The CCIM Institute was established in 1954 to give commercial real estate practitioners a previously unrealized opportunity to further their business practices through focused education and networking opportunities.

Today, with the addition of advanced technology tools, CCIM is the global leader in commercial and investment real estate education and services. And the coveted CCIM designation, recognized as a hallmark of professional competency, affords members an undisputed competitive advantage.

The Kansas City chapter of CCIM is one of the largest and most active in the country, providing personal, professional and business development as well as regular monthly meetings, quality real estate education, networking opportunities and candidate guidance. You do not need to be a CCIM designee or even pursuing the designation to be a member of our local chapter and enjoy the many benefits of membership. Below are our chapter's values, mission and vision.



VALUES:  Fiscally Responsible * Ethical * Professional * Regional * Relationship Driven * State of the Art * Inclusive

MISSION:  Providing the Kansas City region the competitive advantage for success in commercial real estate through networking and education.

VISION:  To be the Kansas City regional leader in commercial real estate education and networkingthrough engaging, innovative, and progressive programs.


GOALS:  “What” (more specific)




Increase the number of Chapter Sponsors.


Provide maximum visibility and benefits to all Sponsors.


ADD: 1 Annual Partner, 2 new event sponsors, 2 new broker sponsors.


Chair to review current sponsorship levels and benefits and make recommendations to the Board.


Board members to assist in identifying potential sponsors.


Create professional looking sponsor benefit marketing piece.



Increase Chapter Membership.

Increase paying membership by 5% from last year:

Current membership total:  305

Current paying membership:  262

Increase paying membership to 275


Membership Chair to contact members in November for renewals.  All Directors to assist Chair.


Offer discount for new members in the fall.  Sign up by October 1 for upcoming year and get the remainder of current year free.


Create marketing piece on Chapter membership benefits including information on becoming a committee and/or Board member. 


Continue with young member after-hours networking.









Update new Website.


Make Website a benefit.


Insure all sponsors/Board of Directors/Members are properly listed and calendar is continually up-to-date.


Include marketing pieces for sponsors and new members.

All Board members familiarize themselves with the website and assist Chair by giving recommendations for improving


PR-Technology Chair/Administrator


Increase the number of Chapter events.

Plan and oversee 4 social/networking events annually.

Keep it Fresh!


To establish and plan annual charitable signature event.



“Life After the Pin”.


Define Spring, Summer, Fall, Christmas events



All Board members to brainstorm.  Charity may change year-to-year (i.e. Habitat for Humanity/Rose Brooks/Children’s Place, etc).  Combine with social.


Provide post designee continuing education or Designee Only networking event.


Reach out to other organizations within the region and notify them of events.

Special Events Chair



All Chairs




Special Events Chair/Education Chair