Eric L. Brown named 40 Under 40 by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
Congratulations to our President and CEO, Eric Brown on being named to the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) 2021 40 Under 40 list of emerging leaders shaping the chamber of commerce industry.
This annual recognition program showcases 40 of the industry’s top emerging leaders who have demonstrated success in their careers and made significant contributions to the communities they serve. The list includes CEOs and staff professionals from a wide variety of roles and chamber sizes. During a year that challenged us all, their creativity, dedication and commitment to identifying innovative solutions will help shape the future of the chamber profession.
ACCE is an association of more than 9,000 professionals from 1,300 chambers of commerce, including 93 of the top 100 U.S. metro areas.
This year’s program drew more than 130 nominations. Eligible chamber professionals must be nominated by their chamber’s president/CEO, direct supervisor or board chair. Candidates must demonstrate meaningful involvement in the advancement of their community and proven professional success within their chamber.
Jeff Maes, Owner of Compro Realty and 2021 Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chair said, “Eric has positively impacted our organization and community because of his leadership, skills, knowledge, willingness to help others and dedication to our mission. His experience and leadership with both long-term and short-term community development efforts, chamber specific programming, advocacy and business development has had a truly positive impact on the future of Salina and our region of Kansas as a whole.”
The full 2021 40 Under 40 list was announced publicly in the fall 2021 edition of Chamber Executive, ACCE’s digital magazine. View all the honorees online at http://magazine.acce.org/40under40
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Congratulations to Ironstone Wealth Advisors on earning the 2020 Ameriprise Client Experience Award. The award was given to Ironstone Wealth Advisors, who works out of three offices Salina, Abilene, and Newton, for their ability to consistently deliver personalized, goal-based advice and exceptional client service.
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As a part of continued efforts to support job seekers and employers, and in light of the
recent announcements of upcoming reductions in force happening in the community; the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Kansas WorkforceONE to hold a job fair at Tony’s Pizza Event Center on Wednesday, April 7, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.
This job fair is open to the general public, with over 30 area employers who will be present. Job seekers are encouraged to bring copies of their resume with them. Current COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and mask orders will be in place.
Currently there are no longer any booth spaces available; if your company would like to be placed on a wait list for a booth space for the event, please contact Renee Duxler at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce via phone at 785-827-9301.
Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs! Project OPEN is beginning to schedule our business courses through Kansas State Polytechnic again for 2021. These courses are free of charge, and open to the community. Courses are mandatory for anyone interested in Project OPEN's gap funding program. To find out more information about Project OPEN, visit www.projectopensalina.com
Congrats to Great Plains Manufacturing on an amazing 45 years and thank you for all of your support of Salina.
Their success is central Kansas’ success with projections having Great Plains Manufacturing growing by 450 to 2,110 workers by 2025, with continued growth to 2,310 employees by 2030.
Check out their current career opportunities at www.workforgpm.com
Thanks to strong support from our Sponsors and to share Gen. Myers and Michael Schwanke presentation to the public in addition to members, the Chamber is happy to announce that individual tickets will be at no cost!
The annual meeting will be held virtually, individuals can register for a free ticket at https://www.salinakansas.org/annualmembershipmeeting.html
The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to exhibit at the Annual Mid-America Farm Exposition March 23, 24, and 25, 2021, at the Tony's Pizza Events Center and the Saline Country Livestock and Expo Center in Salina, Kansas. The Expo has grown to become one of the largest Spring Farm Shows in the Midwest. Over 300 exhibits are on display representing approximately 275 companies from around the United States. The Expo attracts over 8,000 people each year.
Visit our Farm Expo Information page 🚜