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Your Chamber at Work - May 16, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Kansas City has always been a city that’s grown by trade. It’s been significant since the Chamber was founded in 1887. At that time, trade was focused to the southwest and Mexico. Arthur Stillwell founded Kansas City Southern Railway that same year, with a vision of eventually expanding into Mexico. That vision eventually bore fruit in the 1990’s, so that today, KCS operates along 3300 miles of track in Mexico and the Panama Canal Railway. Stillwell’s vision is finally complete. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: April, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR April was a full month at the WTC-KC! On April 7, we were honored to host the Ambassador from Paraguay, His Excellency Jose Antonio dos Santos and Counselor Sebastian Ortiz, head of the Trade and Economic Affairs’ Office in the Embassy of Paraguay to the United States for a business roundtable. Attendees learned about the leading industries in Paraguay as well as both Paraguay’s existing trade relationship with Paraguay and its goals for strengthening that relationship. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - April 11, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO We need your opinion! We’re asking your thoughts on the qualities and priorities the next Kansas City, Missouri Chief of Police should have. The current chief is retiring, and the Board of Police Commissioners has begun the process to select the city’s next top law enforcement officer. We’re conducting an online survey (here’s the link) and we hope you’ll participate. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - April 4, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO We’re looking for employers who are looking for good workers. On April 15, the Chamber’s Welcoming KC is holding a job fair for refugees and immigrants. It’s a win-win situation: you get highly motivated and dedicated employees while helping people who’ve come to the United States begin their path to the American dream. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: March, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR It seems that spring has finally arrived in Kansas City! And like the season, things at the WTC-KC are starting to heat up. On March 17, we were honored to host the Consul General of Brazil in Chicago, Mr. Benoni Belli, for a virtual business roundtable. Mr. Belli encouraged U.S. companies looking to do business in Brazil to entertain the ag-tech and biosciences and renewable energies markets, as they are emerging in the country. In answering questions, Mr. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - March 28, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO The Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri, has begun the search for a new Chief of Police, following the announcement of the retirement of Police Chief Rick Smith. Given KCMO’s high rate of violent crime, this is a critical decision facing our community and we believe the community has both the right and the obligation to express its opinion regarding that decision. Read Article