Seminars & Workshops

Success in 60

Series of educational workshops designed to enhance and develop skills of Chamber members and those of the greater business community.

2017 Program Series 


  • 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Manhattan Chamber Boardroom 
  • Bring your lunch, we provide beverages
  • Members free; $20 non-members
Questions? Sponsorship opportunities? Contact Kendra Dekat (785-776-8829).

October 26, 2017

So You Struggled Through Tax Season? Tips for Making Next Year Easier
Presented by:Tammy Bryant, CPA, Varney & Associates, CPAs, LLC
Event details/registration 
Sponsored by: WTC, Inc. 

November 2, 2017
Recruiting and Finding Talent, Including in a Transient Community 
Presented by Mike Henke, Business Consultant
Event details/registration  
Sponsorship opportunities available for this event

Previous events


September 7, 2017
Military 101: A Crash Course for Civilians 

Presented by Jane Brookshire, Fort Riley AFTB/AFAP/MRT Program Manager
Event details/registration 
Sponsored by: Meritrust Credit Union 
August 24
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
Sponsored by: Open 4 Business

July 20
Disaster Planning & Cyber Security for Your Business

Presented by Brian Dennis, ABCP, America’s SBDC at the University of Kansas
Sponsored by: Redi Systems
June 6
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
Sponsored by: Flint Hills Family Chiropractic
May 2
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 
Sponsored by: Kansas State University Foundation
April 18
The Best Practices for Employee Engagement 
Presented by Jill Trego, VP of Talent, Culture and HR, Kansas State University Foundation
Sponsored by: Human Resource Management Network