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Kansas Tourism, Visit Wichita Partnering to Host 2025 TBEX Summit Kansas Tourism and Visit Wichita are proud to announce Wichita as the host city for the Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX) Summit on October 1-4, 2025. This esteemed event will bring together leading travel bloggers, influencers, journalists, content creators and tourism industry professionals from around the globe to explore and enjoy the heart of the country. Commerce Launches Statewide Exporters Roundtable Series he International Division of the Kansas Department of Commerce today announced it will begin a monthly Kansas Exporters Roundtable series in July. With three-quarters of potential customers located outside of the United States, Commerce will visit 12 cities across the state and offer assistance for small- to medium-sized Kansas companies. Kansas Launches National Campaign to Attract and Retain Talent Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland, alongside leaders from across the state, today unveiled Love, Kansas, a dynamic talent attraction campaign aimed at boosting Kansas’ population by inviting past residents to choose the Sunflower State as their future home. This national marketing initiative will highlight Kansas as an exceptional place to live, work and raise a family, with a special emphasis on “boomerangs” – individuals with previous ties to the state. KANSAS! Magazine Brings Home the Gold from International Awards KANSAS! Magazine brought home three Gold Awards at the 44th annual International Regional Media Association (IRMA) awards presentation. For the third consecutive year, KANSAS! was a finalist for the Magazine of the Year. Andrea Etzel, publisher of KANSAS! and publication manager for Kansas Tourism, accepted the awards on behalf of the magazine. View All


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<p>Helping Kansas exporters start exporting or export more through international events and market opportunities.</p>

Kansas Shatters Trade Record

Apr 3, 2023

Kansas exports reached an all-time high of $13.97 billion in 2022. Compared with last year’s data, exports surged by $1.42 billion, representing an 11.36 percent growth. The previous highs for state exports occurred in 2021 and 2008, and both topped out at $12.5 billion. The pent-up demand due to the ongoing…

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Plan for 2023 with the International Division

Dec 20, 2022

A new year brings new opportunities, and the International Division can help promote your international business. Kansas International Trade Show Assistance Program (KITSAP) – enter new markets or promote a new product or service by participating in a trade show. KITSAP will reimburse a portion of your trade show participation…

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Access Africa Now: An Eight-part Virtual Series

Dec 7, 2022

February-September 2023 | 12 Noon ET | Virtual These eight webinars will share business opportunities in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola and Ethiopia. You can join every second Wednesday of the month from February to September 2023.  The webinars will include: Market information;  opportunities and challenges. Direct…

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India Energy Week

Dec 5, 2022

Under the Trade Event Partnership Program (TEPP),the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) has identifiedIndia Energy Week (IEW) as an excellent opportunity for U.S. energy companies to expand their business in the industry through exhibition in the USA Partnership Pavilion! IEW held under the patronage of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural…

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Navigating Digitization as a Small Business Owner

Dec 1, 2022

Are you ready to board the digital transformation train? Are you using digital and social platforms to enter new markets, improve profitability, transform operations and recruit more customers? To help you navigate understanding and implementing digital transformation that will help your business, join SBA and Small Business Majority's webinar on…

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Vortex Global named 2022 Governor's Award of Excellence winner

Oct 27, 2022

The 2022 Governor’s Award of Excellence winner, Vortex Global, was founded in 1977 in Salina. Vortex specializes in the design and manufacture of components for the transport and flow control of dry bulk solids. With a global service network that spans more than 120 countries, Vortex delivers global solutions through…

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Sep 27, 2022

BRAZIL DEFENSE HIGHLIGHTS Brazil's initial 2023 federal budget proposal for the defense sector is approximately US$22 billion. The strong relationship developed between Brazil and the U.S. in recent years has contributed for the development of strategic sectors such as defense and space. According to the National Defense Strategy, Brazil must continue strengthen three sectors of strategic importance: space, cyber and nuclear.…

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Governor Laura Kelly's Administration Signs Significant Wheat Deal with Taiwan

Sep 16, 2022

TOPEKA – During a state visit from a Taiwanese delegation, officials from the east Asian country agreed to purchase 66 million bushels of wheat from U.S. farmers over the next two years. The grain deal, which is worth approximately $576 million, will be fulfilled significantly by Kansas wheat farms.  The Kansas…

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UK Conformity Assessed

Aug 31, 2022

In this program, you will hear from private sector and Commercial Service experts about the new certification requirement, when and how to use the UKCA mark, rules for usage, technical documentation and record keeping, alternative options, Register Here

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Trade Mission to Spain & Portugal

Aug 4, 2022

Trade Mission Overview  Kansas Global Trade Services, Huffine Global Solutions, and Gedeth Network are hosting a trade mission trip to Spain October 17 – 21, 2022, for U.S. companies interested in exploring business relationships in the sustainable agriculture, green technology, NextGen digitalization, and renewable energy sectors. The mission will provide…

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