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Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon
June 14, 2023 @ 6:00 am CDT
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor of the
2023 Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon!
Join the Greater Kansas City Chamber of commerce as they announce the 2023 Mr. K Small Business of the Year, the Emerging Business Award, the Small Business Equity Award, the Weida Award for International Small Business of the Year, and the Legacy of Kansas City.
Program will include a robust panel discussion on the topic of Access to Capital
Access to Capital Panelists:
Melissa Bradley | Founder, 1863 Ventures
Gregory Mikulka | Executive Director of Impact Investment Services, VCC Social Enterprises
Patricia Case | Small Business Banking Specialist, Holy Rosary Credit Union
Michelle Rowles | Owner and Director, Just like Family Child Care Home LLC
Moderator: Shakia Webb | Small Business Capital Access Program Officer,
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Thank you to our 2023 Small Business Celebration Sponsors!
2023 Small Business Programing Presented By Evergy!
Our Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor is Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Our Small Business Presenting Sponsor is Evergy. Our Small Business CEO Sponsor is Kansas City National Security Campus, managed by Honeywell FM&T. Our Small Business Superstars Presenting Sponsor is EAG Advertising and Marketing. Our Media Sponsor is Startland News. Our Superstar Sponsor is FastSigns Overland Park. Our Top 10 Announcement Event Presenting Sponsor is UMB Bank. Our Top 10 Reception Event Presenting Sponsor is Bank Midwest. Our Executive Sponsors are Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, CommunityAmerica Credit Union. Our Partner Sponsors are Commerce Bank, Meta. Our Associate Sponsors are Arvest Bank, Country Club Bank, Enterprise Bank & Trust, H&R Block, Mazuma Credit Union, Menlo, PNC Bank, Southwest Airlines, US Bank.
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