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August 24, 2021

Importance of Urban Design

August 24, 2021

Placemaking Creates a Vibrant Core

July 29, 2021

Internships in the ICT (The Chung Report)

July 22, 2021

It used to be an underused, aging downtown park. Now it’s full of life and fun all week (Wichita Eagle)

July 14, 2021

Being an entrepreneur is all about punching today in the face (

July 7, 2021

WSU Tech, Textron Aviation launch flight training program (Wichita Business Journal)

June 25, 2021

Partnership’s EVP of Talent named Woman Who Lead: Professional Services (Wichita Business Journal)

June 18, 2021

National arts grant will give downtown Wichita businesses some creative curb appeal (Wichita Business Journal)

June 2, 2021

Advanced manufacturing company with global reach doubles workforce, celebrates 30 years in business and reaches major delivery milestone

April 30, 2021

Passing Thoughts: Cornejo brothers have vision old north Wichita oil refinery (Wichita Business Journal)

April 26, 2021

CMMC conference to help Wichita companies navigate defense cybersecurity regulations (Wichita Business Journal)

April 23, 2021

Swinging for the Fences for Regional Economic Development Wins

April 23, 2021

A Fresh Look at Talent Strategies and Initiatives

April 23, 2021

New startup accelerator course Campfire launching in Wichita (Wichita Business Journal)

April 19, 2021

Wichita jobs: Call center hiring workers to survey people about COVID-19 vaccine (Wichita Eagle)

February 25, 2021

Cybersecurity company Novacoast to open new Security Operations Center in Wichita

February 25, 2021

Novacoast Announces Expansion in Wichita

February 18, 2021

Milken Institute: Wichita makes the largest leap on a ranking of best-performing cities (Wichita Business Journal)

February 10, 2021

Building You: Organizations attracting, retaining tech talent in Kansas (KWCH News)

February 1, 2021

Some co-working spaces are closing due to the pandemic, but this one just opened (Wichita Business Journal)

January 26, 2021

WSU Tech introduces $1,200 scholarship for high school seniors (Wichita Business Journal)

January 21, 2021

Workforce Alliance gets nearly $10 million to boost local skills training (Wichita Business Journal)

January 21, 2021

Workforce Alliance to train, educate hundreds of local workers with largest grant yet (Wichita Eagle)

January 11, 2021

KANSAS: Punching Above Our Weight (Site Selection Magazine)

January 11, 2021

The Smart Factory (Site Selection Magazine)

January 11, 2021

Check Mate: Wichita’s Manufacturing Strengths are in a League of their Own (Site Selection Magazine)

January 11, 2021

Where Flyovers are a Good Thing (Site Selection Magazine)

January 8, 2021

Is a pandemic a good time to start a business? (The KLC Journal)

December 31, 2020

American Packaging Company to expand in South Hutch (The Hutchinson News)

December 31, 2020

What 2020 Taught Us (Wichita Business Journal)

December 22, 2020

2020 Year-End Update

December 10, 2020

These 8 Heartland Cities Are Essential to the Future of American Innovation (

December 3, 2020

Kansas Health Science Center Accreditation

November 18, 2020

Wichita State Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

November 13, 2020

WSU grads finalists in worldwide contest to create innovative face mask (Wichita Eagle)

November 11, 2020

Wichita’s Nitride Solutions offering new Covid-killing UV wand (Wichita Business Journal)

October 26, 2020

2020 Progress on Strategic Priorities

Community Efforts
October 2, 2020

Even during pandemic, the business of boosting Wichita’s economy continues (KMUW)

September 25, 2020

Laid off from Spirit, these workers are sticking with aviation, upping their skills (Wichita Eagle)

Community Efforts
September 23, 2020

Sedgwick County opens up COVID-19 grants to all businesses regardless of size (Wichita Business Journal)

September 22, 2020

Years of progress: Reflecting on the master plan that helped shape downtown Wichita (Wichita Business Journal)

