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 recommend these upcoming events for you.
WEEKLY EVENT PREVIEW
When: October 27 @ 7:30am – 9:00am
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. Our mission is to: – Focus on relationship building; not lead generating – Facilitate collaboration, openness, transparency, learning and teaching – Establish an entrepreneurial network – Fill the void of not having the water cooler. We meet for breakfast and various locations around the city. In addition to our morning meetings, KC Roundtable provides additional opportunities to network with young entrepreneurs such as events like small group Mastermind sessions & After Hour events. Prospective members are self-motivated, curious, open to learning and currently starting a new business. Thanks for checking us out. We look forward to meeting you soon!
When: October 27 @ 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: TMV Visionary Impact Theater
Do you have an idea for a company? Have you started your own company? The Innovation Showcase is where innovation meets opportunity. Come connect with community members and share your ideas!
Executive Summit on Business Intelligence and Analytics
When: October 28 @ 1:30pm – 5:00pm
Where: Helzberg School of Management
This analytics summit provides senior leaders a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate and discuss key challenges and achievements around data science initiatives. Learn from cross-industry experts about the tools and techniques that you can implement in your organization to turn big data into a business advantage. Limited seats available.
American Royal Tech BBQ
When: October 28 @ 5:30pm – 1:00am
Where: American Royal, 400 Speedway Blvd
Join KC’s startup community for fun at the American Royal’s World Series of Barbecue. Reception includes free BBQ from Q39 and open bar. Event hosted and sponsored by Polsinelli, BKD CPAs & Advisors, BKD Wealth Advisors, Fishtech Labs, Unite Private Networks, Securitas, Venture Legal, FireBoard and QA Compliant. Use sponsor code “community” when RSVPing.
When: November 2 8:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Kauffman Performing Arts Center
On November 2nd, remarkable people from around the globe will converge in KC to explore the technologies transforming tomorrow at Compute Midwest. Get exclusive insights from 8+ world class speakers & learn how they overcame enormous challenges to create breakthrough innovations…. giving you the push you need to go create your own. When remarkable ideas and remarkable people collide, the possibilities are endless. Get out of your comfort zone & join us November 2nd at the Kauffman Center For Performing Arts!
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
Entrepreneurial Sales Workshop: How to Get Deals Done
When: November 4 @8:30 am – 12:00pm
Where: Woodneath Library Center
Step up your sales game at this dynamic workshop with help from a team of experienced entrepreneurs, sales trainers and library professionals. Join us to hear The Roasterie’s Danny O’Neill, Anne Cull of ThinkViral and Jeff Shackelford of Digital Sandbox discuss the unique challenge of selling as an entrepreneur on a panel moderated by Dan Stalp, followed by breakout sessions on important sales topics:
Prospecting in Your Natural Market with Dan Stalp, Sandler Sales Training
Social Media for Sales with Ann Cull, ThinkViral
Sales Accountability with Rebecca Gubbels, UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center
Leveraging Library Resources for Your Business with Morgan Perry, Mid-Continent Public Library
When: November 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Think Big Coworking
HatchPad Engage! Kansas City @Think Big Coworking is where young entrepreneurs, inventors, and creators under the age of 25 meet like-minded peers and established business leaders and have the opportunity to build their network, collaborate and turn great ideas into successful businesses. Each Engage! networking event features two to three speakers including student entrepreneurs, experienced startup founders, investors, and corporate leaders.
Breakfast for Champions
When: November 15 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Where: Stanley Event Space
The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce is highlighting the spirit of entrepreneurship and celebrating their social and economic contributions made throughout the world. Jeff Shackelford with Digital Soundbox KC will be the key note speaker at this year’s event. Jeff is not only the Executive Director of Digital Sandbox KC but is considered by the Kansas City Business Journal as one of the most powerful person’s in Kansas City. A successful entrepreneur himself, Jeff is a key figure in the city’s bid to become a top entrepreneurial city.To learn more about the thousands of activities taking place here in Kansas City and around the world this week, visit kscourcelink.com/gew and join the conversation at #GEWKC.