Welcome to the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce
The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading business organization for Ottawa & Franklin County, Kansas, providing access to all our community offers. We are a growing community located on the NAFTA Super-Highway, I-35. We have access to all of life’s amenities: jobs, education, healthcare, housing, recreation, and arts & entertainment.
The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to make this website available to the many people inquiring of our Chamber and our community. To those discovering the Ottawa Community for the first time, we extend a warm "Chamber Welcome." We are proud of our Chamber of Commerce, its members and our area of this great nation. As evidenced by this website, we are a thriving, vibrant and diverse community. We have a rich history of both struggles and accomplishments.
Franklin County is one of the fastest growing counties in Kansas. Opportunities for primary and secondary education abound. Our health care facilities and programs are second to none. Our industrial base offers many opportunities to work where you live and raise a family. We are near five great boating and fishing lakes and our community has both east-west and north-south rail trails for biking and walking.
The "good life" is right here in Franklin County! If you don't live or work here now, we hope you will soon join us in building our community's future together.
Ottawa named in Top 25 Places to Retire by CNN Money!
Ottawa has been named in Money magazine's 2012 Top 25 Places to Retire! Click on the link below to read the article.TOP 25!
Plan now to join the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce as we head to IRELAND! November 6-14, 2013. Trip is $2,849 per person, double occupancy. The trip includes round trip airfare from KCI, meals, lodging, sightseeing and much
Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis and space is limited. Sign up early to secure your seat.
For more information on the trip itinerary, click the link below or call Sherri at 785.242.1000 or email email@example.com
Quarterly Image Award
The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Quarterly Image Award. This award recognizes recognizes CUSTOMER SERVICE. Everyone appreciates great cusomer serice and people going the extra mile to help them out, but have you thought about showing these same people your satisfaction with the service you receive. Show your appreciation by nominating someone for the Quarterly Image Award. Criteria for the Award includes:
* Makes you feel welcome and glad you walked into their place of business.
* Exemplifies pride in his/her community, job and self.
* Is a Chamber Member or employed by a Chamber Member.
The categories and when they will be recongized are Retail-Sales (January), Public Service & Not-for-Profits (April), Education & Healthcare (August) and Retail-Service (October). Nominations can be made at anytime, regardless of when the winner for each category is recognized.
Please click on the link below to download the nomination form.
Coming Soon! The Chamber will be partnering with CGI Communications, Inc. to produce a video highlighting our community. Please clink on the link below for additional information.