Opportunity Awaits You in Emporia

Companies like Simmons Pet Food are growing in the Emporia region because of our access, talent, and industrial property. Our 300 acres of shovel-ready sites sit along a major transportation route from Dallas to Minneapolis. Plus, I-35 and I-335 connect in Emporia, so businesses can efficiently serve the nearby cities of Topeka, Wichita, and Kansas City. Businesses growing here also benefit from our strong talent pipeline. Local high schools, Flint Hills Technical College, and Emporia State University are training the next generation of workers emphasizing manufacturing and technology skills. 

The Emporia region is growing and attracting more talent because people enjoy living here. Our vibrant downtown is a destination for foodies, artists, and shoppers. We are the Disc Golf Capital of the World, and the world’s premier gravel bicycle race, Unbound Gravel, takes place here. Come to the Emporia region, where you can enjoy the Sweet Smell of Opportunity - for your family and your business.