Dunham’s Sports Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening July 8 New Sporting Goods Store Opens in Flinthills Mall    EMPORIA, KAN., June 28 – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Dunham’s Sports on Friday, July 8, at 8:45 a.m. Dunham’s Sports is located at 1632 Industrial Road in Emporia, at … Read more

Upcoming Ribbon Cutting: Midland Care’s PACE Center

EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Midland Care’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Center on Thursday, June 23, at 4:00 p.m. The PACE Center is located at 1632 Industrial Road in Emporia, at the Flinthills Mall. Chamber member Midland Care will hold an … Read more

Final Legislative Dialogue This Session

EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce Government Matters Committee, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, will host the final Legislative Dialogue for this session on Tuesday, June 14, at the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial Street, Emporia. Light refreshments will be available for an informal meet and mingle at 6:00 … Read more

Sherry Harrison Named Director of Ignite Emporia

EMPORIA, KAN. – The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Visit Emporia is pleased to announce that Sherry Harrison has been selected as the Director of Ignite Emporia. Sherry will continue the work of implementing a five-year Ignite Emporia strategic plan and its strategies of workforce development; housing development and revitalization; business retention; and community … Read more


Please take time to review the following information, which will help you determine whether your organization qualifies for the new Chamber Blue association healthcare plan (AHP) to be offered for Chamber members via Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas. Does the business have at least one full-time, W-2 employee who is not the business owner, … Read more

UNBOUND Specials!

Welcome, Gravel Riders & Fans! Support these fine Chamber member businesses while visiting our town! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Healing Hands LLC — 907 Commercial St. Open Memorial Day weekend & weekend of Unbound Special 30 min massage focused on legs and glutes ($25) — 1 hour massage ($50) — Walk-ins welcome Better to book ahead: 620-640-4843 or Facebook … Read more


Please fill out the form below to register to receive the Chamber Blue of Kansas Interest Survey, coming out in August 2022. Once the Interest Survey has been completed, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas will collect your employees’ names, dates of birth, genders, and zip codes. Your business does NOT need to be a … Read more

UNBOUND Schedule of Events

Following is a detailed break-out of UNBOUND Gravel events, to the best of our knowledge at this date and time. A hearty welcome to gravel riders, families, and fans! Thursday, June 2, 2022 9:00AM – 10:00 AM – Set up two tents, table (w/tablecloth) and 1-2 chariots. Also bring visitor guides and cycling notebooks. 2:00PM … Read more

Memorial Day Holiday Closing

The Trusler Business Center will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 30, 2022. We’ll reopen for business as usual on Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. Have a safe and pleasant holiday!  


One of Emporia’s biggest events is nearly upon us–UNBOUND Gravel 2022! With this awesome event comes the closure of some downtown streets. Here’s a handy guide to what’s closed and when: June 2-3 — All Things Gravel Expo Location: Parking lots in 600 & 700 blocks between Commercial St. & Mechanic St., and 7th & … Read more