2020 Small Business Celebration VIRTUAL Awards Event
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor of the
2020 Small Business Celebration Virtual Awards Event!
Join us virtually as we announce 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.
Our keynote speaker this year is David Sax, author of The Soul of an Entrepreneur and The Revenge of Analog. David Sax debunks the reigning Silicon Valley archetype that every business owner is measured up against. Becoming a successful entrepreneur doesn’t mean you have to become the next Steve Jobs or Elon Musk, says Sax. Instead, he focuses on telling the real stories of everyday entrepreneurs —the local barbers, restaurants, family owned factories, and businesses small and large that hold our communities and economies together.” Read more about David Sax >>
Thank you to all our 2020 Small Business Celebration Sponsors!
Overall 2020 Small Business Programming Presented By Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City and Evergy.
Our CEO Level Sponsor is Honeywell. Candidates’ Showcase Presenting Sponsor is American Century Investments. Top 10 CEO Panel Reception Presenting Sponsor is Bank Midwest. Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor is Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Partner Level Sponsors are Google Fiber, H&R Block, SS&C, UMB, and Union Station. Associate Level Sponsors are Bank of Blue Valley, Country Club Bank, Enterprise Bank & Trust, Lead Bank, Mazuma Credit Union, Menlo, Staples, and US Bank.