NICE Awards Luncheon - November 12, 2024

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NICE Awards Luncheon - October 17, 2023

Presenting Sponsor Heavy Constructors Association and the Board of Directors at the


Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Kansas City Convention Center – Kay Barnes Grand Ballroom

Keynote Topic: KC Soccer—Downtown Build It and They Will Come
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2022 Annual Luncheon recap

Keynote Panel
Kansas City: Central to Growth

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Check-in and networking to begin at 10:45 a.m.)

Bartle Hall ~ Room 2103
300 West 13th Street ~ Kansas City, MO

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The Edgemoor Team joined us to discuss the future of KCI Airport. 

Colin Gardner, a student at Kansas State University spoke about the role NICE played in his choice of career. 

Professor Chuck Burton, K-State University, NICE Construction Education Award winner
Robbie Mackinen, CEO of KCATA, NICE Construction User Award winner


Photo Slideshow of 2016 event below

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