Minority Enterprise Development award nominations begin in Kansas

Minority Enterprise Development award nominations begin in Kansas
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TOPEKA, Kan. – Lieutenant Governor and Department of Commerce Secretary David Toland today announced the call for nominations for the 2022 Kansas Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Awards.

Officials say the awards are just one way the Department of Commerce notes the growing impact minority and women-led companies have on the Kansas economy.

“Any time we have an opportunity to shine the light on all the amazing businesses and businesspeople in our great state is a win,” Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland said. “Taking the time to recognize minority- and women-owned businesses is key to our success in highlighting and showcasing our Kansas communities and the people who make them thrive.”

The Department of Commerce’s Office of Minority and Women Development will present awards to winners of the following categories:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Service
  • Retail
  • Service
  • Supplier/Distributor
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • Business Advocate
  • Corporation of the Year

Official winners will be announced at the annual luncheon in November.

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