September 4, 2020

Wichita and Derby among Kansas cities vying for U.S. Space Command headquarters (Wichita Business Journal)

August 28, 2020

WSU’s Golden creates innovation and business advisory council (Wichita Business Journal)

August 17, 2020

Kansas prepares to deliver another $130M in CARES Act funding; here’s what businesses need to know (Wichita Business Journal)

August 6, 2020

Wichita’s talent still drawing attention through COVID-19 (Wichita Business Journal)

August 5, 2020

South Central Kansas Economic Development District has funding for businesses seeking defense work (Wichita Business Journal)

Community Efforts
July 3, 2020

As Covid-19 entered Kansas, the spirit of Wichita came through (Wichita Business Journal)

July 3, 2020

Cosmic Pet grows to meet demand

July 2, 2020

Reiloy USA expands existing site

July 1, 2020

Access to Talent: The Key for NetApp

May 4, 2020

Spirit AeroSystems partners with top medical supplier to make ventilators to fight COVID-19

Community Efforts
April 30, 2020

Guest Column: Collaborating for the Wichita area’s long-term recovery (Wichita Business Journal)

April 27, 2020

Wichita’s economic development leaders outline plan to go after stimulus money (Wichita Business Journals)

Community Efforts
April 21, 2020

In the middle of the country, a hospital and its community prepare for a coronavirus surge (USA TODAY)

Community Efforts
April 21, 2020

Wichita aviation companies making thousands of face shields for Ascension Via Christi (Wichita Eagle)

April 17, 2020

Kansas Health Foundation adds another $5.3 million to COVID-19 response (Wichita Business Journal)

April 13, 2020

Kansas Health Foundation opens nonprofit grant applications early (Wichita Business Journal)

Community Efforts
April 13, 2020

Wichita pandemic task force created with roots from aerospace coalition (Wichita Business Journal)

Community Efforts
April 3, 2020

Wichita brewery now making thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer as demand keeps growing (Wichita Eagle)

April 1, 2020

Website offers look at urgent and available jobs during pandemic (Wichita Business Journal)

April 1, 2020

Textron Aviation adds to its donation of PPEs (Wichita Business Journal)

April 1, 2020

Aviation firm, 3D printers help protect Wichita health care workers from coronavirus (Wichita Eagle)

Community Efforts
March 23, 2020

Kansas small businesses hurting from COVID-19 now eligible for federal disaster loans (Wichita Business Journal)

Community Efforts
March 23, 2020

Winfield supplier ramping up to meet ventilator demand (Wichita Business Journal)

March 23, 2020

Federal resources for small businesses (The Business Journals)

March 23, 2020

Groups coordinate community efforts for economic response to COVID-19

Community Efforts
March 20, 2020

Resources for nonprofits struggling to meet community needs during coronavirus (Wichita Business Journal)

December 20, 2019

Coalition Moves Forward with Bold Design Recommendations for Riverfront Master Plan

December 16, 2019

Coalition Expected to Give Direction to Design Team at Meeting Today

December 13, 2019

Public Weighs in on East Bank Scenarios and Overall Vision

November 1, 2019

Riverfront Legacy Master Plan Open House on Nov. 14 to Introduce Preliminary Design Concepts

October 1, 2019

Studies, Market Analysis, Data to Highlight October Open House for Riverfront Legacy Master Plan Process

October 1, 2019

Do-It-Yourself Urban Exploration Audio Tour Released for Riverfront Legacy Master Plan

September 1, 2019

Urban Explorations Scheduled for September as Part of Riverfront Legacy Master Plan Process

July 15, 2019

Riverfront Legacy Master Plan Welcomes Public to First Public Open House

July 1, 2019

Riverfront Legacy Master Plan Group Outlines Proposed Process and Date for First Public Meeting

Amazon chooses Greater Wichita for two new locations

Novacoast opens satellite location in downtown Wichita

Millennium Corp. brings cyber expertise to Wichita

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