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 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

Emporia Shop Local on Small Business Saturday Nov 24th

Support your Local Small Businesses The Emporia Area Chamber Of Commerce is encouraging everyone to Shop Small on November 24th, for Small Business Saturday! Support your local Emporia businesses with your holiday shopping! By Shopping small we are Building Community through Business.  Here are a few reasons why it’s a beneficial idea to shop local … Read more

Step UP! Part 2

Hear from two of our Step UP! coaches in this video. To learn more about how Step UP! can help you, click here or call 342-1600 and ask for Jeanine. Step UP! Part 2 Video           

Chamber Recognizes Teacher Appreciation Week

Written by Jeanine McKenna, President & CEO This week we have been celebrating National Teacher’s Appreciation Week.  Emporia has the proud distinction to be the home of the National Teacher’s Hall of Fame. I am blessed to be on the Board of Trustees for the National Teachers Hall of Fame.  The mission of the Hall … Read more