The primary service of the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is to create OPPORTUNITY for it’s members.
opportunity n. - a good chance or occasion, as to advance oneself.
New Business Contacts
The Chamber creates opportunities for people to meet, network and do business. Some ways to make contacts include:
Monthly Membership Lunches featuring a different speaker each month on topics that are important to business.
Monthly Networking Breakfasts...Good Morning SKC offers a great way to promote your business and network with other chamber members to meet new contacts.
Business After Hours held periodically throughout the year. Features great food, networking and prizes.
Annual events such as the Annual Dinner, Golf Tournament, 9-Chamber Mega Office Party, Ultimate Networking, Chamber Day at the Kansas Speedway.
Monthly Legislative Breakfasts in partnership with the Grandview Chamber of Commerce. These breakfasts feature presentations on various legislative topics and offer an opportunity to meet elected officials.
The Chamber receives hundreds of requests each year for goods and services to be purchased in our area. We refer Chamber members to visitors, newcomers, businesses and residents over the phone and by mailing out our Chamber Membership Directory.
The Chamber works closely with local, state, county and federal government officials to represent business interests. We have the contacts and influence to accomplish collectively what one business cannot do alone.
Publicity & Exposure
The Chamber promotes your organization to the public and business community in several ways:
Free Listing on the Chamber’s Web Site is a way for your business to gain a presence on the world wide web.
Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings and Open Houses are provided for new or expanding businesses at no cost.
The Business Buzz is a e-mail newsletter sent out to all members each month with short articles about upcoming events, issues facing businesses and good news stories about members.
Chamber Membership Directory is an annual publication that contains two free listings of your business; by name and business type. Printed at the beginning of each year, this publication is distributed to every Chamber member as well as new residents, visitors and businesses. Low-cost display ads are also available for purchase.
Sponsorships for events such as the Annual Dinner, Golf Tournament, Monthly Luncheons, or Government Affairs Breakfasts give members an opportunity to showcase their businesses and products to other members.
The Chamber is dedicated to improving your abilities to achieve success in your business or professional life. The Leadership South Kansas City (LSKC) program is a great way to meet the business and community leaders in Kansas City and learn about all facets of the community. You will learn what makes a great leader by watching some of Kansas City’s greatest in action!
The Chamber serves as a central source of information for members who are seeking community and business demographics, lists, contacts and other resources.
ChamberCHOICE Health Insurance Program
This partnership between the Chamber and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City allows you to get big business benefits for your small business health insurance needs.