Small Business Celebration Candidates' Showcase 2024

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Name: Small Business Celebration Candidates' Showcase 2024
Date: April 11, 2024
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
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Event Description:


The Candidates’ Showcase is the first public event of the 2024 Small Business Celebration. The applicants for the 2024 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 5:00-7:30 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. 

Thank you to our 2024 Small Business Celebration Sponsors! 
2024 Small Business Programing Presented By Evergy

Our Small Business Showcase Sponsor is CommunityAmerica Credit Union. 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. Our Top 10 Announcement Presenting Sponsor is UMB. Our Top 10 Reception Event Presenting Sponsor is Bank Midwest. Our Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor is Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Our Executive Sponsor is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. Our Associate Sponsors are Arvest Bank, BMO BankCountry Club BankEnterprise Bank & TrustFNBOMazuma Credit UnionMenloSouthwest Airlines, and US Bank

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

CEO Sponsor

Candidate Showcase Presenting Sponsor

Small Business Superstars Sponsor

Top 10 Announcement Presenting Sponsor

Top 10 Reception Presenting Sponsor

Awards Luncheon Presenting Sponsor

Executive Sponsor

Union Station, Grand Plaza
30 West Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, April 11
Starts: 5:00 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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