Economic Development Alliance


To provide a forum for regional economic development partners to equip them with educational, timely, and relevant information.

To afford a networking opportunity intended to foster the sharing of information and collaboration amongst KCADC and our community partners.

To stay current on local, national, and international economic development ideas and trends.

2018 Meetings: 

January 26 | February 23 | March 23 | April 27 | NO MEETING IN MAY | June 29 | July 27 | NO MEETING IN AUGUST | September 28 | October 26 | Nov./Dec. Combined -- December 7 

Alliance Membership 

Alliance membership is limited to agencies and companies within the region representing state, county & city economic development functions, as well as utility, education, and training partners.

  • BNSF Railway Company
  • Cass County Corporation
    of Economic Development
  • Chillicothe, Missouri/Livingston County
  • City of Atchison, Kansas
  • City of Belton, Missouri
  • City of Blue Springs, Missouri
  • City of Bonner Springs, Kansas
  • City of Cameron, Missouri
  • City of Excelsior Springs, Missouri
  • City of Gladstone, Missouri
  • City of Grain Valley, Missouri
  • City of Independence, Missouri
  • City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • City of Leavenworth, Kansas
  • City of Lexington, Missouri
  • City of North Kansas City
  • City of Raymore, Missouri
  • City of Raytown, Missouri
  • City of Riverside, Missouri
  • City of Smithville, Missouri
  • City of Topeka, Kansas
  • Clay County Economic Development Council
  • De Soto Economic Development Council
  • Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Emporia Regional Development Association
  • Full Employment Council
  • Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce/GO Topeka
  • Grain Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Grandview Area Economic Development Council
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Independence Council for Economic Development
  • Jackson County, Missouri
  • Johnson County Airport Commission
  • Johnson County Community College
  • Johnson County, Kansas
  • Kansas City Aviation Department
  • Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Kansas City SmartPort
  • Kansas City Southern
  • Kansas Department of Commerce
  • Kansas Gas Service
  • Kansas State University
  • KCP&L
  • Kearney Area Development Council
  • Lawrence Chamber of Commerce
  • Leavenworth County Development Corporation
  • Leawood Chamber of Commerce
  • Lee's Summit Economic Dev. Council
  • Lenexa Economic Development Council
  • Liberty Economic Development Corporation
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Miami County, Kansas
  • Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • Missouri Gas Energy
  • Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Olathe Chamber of Commerce
  • Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Parkville Economic Development Council
  • Platte County Economic Dev. Council
  • REDI (Richmond Economic Development Incorporated)
  • Shawnee Economic Development Council
  • Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation
  • St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Wyandotte Economic
    Development Council




Board of Directors