Annual Dinner 2022

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Name: Annual Dinner 2022
Date: November 22, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

It's here! One of Kansas City’s biggest nights - KC Chamber’s 135th Annual Dinner!

From the World Cup to the NFL Draft to a new airport and more, KC is moving forward with energy like never before and the entire world is #Connected2KC! We're excited to celebrate with our Chamber members and the community at our Annual Dinner. Start the holiday season by joining us for the largest and most-anticipated event bringing together the business, civic, education, and philanthropic communities from across the region.

And of course, the big announcement – when we name the 2022 Kansas Citian of the Year! Learn more about past Kansas Citians of the Year recipients here.

We will also celebrate a successful year with our outgoing Chair Ramin Cherafat, McCownGordon Construction, and look forward to what's next from our incoming Chair Mark Garrett, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City.

Get your seats now!


We are looking forward to celebrating with you at the KC Chamber’s 135th Annual Dinner! In preparation for a fun evening, look at the information below to answer some frequently asked questions. More details will be added as we get closer to the event.  

When and where is the event? 
Annual Dinner 
Tuesday, November 22. 2022
Kay Barnes Grand Ballroom | Kansas City Convention Center 
301 W. 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105 

What’s the itinerary for the evening? 
4:00 p.m. | Networking Reception 
5:30 p.m. | Dinner and Program 

What is the attire? 
Attire for Annual Dinner is business professional.


2022 Annual Dinner Presenting Sponsor is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City.

Our Visionary Sponsor is Kansas City Southern.

Our Premier Sponsors are HallmarkJE Dunn Construction, and UMB Bank.

Our Executive Sponsors are CommunityAmerica Credit Union and McCownGordon Construction.

Our Partner Sponsors are American Century InvestmentsBlack & Veatch CorporationH&R BlockHMX Live, Kansas City RoyalsLockton Companies and Novella Brandhouse.

Our Corporate Sponsors are Bardavon Health InnovationsBayerBryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLPCentricCommerce BankCountry Club PlazaDelta Dental of Kansas, EvergyEwing Marion Kauffman FoundationHCA Midwest HealthHeavy Constructors AssociationHoneywell/KCNSCHusch BlackwellKansas City UniversityKPMGLathrop GPM LLPPNC BankPolsinelli, Shook Hardy & Bacon, Spire, Stinson LLPThe Roasterie + Messenger Coffee Co.,  T-MobileUniversity Health, and VanTrust Real Estate.

Event Sponsors:




Kay Barnes Ballroom | Kansas City Convention Center
301 W 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
Date/Time Information:
November 22, 2022
4:00 p.m. | Networking Reception 
5:30 p.m. | Dinner and Program 
Contact Information:
Laura Dryden, Events Director
(816) 374-5444
For additional sponsorship opportunities please email Individual ticket information will be sent out in early October.
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