Welcome the 36th Class of Leadership Emporia Academy

The Leadership Emporia Academy committee has reviewed all the applications for this year’s program and is pleased to announce the 36th Class of Leadership Emporia. This year’s class participants and their places of business are listed below.  Please congratulate these new class members and thank their employers when you see them at events, meetings, or … Read more

Emporia Chamber & League of Women Voters to Host Candidate Forum

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce Government Matters Committee and the League of Women Voters will host a candidate forum for the upcoming election on Tuesday, October 10, at 6 p.m., at the Flint Hills Technical College, 3301 W. 18th Ave., Emporia. The Candidate Forum will be for Emporia Public School Board of Education candidates:  … Read more

Michelle Margeson Named Director of Ignite Emporia

Ignite Emporia

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

Chamber Accepting Applications for 36th Class of Leadership Emporia Academy

Plans are being made for the 36th Class of Leadership Emporia Academy.  Applications are now available online at https://emporiakschamber.org/leadership-emporia-3/ and at the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial.  If you would like to nominate a candidate for the class, call the Chamber office with their name and address and request that an application be sent to … Read more

Emporia Chamber Announces Information on 2024 Chamber Blue Health Insurance Plan

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is once again partnering with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) and the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Kanas (CCEKS) to offer businesses access to health insurance savings associated with large group medical coverage. Chamber Blue of Kansas is an association health plan (AHP) that allows for … Read more

Industry Information You Can Use TODAY!

Contact the Kansas SBDC at (800) 949-7661 to get Industry Comparison Information, and tips on how to improve results. A sample “Restaurants” report is attached. All industries are available at http://ow.ly/xoDj50F0cgN Thanks to Emporia State University Small Business Development Center for this great resource!

2021 Emporia Fireworks Display

Fireworks will ignite the sky for Emporia’s annual patriotic celebration on Sunday, July 4, 2021, near the beautiful campus of Emporia State University. There is no rain/weather date this year. The best viewing area will be the seats in Welch Stadium. Tailgating will be allowed in the parking lots at Emporia State University. No alcoholic … Read more

PDGA Junior Worlds Coming to Emporia

Emporia, along with Dynamic Discs, will once again host the PDGA Junior Disc Golf World Championships. Approximately 300 players ages 8 – 18, along with their families, are expected at the event July 4 – 10. Emporia hosted the Junior Worlds in 2018 and 2019 and was on track to host the 2020 event until it was cancelled … Read more

Navrats Opens Sales Floor

Navrat’s Office Products has open their sales floor to the public and would love to see you.  Take advantage of this 40% off coupons until February 26, 2021