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KCMO Small Business Certification Class

Tuesday, April 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am • Organized By Missouri PTAC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64110


This in-person class presents an overview of the small business certifications offered by the city of Kansas City Missouri Civil Rights & Equal Opportunity (CREO) Department. The course includes the MBE, WBE, SLBE, DBE, ACDBE & SBE Certifications.

Certification benefits, eligibility rules, documents required, and the application process will be covered. Live website navigation will also provide a first person, hands-on approach for class attendees to become familiar with the KCMO CREO Department web pages.

Small Business Certification Summaries:

City-Funded Projects Eligible

  • MBE – Minority Business Enterprise
  • WBE – Woman Business Enterprise
  • SLBE – Small Local Business Enterprise

Federal-Funded Projects Eligible

  • DBE – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • ACDBE – Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • SBE – Small Business Enterprise
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Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center at UMKC
4747 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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