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
Second Fridays @ Village Square
When: May 13 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Village Square Coworking Studio
Second Fridays is a casual, fun gathering for the startup community. This event is BYOB with a twist – bring a 6-pack of your favorite beer to share and we’re going to have a “beer potluck” cooler.
When: May 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Google Fiber
A free way for kids to learn to code in the Kansas City area. Mentor powered and technology driven.
KC Podcaster Meetup
When: May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
KC Podcaster and Social Media Meetup is the 2nd Saturday of the Month – from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at The GRID. Podcast Hall of Fame 2016 Inductee Rob Walch will be doing a presentation on optimal podcast promotion.
Coding & Cocktails
When: May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Nerdery
Women are invited to attend sessions to get an introduction to website building in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.
Flokk Happy Hour
When: May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Boulevard Brewery
Come join local events startup Flokk for their Happy Hour with #Bottomless Boulevard beer and wine. The event is $30 and starts at 6pm, Royals game will be on at 6:15.
Gigabit City Summit
When: May 16 – May 18
Where: UMKC Bloch School
Register now for early bird special! A three-day learning and networking opportunity exclusively designed for leaders in current and emerging Gigabit Cities.
Small Business Ownership
When: May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
A free networking and informational session for small business owners. Attorneys Zach Luea and Todd Rasmussen will discuss “Legal Risk Assessment” and “Estate Planning and Business Succession.”
Net Inclusion 2016: The National Digital Inclusion Summit
When: May 18 – May 20
Where: Kansas City Public Library
The National Digital Inclusion Alliance and the Kansas City Public Library welcome digital inclusion practitioners, advocates, academics, Internet service providers and policymakers to join us.
Google I/O 2016 Extended
When: May 18 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Google Fiber
Are you not able to attend Google I/O this year but still want in on the keynote, meet with other cool developers, and like-minded techies? Join GDG Kansas City and Google Fiber for Google I/O Extended 2016 right here in Kansas City!
The Foundation Series: From Idea to App
When: May 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Are coding languages all greek to you? Learn to think like a developer through the process of building your minimum viable project.
KC Roundtable Breakfast
When: May 19 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
KC Roundtable is in existence to provide 20 and 30-something Kansas City entrepreneurs with a group of peers to support and collaborate on each others’ businesses.
When: May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Kemper Art Museum
GUILDit is a gathering that helps craft a stronger Kansas City creative economy, one art entrepreneur at a time.
Zen and the Art of Failure
When: May 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Village Square
We’re inviting the Kansas City startup community to come together for an evening of embracing startup failure.
SMCKC May Happy Hour
When: May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Ruins Pub
Join us for this free happy hour at Ruins Pub, sponsored by Code Koalas!
Kansas City Startup Crawl
When: May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Multiple locations
The Kansas City Startup Crawl (KCSC) offers area residents a one-night tour of the metro’s many budding companies.
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 @ ECJC
Wednesdays from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hammerspace Open House @ Hammerspace
Thursdays from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When: May 20 – 27
Where: various locations
1Week KC is a celebration connecting entrepreneurs throughout Kansas City highlighting key events each day of the week.
To see the full calendar, click here.