Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Find Wellington Kansas chamber of commerce, and local city business chambers. Chambers of commerce provide information on local business listings and directories, business practices, networking meetings, events, and marketing.

Wellington Area Chamber-Commerce 207 South Washington Avenue Wellington KS 67152 970-568-4133

About Wellington Chambers of Commerce

A Wellington Chamber of Commerce is an organization of member businesses that promotes economic development and business activity in Wellington, KS. Chambers of Commerce work to attract investment, visitors, and residents to the Wellington community. Chambers of Commerce encourage the creation of an environment where Sumner County businesses can flourish.

Interested parties may contact the Chamber of Commerce for questions about:
  • Finding a Wellington Chamber of Commerce near you
  • Membership and joining a Chamber of Commerce
  • Small business and business community groups
  • Economic development
  • Wellington networking groups and events
Wellington Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Chambers of Commerce are voluntary, fee-based organizations, and they are usually established as non-profit corporations. While most members tend to be Wellington businesses, it is not uncommon for non-profit organizations and Sumner County government agencies to also join the Wellington Chamber. Policy is usually guided by a board of directors, which is selected by the full membership. Many organizations hire a paid Executive Director and additional staff. However, other Chambers of Commerce, typically for smaller locations, have no paid staff and rely entirely on the volunteer efforts of members. In addition to membership fees, Chambers of Commerce in Sumner County, Kansas generate additional revenue from other sources, primarily special events.

Networking Groups in Wellington

Networking in Wellington is an important feature of Chamber activities, with the goal of fostering valuable relationships between members. The Chamber of Commerce assists members in marketing efforts, including providing special offers to other members. As advocates of the overall business and employer community, the Wellington Chamber of Commerce can also significantly influence Sumner County public policy.

Chamber of Commerce Organization

Chambers of Commerce can be organized at the local, regional, or Kansas state level. At the national level, there is also an U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Although they share the same name, these Chambers of Commerce operate independently. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not a parent organization of the Wellington, regional, and KS Chambers of Commerce, but many local, regional, and state Chambers of Commerce are members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Many Chambers have similar interests and will collaborate on shared issues.