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Published on July 22nd, 2017 | by Blogger Local

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Top Kansas City Area of Chambers of Commerce

If you are a business owner, looking for new ways to network and grow, then a smart move is to join your local Chamber of Commerce. These organizations regularly host networking events, workshops, fundraisers and other activities with the end goal of helping local business owners connect with one another.  And just like Blogger Local, your Kansas City area chambers of commerce are big time advocates of small business.

Here you can learn about the top 15 Chambers of Commerce in the Kansas City area and find out about some of the ways they can help your business.

If you know of other Kansas City area Chambers of Commerce that should be added to this list, please tell us in the comment section at the bottom of this page.

Top Kansas City Area Chambers of Commerce

Overland Park, Kansas Chamber of Commerce

With more than 800 members in the Overland Park area, the mission of this organization is to improve OP’s business environment, as well as the quality of life in the community. This chamber is one of the less than one percent of the chambers around the nation to have a Five Star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Tracey Osbourne and her team have done an incredible job with the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce. In addition to offering several member benefits, the Chamber also works to enhance the economic vitality with the Economic Development Council and supports young talent with the Young Professionals program.

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
9001 West 110th Street
Building 29 in Corporate Woods
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
(913) 491-3600
http://opchamber.org

 

Olathe Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1921, the Olathe Chamber is now made up of over 1,300 businesses. Led by Tim McKee, this chamber offers a strong platform to help big and small companies grow their business, cultivate new ideas, build partnerships and even collaborate for the common good of the community. Joining this chamber allows members to gain access to philanthropic causes, governmental affairs, networking events, leadership development activities and volunteer opportunities.

Olathe Chamber of Commerce
18001 West 106 St., Suite 160
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 764-1050
http://www.olathe.org

 

Leawood Chamber

Led by President & CEO Kevin Jeffries, the Leawood Chamber allows you to connect with over 500 businesses and non-profit members throughout the area.  There are over 100 networking events hosted annually by this Chamber, and you gain benefits such as local resources, access to important business leaders, a larger referral network and brand recognition. According to one business owner member, “The Chamber is ideal for lasting business connections and meaningful relationships. It really is the best Chamber in the Metro.”

Leawood Chamber
13451 Briar, Suite 201
Leawood, KS 66209
(913) 498-1514
http://leawoodchamber.org

 

North Johnson County Chamber of Commerce

The North Johnson County Chamber of Commerce currently has 350 members and communicates with over 1300 businesses in the area each week. With many businesses being more than 50 years old, this is a community rich in history and tradition. Joining this Chamber, led by President and CEO Deb Settle, allows old and new businesses to achieve strong economic success and provides services for the cities of Westwood Hills, Westwood, Roeland Park, Prairie Village, North Overland Park, Mission Woods, Mission Hills, Mission, Merriam and Fairway.

North Johnson County Chamber of Commerce
5800 Foxridge Drive, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
(913) 262-2141
http://www.nejcchamber.com

 

Lee’s Summit Chamber

Since 1946, the Lee’s Summit Chamber has been providing the opportunity for local business owners and organizations to network and collaborate through planned activities and other efforts. The Chamber’s community support and networking events – from a team lead by President Tim Arbeiter –  are well-planned and provide the opportunity for businesses to learn about one another. In fact, one Chamber member had this to say about a recent networking event, “I’ve never been part of a Chamber group that is so supportive and willing to get the word out about your business. I am honored to be a part of this great organization.”

Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce
220 SE Main
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
(816) 524-2424
https://www.lschamber.com

 

KCK Chamber

The ultimate goal of the members of the KCK Chamber is to utilize the power of local business owners to better the community and economy of this area. This Chamber, led by President Daniel Silva, has a long history, starting in 1898 and growing to what it is today. The simple feedback from one local member says a lot about this Chamber and the efforts it is making in the community, “Empowering the Community.” Regular networking events are hosted ensuring companies and organizations have ample opportunities to help their business and others.

KCK Chamber of Commerce
727 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 371-3070
http://www.kckchamber.com

 

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Formed in 1998, The Asian American Chamber of Commerce, located in Kansas City, is a non-profit organization with the goal to improve the economic opportunities available for Asian American owned businesses by providing advocacy, networking opportunities and education. When businesses join this Chamber, led by President Swati Yelmar,  they have the opportunity to become USPAACC certified.

