Benefits of Membership

eNewsletter with the latest City Council News

  • Within 24 hours after each City Council meeting – sent to members only
  • Concise, objective, focused on business-related topics only

Access to City Government and Other Needed Resources

  • A great “go-to” resource when business issues arise
  • Helpful assistance to identify and connect with people who can help

Support for or business advocacy concerning important City issues

  • Strong support was given for passing Public Safety Sales tax
  • Information shared about important City focus groups and community meetings

Promotion of member events, sales and special promotions

  • Using Business Council email database of over 1,000 North Kansas City addresses

Promotion of North Kansas City as a great place to work, play, live or invest

  • Production and use of videos and printed materials
  • Outreach to media to focus on important events and attractions

Quarterly Printed Newsletter

  • Sent to all (900+) businesses in North Kansas City and City staff and Council
  • Topics of current interest in North Kansas City business community
  • Opportunity for members to include a promotional insert

Ribbon-Cuttings, Grand Openings and other special events

  • Full-service support when member businesses have something to celebrate

Online Business Directory listing

  • All the details member business want to share on

Comprehensive mailing and email list of North Kansas City businesses

  • Excel document or printed labels available to members

Printed Business Directory listing – produced once a year

  • All member listings show business category, address, phone, email, website, logo (if provided)
  • Members may be included in multiple business categories, if applicable
  • Opportunity to buy advertising in the Business Directory
  • Non-member businesses are also listed but with much less detail

Monthly Membership Luncheons

  • 4th Thursday of every month except December
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., $22 per member representative
  • Usually at Black on Burlington, 1327 Burlington

First Friday Coffees

  • Almost every month, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • At member businesses which volunteer to host

Participation in Committees/Task Groups of Special Interest

Think Tank Discussions

  • Focused discussions on economic development issues
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at iWerx, 1520 Clay

Annual Mickey Finn Scholarship Golf Classic

  • 1st Thursday afternoon in June at Tiffany Greens Golf Club
  • Great networking and staff reward opportunity
  • Opportunity for Major sponsorships & Hole sponsorships

Annual The Big Event Pre-Holiday Reception and Auction

  • 1st Thursday evening in December
  • Great networking and staff reward opportunity
  • Food provided by member food and beverage businesses
  • Silent auction with wide variety of items for gifts or self