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on Oct 23, 2018 / by admin
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. ...
on May 23, 2018 / by Angie Prather
on May 09, 2018 / by admin
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 ...
on Mar 20, 2018 / by Angie Prather
Everyone was a hoopster during Tourney Week. The Wichita Thunder's mascot, TDog, scored big time with this winning image.Wichita celebrated March Madness in style last week as the community hosted the first and second rounds of the NCAA Men’s ...
on Mar 09, 2018 / by Angie Prather
on Aug 23, 2017 / by Angie Prather
Our congratulations to the nine companies from Wichita that were recently named to the 2017 Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list. Five of them are Chamber members.Two of the companies have won the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year award ...
on Jul 31, 2017 / by Gary Plummer
Gary Plummer is the President and CEO of the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce.The numbers tell an impressive story. The non-profit arts and culture sector in Wichita is a significant contributor to the local economy, generating $94.7 million in ...
on Apr 07, 2017 / by Gary Plummer
on Feb 20, 2017 / by Gary Plummer
Today I testified in Topeka before legislators in support of S.B. 174 concerning higher education. The bill authorizes the affiliation of Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) with Wichita State University (WSU). Gary Plummer is the President & ...
on Dec 02, 2016 / by Angie Prather
on Nov 22, 2016 / by Angie Prather
on Nov 16, 2016 / by admin
on Sep 26, 2016 / by admin
on Aug 31, 2016 / by admin
This letter to the editor was published in today's Wichita Eagle. It was submitted by Jack Pulley, Chairman of the Friends of McConnell and Pat Gallagher, Military Liaison for the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce. Today McConnell Air Force Base ...
on Jun 16, 2016 / by Gary Plummer
Gary Plummer is the President & CEO of the Wichita Metro Chamber of CommerceCongratulations to the Wichita City Council for approving a new Voluntary Off-site Storm Water Quality Best Management Practice (BMP) Program at their June 10th meeting. ...
on May 26, 2016 / by Angie Prather
Kansas Secretary of Commerce Antonio Soavo met Wichita City Council member Lavonta Williams during the Chamber reception held yesterday.Yesterday the Chamber cohosted an after-work reception with the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Kansas ...
on May 24, 2016 / by Gary Plummer
Cargill Vice President Brian Sikes announced at a news conference today that Cargill will remain in Wichita.The Chamber was honored to host today's news conference about Cargill's decision to continue to be a vital part of our business community. ...
on Feb 23, 2016 / by Angie Prather
on Jan 14, 2016 / by Angie Prather
on Nov 10, 2015 / by Angie Prather
The Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC) is promoting Wichita’s exceptional workforce and world-class aviation supply chain November 17-19 during the 2015 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Convention in ...
on Jun 05, 2015 / by Courtney Sendall
Visit Wichita has launched a regional advertising campaign inviting viewers to spend their weekend in Wichita. You can see the 30-second commercials via the links below. Visit Wichita Leisure Video #1 Visit Wichita Leisure Video #2 Visit Wichita ...
on May 14, 2015 / by Angie Prather
Discussion about County funding for the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC), Exploration Place and the Sedgwick County Zoo took place at yesterday’s May 13 Commission meeting. Each of these three organizations currently has ...
on May 07, 2015 / by admin
Discussion about County funding for all three are expected to be on the agenda for the Sedgwick County Commission meeting next Wednesday, May 13. Commissioners have proposed reviewing the multi-year funding agreements the County has with the ...
on Apr 10, 2015 / by admin
From partnering on the Blueprint for Regional Economic Growth (BREG) and the Wichita-South Central Kansas Export Plan, to helping secure Figeac-Aero North America's expansion in Wichita, the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition (GWEDC) has ...
on Apr 02, 2015 / by admin
on Mar 25, 2015 / by Angie Prather
Wichita State University (WSU) announced this week that Airbus has signed a letter of intent to locate a major engineering center on WSU's new Innovation Campus. Around 400 Airbus employees will move from their current location in downtown Wichita ...
on Mar 13, 2015 / by Angie Prather
Almost twenty-eight percent of the Wichita-area economy is export dependent. And many businesses in the South Central Kansas region would like to increase the number of products and services they export.The long-awaited Wichita-South Central Kansas ...
on Nov 13, 2014 / by Gary Plummer
on Oct 30, 2014 / by admin
on Oct 29, 2014 / by admin
Wichitans are voting on the City's proposed sales tax on November 4. The initiative includes community oversight of the funds collected from the sales tax. Chamber members are encouraged to learn more about the Citizens Oversight Committee and to ...