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
Women in Tech Breakfast at Union Station
When: September 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Where: 30 W. Pershing Rd. Kansas City, MO 64108
Thanks to Project Entrepreneur, Fenaroli & Associates and Athena League – this networking event is designed to connect, celebrate and empower women from all corners of the tech industry.
Fashion Forward: Looking into the Past to Inform the Future
When: September 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
This afternoon will begin with a screening of ‘A Stitch in Time’, Terence O’Malley’s documentary about the city’s greatest fashion entrepreneur, Nell Donnelly Reed. O’Malley then joins a discussion with individuals who have worked in various Garment District capacities: Suzie Aron, Barbara Bloch, Murline Hayes, and Carl Puritz. Rightfully Sewn founder, Jennifer Lapka Pfeifer moderates. A reception follows. Co-presented by Missouri Bank.
The Power of Inventing: How to Invent, Protect, and Maximize your Creativity
When: September 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Kauffman Foundation Conference Center – Town Square Room
A one-day symposium on developing creatively while protecting intellectual property assets. Featuring inventors who have been there, done that very successfully, and experts who know how to assist from idea to innovation.
Social Media Club – September Happy Hour
When: September 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Doughnut Lounge
Come for the doughnuts, stay for the drinks! Mix and mingle with your SMCKC friends at Doughnut Lounge. Your ticket gets you one classic doughnut and a coffee OR cocktail.
KCWiT TechTalks: Effective Communication
When: September 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Plaza Colonade Building, 4801 Main Street. Ste 400
Communication is key both inside and out of the workplace. This month we are pleased to welcome Lauren Schieffer, CSP to speak about how to be a better communicator. Join us for a great night of learning and laughing.
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
Investor & Startup Panel @ Grid Collaborative Workspace
When: September 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: 12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park
Happy Hour and live Q&A with investors and entrepreneurs moderated by Simon Kuo. Panelists include: Tan Nguyen, Matthew Marcus, Blake Miller, and Valerie Jennings.
DevOpsDays at Musical Theater Heritage
When: October 20 – October 21
Where: 2450 Grand Blvd #301
Where large enterprise software companies and a growing startup community are fueled by the fastest internet in the world. With more than 500 members in the local DevOps Meetup group, this conference will draw an elite group. Come and enjoy excellent presentations from local and international experts.