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
When: May 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Think Big Coworking
Are you a founder, hacker or investor in a cool startup? Do you like free all-you-can-eat yummy waffles? If you answered yes to both of those questions, come hang out with Kansas City’s most talented entrepreneurs for a great breakfast and good company.
NKC is for entrepreneurs meetup
When: May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Colony Espresso & Bar
Discover the growing entrepreneurial community in North Kansas City! Hosted by NKC Now, this meet up will connect you to the people behind NKC’s unique features like open hours at City Hall, vintage industrial buildings, and dark fiber for high speed internet.
KC Roundtable Breakfast
When: June 2 @ 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.
The Foundation Series: Working with Co-Founders
When: June 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join presenter Sheila Seck for an in-depth look at the process of choosing and working with a co-founder.
When: June 2 @ 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.
When: June 3 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Where: Grand Street Cafe
Joshua Kennedy and Carla Meyer from Garmin will talk about how they balance Garmin’s overall marketing strategy and growth while ensuring top customer care while tackling tough feedback from customers.
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: June 10 – June 12
Teams apply and compete to develop a new commercial product idea in a 48 hour invent-a-thon weekend. Teams have 48 hours to plan, prototype and pitch a new idea within the specifications of a challenge, revealed at the start of the 48 hours.
When: June 10 – June 12
Where: Kauffman Foundation
WordCamp Kansas City is an annual conference focused on free and open source software WordPress, as well as blogging, content distribution, social media, entrepreneurship and more. A full list of speakers and topics are on the website.
To see the full calendar, click here.