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2020 Small Business Celebration Virtual Awards Event

Thursday, October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm • Organized By KC Chamber
30 W Pershing Rd, Ste 301, Kansas City, MO 64108


Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation(link is external) is the Presenting Sponsor of the
2020 Small Business Celebration Virtual Awards Event!

Join us virtually as we announcement the 2020 Small Business of the Year Mr. 'K' Award, the Diverse Small Business Award, the Legacy of Kansas City Award, the Emerging Business Award, and the Weida Award for International Business recipients.

Thank you to all our 2020 Small Business Celebration Sponsors!

Overall 2020 Small Business Programming Presented By Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City(link is external) and Evergy(link is external). 
Our CEO Level Sponsor is Honeywell(link is external). Candidates’ Showcase Presenting Sponsor is American Century Investments(link is external). Top 10 CEO Panel Reception Presenting Sponsor is Bank Midwest(link is external). Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor is Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation(link is external). Partner Level Sponsors are Google Fiber(link is external), H&R Block(link is external), SS&C(link is external), UMB(link is external), and Union Station.(link is external) Associate Level Sponsors are Bank of Blue Valley(link is external), CBIZ/MHM(link is external), Country Club Bank,(link is external) Enterprise Bank & Trust(link is external), Lead Bank(link is external), Mazuma Credit Union(link is external), Menlo(link is external), and US Bank.(link is external)

Laura Dryden
KC Chamber
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30 W Pershing Rd, Ste 301
Kansas City, MO 64108
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