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The Chamber is Working for You

Currently more than 700 companies have found membership in the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce to be an important investment towards ensuring their future. Now we invite you to explore the endless ways in which you can enhance your business and support your local community…

Chamber Member Testimonials

VIDEO: The Value of Chamber Membership

Consumers 63% more likely to buy from chamber members!

Chamber membership is effective business strategy!

Why your Business Should Become a Member

 

Chamber's Four Areas of Focus:

1. Providing resources and tools necessary for your business to succeed

Networking Events - Cultivate business relationships and network with the area's most successful people:
AM Lives and Business After Hours
Membership Luncheons
Social Networking Events
Quickstart Breakfasts
New Member Breakfasts
Progressive Power Lunches
Annual Business Blast Expo
Annual Golf Classic
Annual Awards Dinner
EFFECTIVE NETWORKING TIPS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS   

Advertising/Sponsorship Opportunities – Cost effective ways to gain company exposure and increased market share:
Sponsor or Host a Chamber event:  Networking Events, Membership Luncheons, Golf Tournament, Annual Awards Dinner, and much more! Click here for more information.
Membership Directory Advertising – Annual printed directory distributed to over 1500 member reps
Mobile App Advertising  - Advertising space available in the directory section.
Use our mailing labels or disk
to market your business to fellow Chamber members.

Involvement Opportunities – Help lead the way on issues critical to our community; Develop leadership skills; Promote quality development in Lenexa; Gain access to influential business leaders; Get involved on a committee to share your expertise.  We have it all! View More Information

Business Exposure and Referrals included in your membership investment - Giving your business the exposure it deserves:
Ribbon Cuttings, Grand Openings, Ground Breakings - For new and expanding Lenexa businesses.
Online Membership Directory – Complimentary listing of your business, including link to your website, in our online Membership Directory.  Upgrade to an enhanced listing for more visibility! 
Printed Membership Directory - Company listed in the three sections of the annual publication.
Mobile App - Complimentary listing in the directory section. Download App Here
Member Investor Plaque – Customers look for this as a sign that you are a reputable business.
Chamber Member Logo - Incorporate in your marketing pieces & website for added credibility.
Membership Bulletin Board - Send us your job postings, educational opportunities, sales and promotions, and non-profit fundraisers to post on the Membership Bulletin Board.
Member News - Send us your media releases to post on our Member News webpage, 
Twitter
and Facebook.
Member Literature Table – Display your literature in the lobby area of the Chamber office.
Lenexa-based Hotels and Restaurants – Highlighted on Lenexa Convention & Visitors Bureau website. “Members Only” Referral – We receive many inquiries from callers and only refer members.


Information and Services – Keep on top of the issues and changes critical to your business, and take advantage of the services we offer to help your business grow and prosper.
Email updates and reminders
Weekly Business Digest email
Members Only Access
(to update your membership informaton)
Lenexa Map
Demographic, Business Startup, and Expansion Information
Media List
Major Employers Resource List 
Clubs and Organizations List
Free Notary Service
Free Certificate of Origin Authorization Service

2. Adding new customers and tax base to the community to support your bottom line

Economic Development – The nationally recognized Lenexa Economic Development Council (LEDC) develops and guides interested companies through the site selection process, shares the strengths of doing business in Lenexa, promotes the expansion of existing business and provides information to interested parties associated with the development process.  Creating more jobs and capital investment in our community means broader tax base and more people and companies to take advantage of your goods and services.  That’s beneficial to your bottom line! Click here for more information.
Convention and Visitors Bureau –The Lenexa Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes Lenexa as a destination for both corporate and leisure travelers who come to Lenexa for meetings, social events and sports tournaments.  These visitors help the local economy by staying in Lenexa’s hotels, eating in our restaurants and shopping in our retail stores. Click here for more information.

3. Advocating a positive business climate that promotes economic stability and growth

Governmental Affairs - Government action related to such issues as taxation, education, transportation, regulation, and public safety can significantly affect the health of your business. With a full-time experienced lobbyist on staff, the Lenexa Chamber ensures the business community has a strong voice at all levels of government by sharing the concerns of our employers with our elected officials. Click here for more information.
Leadership Lenexa - This outstanding leadership development program was created in 1987 for the purpose of seeking out, motivating and preparing business men and women to accept future leadership roles in the community. Click here for more information.

4. Planning for the future to ensure continued high quality of life

Community Development - Lenexa is a growing and vibrant city with a national reputation as a leader and innovator among public entities. This high quality of life is the result of a strong partnership between business and civic leaders both in Lenexa and among the greater metropolitan area. Chamber professionals will be there working together daily with city staff, elected officials, and other area civic leaders, planning and implementing a long-term future that benefits both residents and businesses and preserves our community's high quality of life -- some of the Chambers least visible but most critical work! Click here for more information.

Create new business relationships, increase your market share, support a strong and viable business community, ensure a positive business climate - the potential benefits of your membership are endless!

You may deduct 85% of your membership investment as an ordinary and necessary business expense for federal income tax purposes. By federal law, the other 15% is not deductible as a business expense as it is allocable to lobbying expenditures.  Further information regarding deductibility should be obtained from your tax advisor.     

The Lenexa Chamber of Commerce - An Investment in the Future
of your Business and the Lenexa Community