Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon 2023

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Name: Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon 2023
Date: June 14, 2023
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
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Event Description:

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor of the
2023 Small Business Celebration Awards Luncheon!

Join us as we 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:
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 CityCommunityAmerica Credit Union. Our Partner Sponsors are Commerce BankMeta. Our Associate Sponsors are Arvest BankCountry Club BankEnterprise Bank & TrustH&R BlockMazuma Credit UnionMenloPNC Bank, Southwest AirlinesUS Bank. Our Table Sponsor is Sunlighten. Florals provided by Shop Local KC: Midtown

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors

CEO Sponsors

Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor

Small Business Superstars Sponsor

Top 10 Announcement Sponsors

Top 10 Reception Sponsors


Marriott Muehlebach Tower  
Imperial Colonial Ballroom
1213 Wyandotte
Kansas City, MO 64105

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Event Begins at 11:00 a.m.
Event ends at 1:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Vicky Kulikov, Small Business Director
Phone: (816) 374-5458
Individual Tickets for members $45.00
Tables of 10 for members $450.00

Individual Tickets for non-members $55.00
Tables of 10 for non-members $550.00
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