Chamber of Commerce


Why Join?

In 1958, the Larned Area Chamber of Commerce was organized for the purpose of advancing the commercial, industrial, and civic interests of the City of Larned and vicinity, including Rozel, Burdett, and Garfield. In its years of existence as an advocate for the area businesses, the Chamber has seen and encouraged the community's development.

The Chamber is working creatively to find innovative ways to improve the business atmosphere in Larned and the surrounding areas. By joining the Chamber, you are becoming a partner in the Chamber's efforts to develop a thriving and dynamic future for the community.

Our Mission Statement

The Larned Area Chamber of Commerce creates an interactive partnership to assist in the growth of existing businesses and encourage the development of new businesses in both Larned and Pawnee County.

The Larned Area Chamber of Commerce serves as an information resource center for both businesses and the community.

The Larned Area Chamber of Commerce works to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Pawnee County, making it a better place to live, work and play.


Membership Levels & Benefits

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Membership Levels

CEO Circle.......................................$1,500
  - Santa Fe Trail Days Sponsor ($250)
  - Last Chance Golf Eagle Sponsor ($150)
  - Parade Sponsor
  - Voting Rights for 10 Employees
  - Distinctive Business Recognition in Chamber Office

Chamber Champions.........................$750
  - Santa Fe Trail Days Sponsor ($150)
  - Last Chance Golf Birdie Sponsor ($75)
  - Voting Rights for 5 Employees
  
Chamber Partners..............................$175
  - Event Sponsor for 1 Choice Event ($50)
  - Voting Rights for 1 Employee

Additional Memberships.....................$85
  - Additional Vote per Membership

Non-Profit/Civic Membership............$80
  - Voting Rights for 1 Employee

Individual Membership.......................$50
  - Voting Rights for 1 Individual

 

Become a member today, download our membership form

Business/Organization Online Listing

Business/Organization Online Listing that contains your basic contact information, logo, products, services, and external links on our website.

Coffee Hours, After Hours & Ribbon Cuttings

One FREE Coffee Hour, Ribbon Cutting or After Hours event per year and discounted additional Coffee Hours or After Hours events. With the free Coffee Hour, we will provide the coffee, water, tea, set up and serving for the event. Your business/organization is encouraged to provide your own treats, or food for the event. If you would like us to provide donuts, an additional $25 will be charged.

Discounted Rates

Discounted rates on learning and professional development opportunities, like our Facebook Marketing for Business Class

Annual Events

The Chamber also hosts a number of events throughout the year to bring exposure to the businesses and provide entertainment options for the residents. Partner with us! There a many ways to be involved with our events–sponsorship, host an activity, or set up a booth.

Check out our annual events here.

Get Involved

1.       Get involved and volunteer for one of our committees. If you’ve been a member for more than one year, you can run for a seat on our Board of Directors.

Learn at Lunch (Currently under Revision)

The Learn at Lunch Series is  held once a month from 12:00 – 1:00 at the Santa Fe Trail Center in Larned. Lunch will be provided: $10 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. Must register a week in advance. To register, you may call the office at (620) 285-6916 or send an email to larnedcofc@gbta.net. Do you have knowledge in a particular field? Would you like to teach others how to do something well? Lead our next Learn at Lunch Session!

Additional Marketing & Advertising

Chamber Members receive additional marketing and advertising through print and online media, including our newsletter, Pawnee County Source magazine, social media & more.

EagleMed/AirMedCare Network Member Only Discount

The Larned Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the EagleMed to offer you and your employees a “Chamber- member only” discounted rate. EagleMed is a participating provider of the AirMedCare Network, the largest air ambulance membership network in the United States consisting of 1.8 million members; giving you membership coverage in over 220 locations across 32 states. In the event you are flown by EagleMed or one of our participating providers (Air Evac EMS, Inc., Med-Trans Corporation or REACH Air Medical Services LLC), you will have no out-of-pocket expenses related to your flight. Larned Area Chamber of Commerce members can take advantage of this partnership and enroll for just $55 per year; which covers all members of the household against unexpected out-of-pocket expenses related to an air ambulance flight. Please contact Nate Brown at (785) 216-9087 for information or to enroll today

Credibility & Community Support

1.       Credibility and Community Support – 63% of consumers are more likely to buy from a Chamber member, so proudly promote your Chamber Membership in your window!

Member Only Rates

Chamber Members will receive a discounted member only rate at Santa Fe Trail Days and other vendor-related community events.

Chamber Bucks Program

Chamber Members are the only local business able to accept Chamber Bucks!

 

Referral & Inclusion

Referral and inclusion of business promotional material in Chamber lobby