Kansas Chamber to Host Elections Event Featuring All Gubernatorial Candidates

Kansas Chamber to Host Elections Event Featuring All Gubernatorial Candidates
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Wichita – The Kansas Chamber will host its second “Candidate Conversations with the Kansas Chamber” on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Wichita. Presented by Evergy, the parent company of Westar Energy and KCP&L, the event will allow Chamber members to talk with candidates for statewide or congressional office and learn more about their positions on issues important to the Kansas business community.

All five candidates seeking to be the next governor of Kansas have confirmed their attendance:

— Jeff Caldwell, Libertarian Party

— Laura Kelly, Democrat Party

— Rick Kloos, Independent

— Kris Kobach, Republican Party

— Greg Orman, Independent

The evening will feature one on one conversations with the gubernatorial candidates and Alan Cobb, the Chamber’s President and CEO. The discussions will focus on business-related issues and policies.

Other statewide and congressional district candidates also have been invited to join the Chamber and its members that evening.

NOTE: Advanced, paid registration is required to attend the event. Members may register at http://www.kansaschamber.org/18conversationsregistration2/.

Event Details

— Who: Candidate Conversations with the Kansas Chamber includes Chamber members, Candidates for Statewide and Congressional offices (invited)

— What: The event will allow Chamber members to talk with candidates for statewide or congressional office and learn more about their positions on issues important to the Kansas business community. The evening will feature one on one conversations with the gubernatorial candidates and Alan Cobb, the Chamber’s President and CEO.

— Where: Kansas Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Wichita, KS

— When: September 18, 2018

o 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception

o 7:00 p.m. Dinner

o 7:30 p.m. Candidate Conversations Program

o 8:30 p.m. Candidate Networking & Desserts

The Kansas Chamber, with headquarters in Topeka, is the leading statewide pro-business advocacy group moving Kansas towards becoming one of the top states in America to live and work. The Chamber represents small, medium and large employers all across Kansas. The mission of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce is to continually strive to improve the economic climate for the benefit of every business and citizen and to safeguard our system of free, competitive enterprise.

For more information on the Kansas Chamber, visit www.kansaschamber.org.