The 2023 Kansas Minority Business Summit (KMB) focuses on empowering minority-owned businesses.

The KMB will take place on Tuesday, April 4th, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Wichita, KS.

“As we move forward in an ever-changing America, it is important to provide real-time and relevant information to our minority-owned businesses here in Kansas,” said Alan Cobb, President and CEO of the Kansas Chamber. “This year’s KMB Summit will help minority business owners discover the tools and make the connections they need to grow and nurture their businesses.”

The summit’s agenda includes:

Non-Traditional Ways to Fund Businesses

How can you gain access to capital? What are banks looking for? Learn about unique ways to gain access to capital, even with no/low credit or collateral.

How to Do Business in the Private Sector

Learn about the business opportunities available with other businesses and how to submit bids for contracts.

HR of Business

Learn how the right approach to your workforce can save you money and time.

Diverse Supplier Programming

Hear from successful programs and minority businesses who have successfully secured supplier contracts.

Marketing and Social Media Keynote

Make your company known. Learn key methods to market your company and make the impact needed for your organization to thrive.

Enrich your Pitch

Learn how to successfully pitch your business idea to investors.

Minority business owners and those who work with and support them can learn more about the KMB and register to attend at A special Early Bird rate is available for attendees who register by March17th.

Partners for this year’s summit include:

Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City, Kansas Department of Commerce Office of Minority and Women-Owned Development, U.S. Small Business Administration-Kansas City and Wichita, SEG Media Collective, and  Black Entrepreneurs of the Flint Hills.