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    Department of Commerce accepting nominations for 2018 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award

    The Kansas Department of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award, which is presented to a single Kansas business for excellence in international trade and marketing. Read on...
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    Lieutenant Governor Colyer to visit Exporter of Year winner Lee Aerospace on Nov. 20th

    Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer will tour the headquarters of Lee Aerospace on November 20. Lee Aerospace won the 2017 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award, which is presented to a single business each year for excellence in international trade and marketing. Read on...
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    Celebrating Apprenticeship Week - Nov. 13 - 19

    To recognize the value and importance of the statewide Registered Apprenticeship Program in meeting the workforce needs of Kansas employers, the week of November 13-19 has been named Apprenticeship Week in the State of Kansas. Read on...
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    Simmons Pet Food Announces Facility Expansion in Emporia

    Simmons Pet Food, Inc., a leading supplier of custom and private label pet food solutions in the U.S. and Canada, broke ground on a facility expansion at its Flexible Packaging Facility in Emporia, Kansas. Read on...
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    Kubota Officially Announces Plans for $87 Million Expansion in Kansas to Create a New Logistics Hub,

    Kubota Tractor Corporation officially confirmed its plans to design and build two, one million square foot, facilities in Edgerton, Kansas. Read on...
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    Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces New Play Lab

    The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission announces a workshop for aspiring playwrights. The New Play Lab will invite 20-25 playwrights to participate in a four-day workshop during the 37th Annual William Inge Theater Festival, May 9-12, 2018. Read on...
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    The Kansas Department of Commerce announces that 13 nonprofits have been awarded Community Service T

    Kansas Commerce has awarded 13 nonprofit organizations Community Service Tax Credits (CSP). Since 1994, CSP has helped nonprofits undertake major capitol fund-raising drives for various projects which have made an enormous impact on the lives of Kansans Read on...
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    Kansas Department of Commerce Earns Silver Shovel Award for Economic Development Wins

    The Silver Shovel award honors state economic development agencies that drive significant job creation through innovative policies, infrastructure improvements, processes, and promotions that attract new employers and investments. Read on...
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    2017 Kansas Energy Conference to Highlight Latest Developments in Renewable Energy

    The Kansas Energy Conference will highlight the latest developments in the state’s renewable energy sector, focusing on how technology will accelerate the move to a clean energy economy and the role that Kansas can play to lead this transition. Read on...
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    Kansas Department of Commerce announces plans for Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon

    The Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Minority and Women Business Development announces plans for its 33rd Annual Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon. Read on...
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    Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission adds seven artists to Touring Roster

    The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission has added seven artists to the official Kansas Touring Roster, a directory of Kansas artists which helps match artists with venues. Read on...
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    Kansas Commerce Welcomes US-EU Trade Meeting to Kansas

    The Kansas Department of Commerce is pleased to welcome the annual meeting between trade representatives from the U.S. and the European Union. The Wichita meeting marks the first time the United States has hosted the event outside of Washington, DC. Read on...
  13. Kansas Commerce Newsletter

    Take a look at what the Kansas Department of Commerce is initiating around the state. Read on...
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    2017 KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

    Will be held March 9 at 11 locations across Kansas Read on...
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    Kansas Commerce Announces Global Manufacturing Summit

    Hosted by Kansas Commerce and Pittsburg State on April 6 Read on...
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    2017 KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

    Will be held March 9 at 11 locations across Kansas Read on...
  19. Community Development Block Grants Awarded for Community Facilities Projects

    14 Communities will share $3.3 million in federal grants Read on...
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    Kansas: A Thriving Community of Life Scientists

    Kansas’ various industries are part of what makes the state’s business climate so vibrant. Read on...
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    Healing Technology Engineered in Kansas

    “The objective of this technology is to develop a means to treat cancer." Read on...
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    Black & Veatch Providing Excellence in Engineering

    Engineering is one of the strongest driving forces behind the technological innovations that are stimulating the Kansas economy, through increasing efficiency and enhancing the quality of life in the state. Read on...
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    Kansas Spotlight: MSI Automation

    Dave Brinckerhoff is the owner of MSI Automation Inc. out of Wichita, Kansas. He comes from a family of engineers and innovators. Through the use of his expertise and his manufacturing company, Dave is making strides in system development against cancer. Read on...
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    Kansas Engineering: A Sophisticated Design

    Engineering is a bright and fundamental sector of the Kansas economy and business climate. In Kansas, a greater percentage of the population are engineers than in the rest of the nation. Read on...
  26. JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneurs Program Assists Kansas Startups

    JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneurs Takes Off

    Kansas’ small businesses are the backbone of its economy and the heart of the business climate in the state. These businesses create vibrant culture and community spirit with their very existence. Their importance does not go unnoticed. Learn More about JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneurs
  27. Angel Tax Credits Help Ensure Success of Kansas Businesses

    Entrepreneurship is important to the Kansas economy in many ways. There are more than 246,000 small businesses in Kansas. These businesses account for 35.1 percent of all Kansas businesses. Read on...
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    Get Ready Challenge Fosters Entrepreneurship in Local High School Students.

