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“Partnering with the Olathe Chamber of Commerce has been a key factor in the success of our business. The Chamber provides you the opportunity to grow your business. I don’t know where we’d be without the Chamber there to support us and provide us the network to be successful.”

Anne Oswald
Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing Services

Why partner with the Olathe Chamber of Commerce?

As the largest Chamber in Johnson County with more than 1,300 member businesses and organizations, the Olathe Chamber casts a wide net over the business community. That includes those in Olathe, and nearly as many throughout the Kansas City metropolitan region. Chamber members are voracious networkers, active in civic affairs and supporters of their business peers.

What benefits does the Chamber offer my business?

For pennies a day, the Olathe Chamber offers a staff and volunteer base with a laser-focus on your success. Here are just a few of the benefits:

Networking Opportunities

Exciting events and programs

  • Thursday morning coffees (largest weekly networking event in K.C. area)
  • Annual Meeting Luncheon
  • Olathe Chamber Foundation Benefit
  • Business After Hours
  • Business Showcase
  • Business Lunch Series
  • Legislative and government forums, breakfasts, and luncheons
  • Leadership Olathe
  • Chamber Golf Classic
  • Career Expo
  • Garmin Marathon
  • State of the City

Dynamic groups

  • Business-2-Government Advocacy Council
  • Young Olathe Professionals
  • Human Resources Roundtable
  • Leadership Olathe Alumni Association
  • Committees and task forces

Economic Development Council

  • Learn about incoming businesses and new development with quarterly reports
  • Attend one Economic Development Luncheon meeting at no cost

Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Be the first to know of conferences and sports tournaments coming to the area
  • Partner with the chamber to promote your business to Olathe visitors
  • Free advertising in “Explore Olathe” Coupon Guide – More than 10,000 distributed to travelers each year
  • Free Visit Olathe visitors guides to give to your customers

How the Chamber works for you

  • Helps small business grow and succeed through its dynamic GrowOlathe initiative
  • Attracts new business and supports and helps existing businesses expand
  • Broadens and balances Olathe’s tax base through economic development, tourism, and sports marketing efforts
  • Creates and maintains a healthy climate for business growth and a high quality of life
  • Serves as a business advocate in city, state, and national government affairs
  • Provides credibility for businesses through association
  • Assists businesses with workforce development and transportation needs
  • Serves as a custodian of the community’s vision, pulling together partnerships to achieve results

Benefits of Membership

Internet visibility

  • Online referrals every day to members
  • Exposure on olathe.org
  • Post job openings on our Career Connection page
  • Alphabetical and categorical directory listings in print and online
  • Complimentary links to your website
  • Opportunities to promote special offers through enhanced website listings, online discounts, e-newsletters, website ads, and text messages
  • Locator map for your business
  • Notary service

Great marketing opportunities

  • Free listings in the annual Membership Directory & Relocation Guide
  • Sponsorship opportunities for visibility at popular chamber events
  • Advertising opportunities: website, Membership Directory & Relocation Guide, Olathe Visitors Guide, e-newsletter and more
  • Opportunity to purchase mailing labels
  • Post events in Community Calendar

Important information and programs

  • Support for new businesses: media releases, social media, grand openings, ribbon cuttings, ground breakings
  • Access to database information: major employers, organizations, demographics, resources, employee size and more
  • Economic development information and research
  • Business start-up and expansion information
  • Valuable updates via free e-newsletter, e-mail updates, EDC alerts
  • Legislative updates from Topeka, access to Muster app to connect with legislators
  • Career Connection and support for member businesses
  • Seminars, professional and personal development
  • Dynamic Leadership Olathe program
  • Valuable member-to-member savings
  • Certificates of Origin for international business

Taking care of business

Whether you are a large corporation, a small business, or a home-based business, chamber membership will pay dividends. With your annual investment, you are empowering the Chamber to serve as your business advocate. The chamber works on your behalf to ensure a prosperous economic climate for all businesses. In our work to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Olathe, we are dedicated to taking care of your business.