Break the Ice: 4 ways to better cold calling

By Martha Bartlett Piland MB Piland Advertising + Marketing Whether you’re raising money, growing customers, pitching a reporter or recruiting committee members, you have to make some asks. It can…


Sunflower Music Festival

        Eldar Djangirov Described by Dave Brubeck in the New York Times as “a genius beyond most young people I’ve heard” and described by the New York…


Have You Had Enough?

By Mark Reinert, CFP®, MBA Reinert Wealth Management We’ve heard it for years. Start a 401K. Open a Roth IRA. Save xx% of your income for a “rainy day”—one that…

Advisors Excel receives national communication and marketing awards

The Creative team at Advisors Excel, one of the nation’s leading insurance marketing organizations, recently earned eight awards in the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts 22nd Annual Communicator Awards….


Cotton O’Neil Kanza Park

A Community Open House event was held on Sunday, April 24, at the Cotton O’Neil Kanza Park building, 2660 S.W. 3rd St.     About the Cotton O’Neil Kanza Park Building: The…


Westar Energy’s Corporate Bigs showcase Inventor projects

For the past four weeks, on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5pm, you’d find 10 Westar employees at the Downtown Office working with their Littles on a big project and presentation; the…

Visit Topeka_4C

Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with discounts for Topekans and visitors May 1-7

Visit Topeka has organized seven days of events and activities for Topeka visitors and residents alike to celebrate the positive effects of tourism in the community. The week-long celebration is…

20 under 40

20 Under 40 Nominations are Open!



Topeka Limo & Jet Pitch Competition

Topeka Limo and Jet Pitch competition highlights for Youth Entrepreneurs.   Eight students were classroom winners and earned the opportunity to pitch in front of some local business professionals. The students…

small business month

Small Business Celebration Calendar of Events

GO Topeka, Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce, Washburn Small Business Development Center, 712 Innovations and Downtown Topeka, Inc. are turning Small Business Week into a month-long celebration by hosting classes, events and…