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce
8645 College Boulevard, Suite 110
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 338-0774
https://www.asianchamberkc.com

 

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City

Founded in 1977 by 25 Hispanic business leaders, the organization had the goal of creating a business network that provided the Hispanic business community with strength and cohesion while promoting development and economic growth of members. The organization, led by the popular and charismatic Carlos Gomez, is dedicated to providing Hispanic business owners the resources and education necessary to continue growing and thriving in the community.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City
107 W 10th St
Kansas City, Missouri
(816) 472-6767
http://hccgkc.com

 

KC Chamber

Joining the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is likely a great investment for most Kansas City area businesses. When you join, you are going to be joining a group of successful business leaders – led by President and CEO Joe Reardon – from all industries throughout the area that are dedicated to helping make the Greater Kansas City area an amazing place to live. The event calendar for members is full of opportunities to network, learn how to grow your business and other events that help individual business owners, and the community as a whole. Currently, the Chamber is made up of over 2,200 businesses with 300,000 employees across more than 13 counties!

KC Chamber
30 West Pershing Road, Suite 301
Kansas City, MO 64108-2423
(816) 221-2424
https://www.kcchamber.com

 

South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Originally established in 1931, this Chamber serves an area of more than 60 square miles in the southern portion of Kansas City. Members of this Chamber –  led by President Vickie Wolgast – include large companies with thousands of employees, to small businesses with just two employees. The chamber provides members with several opportunities to help enhance their network and have an impact on bettering the economics of the area. With the southern part of Kansas City growing quickly, now is the time to join the Chamber to reap the benefits it offers.

South KC Chamber of Commerce
406 E. Bannister Road, Suite F
Kansas City, MO 64131-3028
(816) 761-7660
http://www.southkcchamber.com

 

Parkville Missouri Area Chamber of Commerce

In the beginning, this Chamber was referred to as The Downtown Merchants Association for the decade of the 1980s. It was the main organization responsible for handling public relations, festivals and promotions in the area. In 1993, more than two-thirds of the area downtown was victim to a flood, which is when the Main Street Parkville Association was formed to help with the recovery process. The Chamber joined these organizations to help business owners grown and succeed. This Chamber, led by President Lisa Hatcher,  is always working to make the community a better place.

Parkville Missouri Area Chamber of Commerce
8878 NW 63rd St
Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 587-2700
http://www.parkvillechamber.com

 

Independence Chamber

With a membership of more than 450 small businesses and professional people, this Chamber – led by President and CEO Hap Graff –  is dedicated to making the Independence area a better place to live, work and play. According to one business owner and member, “The Chamber is a critical partner for the City to make Independence a location where residents and businesses are able to prosper.” With a history of community involvement, the event calendar is packed with opportunities for businesses to grow and impact the community in positive ways.

Independence Chamber
210 W Truman Rd
Independence, Missouri
(816) 252-4745
http://www.ichamber.biz

 

Lenexa Chamber of Commerce

Due to the excellence in activities of this Chamber, led by President Blake Schreck and his team,  it is one of the most highly recognized ones in the entire area. It has received a number of awards and recognitions throughout the years and is dedicated to supporting businesses and organizations in developing and growing to new levels of success. Chamber membership is available to business owners and individuals owning non-profit organizations.

Lenexa Chamber of Commerce
11180 Lackman Rd.
Lenexa, KS 66219
(913) 888-1414
http://www.lenexa.org

 

Shawnee Chamber of Commerce

The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce is recognized as an Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This Chamber, led by President and CEO Linda Leeper,  currently represents more than 650 businesses and provides each one with cutting edge services and products designed to help and make Shawnee a better place to live and do business. According to one member, “This is an amazing and supportive group! The Shawnee Chamber is like a family.”

Shawnee Chamber of Commerce
15100 West 67th Street, Suite 202
Shawnee, KS 66217-9344
(913) 631-6545
https://www.shawneekschamber.com

 

Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce

The goal of the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce – led by  Lara Vermillion – is to develop, promote and facilitate an extremely strong economic environment where the business community is able to prosper and grow. A recent business owner and member had this to say about the services provided, “I can’t find a word to adequately describe the amazing services I received – my company can’t thank them enough for all the things they have done.”

Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce
1000 West Main Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 229-8558
http://www.bluespringschamber.com

 


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