Janis Bowdler, president of JP Morgan Chase & Co. Foundation, will be the guest speaker at the Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting, with welcoming remarks by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly.
The annual meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Reardon Convention Center, 5th and Minnesota, Kansas City, Kansas.
The theme of the event is “Building Equitable Cities: How to Drive Economic Mobility and Regional Growth.”
According to a spokesman, JP Morgan Chase & Co. Foundation made a commitment in January 2018 to invest $1.75 billion over the next five years to strengthen workforce systems, revitalize neighborhoods, grow small businesses and improve the financial health of individuals.
“We are excited at the opportunity to hear Ms. Bowdler’s global, corporate perspective as it relates to our emerging region,” said Daniel Silva, president and CEO of the KCK Chamber. “Part of our mission at the chamber is to propel economic growth and sustainability through strengthening our workforce, empowering small businesses and improving the lives of individuals throughout our region.”
Doors open at 11:15 a.m., followed by the annual meeting lunch at 11:30 a.m., Gov. Kelly’s remarks, board chair comments, and the keynote speech starting at noon.
The event is open to the public, KCK Chamber members, chamber guests, and the media.
The cost of the luncheon is $75 per person for individual chamber members or $90 for individual nonmembers.
For more information, call the KCK Chamber at 913-371-3070 or email Katelyn McInerney at Katelyn@KCKChamber.com.