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
SMCKC June Breakfast: Garmin’s Social Media Care
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.
LaunchCode Launch Your Career Day
When: June 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Sprint Accelerator
Launch Your Career in Technology with LaunchCode! We pair aspiring software and web developers with education and employment opportunities.
When: June 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Westbrooke Church
Join us as we hear how Brad Dulny, Lead Founder of Open Today is launching a startup and making sure God is his first priority at every step along the way.
The Sales Series: Creating an Up Front Contract
When: June 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Enterprise Center in Johnson County
Participants will understand the importance and the details of creating mutual agreements up front so that there is no mutual mystification regarding what will happen or outcomes.
When: June 10 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Village Square Coworking Studio
We’ll provide games & cards. 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: 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.
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
2016 BetaBlox Demo Day
When: June 20 @ 9:00 am, 12:30 pm or 4:00 pm
Where: National World War I Museum
We have 10+ startups pitching, a panel of entrepreneurs answering questions, and expo-style networking before/during/after the pitches.
Kansas City Developer Conference
When: June 23 – 24
Where: Kansas City Bartle Hall
This event draws a large audience of new and experienced Developers, Project and Technology Managers from Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, the Dakotas and Oklahoma.
The Lean Lab’s Innovation Workshop
When: July 1 – 2
Where: Think Big Coworking
In this 1.5 day workshop, learn how to take popular innovation frameworks, Lean Startup and design thinking, and use them to become a teacher of the future who shifts mindsets and creates solutions for your classroom, school, and community.
To see the full calendar, click here.