Each year, the Chamber hosts this signature event, which includes a celebration of the year’s accomplishments, a review of the priorities for the upcoming year, and a presentation from a nationally-known speaker.
The 2018 Annual Meeting will be announced in late summer/early fall.
Those interested in sponsorship opportunities should contact Rachel Douglass.
Previous Annual Meeting Speakers
2017 Gregg Marshall, Wichita State Men's Basketball Coach, and Dick Vitale, ESPN sportscaster
2016 Daymond John | Star of ABC's Shark Tank
2015 Charles Koch | Interviewed by Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's Morning Joe
2014 Condoleezza Rice | Former U.S. Secretary of State
2013 Jim Clifton | CEO of Gallup
2012 Robert M. Gates | Former U.S. Secretary of Defense
2011 President George W. Bush
2010 Brit Hume | Senior Political Analyst for Fox News and Former Anchor of Special Report
2009 Gene Kranz | Apollo 13 NASA Flight Control Director
2008 Doris Kearns Goodwin | American Biographer, Historian and Political Commentator
2007 Tony Snow | Former White House Press Secretary
2006 James Carville | Campaign Manager of the Year in 1993
Mary Matalin | Assistant to President George W. Bush & Counselor to VP Dick Cheney
2005 President George H. W. Bush