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Your Chamber at Work - February 6, 2023

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO It’s a game-changer. When the new terminal at KCI opens February 28, Kansas City will have a new and welcoming front door to visitors when they come calling. And those of us here will enjoy a terminal vastly improved from the three-terminal configuration we’ve used for the last fifty years. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: February, 2023

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR Happy February from WTC-KC! We started the year strong by launching a new event series, “Talking Trade: Coffee & Networking.” For this inaugural event, we partnered with the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Shook, Hardy, & Bacon, L.L.P., to bring together a group of businesses and service providers. Our attendees shared successes and challenges in doing international business and shared tricks of the trade. Thank you to everyone who joined us at the event. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - January 30, 2023

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO THE CHIEFS ARE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL – AGAIN! The fourth time was the charm last night as the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20. Nice to have the Lamar Hunt trophy back at Arrowhead. And now it’s on to Phoenix! On another subject… As KC Chamber members, you’re very important to us. Because of your support, we can report that 2022 was a very good year. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - January 23, 2023

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Advocating for Kansas City’s business and community interests is an important part of the KC Chamber’s work.  We’re very pleased to see some of our priorities included in proposals from both Governor Parson and Governor Kelly. One of the issues we’re most concerned about is the lack of available quality childcare, which is keeping too many people out of the workforce. We’ve pushed solutions to the childcare crunch for years in both Missouri and Kansas and our advocacy is finally paying off. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - January 17, 2023

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO One of the most satisfying things for us at the KC Chamber is helping our small businesses grow. That’s the goal behind our new Heartland Export Accelerator (HEA), an eight-week program that is helping small businesses expand their business beyond the US market. HEA brings in subject matter experts to help business owners learn the ins and outs of global trade as well as build a strategic export plan to carry them forward. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: January, 2023

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR Happy New Year from World Trade Center – Kansas City! After an eventful and productive 2022, we look forward to starting the New Year strong. Take a look at some highlights from 2022, excerpted from our Annual Impact Report: Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - January 3, 2023

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Happy 2023! Here at the Chamber, we’re back in the office after a holiday break and excited for everything ahead in 2023. Today, we’re hitting the ground running with the official opening of Small Business Superstar submissions. Have a favorite coffee shop? Love your appliance repair people? Work with a great marketing agency? Swear by your stylist? Submit them here! Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - December 12, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Expect a second recession in mid-2023 (though this one will be milder) with a rebound beginning in 2024. That’s the prediction in the Chamber’s Economic Forecast for 2023 compiled by the Mid-America Regional Council’s Senior Research Director Frank Lenk. (Last Thursday, by the way, marked Frank’s 32nd year delivering the forecast. It was a sell-out crowd, with a full Board Room and another 65 tuning in via Zoom.) Read Article