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Small Business Celebration Candidates Showcase 2022

Thursday, April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Grand Plaza, 30 West Pershing Rd., Kansas City, Missouri 64108


The Candidates’ Showcase is the first public event of the 2022 Small Business Celebration. The applicants for the 2022 Small Business of the Year Award receive a display table to showcase their products/services and their company culture. The Candidates Showcase attracts between 800-1,000 people each year.

The Grand Plaza at Union Station will be filled with Small Business Award Candidate display tables from 5-7 p.m. for big-time networking. This is the place where you can meet decision-makers from some of the region's best and brightest small businesses.

Complimentary parking in the four story Union Station Parking Garage located off Pershing Road and Broadway on the west side of Union Station. Handicap parking is available in the parking lot located directly in front of Union Station.

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Union Station
Grand Plaza
30 West Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
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