Good Morning Manhattan

Jump Start Your Morning With Us!

Good Morning Manhattan! is held virtually throughout the year.  The Zoom waiting room opens at 7:30 a.m. with the program starting at 7:45 a.m.  We invite 3 speakers (giving them 10 minutes each) from around the region to discuss a hot topic, or educate the business community on something interesting or having significant importance.  

We encourage Q and A through the chat box feature of Zoom.  This program is provided complimentary to our Chamber members as a benefit to your membership.  Simply register online and we will send out the link the Wednesday afternoon prior.

Thursday, July 21

  • 7:30 a.m. - Virtual Waiting Room Opens
  • 7:45 a.m. - Chamber Welcome, program begins

Register today!  Zoom login will be sent the afternoon of July 20.

July Speakers

Martens, DougDoug Martens, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas

Doug will be reviewing the Chamber Blue Association Health Plan and how your business might benefit.

Minton, JaymeJayme Minton, Support Services Director at Meadowlark.

Jayme and "crew" will be sharing how you can get involved in the Career to Classroom initiative.  


Nadia Arbelo, M.Ed, Business Advisor Kansas SBDC at WU

Nadia will be sharing her role in the SBDC and what resources and guidance she brings to the businesses here in Manhattan!

Thursday, August 18

  • 7:30 a.m. - Virtual Waiting Room Opens
  • 7:45 a.m. - Chamber Welcome, program begins

Speaker in August

Rosowsky, David Dr.Dr. David Rosowsky, Vice President for Research, Kansas State University.

Rosowsky joined Kansas State University as vice president for research in July 2021. As VPR, Rosowsky serves as the university’s chief research officer, providing leadership and expertise in fostering a campus environment that promotes collaborative, interdisciplinary efforts and produces high-quality research and scholarly work. Rosowsky encourages and facilitates the integration and enhancement of research, scholarly and creative activities across the university’s colleges and multiple research centers and leads university wide strategic research growth activities. Additionally, Rosowsky serves as chair of the board of directors for K-State Innovation Partners, K-State’s hub of corporate engagement, technology commercialization and economic development.

*Check back for additional speakers

Register today!
Zoom link will be send out the afternoon of Wednesday, May 18

Sponsored By:  The Trust Company

Upcoming Dates:

Thursday, July 21

Thursday, August 18

Thursday, November 17

Past Good Morning Manhattan recordings

7/15/21 Speakers: Kerri Day Keller, Micro-Internships; Mark Knackendoffel, Advantage Manhattan Campaign; SenatorJerry Moran, Infrastructure Bill. Watch recorded version here.

5/20/21 Speakers: Sarah Siders, Spark; Jared Wasinger, CrossroadsMHK; Robin Cole, Pawnee Mental Health. Watch recorded version here.

3/18/21 Speakers: John Ford, Chair Riley County Commission; Kevin Ingram, President Manhattan Christian College and Tara Grubb, Hype: Young Professionals of MHK Committee Chair. Watch recorded version here.

1/21/21 Speakers: Mark Bachamp, 2021 Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Board Chair; COL William McKannay Garrison Commander Fort Riley and Daryn Soldan, Director of Economic Development. Watch recorded version here.