Week of Events
Demystifying International Trade Workshop Series
Sponsored by Bank of America and Kansas Global Trade Services, this is an eight-week course designed to help mid-sized businesses learn how to expand their operations overseas. Each week, expert speakers will provide in-depth information and training about topics like export programs, international trade compliance and marketing strategies. More information and registration details can be […]
44th ANNUAL KANSAS ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
For a glimpse into Kansas' economic future, over 700 business leaders turn to Wichita State University, the W. Frank Barton School of Business, and the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), founders of the Kansas Economic Outlook Conference. The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local, state, and national […]
Broadband Expansion – NTIA Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) and Digital Equity and Access (DEA) Programs
Recently, the Kansas Office of Broadband Development met with your Economic Development Specialist to discuss our opportunity for a once in a generation opportunity to #connectallKansans. Under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a total of $45.2B was funded for the NTIA BEAD and DEA Programs nationally, $42.45B for BEAD and $2.75B respectively. Please see attached document […]
Jake Wayman and his wife, Regan are the proud owners of the three Orangetheory Fitness studios here in the Wichita community. East Wichita, West Wichita and Downtown Wichita opening in Summer 2023. Orangetheory has been their passion for several years and is part of their story. Regan has served as a Coach at Orangetheory since […]
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Artist INC is an eight-week seminar designed to address the specific professional and entrepreneurial challenges that artists of all disciplines face in their practices. Artist INC Topeka takes place over the course of eight consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:00–9:00 p.m., May 9–June 27, 2023. Sessions will take place at ArtsConnect, 909 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, […]
Led by ArtsConnect, Artist INC Topeka takes place over the course of eight consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:30 p.m., May 9-June 27, 2023. Sessions will be held at ArtsConnect, 909 N. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608. Deadline to apply is March 7, 2023. What is Artist INC Live? Artist INC LIVE is an 8-week training […]
Representatives from several banks, certified development companies, and alternative lending sources will be on hand to meet with existing and start-up business owners to discuss business loan financing. Businesses will have the opportunity to pitch their financing needs to multiple lenders in scheduled, one-on-one 10 minute sessions.
You are invited to attend the Small Business Lender - Borrower Matchmaking & Resource Event on May 10, 2023! There is no charge to attend! Representatives from several banks, certified development companies, and alternative lending sources will be on hand to meet with existing and start-up business owners to discuss funding for: Business Start-ups Working […]
Kansas manufacturing sectors like aerospace, fabricated metals, and food production hinges on a healthy and well-functioning global trade market. However, firms across the state have struggled with identifying alternative suppliers and costs. CEDBR staff will highlight updated Kansas-specific import and export data by commodity and country of origin. The discussion will provide attendees insight into […]
Shaping the Kansas Economy – The center will provide an economic impact of manufacturing on the Kansas economy and will discuss how the recent megaprojects will impact the state moving forward. Assembling a workforce – Research staff at CEDBR will provide detailed trend information about the labor market, productivity, and wages. In addition, an analysis […]
Bridging the Capital Gap: A Kansas SBDC Lending Summit connects and supports small businesses, entrepreneurs, bankers, and non-traditional lending partners interested in learning from and networking with each other. Event Features: Three morning bootcamps and three afternoon breakouts. One bootcamp and one breakout dedicated to lenders only – featuring SBA KC District Office. Two panels […]
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