JOIN THE CHAMBER
The Ellinwood Chamber hosts multiple community events every year, with the most well-known being the annual After Harvest Fest. Other events include the Annual Meeting and Banquet, Christkindlmarket, the Kansas Sampler, city-wide garage sales, and more.
The Chamber plans and hosts multiple types of informational and promotional meetings throughout the year: Chamber Coffees, Legislative Coffees, Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, and more.
According to a study by the American Chamber of Commerce, if a company is highly involved in its local chamber, consumers are 10% more likely to think that its products stack up better against competitors. Also, when consumers know that a business is a member of a chamber, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it.
Many businesses value and want relationship-building through networking with peers and potential clients. To deliver this access, the Ellinwood Chamber hosts a variety of meetings, mixers and special events.
Government action related to such issues as taxation, education, transportation, regulation, and public safety can significantly affect the health of your business. The Chamber develops and recommends policy, tracks information on legislative issues, and builds relationships with key public officials.
The Chamber offers multiple ways to promote your business. The Chamber posts relevant business news on the website for free; shares member news through social media; hosts Channel 813 information; and informs travelers of events through the sign at the "Y".
Gift Certificate Program
Chamber members are encouraged to participate in the Chamber Gift Certificate program, which encourages local money to stay local and to benefit Chamber members. As a member, you can enroll in this program at no charge. The Chamber distributes the certificates, the holder spends it at participating business, and the business redeems it through the Chamber office.
The Ellinwood Chamber receives emails and inquiries asking for business recommendations from residents and visitors. Using our membership list, the Chamber recommends members for any services requested.
Ellinwood Chamber dues are tax-deductible as a business expense.
The Ellinwood Area Chamber of Commerce is the leader of and catalyst for plans, strategies, programs and services that promote a favorable business climate, improve the quality of life, and support the orderly growth and development of our city.
The Chamber is responsible for ensuring the economic health of the City of Ellinwood. We work to increase prosperity by facilitating the growth of existing businesses, while promoting the establishment, continuation and/or improvement of the social, professional, civic, cultural and educational environment to create a better climate for attracting even more business and industry.
We are dedicated to serving the needs of our members through government advocacy, networking, community development and education. In fulfillment of our service and community goals, the Chamber develops public policy positions; provides networking opportunities to create a stronger business environment; collects and analyzes data for dissemination of vital information and promotes economic development, job growth, education and an enhanced quality of life.
110 1/2 North Main Street
PO Box 482
Ellinwood, KS 67526
Tel: (620) 564-3300
For any inquiries, questions, or recommendations, please call: (620) 564-3300 or fill out the following form.