INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE
WHY JOIN THE CHAMBER?
If you are looking to start a new business, we can help connect you to local, state, and national resources to help you bring your dream to life! Federal, state, and local governments can all provide financial and logistical support to promote growth. We can help you find all the help you need to succeed.
When your business is ready to expand, we are here to provide information and resources on incentives, training dollars, workforce connections, and more. We exist to facilitate business growth and ultimately, job creation to boost the local economy.
Finance & Incentives
High Performance Interview Program (HPIP)
Great Plains Development
BARTON COUNTY YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
Barton County Young Professionals is open to anyone between the ages of 21 and 40 who lives in the Barton County Area. The group meets monthly with events that rotate between their three main goals to 1) Lead, 2) Network, and 3) Volunteer. Learn more.
AGRIBUSINESS COMMITTEE (Kids Ag Day)
Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development’s Ag-Business Committee hosts Kids Ag Day, annually, to help students gain a better understanding of the agriculture industry and its importance to our local economy. Over 350 fourth-grade students from schools, both public and private, from Claflin, Hoisington, Ellinwood, Otis-Bison, Pawnee Rock and Great Bend are invited to participate.
JOBS - www.CentralKansasJobs.com
Central Kansas Jobs is an effort by the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development to help connect job seekers with available positions in the Central Kansas area. The initiative to attract individuals and families to the community includes working with employers and municipalities in Great Bend, Larned, Hoisington, Ellinwood, Claflin and all surrounding areas.