Each year the Kansas Department of Commerce's Office of Minority &
Women Business Development recognizes businesses throughout Kansas who
exhibit outstanding business achievements in the construction,
manufacturing, professional service, retail, service, and
Businesses are honored in two categories:
Women-Owned Business Businesses are at least 51% woman-owned and controlled.
Kansas Women & Minority Business Advocate of the Year
Given to individuals who provide support to minority or women entrepreneurs and are able to demonstrate their efforts to advance minority or women business interests in their respective communities.
Corporation of the Year Major corporation that has demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing Kansas minority and/or women business enterprises through their Supplier/Diversity Program or a similar program.