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Veteran's Summit 'For Those Who Served"

Friday, November 8 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm • Organized By Metropolitan Community College
3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64111

About

Veteran owned businesses are an integral part of our supplier diversity program like minority-owned (MBE, women-owned (WBE), HubZone, and LGBTQ business enterprises. 

The goal of the Veteran's Summit, "For Those Who Served" is to provide the veteran business owners with an experience to enhance business practices through interactive workshops and a Match Maker activity that is designed to bring regional institutions, municipalities and state and federal government entities together in one venue to meet with veteran business enterprises (VBE) and service-disabled veteran enterprises (SDVBEs) for procurement opportunities. 

Small Business Networking Event

The Kansas City Federal Executive Board will host their Small Business Networking event from 7:15 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. This is the only local networking event that puts you in contact with federal, state, city and large corporate contractors.

Workshops

From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. workshops will be offered to help U.S Veteran Owned Enterprises through the maze of growing your business.

Match Maker Activity

The Match Maker activity will be from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.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 for 10-minute sessions to speak with representatives about RFP/Procurement opportunities.

Lunch

Lunch will provided from 12:00pm until 12:45pm. RSVP is required for sufficient headcount.

Registration

If you would like to register to attend any of the sessions mentioned above, please register online.  For inquiries, contact Chris Kelly chris.kelly@mcckc.edu 

We look forward to seeing you,
Veteran Summit Planning Committee 

When
November 8 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Add to my Calendar
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Where
Metropolitan Community College
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111
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