Career Management: Relationship Building

Career Management: Relationship Building Building relationships, networking, getting to know more people to grow your business.  Call it what you want; it is one of the main reasons many join the Chamber.  Brian Tracy, internationally known author specializing in training and development of individuals and organizations, states: “according to the laws of probabilities, the greater … Read more

Kyle Thompson is SOS Strong

Kyle Thompson is SOS Strong   Kyle Thompson explains why the SOS Strong Campaign is important to him:   When I was asked to join the SOS 10 Men Strong campaign I knew right away that the cause was important and something I wanted to be a part of. I was raised by great parents and … Read more

Are You a Leader? Yes, I Mean You!

Are You a Leader?  Yes, I mean YOU! By Vanda Stephens, Office Manager What a question to start this conversation off with, but hang here with me for a while. Our old friend Webster tells us Leadership is a noun, a position as a leader of a group, organization, etc.  Sorry Webster, but that is … Read more

7 Numbers You Should be Tracking in Your Digital Marketing

7 Numbers You Should be Tracking in Your Digital Marketing Digital marketing, or web marketing, and social media have a very low cost to entry but that doesn’t mean we should ignore tracking our investment and return. While ROI is not entirely possible when it comes to measuring the success of a relationship and loyalty, … Read more

Shop Local: 9 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Leadership Emporia

Leadership Emporia Now Accepting Applications                           The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) to create stronger, healthier, more prosperous communities. We know it is risky and challenging work. The mission of the KLC is to foster … Read more

5 Selfies You Need to Take for Your Business

5 Selfies You Need to Take for Your Business © Can Stock Photo Inc. / philipimage Selfies are no longer the domain of duck-faced teenaged girls. (That’s not an insult. It’s a description. Google it.) They’re gaining in popularity among adults and businesses too. Selfies are a way of showing customers and potential customers a … Read more

Your Membership Value

Since 1897, the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce has been working for all Emporia Area Businesses.  The Chamber is a nonprofit organization dedicated to being proactive in creating an environment for business and community success. We are the voice of Emporia’s business community representing nearly 550 members who employ over 9,110 people.  That represents over … Read more