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City-to-City Leadership Visits

The Chamber plans an annual trip to another city that has figured “it” out to introduce our business and community leaders to innovative projects and best practices. Attendees network, learn, and bring home ideas that can be adapted and implemented in our community.

The 2017 City-to-City Leadership Visit will be Sept. 18-20 in Raleigh, N.C. A group of fifty business and community leaders will learn from their peers in the Research Triangle. More specific focus areas will be announced in the coming months.

Please contact Stef Flores to make your reservation and for more information.

In addition to learning best practices from other cities, attendees have the chance to network with 50 other Wichita leaders on the trip.

City-to-City Leadership Visit History
 2016: Nashville, TN
 2015: Greenville, SC
 2014: Austin, Texas
 2013: Des Moines, Iowa
 2012: Omaha, Nebraska
 2011: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 2010: Louisville, Kentucky
 2009: Chattanooga, Tennessee
 2008: Oklahoma City, OK / Fort Worth, TX
 2007: Jacksonville, Florida
 2006: Richmond, Virginia

Reinvigorates Commitment
Reinvigorates Commitment

The City-to-City trips provide a wealth of opportunity and places us in a favorable position to lead. It reinvigorates our commitment to dig deep, compare and contrast, remove barriers and find collaborative/inclusive solutions to move our region and state forward! – Ebony Clemons, Westar Energy

Rare Opportunity
Rare Opportunity

There are rare opportunities for leaders across sectors, industries, and generations to come together around a shared vision, and this trip is one. The ideas and relationships formed are invaluable to advancing our community. – Paul Lavender, SASNAK

Moving Wichita Forward
Moving Wichita Forward
“These trips are an opportunity to learn how we can best work together to move Wichita forward. They have been some of the best education I’ve received to help me in the work we do as Council members. I encourage you to go if you can.” – Janet Miller, District VI City Council Member

Community Advancement Investors
Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.
Foulston Siefkin LLP
Meritrust Credit Union
Sullivan Higdon & Sink
Westar Energy

350 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67202
316.265.7771 | info@wichitachamber.org