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Virtual Job Fair to Highlight Hundreds of State Agency Opportunities Jobseekers are encouraged to attend the upcoming State of Kansas Agencies Virtual Job Fair from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 27. This month’s virtual fair, hosted by KANSASWORKS, will feature many exciting employment opportunities available across the state’s 98 government agencies. Currently, there are more than 700 vacancies across the state. Governor Kelly Travels to Japan, South Korea to Create More Jobs for Kansans This week, Governor Laura Kelly traveled to Japan and South Korea to participate in the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association (MWJA/JMWA) Conference. While there, she met with business leaders to continue building on Kansas’ historic economic development success and create new job opportunities for Kansas workers. Kansas Commerce Department Hires New International Director Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland announced today Laura Lombard has been named the agency’s new International Director. Lombard brings 15 years of experience in international relations and business development to the position, most recently serving as President and CEO of Kansas Global Trade Services in Wichita. Governor Kelly Announces Funding to Grow Small Business Exports Governor Laura Kelly today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded $200,000 to the Kansas Department of Commerce to expand the state’s robust export sector, which hit an all-time high of $13.97 billion in 2022. The agency’s International Division oversees the administration of the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) award, enabling eligible businesses to leverage these funds for conducting focused activities that promote export growth. View All


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CJD Consulting Solutions, LLC

Feb 17, 2023

Helping organizations and leaders all across the State of Kansas to continue to operate from the Serving Leader mindset inspired me to start my business. Organizations and businesses are seeking out professional development training that offers their leaders a different and more authentic way to lead its teams and employees. Kansas businesses and organizations get it. The truth is servant-led businesses outperform their competition. The ability to align team and individual goals across all levels of your organization is a necessary skill in a diverse world. I am here to help Kansas businesses do just that!

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Lutz Plumbing, Inc.

May 18, 2022

Lutz Plumbing has continued to provide consistent quality and priority plumbing services to long-term and new customers no matter their circumstances.

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Career Advantage

Mar 31, 2022

Career Advantage has been owned and operated by a Lawrence, KS woman since its inception in 2003 and continues to be a valuable resource nearly twenty years later! In today’s tumultuous environment, I feel career services are necessary now more than ever. People are having to change jobs, often unexpectedly, and the competition is high. Engaging a career services professional to help prepare application materials and display one’s highest representation can expedite the job search process and help candidates make well-informed career decisions. This ultimately helps the Kansas workforce and economy, since we can assist people all across the state.

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Haute Handmade Pop Up Market

Feb 17, 2022

Haute Handmade is not your average craft fair. At Haute Handmade we always strive to showcase original handmade art and designs that are different from most found in outdoor markets, or even in our region. Our shows feature unique makers and we always aim to be well diversified. You’ll most definitely find new and modern handcrafted goods created from all kinds of materials you can only imagine. HH also loves fabulous vintage upcycles and one-of-a-kind art. We seek out artists that take the classic crafts and add a modern spin with abundant uniqueness + lots new “must haves” that we just can’t get enough of!

In additon to teaming up with the best makers we know, Haute Handmade loves partnering with some of our fave ICT spots to hold our Pop Ups! We’ve been to Norton’s Brewing, 86 Cold Press, The Monarch, Cowtown Museum, Eberly Farm, Bungalow 26, and Public at the Brickyard just to name a few! Where will we pop up next?!? Follow us on our handmade journey to find out!

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Goat Milk Soap Store

Feb 17, 2021

The Goat Milk Soap Store uses home-raised goat milk to manufacture bath and body products in Ottawa, Kansas.

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Tender Loving Care Pet Nursing Hotel

Jan 6, 2021

TLC Pet Nursing Hotel is the first and only brick and mortar facility in the United States caring for older, sick, recovering and dying cats and dogs.

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Quantum Health and Wellness Center Jan 2020

Dec 31, 2019

Minority & Women Business Spotlight Business Name: Quantum Health and Wellness Center Email: [email protected] Business Contact Number: (785) 236-1693 Business Address:227 Blue Earth Place Suite 209Manhattan, Kansas 66502United StatesMap It Website: Social Media: ABOUT US Primary Business Activity: Health and Wellness Number of Employees (including owner):  Five…

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MASS Medical Storage Oct 2019

Oct 7, 2019

Minority & Women Business Spotlight COMPANY INFORMATION Business Name: MASS Medical Storage Email: [email protected] Business Contact Number: (816) 867-0852 Website: ABOUT US Primary Business Activity: Our primary business activity is manufacturing medical equipment storage cabinets. Number of Employees (including owner): 40 How long have you been in business? The…

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BriJoRae’ Productions Sept 2019

Sep 10, 2019

Minority & Women Business Spotlight COMPANY INFORMATION Business Name: BriJoRae’ Productions Email: [email protected] Business Contact Number: 785.422.6002 Website: ABOUT US Primary Business Activity: Photographer, Elopement & Wedding Planner, Minister & Wedding Officiant Number of Employees (including owner): 2 How long have you been in business? 2 Years, Opened as…

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Kangen Water Distribution July 2019

Jul 7, 2019

Minority & Women Business Spotlight COMPANY INFORMATION Business Name: Kangen Water, dba Miracles with Water Email: [email protected] Business Contact Number: 913-461-7034 Website: ABOUT US Primary Business Activity: Kangen Water Distribution Number of Employees (including owner): one How long have you been in business? Since 2008, I have been able to Bless people with Kangen…

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