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Small Business Awards Luncheon / Engage & Ignite Small Business Conference

Date: May 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hyatt Regency Wichita
400 West Waterman Street
Wichita, KS 67202
Contact: Angie Elliott


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The 4th Annual Engage & Ignite Small Business conference features six morning sessions specifically selected to address small business needs. Join us for a unique opportunity to engage with and learn from fellow small businesses. The 15th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon will recognize nine Finalists and announce the 2019 Award recipients. We encourage you to maximize your value and attend both the conference and the lunch.

Registration is for two sessions. Once registered, you will receive a link to select your topic choice for each time slot.

9:00-9:45am session options
10:15-11:00am session options

$15 - Conference only
$50 - Combined Conference & Awards Luncheon (Chamber Members)

9:00 – 9:45 AM Breakout Sessions
- Dan Shurtz | Intentional Culture - Exceptional Results: How to Leverage Culture to Maximize Your Potential
- Terri Rice | No Sales. No Company. Always Forward.
- Andrew Gough | The Pursuit of Better: Tipping the Scale

10:15– 11:00 AM Breakout Sessions
- Brandon Gaide | Thirsty Cows: A Business Case for Putting People First
- Derek Sorrells | Niche Businesses That Aren't: Building and Growing a Mainstream Business in a Niche Sized City
- Ginger Coyle, Jamie Martin & David Ochs | Loving the Way You Work: Transforming your Workspace for Tomorrow

Join us to celebrate the nine Award Finalists and hear who is named 2019 Small Businesses of the Year in each of three Tiers based on employee size. Tier One (1-5 FTE) | Tier Two (6-20 FTE) | Tier Three (21-100 FTE).

Keynote Speaker: Josh Oeding, President & CEO of e2e Accelerator

11:15 AM                               Registration & networking
11:30 AM                               Lunch is served
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM              Awards program

$40 – Luncheon Only (Chamber Members)
$50 – Combined Conference & Awards Luncheon (Chamber Members)
$50 – Luncheon Only (General Admission)
$400 – Corporate Table Sponsorship (reserved table of eight & promotional benefits)

Thank you to the following Small Business Awards sponsors:

Co-Presenting Sponsors
Allmetal Recycling

Occidental Management

Engage & Ignite and SBA Ceremony Host Sponsor
Hyatt Regency Wichita

Engage & Ignite Presenting Sponsor
Legacy Bank

Video Sponsor
Malibu Creative, LLC

Keynote Speaker Sponsor
Meritrust Credit Union

rint Sponsor
The Print Source

Gold Sponsors
Cox Business
Emprise Bank

The Wichita Eagle

Luncheon Sponsors
ComfortCare Homes
Watermark Books and Café


Registrants of Chamber events agree to allow the Chamber and its official photographer to photograph them in the context of the event. Footage captured by the official Chamber photographer may be posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials.

Refund Policy:
The Chamber’s policy is to require payment in advance for admission to all Chamber events due to commitments to our vendors. If you cannot attend, we welcome substitutions, so please send an alternate from your company. Unless otherwise stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for an event registration you are unable to attend is two business days before the event. Chamber event reservations not kept, or cancelled less than two business days prior to the event, will not be eligible for a refund, and will be billed if they have not yet been paid. Please call 316-265-7771 with any questions regarding the cancellation policy.
Overpayments: The Chamber does not issue refunds for advance payment or overpayment of membership dues, sponsorship commitments or registration fees. The amount of overpayment will be applied as a credit to the member’s account for use toward future invoices if cancelled within 14 days of payment.

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