chair Debbie Gann, couldn’t have been timelier. The front-page story of the same edition, Layoffs leave Wichita ...
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