There are a boatload of entrepreneurial events hosted in Kansas City on a weekly basis. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, supporter or curious Kansas Citian, we’d recommend these upcoming events for you.
WEEKLY EVENT PREVIEW
GEW is packed full of events for entrepreneurs of every stripe. We’ve hand-selected the events geared towards tech, early-stage businesses, education and community growth. There are still two days to get out there! For the full GEW schedule, click here.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
When: November 19 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Kauffman Foundation
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day: Ask the Experts, will provide opportunities for women entrepreneurs to ask questions and glean advice from Kansas City experts in a wide variety of fields.
Athena League VOX
When: November 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Kauffman Foundation
Join us for our November VOX, to hear from Erika Klotz, co-founder and CEO of PopBookings, and Laura Steward, founder of Video Fizz and 2015 PIPELINE Fellow.
HEMP Celebration with Steve Wozniak
When: November 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Kauffman Center for Performing Arts
The non-profit Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program will celebrate 20 years of helping Kansas City business owners with the help of Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, Inc.
When: November 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Think Big
Come join Kansas City entrepreneurs and innovators over a free all-you-can eat waffle breakfast. Waffles are made-to-order by the Think Big “chefs!”
Anderson Chandler Lecture with Steve Wozniak
When: November 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Lied Center – KU
Steve Wozniak, who is best known for founding Apple alongside Steve Jobs in 1976, will deliver the business school’s Anderson Chandler Lecture.
Arts in Entrepreneurship Showcase
When: November 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Bloch School of Management
The Arts & Entrepreneurship Showcase will give local Kansas City artists the chance to advance their career.
Entrepreneur StoryTime: The Business of Microbrews
When: November 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Mid-Continent Public Library Woodneath Center
Every business has a story, and we are giving them a place to tell it. In this innovative new series, MCPL invites the KC area’s best known entrepreneurs to tell us the story of how they got their venture off the ground.
NEJC Chamber Annual Gala
When: November 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Overland Park Marriott
Celebrate the success and accomplishments of NEJC Chamber members with an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and a silent and live auction.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING, KANSAS CITY!
Don’t miss out on the events that happen every week at the same time, in the same place.
Code for America Hack Night @ Sprint Accelerator
Mondays from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Coworking Wednesdays @ Sprint Accelerator
Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hammerspace Open House @ Hammerspace
Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Intentional Collisions: Digital Inclusion
When: December 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Sprint Accelerator
Once a month, the Sprint Accelerator will organize a themed Coworking Wednesday; bringing together people interested in similar subjects and/or working towards common goals.
TEDxUMKC: Big Challenges, Small Solutions
When: December 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: WWI Museum
These pioneers, acting in the spirit of ingenuity and altruism, have paved a path to help make the world a better place.
Girls in Tech Kickoff
When: December 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Federal Reserve Bank
Working together, we can begin to fill the demand for a talented, diverse technology work force in Kansas City.
To see the full calendar, click here.