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Postponed 4/14 - MCC’s 9th Annual Procurement Forum

Wednesday, March 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm • Organized By Metropolitan Community College
Education Center (EC0019), 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64111


Metropolitan Community College is proud of the diverse business owners that provide essential products and services to the communities we serve. To support continues growth, we are pleased to host the ninth annual Procurement Forum on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the MCC Penn Valley Education Center (EC 0019) 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64111. This is an opportunity for diverse business owners, resource partners, government institutions and regional corporations to network in one venue.

Workshops will be offered this year followed by the Procurement Match Maker event. See event highlights below.

There is  no cost to attend but you must register by March 4th to be included for the lunch. Bring plenty of business cards and leave one at the check-in desk for admission


8:30-9:30 a.m     Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:30-9:45 a.m.    Welcome: Dr. Kimberly Beatty, chancellor

10-10:50 a.m.      Workshops

  • Vendor Boot Camp: A Roadmap Through the MCC Competitive Bid Process
  • "Deep Dive" Into Certifications
  • OPS Business Growth Strategy
  • Effective Networking
  • Meaningful Capability Statements

11-11:50 a.m.       Repeating Workshops

Noon-12:50 p.m. Lunch

1:00-3:00 p.m.                   

Match Maker Event:
Business owners will meet with purchasing representatives to discuss  procurement opportunities and other topics. NO SIGN UP IS REQUIRED.

Business support organizations , educational, government and corporate representatives should register if you desire to participate in the Match Maker to meet with the diverse business owners.

There is no cost to attend but you must register by March 4th to be included for lunch.

For more information, contact or call 816.604.1106.

NOTE: In the event of inclement weather where MCC closes all campus locations, this event will be rescheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2020, same time and location.


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MCC Penn Valley Campus
Education Center (EC0019)
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111
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