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Power of Diversity Breakfast 2019

Wednesday, July 24 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am • Organized By Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
2345 McGee Street, Atlanta and New York ballrooms, Kansas City, MO 64108


Overall Diversity Sponsors for 2019 are HallmarkKCP&L, and Sprint.

The KC Chamber's POWER of Diversity Breakfast is the region's premier celebration of the metro area's culturally diverse business community, recognizing diverse workforce members and corporations and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The KC Chamber will present ACE Awards to mid-to-senior level diverse managers who are having a positive impact on their company’s profitability and increasing their diversity efforts in the workplace. A Supplier Diversity ACE Award will go to a mid-to-senior level diverse manager who is accomplishing dramatic growth in increasing supplier diversity.

Thank you to our Diversity & Inclusion Sponsors. Our Cornerstone Sponsors are American Century InvestmentsBayerBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas CityCommerce BankEwing Marion Kauffman FoundationREACH Healthcare FoundationSaint Luke’s Health SystemSmithfield Foods, and UMB.
Our Regional Diversity Sponsors are Black & VeatchCommunityAmerica Credit UnionFleishmanHillardH&R BlockHeavy Constructors Association, and VanTrust Real Estate.
Our Supporting Diversity Sponsors are Andrews McMeel UniversalArvest BankBank MidwestChildren’s MercyEnterprise HoldingsErnst & YoungGarminGrant ThorntonHNTBHoneywellHusch BlackwellHylandJE Dunn ConstructionKansas City University of Medicine & BiosciencesKVC Health SystemsLathrop GageMcCownGordon ConstructionShook Hardy & BaconSpireState StreetStinson LLPTurner ConstructionUniversity of Kansas, and Waddell & Reed.
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Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee Street
Atlanta and New York ballrooms
Kansas City, MO 64108
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