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Certification Session 1-on-1

Monday, April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm • Organized By Multicultural Business Coalition
1722 East 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64106


The process to obtain a business certification to be recognized as an MBE, WBE, SLBE, DBE, or VBE can leave an owner with several questions. Join us for an overview of how to obtain and leverage a business certification, and to talk with certified business owners and representatives of local, state, and national certifying agencies.

This event is hosted in collaboration with the Multicultural Business Coalition Tour Week. The Multicultural Business Coalition (MBC) is honored to host the MBC Tour Week April 8-13, a week of curated programming hosted by the Coalition’s members. This week-long tour is designed to provide practical business education, connections and contracting opportunities, and strategic resources for Kansas City’s diverse business, professional, and entrepreneurial communities.

For more information and to register for the 20+ events on the Tour, visit

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1722 East 17th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64106
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