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Membership in the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce aligns your company with the region’s largest and most influential Chamber and immediately strengthens your ability to succeed.

A basic Chamber membership starts at $635. The KC Chamber has several membership packages that help businesses maximize and customize their Chamber investment to suit their individual company needs. Let our membership team assist you in creating a membership tailored to your business.

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REPRESENTING A TWO-STATE, 13-COUNTY METRO AREA

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For more than 130 years, the KC Chamber has proudly served Missouri and Kansas businesses of all types and sizes in this region.

No other business organization is as deeply rooted in what is happening in the two-state Kansas City area. And, no other business organization is as successful at bringing together the region’s decision makers and leaders who make things happen in greater Kansas City.

KC Chamber membership is an investment in your business, your brand, and the environment in which your business operates, connecting you to customers, decision-makers, and policy leaders who can help your business grow. And, your investment improves the business climate in the two-state metro area fostering growth and expansion of a vibrant economic climate that is good for everyone.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce?

Complete the membership information form on this web page, behind the Get Started button under Become A Member above.  Soon after your information form is received, our Strategic Partnerships team will contact you to finalize the details and complete the process.

Are membership dues tax deductible?

The KC Chamber is a registered 501 (c) (6) tax-exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Code. 85% of your membership dues are tax deductible.  To request a copy of the Chamber’s W-9 please e-mail Katie Vivas the Chamber’s Membership Director:  Vivas@kcchamber.com

What is the term length of KC Chamber membership?

Our membership runs for 12 months and begins as soon as your first year's investment is received.

What benefits and services do I get as a member of the KC Chamber?

Benefits can be customized to fit your specific needs. Some of our most popular benefits include: Leadership Development programs (Centurions, genKC), Community Impact (Big 5 Initiatives, Healthy KC) and Connections and Resources (Networking Events, Small business and Entrepreneur support, Executive Opportunities and Public Policy programming)

What kind of organizations join the KC Chamber?

All types. We are fortunate to represent the region's largest employers as well as many small local businesses. We also have many non-profits as members. Our benefits can be customized to fit the needs of all businesses.

What is the difference between the KC Chamber and other local Chambers?

More than any other business association in town, the KC Chamber is influencing large-scale change and growth across Greater Kansas City by addressing generational issues affecting all business. We are focused on growing our region's economy.

Who can be a member of the Chamber?

The KC Chamber does not have individual membership rates, but any organization may join. All employees of a member company may utilize their company's membership benefits. Member companies are given a unique login/password and each individual employee who wishes to participate may also request to set up their own login/password. If your company is a member and you would like to get involved, please contact Vicky Kulikov, kulikov@kcchamber.com

How can I find out if my company is already a member of the KC Chamber?

You can search for your company in our online membership directory here

Advocate for Area Businesses

Several active policy committees provide opportunities for chamber members to discuss and influence civic, social, and business initiatives that support community growth. The KC Chamber focuses on issues that impact the businesses in the KC region - in both Missouri and Kansas.

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It’s very difficult for any business, individually, to have the voice that we are afforded collectively through the KC Chamber. ~ Matthew Condon CEO, ARC Physical Therapy+; CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations

Small Business Celebration

The exposure your company gains from participating in the KC Chamber Small Business Celebration is a key benefit that includes showcasing your business at the Candidate Showcase event, making valuable connections with other local companies, and features in various other media outlets.

Developing Future Leaders

Through Chamber programs like genKC and the Centurions, the KC Chamber provides unmatched opportunities for the region’s young workforce members to get and stay connected, build their professional networks and engage in community improvement and leadership. Chamber members continually report that these programs help them recruit and retain young professionals in their companies.

World Trade Center KC

The KC Chamber is one of only three chambers in the U.S. to operate a licensed World Trade Center. The KC Chamber’s World Trade Center Kansas City (WTC-KC) connects the region’s businesses to the people, data, resources and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce.

Big 5 Initiatives

The KC Chamber is more than just connections and advocacy. In 2011, the KCChamber launched its Big 5 Initiatives, five key community improvement goals that it is putting its muscle behind and helping the collective region to achieve.

Questions?

If you have questions about Chamber membership, please email Brandon Krekel. For renewal inquiries, please email Vicky Kulikov or call (816) 374-5458.