What We Do
The Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce has a unique perspective on the community. It is a perspective drawn from its members, including large corporate entities, small business owners, non-profit organizations, manufacturers and individuals. We are a catalyst—a common vehicle through which our membership works together to move the community forward in the areas of business climate, quality of life, economic development and tourism. Due to the support and strengths of our diverse membership pool, we can accomplish tasks one individual or business could not do alone.
Established in the rolling Flint Hills of northeast Kansas, Wamego is a vibrant community full of civic pride and active involvement by its residents, business owners, community organizations and local government. Our vibrant town represents diverse business and community interests—all of which are significantly impacted by the efforts of the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce.
By becoming a member of the Chamber, your business or organization establishes visibility as a community partner and enables the Wamego area to thrive in unison. Members are granted access to several benefits that enable business growth such as: additional exposure, networking, advertising, volunteerism, advocacy and educational opportunities.
The Chamber is the central organization that keeps you informed, integrated, and invested in the community while creating a community where residents are proud to live and future generations have opportunities to call Wamego their home.
The Chamber assists our members and the community by serving as a hub for information and promotion of the area. The Chamber responds to daily inquiries about businesses, relocation, and community events, initiatives and general information. The Chamber promotes the business community through events, educational programming, publications, advocacy and advertising to name a few, which allows members to increase awareness of their products and services, resulting in a positive business climate.
Impacting Economic Growth
Economic growth is an essential component in the development and improvement of all communities. The Chamber recognizes that without diligent attention to economic factors, it cannot make a positive impact on the other facets of the community. The Chamber works closely with the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation, the City of Wamego, and surrounding communities for the betterment of the Wamego area.
The Wamego Convention & Visitors Bureau is the driving force behind aggressive marketing, attraction development, visitor experience, and group travel efforts to attract travelers to Wamego. Tourism provides significant economic impact on the community and efforts by the Convention & Visitors Bureau make tourism in Wamego possible and productive.
As in any professional organization, the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce draws strength and influence from the unified voice of its members. The Chamber provides a constant flow of information about business trends, legislative changes, community issues and business tools that could make community businesses more effective. The Chamber is involved in advocacy efforts at the local, state and federal government levels, working one-on-one with local and state leaders, and supporting members with a multitude of business development needs.
For Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce members, our unified voice allows us to serve as leaders and advocates for businesses and the community as a whole.