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Your Chamber at Work - September 5, 2019

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO | NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKING – LINDA HALL LIBRARY | HIRING VETERANS IS GOOD BUSINESS – 2.0: DEVELOPING A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE FOR A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE | HEALTHY KC NETWORKING FORUM: DO YOU WORK IN A PSYCHOLOGICALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE? | THE 132ND ANNUAL DINNER Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - July 24, 2019

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KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO If you run into the KC Chamber’s David Pruente (and he does seem to be everywhere), congratulate him on being named one of the “40 Under 40” young executives honored at last week’s national chamber conference (the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, aka ACCE). Read Article
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CEOs Commit to Diversity & Inclusion at KC Chamber’s POWER of Diversity Breakfast

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Awards & Recognition · KC Chamber · Business Development · Diversity, Equity & Inclusion · Events

Kansas City, MO - Getting CEOS to commit to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace was the central theme of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s POWER of Diversity Breakfast, this past , Wednesday, July 24 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The POWER of Diversity is the region’s premier celebration of the Metro’s culturally diverse business community. The event recognizes diverse workforce members and corporations that have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I). Read Article
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Two KC Chamber Leaders Elected to Industry Board

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Joe Reardon and David Pruente to serve on Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Board; Pruente also receives national “40 Under 40” Award; and KC Chamber website given Grand Award for Communications Excellence Read Article
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KC Chamber Wins Top Award for Communications

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Awards & Recognition · KC Chamber

Kansas City (May 21, 2019) — The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has been named one of 10 Communications Excellence Grand Award winners by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), an Alexandria, Va.-based association that represents more than 8,000 chamber of commerce professionals, and 1,300 chambers of commerce, around the world. The chamber now qualifies to compete for the Best in Show award, which will be announced July 15 at the ACCE Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. Read Article
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Your chamber at Work - May 14, 2019

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KC Chamber · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO On June 18, KCMO voters will elect a new mayor and city council, but there’s another measure on the ballot that, if passed, would be detrimental to the city’s economic momentum. Question 1 would impose an arbitrary 50 percent cap on the city’s ad valorem tax incentive offerings for economic development. The Chamber Board of Directors has voted unanimously to oppose Question 1. Here’s why: Read Article
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KC Chamber Opposes Question 1 on June Ballot

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KC Chamber · Public Policy

The Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to oppose Question 1 on Kansas City, Missouri’s June 18 ballot. Question 1 would impose an arbitrary 50 percent cap on the city’s ad valorem tax incentive offerings for economic development. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - April 1, 2019

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Tomorrow represents a potential milestone for Kansas City’s workforce as voters go to the polls to decide whether to approve a 3/8ths cent sales tax for Pre-K for KCMO’s four-year-olds. The KC Chamber Board supports the measure and urges you to vote “yes” on Question 1 – Pre-K For KC. Read Article