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
Social Media Club Kansas City: October Breakfast
When: October 7 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Where: Grand Street Cafe
Join us to hear from social media managers from around the nation visiting Kansas City for the second annual Brand Socialites Summit. Who are Brand Socialites? They’re the voices behind the brands you know online, gathered together in a peer-run and managed professional group that includes nearly 200 community managers, digital marketing directors, VPs of Social and more.
The Marketing Series: Maximising the ROI of Social Ads
When: October 12 @ 11 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Sprint Accelerator
Should you click the “boost this post” button? Absolutely not. Learn the details of why and how to optimize your social reach in this ECJC workshop. Join presenter Brooke Chonko of The Sandbox Agency to learn how to effectively plan, target and measure social ads and what you should do before you spend a dollar.
KC Roundtable Breakfast
When: October 13 @ 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. 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.
Find Your Focus
When: October 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Sprint Accelerator
Greg Head, Former CMO of Infusionsoft will talk about the biggest lesson he learned by growing three startup software companies into global brands. This insight is key to solving the biggest challenge that entrepreneurs face today: creating a predictable engine to get new customers and drive revenue growth. Growing a business is much harder than it looks, especially with the complexities of modern digital marketing and technology tools. Event put on by KC Roundtable + Bunker Labs KC.
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
Athena League’s Birthday Celebration
When: October 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Kansas City
It’s Athena League’s third birthday, and we’re celebrating in style: a champagne and dessert bar, on a rooftop, with all our friends (cough cough, that’d be YOU!). Join us as we toast to three incredible years, showcasing and serving women in business and entrepreneurship in Kansas City. Stay tuned for more event details, including speaker information via AthenaLeague.org!
When: October 28th @ 5:30 pm – October 29th @ 1:00 am
Where: American Royal BBQ, 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.
Executive Summit on Business Intelligence and Analytics
When: October 28 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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.