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For Those Who Have Served: Outreach Business Forum

Tuesday, November 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am • Organized By Workforce, Career, & Entrepreneurship Center - KCKCC
3201 Southwest Trafficway, Education Center PVEC0019, Kansas City, MO


The Match Maker activity will be from 8 to 11 a.m. and is designed to bring regional institutions, municipalities and state and federal government entities together in one venue to meet with U.S. Veteran-Owned Enterprises. Veteran business owners will be expected to sign up between 8 to 8:45 a.m. for 10-minute sessions to speak with representatives about RFP/Procurement opportunities.

From Noon to 3 p.m. various workshops will be offered to help U.S Veteran Owned Enterprises through the maze of growing your business.

Workshop topics will cover:
 Certification
 Federal Set-Aside Program for Small Business
 Educational opportunities
 Guidance on best practical approaches for doing business
 Importing/Exporting for your business

The forum is free but you must register to attend. For more information, contact Chris Kelly at or you may call Chris at (816) 604-1106.

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MCC- Penn Valley
3201 Southwest Trafficway, Education Center PVEC0019
Kansas City, MO
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