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Chicken N Pickle

Member Spotlight: Chicken N Pickle

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Member News · Small Business Celebration · Business Awards

It began as an idea over cold beer and jerk chicken in the Grand Cayman Islands and evolved into a pickleball court in North Kansas City. Now, it’s a growing small business with multiple locations across the country. Chicken N Pickle is our latest Top 10 Small Business to step into the Member Spotlight. Read Article
Cherry

Member Spotlight: Cherry Sports Gear

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Member News · Small Business Celebration · Business Awards

As a former college athlete, Thalia Cherry knows the importance of quality sports related product. She purchased hundreds of sports-related products during her days as a multi-sport conference All-American. As an adult, she recognized the lack of options for women and women athletes that captured fashion, style, and comfort. Hence, the beginning of Cherry Sports Gear. Read Article
Amply Media

2020 Top 10 Profile: Amply Media

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Small Business Celebration · Business Awards

When it comes to creating content that gets noticed, KC-based Amply media knows what it takes. Founded in 2016, Amply currently operates more than 50 content websites, covering everything from entertainment to health to news to sports to cooking and even astrology, and then some. Their in-house team publishes more than 1,000 new pieces of content each month. All that content means a lot of eyes. Amply’s numbers are impressive.  Read Article
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2020 Small Business Celebration Candidates' Showcase Day 1 Fan Favorite: KJO Media

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Small Business Celebration

KJO Media is our first Honeywell Fan Favorite from the Small Business Celebration Virtual Candidates’ Showcase. Their presentation to the judges that day received the most votes from viewers watching online. This doesn’t affect the official judging for the Mr. K and specialty awards, but it does mean we get to learn more about KJO. Read Article
KC Chamber

Your Chamber at Work - August 24, 2020

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Small Business Celebration · Business Awards · Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Small Business Celebration | Education During COVID | The Business Case for Responsible Re-Entry | and more... Read Article
KC Chamber

KC Chamber’s Annual Small Business Celebration Kicks Off with a Virtual Candidates’ Showcase

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Small Business Celebration · Business Awards · Small Business

The show must go on – and it will be virtual! The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Small Business Celebration kicks off this week with the first ever Virtual Candidates’ Showcase. Thirty six candidates will give their presentation “Shark Tank-style" over a two-day virtual showcase, August 19, 2020 and August 20, 2020, 11 am – 1pm both days. They will compete for the coveted Small Business of the Year Award – also known as the Mr. K Award - and other specialty awards. Read Article
KC Chamber

Your Chamber at Work - February 24, 2020

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Small Business Celebration · KC Chamber · Diversity, Equity & Inclusion · Healthy KC · Economic Development · World Trade Center · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Good news for one of Kansas City’s major employers, now that a federal judge cleared the last major hurdle to the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. Though a few more approvals are necessary, T-Mobile says it expects to close on the deal as early as April 1. Read Article
KC Chamber

Nominations Open for Prestigious 2020 Small Business of the Year Award

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Small Business Celebration · Awards & Recognition · Business Awards · Business Development · Small Business

Nominations are now open for one of the biggest honors a small business can receive: The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Small Business of the Year, also known as the prestigious Mr. K Award. The nomination deadline is November 18, 2019.  Businesses can be nominated through this link. This honor is open to for-profit businesses headquartered in the Greater KC area that meet the following criteria: Read Article
2019 Small Business Celebration Award Winner - TREKK Design Group

TREKK Design Group, LLC Wins 2019 Small Business of the Year

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Small Business Celebration · Awards & Recognition · Business Awards · Business Development · Small Business

This is the 33rd annual Small Business Celebration. The Mr. K Award is given each year to the small business that best represents the three pillars of Ewing Kauffman’s success: sustainable growth, strong employee relations, and a commitment to giving back to the community. Read Article