#KCCornerstone #PeoplesChoice Award Contest – Please Vote!

In Cornerstone Awards by Barbara Shakespeare

There is a public vote for one People’s Choice Award from the pool of 2017 winners. Voting will close at 11:59 pm on Monday, May 8th and the “People’s Choice” award winner will be announced at the Cornerstone event on Tuesday, May 9th.

Cornerstone Awards Event Details

Award winners are formally recognized at the EDCKC Cornerstone Awards Reception, May 9, 2017, 4:00 pm-6:30 pm, at Union Station Kansas City. More than 400 guests are expected to attend and we invite you to come out and celebrate with us!

Keynote Speaker – Terry Bassham, CEO Great Plains Energy

Terry Bassham is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Great Plains Energy, the holding company for Kansas City Power & Light and we are excited to welcome him as our keynote speaker at the 2017 Cornerstone awards reception. Bassham has extensive regulated public utility experience with over 25 years in the industry. He is considered a thought leader in strategy development, federal and state regulation and compliance, alignment of company cultures, finance and investment management, and community and political relations.

May 9th, 2017

4:00 PM – 6:30 PM • Union Station

Buy Tickets Here

THANK YOU to our 2017 Cornerstone Partners and Sponsors!


Bank of Kansas City
Block Real Estate
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Boulevard Brewing Co
Bryan Cave
Commerce Bank
Downtown Council
Enterprise Bank & Trust
Gilmore & Bell
Hunt Midwest
Husch Blackwell
JE Dunn
Kansas City Aviation Dept.
Lewis Rice
McCownGordon Construction
Planned Industrial Expansion Authority
SB Friedman
Sunflower Development Group
Taliaferro & Browne
Tax Increment Financing Commission
TREKK Design Group


Industrial Development Authority
Kansas City Area Development Council
Kansas City Industrial Council


Hardwick Law Firm
HOMKOR Companies


Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation

*For more information on partnerships and sponsorships, please click here.