The fifth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition yielded a big turnout May 16 at the MCC-Business & Technology campus.
A total of 305 people turned out to see 120 exhibitor booths.
The event is designed for minority-owned, women-owned, LGBTQ-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran owned and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUB Zone) enterprises to showcase their products and services for free, while meeting procurement officers from the public and private sector and networking with other entrepreneurs.
Fourteen sponsors were on hand, including:
|1. Black & Veatch|
|3. DOE’s KC National Security Campus, managed by Honeywell|
|4. Hallmark Cards, Inc.|
|5. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce|
|6. JE Dunn|
|7. Kansas City Kansas Public Schools|
|8. Kansas City Public Schools|
|9. Kansas City Power & Light|
|11. Metropolitan Community College|
|13. Tension Corporation|
|14. Women’s Business Development Center|
For a link to a Facebook gallery with photos of the event, click here.