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Business Pride Awards

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The Business Pride Awards, or BPA as it is known in "the Biz," is an opportunity to honor those community and business leaders putting it on the line every day to create a more inclusive business environment.

We honor these leaders by throwing them the social event of the year, including fantastic entertainment, food, beverages, and lots of memories.

 The evening will include incredible 'grassing boards' at each table, hot food stations, and plenty of beverages. .

Date: Friday, June 28th, 2024
Time: 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Midland Theater

Dress Code: Bold Monochrome (choose a color and dress head to toe to impress!)

Thank you to our Gold Level Sponsors

Thank you to our Silver Level Sponsors

Commerce Bank Logo

Thank you to our VIP Reception Sponsor


Thank you to our Bronze Sponsors

  • 1DapperLatino

  • Forsgren Fisher McCalmont DeMarea Tysver

  • Hallmark

  • Impress KC

  • Joel Speaks Out

  • McCownGordon Construction

  • MDR Management


  • On Tap

  • Planned Parenthood

  • Reece Nichols

  • Shook Hardy Bacon

  • Turner Construction

2024 BPA Special Guest Speaker

Carmen Carrera

Voting is now Open!

Congratulations to the Finalists!

Voting is now open. All Chamber members are eligible to vote and the awards will be presented on June 28th at BPA.


2023 Business Pride Award Winners

LGBTBE of the Year – Aspis

Corporate Partner of the Year – Commerce Bank

Non-Profit of the Year – No Divide KC

Chamber Champion of the Year – Ken Strickland

Government Official of the Year – Chris Hernandez

Employee Resource Group of the Year - McGownGordon

Ally of the Year -Carolyn Campbell Schwartz

2022 Business Pride Award Winners

LGBTBE of the Year  – Dutzel’s Catering

LGBT Owned Business of the Year  – City Gym

Corporate Partner of the Year – G.E.H.A.

Non-Profit of the Year – SAVE Inc

Ally Small Business of the Year - Active Health KC

Be there on 6/28/24 to be among the first to congratulate the 2024 award winners. 

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