2018 Fall Conference

The Chamber of Commerce Executives of Kansas is offering 5 scholarships to the 2018 Fall Conference.  The conference will be held November 4-6, 2018 at The Oread in Lawrence, KS.  This scholarship is for conference registration only (value of $150).

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2018 Chamber Federation Advocacy and Growth Conference

September 12-14, 2018

Intercontinental New Orleans

New Orleans, LA


The Chamber of Commerce Executives of Kansas and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have partnered to offer a scholarship for registration and hotel accommodation to the upcoming 2018 Chamber Federation Advocacy and Growth Conference.  The U.S. Chamber will pay for one attendee’s registration cost and CCEKS will pay for one nights hotel stay at the Intercontinental (value of $169).

With the policy landscape constantly shifting, staying up to date can be a challenge for chambers across the country. What issues affect your members most? What public policy programs and tools work best in the new policy environment? This year’s conferences will be jam-packed with valuable advocacy workshops, a look at the 2018 political landscape, and an overview of the issues that matter the most at the local, state, and federal levels.

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Deadline for applications is FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018









Institute for Organization Management

The Chamber of Commerce Executives of Kansas is proud to partner with Institute for Organization Management, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s professional development program for non-profit executives, and offer two $500 partial tuition scholarships to one of Institute’s 2018 sites. The two scholarships, available to our members, will be awarded to students attending Institute for the first-time to assist with enrollment fees and cannot be combined with any other Institute scholarships.  CCEKS is offering one (1) full tuition $1295 scholarship for a 2nd – 4th year attendee.

For over 95 years, Institute has educated association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders across the country through its national program, highly rated curriculum and high caliber instructors. Thousands of executives have attended Institute sites across the country to strengthen their management skills, learn industry best practices, and gain a broad national perspective from peers.  Institute has helped them build stronger organizations, become stronger business advocates and better serve their members. In addition, you will earn points towards your CCE or CAE certification as Institute’s curriculum is directly tied to the bodies of knowledge of both the American Society of Association Executives and the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Upon completion of the Institute program, graduates receive the IOM recognition which allows them to use the letters “IOM” in public mention and professional correspondence.  The IOM recognition signifies the completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management and commitment to the industry.

Early registration deadline for Midwest and Southeast Institute is April 20th. 
Early registration deadline for West and Northeast Institute is May 25th.

For more information about Institute’s curriculum, sites, and dates, visit the Institute Web site and Prospective Student Toolkit to help you gain insight into the program.

Scholarship Application and Details  is currently closed.  Winter Institute scholarships will open in Fall 2018.

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