Membership Benefits

Central Exchange (CX) is a membership organization with over 1,100 members. The members represent a cross-section of women and men from throughout the Kansas City area. Members include business owners, managers and executives, non-profit and civic leaders and community volunteers. With over 500 programs a year, CX offers high quality programming for professional, leadership and personal development, great networking opportunities to connect for business or social reasons and of course delicious food at all programs. Today, more than ever, it is important to keep one’s professional and business skills up-to-date, to have a wide and varied network and to stay abreast of the latest trends, CX provides all of that and much more!

Following is a list of current benefits included in your membership dues:

  • Unlimited professional & personal development programs (including meals)
  • Programming offered at 2 CX Locations to serve you
    • CX Downton – 1020 Central
      • 2 hours of free parking a month at selected downtown garage
    • CX South – 6201 College Boulevard, Overland Park
      • Free parking at south location
  • Easy registration of all programs provided through our member friendly website
  • Leadership training and development/mentoring circles
  • Access to civic and business leaders
  • Access to job opportunities
  • Use of meeting facilities at either location for business or personal use/discounts on catering
  • Wi-fi available at both locations
  • Wide variety of special interest programming
  • Member friendly website for up-to-date CX and community information
  • Access to CX Membership Directory
  • Connect with CX groups on LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Diverse Membership
  • Discounts at various retail locations
  • Leadership Workshops – discounted fee for members
  • Emerging Leaders – New Session begins September 2015, 12-month leadership development program
  • Leadership Lyceum April, 2016 – One of the largest leadership development conferences in the country



Central Exchange
1020 Central St. Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 471-7560 Downtown
(913) 253-0900 CX South