Diverse Business Bus Tour and Networking Event

Inaugural Diverse Business Bus Tour and Networking Event
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

MCC-Penn Valley | Education Center
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Schedule of events


7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun-filled bus tour of some of Kansas City's finest diverse businesses that provide innovative products, services, and other offerings to enhance economic growth in our communities.

The purpose of the Diverse Business Bus Tour is not only to promote the business but also to help improve networking . With reserved seating for Public and Private Sector Procurement Representatives, this event allows you to tour diverse businesses, meet the owners face-to-face, and evaluate the vendor's capacity and product/services. Share best practices with other buying agents. Expand your vendor base. Positively impact your agency/business's bottom line.
There is NO FEE to participate in the bus tour. 


12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m

Experience a "Taste of the World". PURCHASE a meal offered by various ethnic caterers and enjoy short presentations by each. 

Lunch is at your expense.

Networking Event

1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Did you miss the bus tour? Not to worry. Procurement representatives from support organizations, educational and government entities, and corporations are welcome to join us for the Networking Event to meet with additional suppliers/vendors with whom you can do business.

The networking event is FREE, but you must bring your business card to leave at check-in for admission or sign-in.

Planning Committee

Asian American Chamber of Commerce
Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of KC
KC Prospect Business Association
Mid-America LBGT Chamber of Commerce