Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce provides business assistance, networking opportunities, public relations and other services related to growth and development in the Kansas City region.

About

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce focuses on growing the region’s economy, advocating businesses’ interests in the public policy arena, increasing members’ visibility and connectivity and providing innovative programs and resources that help members grow their businesses. 

 

The following events and programs are available to members: 

  • Monthly small business after hours 
  • Annual small business celebration 
  • Diversity Business Connection – events connecting minority- and women-owned businesses to the resources that help them grow their businesses 
  • Contracting fairs 
  • BizTEAM grassroots advocacy initiative 
  • The Greater Kansas City Business monthly, a membership publication 
  • Monthly networking events, including business after hours, Morning Schmooze Coffee and face-to-face networking.
  • Annual innovation conference 

Learn more about the KC Chamber’s annual small business celebration. 

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Hispanic Business
  • Kansas Business Issues
  • Missouri Business Issues
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • LGBT Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight and Distribution
  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers

Import and Export Assistance

  • Import/Export Certification and Licensing
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing/Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Award Recognition

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast

Regulatory Compliance

  • International Regulatory Compliance

Training

  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Business Management Training
  • International Trade Training
  • Human Resources Training

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Workforce Incentives

Mentoring

  • Peer Mentoring

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
Contact Information
Vicky Kulikov
Address
30 W Pershing Rd
Suite 301
Kansas City, MO 64108