Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition

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The Midwest Supplier Diversity Planning Committee is proud to present their 8th Annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition, Thursday July 21, 2022, from Noon to 4 p.m. at MCC-Penn Valley, Education Center, 3201 Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, MO, 64111.

The Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition was created to provide diverse business owners with a venue to showcase their products and services, to network with other entrepreneurs, and to connect with procurement representatives from the public and private sector.

Procurement representatives will meet diverse business owners that can fulfill participation goals, expand databases with qualified business owners that have capacity, and document minority outreach.

Business owners that provide catering services, promotional products, electrical services/supplies, plumbing services, office supplies, furniture, marketing services, advertising services, restoration and environmental services, various consulting services, athletic uniforms/gear, janitorial services/supplies, landscaping, engineering services, and RETAIL are just a few of the many industries exhibiting.

Event schedule

Wednesday, July 20th
Noon - 4 p.m.
Exhibitor Set-up MCC-Penn Valley Education Center
Thursday, July 21st
8 - 10 a.m.
Exhibitor Set-up
10 a.m. - Noon Exhibitor networking face-to-face. Exhibitors will use this time to meet other exhibitors and share B2B opportunities.
Noon - 4 p.m. Exposition open to the public
4:00 P.M. Teardown

Sponsors

Black and Veatch Burns McDonnell Evergy Index Lingua
Kiewit Mid-America LBGT chamber Sumner One T-Mobile
MCC Logo      

 

Exhibit space

Wednesday, July 20th. Tables and chairs will be set up on July 20st between 8 a.m. and Noon. Exhibitors will have access for EARLY Set-Up from Noon – 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 21st. Access to set-up is from 8 to 10 a.m. Please do not move the tables unless you have received prior approval to allow for your display. Feel free to set your display on the table, beside the table, or behind the table.

Your exhibit space includes 1 table (approximately 6' X 30") and 2 chairs. You will be responsible for selecting your exhibit space (first come – first serve). If you have a large floor model display, select a table on the back row in the class or conference room area or at the end of a row of tables so as not to block the view of other exhibitors. There will be volunteers to assist and direct you.

Table linen will not be provided this year. If you have your own table covering (especially with your company logo) we encourage you to use it to identify your company. You will not have pipe and drape to hang any banners.

Electricity (free access)

There are a limited number of electrical outlets along the walls. However, you will need to bring your electrical cord(s). Tables stationed near electrical outlets will be easily identified with a table tent marked "electrical outlet." Our facility team will secure the cord with tape for safety reasons. Several exhibitors have requested this service so please allow them the opportunity to use that space if you do not require an electrical outlet.

WiFi

Internet access is available upon request.

Door prizes

Feature your business, product or service by donating a door prize. Door prizes generate excitement during the event and draw attention to your company. The more valuable the door prize, the more memorable your company becomes. Let the positive experience by the winner of your door prize help spread the word about your business. Donate something relevant to your business or the expo with a minimum value of $50.00. Gift baskets are always great! Door prizes will be collected up to the day of the event.

For more information contact Chris Kelly or 816.604.1106.