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Your Chamber at Work - September 26, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO As we gear up to welcome the world to KC for the World Cup 2026, our World Trade Center Kansas City is doing good work to make sure KC has a strong presence when it comes to global business. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - September 19, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Right now, I’m with more than 175 business and community leaders and elected officials as part of one of my favorite events of the year - Leadership Exchange. Each year the Chamber brings together a group of diverse thought leaders and we head to a different U.S. city to get a new perspective on how we can do things here in KC. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: August, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR As summer comes to a close, we are gearing up for an eventful fall. We are excited to host the 6th Annual Go Global KC! This year, we will present a program on nearshoring, featuring speakers Elaine Dezenski, senior director and head of the Center on Economic and Financial Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and John Austin, Director, Michigan Economic Center and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution & Chicago Council of Global Affairs. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - August 29, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Congratulations to former Chamber Board member Warren Erdman, sworn in last week as the newest member of Missouri’s Highways and Transportation Commission. The ceremony took place in the KC Chamber Board Room immediately following the news conference where Governor Mike Parson announced his hopes for the upcoming special legislative session and proposed tax cut legislation. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - August 22, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Are you ready for some football? There are just a handful of tickets left for the Chamber’s annual Chiefs Kickoff Luncheon, scheduled for Thursday, September first, at Loews Hotel starting at noon. (Get your tickets here.) Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - August 15, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Great news for both transportation and workforce in the KC region. Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced two grants for local transportation projects: $5.6-million for the Bistate Sustainable Reinvestment Corridor Project and $5-million for the 71 Highway Reconnecting Neighborhoods Project. Both were strongly supported by the KC Chamber’s Transportation Committee. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - August 8, 2022

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO The August primaries are over in both Kansas and Missouri, and our political action committee, KC BizPAC, scored well. KC BizPAC is a political action committee in collaboration with the KC Chamber and the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City. It is completely separate from both organizations (no membership dollars involved), led by a group of contributing businesses and organizations. Its purpose is to support pro-business candidates who align with the priorities of the two organizations. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: July, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR This month, WTC-KC has been busy connect with partners, both local and national. We are a Private Sector Liaison Officer (PSLO) for the World Bank and attended a conference we learned about the priories of the World bank, and the best ways to bring World Bank resources to our Kansas City businesses. As a Making Global Local partner, we attended a roundtable discussion to learn more about USTDA opportunities to get our local businesses involved internationally. Read Article