    This September, 15 high school students got to put their entrepreneurial skills to the test as they participated in the Be Ready Challenge 2016. Read on...
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    Entrepreneurship in Kansas: Small Business as the Backbone of the State's Business Climate

    Small businesses are the backbone of our nation’s economy. However, starting a small business can be a risk, as many factors play into whether a small business will succeed. Read on...
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    Kansas Commerce introduces JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneur

    Phase one of the program will work with Kansas universities. Read on...
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    Kansas: The Quality You’ve Been Looking for Your Whole Life

    Kansas is a pro-business state, has a skilled workforce and is home to many successful businesses. But one of the most important benefits of a Kansas life is the state's superb quality of life. Read on...
  32. Commerce Accepting Applications for Export Programs and Funding

    State Trade and Export Promotions (STEP) grant helps small businesses Read on...
  33. Kansas Commerce and Partners to Announce New Program

    Program Will Assist Entrepreneurs in Kansas Read on...
  34. Triumph Opens Factory in Kansas

    Move expected to be complete by June 2017 Read on...
  35. Expo for Hispanic small business owners

    Hispanic Business Expo is a free educational workshop for small business owners. Read on...
  36. Commerce to host Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon

    The Oct. 11 event is part of Minority Enterprise Development Week. Read on...
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    2016 KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

    To be held Sept. 27 at locations across Kansas. Read on...
  38. Kansas Global Signs Export Promotion Contracts

    Contracts signed with Kansas Department of Commerce and City of Wichita. Read on...
  39. Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching for 2016 Kansas Energy Conference

    The conference will highlight the latest developments in renewable energy storage. Read on...
  40. Registration Opens for 2016 Kansas Energy Conference

    Conference highlights latest developments in renewable energy storage Read on...
  41. Community Service Tax Credit Program awards announced

    There will be 22 nonprofit organizations receiving $3.63 million in tax credits. Read on...
  42. State of Kansas to begin sale of Kansas Bioscience Authority Investment Portfolio

    The Kansas Department of Commerce is in the final stages of preparations necessary to formally initiate the sale of the Kansas Bioscience Authority investment portfolio. Read on...
  43. Amazon to Open New Sunflower State Fulfillment Center in Kansas City

    Amazon’s fifth Kansas location will create over 1,000 full-time hourly roles. Read on...
  44. New Workforce AID program launching at Manhattan Area Technical College

    Program will train welders in partnership with Caterpillar Work Tools Read on...
  45. Commerce accepting nominations for Minority Enterprise Development Week awards

    Deadline to nominate minority and women owned businesses is July 15 Read on...
  46. CivicPlus, GT Manufacturing win top Business Appreciation Month awards

    Governor’s Award of Excellence, Exporter of the Year winners announced Read on...
  47. Kansas Commerce announces award of Economic Development grant

    The grant has been awarded to city of Cheney. Read on...
  48. 2016 Kansas International Trade Day

    To be held June 22, 2016 in Topeka. Read on...
  49. Cargill Protein Headquarters to remain in Kansas

    The decision comes after collaboration with the City of Wichita and State of Kansas. Read on...
  50. 2016 Business Appreciation Month Winners Announced

    26 Regional Winners & 63 Merit Award Winners Read On...
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  52. Inaugural Artist INC program in Kansas Concludes

    The last session of Artist INC program concludes on May 10. Read on...
  53. DH Pace Corporate Headquarters Expands Facility in Olathe, Kansas

    The expansion is in response to significant growth and in preparation for new jobs. Read on...
  54. KU Startup School Equips Faculty and Students for Entrepreneurships

    The distance between dreaming about a startup company and actually launching one can be vast if you don’t know where to begin. Read on...
  55. National Endowment for the Arts Chairman to Visit Kansas

    Chairman Jane Chu will visit Lawrence on April 11. Read on...
  56. Kansas ranked highly in 2015 Governor’s Cup

    Site Selection magazine named Kansas in the Top Five in the region and the nation. Read on...
  57. Amazon announces plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Kansas

    The new state-of-the-art fulfillment center will open in Edgerton, KS. Read on...
  58. Kansas City ranked 7th for Women-Owned Business

    According to survey of 100 largest metropolitan areas Read on...
  59. Kansas awarded $3 million for Health Profession Opportunity Project

    KHPOP program trains low-income individuals for careers in healthcare Read on...
  60. Cowley Community College gears up to offer training

    Project through Kansas Department of Commerce Workforce AID Read on...
  61. Figeac-Aéro breaks ground on North American headquarters in Wichita

    Project will create 200 jobs and more than $20 million in investment Read on...
  62. Kansas ranked fifth Pro-Business State in the nation

    This is the fifth year in a row for the state to be highly rated in study Read on...
  63. New Workforce AID program launching at Washburn Tech

    Program will train welders in partnership with Caterpillar Work Tools Read on...
  64. Sizewise Worldwide moves global headquarters to Kansas

    Medical equipment manufacturer serves hospitals nationwide Read on...
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