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March 20, 2023

Topeka, KS — GO Topeka is excited to announce 25 local businesses have been named finalists for recognition at Topeka and Shawnee County’s 42nd annual Small Business Awards.   The […]

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Press ‘Give back something else’ — Glenda Washington puts all she has into small businesses March 20, 2023 Helping develop small businesses has always been a passion for Glenda Washington. The Greater Topeka Partnership’s chief equity and opportunity officer has pioneered her way through the business realm. She […] Read More Other Glenda Washington, Chief Equity and Opportunity Officer for GTP recognized with International Award March 7, 2023 The Partnership is proud to announce that Glenda Washington, Chief Equity and Opportunity Officer for the Greater Topeka Partnership, was recognized by iChange Nations™ with the iCHANGE NATIONS™ GLOBAL LIFE […] Read More Other Texas, Kansas Claim Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup Awards March 1, 2023 Top Metro and Micropolitan Areas for Corporate Facility Investment, Top Mississippi River Regions Also Named Press Release Atlanta, March 1, 2023: Texas and Kansas have won the 2022 Site Selection […] Read More Other Starting a small biz comes with struggle; this Topeka grants program helps cut the risk February 27, 2023 TOPEKA — A focused small business incentive program is helping Capital City entrepreneurs grow their businesses more quickly and saving them money during the startup process. When his family settled in Topeka in late […] Read More Other The Wall Street Journal and® Release Winter 2023 Emerging Housing Markets Index Report February 13, 2023 The Greater Topeka Partnership is proud to announce Topeka, KS, has jumped 15 spots to claim the No. 4 ranking in The Wall Street Journal and’s Winter 2023 Emerging […] Read More Other Kansas Women Leaders to Gather for Conversation, Celebration, and Connecting February 9, 2023 The Kansas Chamber and the Greater Topeka Partnership on Wednesday announced they will host the 2023 Women’s Legislative Social on March 22nd from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm CT at […] Read More General News Releases, Other, Press, Project Announcements HARRIS FABRICATION EXPANSION IN TOPEKA PROJECTED TO MAKE $175M ECONOMIC IMPACT February 8, 2023 Topeka, KS — Today, Topeka and Shawnee County’s Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO) board approved an incentive agreement that will aid in the expansion of Harris Fabrication, an existing manufacturing […] Read More Other SHAWNEE COUNTY REPORTS RECORD POPULATION GROWTH IN 2022, MARKING HIGHEST GROWTH IN 10 YEARS WITH ADDITION OF 2,265 NEW RESIDENTS February 8, 2023 Topeka, KS — Data certified in 2022 by the Kansas Division of the Budget report Shawnee County recently recorded its largest single-year growth in population in 10 years. The data, […] Read More Other Made For Manufacturing January 30, 2023 TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Several area high school students interested in the engineering and technology industry got the opportunity to interact, network, and explore the tech industry as multiple local […] Read More Other With new partnership, GO Topeka and Washburn School of Business see growth for community January 25, 2023 It really has been a chicken-and-egg type of situation for GO Topeka and the Washburn University School of Business. For years, the economic development organization had supported the business school’s endeavors, including financial […] Read More Other Innovation, entrepreneurship focus of new GO Topeka, Washburn partnership January 25, 2023 TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Innovation and entrepreneurship will be the focus of a new partnership between GO Topeka and Washburn University. On Thursday, Nov. 17, GO Topeka joined Washburn University to announce that a […] Read More General News Releases, Press TWO SHAWNEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS RANKED AMONG TOP-10 IN NICHE’S ‘2023 BEST SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN KANSAS’ January 23, 2023 Topeka, KS — The Greater Topeka Partnership is proud to announce that the ranking and review site has named two Shawnee County school districts to its top-10 list of […] Read More