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President’s Message October 2021 From the Business Perspective Newsletter Voter poll says OP’s heading in the right direction On Nov. 2 Overland Park will elect a new mayor for the first time in 16 years. Voters will choose at least one new city council member, and new members for school boards, the JCCC Board of…

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News Release | Overland Park Survey Verifies Long-Held Community Priorities

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stan Lawson, slawson@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7601 Overland Park Survey Verifies Long-Held Community Priorities Overland Park, Kan., September 21, 2021 – Results of a community scan of Overland Park voters, released today by the Overland Park Chamber Foundation and Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA), indicate priorities are…

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President’s Message | What’s behind those “best of” lists?

President’s Message September 2021 From the Business Perspective Newsletter What’s behind those “best of” lists? Overland Park is consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the nation by national consumer and trade publications. Sometimes people ask me how we end up on these lists. Do we apply? Do we purchase ads in…

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President’s Message | Who will decide your future?

President’s Message August 2021 From the Business Perspective Newsletter Who will decide your future? For the first time in 16 years, Overland Park voters will select a new mayor. This means EVERY registered voter in Overland Park should cast a ballot in the August primary. Voters in Wards 1, 2, 4, and 5 also will…

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Job Posting | Member Services Coordinator

Job Opening Overland Park Chamber seeks qualified candidates for position of Member Services Coordinator. The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce seeks a Member Services Coordinator to support membership recruitment/retention, assist in event, program committee and administrative support, service to members and guests, provide website support, assist with social media activities and manage front-of-house functions, including conference…

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News release | TTEC Announces Plans to Hire 450 Contact Center Agents in the Kansas City Region

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TTEC Announces Plans to Hire 450 Contact Center Agents in Overland Park DENVER, May 13, 2021 – TTEC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), one of the largest global digital customer experience (CX) technology and services innovators for end-to-end, digital CX solutions, announced its plans to create 450 customer service jobs in…

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This Week in Topeka | May 3-7, 2021

This Week in Topeka May 3-7, 2021 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session That’s a wrap!  The 2021 session of the Kansas Legislature adjourned after a week of overriding vetoes and passing last-minute legislation left over from the main part of the session. Sine Die, scheduled for May 26, is…

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This Week in Topeka | April 5-9, 2021

This Week in Topeka April 5-9, 2021 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session The main portion of the 2021 session ended last Friday evening when the House and Senate completed a flurry of votes on last-minute legislation setting the stage for first adjournment. It was a busy week of conference…

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News Release | LEVELUP Esports Arena opens April 9

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ryan Hughes, Managing Partner, ryan@lvluparena.com, (203) 979-4232 First-of-its-kind Esports and Training Facility Coming to Overland Park OVERLAND PARK, KAN., April 6, 2021 – LEVELUP Esports Arena (“LEVELUP”) is opening the third largest esports venue in the USA and the only one with a dedicated education program – Esports Forge…

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This Week in Topeka | March 29-31, 2021

This Week in Topeka March 29-31, 2021 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session It was a short week in Topeka as lawmakers in the House wrapped up its work on Tuesday followed by the Senate on Wednesday. The week was dedicated to floor action in both chambers where they decided…

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