The Greater Topeka Partnership’s Small Business Council, GO Topeka’s Minority and Women Business Development and the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce are seeking nominees for the 40th Annual Small Business Awards Presented by Envista. The event recognizes small businesses that have made significant contributions to the Topeka community through demonstrated excellence in the following categories:

  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award
  • Non-profit Award of Distinction
  • Minority Owned Business of Distinction
  • Women Owned Business of Distinction
  • Innovation Award
  • Capital City Business of Distinction

Nomination forms and category descriptions are available online at Submissions will be received through March 12, 2021.

This year’s Small Business Awards Luncheon and ceremony is set for Tuesday, May 11, 11 a.m. at the Maner Conference Center, Capitol Plaza Hotel. COVID protocols will be implemented in this event. Details are forthcoming.

If you are interested in purchasing a table or ticket to the luncheon, please go to Thank you to Presenting Sponsor Envista and Media Sponsor 13 WIBW.  

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