Small Business Celebration Candidates' Showcase 2023

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Name: Small Business Celebration Candidates' Showcase 2023
Date: April 4, 2023
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, online registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:


The Candidates’ Showcase is the first public event of the 2023 Small Business Celebration. The applicants for the 2023 Small Business of the Year Award receive a display table to showcase their products/services and their company culture. 

The Grand Plaza at Union Station will be filled with Small Business Award Candidate display tables from 5:30-7:30 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. Please note that due to NFL Draft construction, parking can ONLY be found at West Yards Garage.

Thank you to our 2023 Small Business Celebration Sponsors!
2023 Small Business Programing Presented By Evergy!

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 Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor is Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. 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 BankCountry Club BankEnterprise Bank & TrustH&R BlockMazuma Credit UnionMenloPNC Bank, Southwest AirlinesUS Bank.

Event Sponsors:

Small Business Presenting Sponsor

Small Business CEO Sponsor

Small Business Superstars Sponsor

Top 10 Announcement Sponsor

Top 10 Reception Sponsor

Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor

Union Station, Grand Plaza
30 West Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, April 4
Starts: 5:30 PM
Ends: 7:30 PM
Contact Information:
Vicky Kulikov, Small Business Director
Phone: (816) 374-5458
$10 General Admission
Includes food, drink ticket and complimentary parking in the West Yards Garage behind Union Station.
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