Seminars & Workshops

Success in 60

Success in 60 is a series of educational workshops that are designed to enhance and develop skills of Chamber members and the business community as a whole.

2017 Program Series 


  • 11:45 am-1:00 pm in the Manhattan Chamber Boardroom 
  • Bring your lunch, we'll provide the beverages
  • Free for members; $20 for non-members
TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017
The Best Practices for Employee Engagement 
Presented by: Jill Trego, VP of Talent, Culture and HR, Kansas State University Foundation
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Sponsored By: Human Resource Management Network

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
Successful Internships: A Win-Win for Your Business
Presented by: Kevin Mokhtarian, Associate Director and Anthony Ybarra, Employee Relations Coordinator, Kansas State University Career Center 
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Sponsored By: Kansas State University Foundation

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
Social Media - Behind the Scenes in Your Company  
Presented by: Sheila Ellis-Glasper, Owner, Sheila Ellis-Glasper Consulting, LLC and Laurie Pieper, Business Advisor with America’s SBDC Kansas
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Sponsored By: Flint Hills Family Chiropractic

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
Disaster Planning & Cyber Security for Your Business

Presented by: Brian Dennis, ABCP, America’s SBDC at the University of Kansas
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Sponsored By: Redi Systems

THURSDAY AUGUST 24, 2017
Who Needs an Exit Strategy? The Art of Succession Planning
Presented by: 
  • Karl Klein, CEPA, Washburn University Small Business Development Center 
  • Seth Gordon, Business Valuation Department Manager at Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP
  • Andrew Ellis, Attorney, Arthur-Green, LLP
  • Dustin Taylor, Owner, Kansurance
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Sponsored By: Open 4 Business

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Military 101

Presented by: Jane Brookshire, Fort Riley AFTB/AFAP/MRT Program Manager
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Sponsored By: 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017
So you Struggled Through Tax Season? Tips for Making Next Year Easier
Presented by: Tammy Bryant, CPA, Varney & Associates, CPAs, LLC
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Sponsored By: WTC, Inc. 


For program questions or sponsorship opportunities contact Kendra Dekat by email or call 785-776-8829.