Cornerstone Awards


At the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City (EDCKC), we work cooperatively to project a local identity and ensure a competitive, vibrant and self-sustaining economy. For more than 30 years, we have presented the annual Cornerstone Awards to recognize companies and projects that have helped strengthen Kansas City, Missouri’s economy.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Kansas City Marriott | Downtown Muehlebach
4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


Nominees must be located in Kansas City, Missouri, and may include projects, businesses, programs, initiatives or events. The nominee must align with the mission of the Economic Development Corporation: “To drive economic development and create an environment in which businesses and residents prosper in Kansas City, Missouri.”

All projects, events, and initiatives nominated must have been substantially completed in 2018.

Submit a Nomination
Sponsorship Opportunities

Join your fellow civic leaders and partners by pledging your sponsorship support to the Annual EDC Cornerstone awards as we honor and recognize the projects that are helping shape the future of Kansas City.

Sponsorship Opportunities
2019 Cornerstone Sponsors
Community Partner