Networking Matters.

These events matter because they play a crucial role in your professional success. They allow career-minded people to connect, collaborate, engage and thrive!


 Check the Calendar for upcoming opportunities! Email Megan Gray, Director of Special Events, with questions.

Monthly Luncheons

Monthly Luncheons feature a variety of informative
and inspiring speakers, as well as networking and a
catered lunch. Attendance averages 120 members,
so it’s a great way to reach many members. Bring your business card to register for prizes. 

Details: Third Fridays, 11:30am-1:00pm. Location varies. $30 for members. Click here to register!

Ribbon Cuttings

We host Ribbon Cuttings several times a month! These are great for recognizing new businesses of less than one year, new ownership, renovations or remodels, new locations, or rebranding. Chamber members come and support the new business, and get to hear about what they offer. 

Details: Locations vary. Check the calendar for the next location!

Chamber After Hours

Chamber After Hours are lively networking events
held each month at varying locations. Relax at the end of the work day and get to visit new and exciting businesses each time. Bring your business card to register for prizes.

Meeting Schedule: Second Thursdays, 4:30-6:00pm. Locations vary. Free to attend. Register here!

Chamber Before Hours

Sponsors host a caffeinated meet-and-greet session
for early birds at their business each month. These easy-going events bring about 35 members together on
average. It’s a great way to socialize and get your day started over a cup of coffee. Bring your business card to be registered for prizes. 

Meeting Schedule: Fourth Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30am. Locations vary, free to attend. Register here!

The Chamber Young Professionals

The Chamber Young Professionals (CYP), open to
members ages 21-35, hosts a variety of monthly
events including networking, team building,
development luncheons and service projects.
Attendance at these events averages 30 people. Sign up in your Dashboard to receive updates!

Meeting Schedule: Varying dates and times. Register here!

Ground Breakings

We host Ground Breakings at the beginning of new projects in the area, to support local business development.  Chamber members come and support the new business, and get to hear about their exciting plans for development.  

Details: Locations vary. Check the calendar for the next location!

Annual Holiday Reception 

Plan to “Mingle and Jingle” throughout the evening enjoying many of the tasty appetizers from a variety of Chamber restaurant businesses, wet your whistle with frosty beverages, and spend time getting to know the many Chamber non-profits that are doing good in our community. In addition, there will be multiple opportunities to visit with friends and network with new ones. Please come dressed in your favorite festive attire.

We collect non-perishable items for Lee’s Summit Social Services.

Meeting Schedule: December, TBD. Location: Varies