GEW Events

Bloch School 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year - $300.00

Celebrate the countless entrepreneurs who have taught and inspired us to live fearlessly.

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame - $250.00

The Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame honors extraordinary business leaders who shape Kansas City as a community of innovation, entrepreneurship, and a valuable place to live and work.

Inspiration and Innovation: A GEW and iWerx Celebration

iWerx, Kansas City's largest business incubator and newest coworking space recognizes entrepreneurs worldwide with its grand opening and GEW kick-off celebration.

Excelsior Business & Community Expo

The Excelsior Springs Chamber will be sponsoring a Taste of Excelsior Business Expo showcasing our local business community and all we have to offer. There is something for everyone!

Growth through Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion & Networking

Learn from KC area entrepreneurs in a panel discussion about “Growth through Entrepreneurship,” followed by networking and refreshments.

Laser Cutting at the Library

Learn about the MakerSpace at Johnson County Library.
Innovation-Led

Multicultural Business Happy Hour

Kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week with the organizations that support a diverse business community!

Hispanic Economic Development Corporation's 23rd Annual Gala

Details coming soon!

Breakfast FOR Champions

Join the Lee's Summit Chamber & Jeff Shackelford (Digital Sandbox KC) to highlight & celebrate the social & economic contributions of the entrepreneurial spirit.

Writing for Business Results - $195

From writer to readers to results - this class will review good writing skills for business results.

Downtown Shareholders Tuesday Coffee

Join DTSKCK for Tuesday Coffee! Stop by, catch up, and enjoy coffee and pastries on us. See you there!

Power Hour

Mid-Continent Public Library will be discussing all of the small business resources offered through their system.

Kansas Sales/Comp Use Tax for Construction - $15

This presentation by the Kansas Department of Revenue specifically targets construction contractors and subcontractors.

The First Steps to Starting a Business - $75

This course will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture.
Startup

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't

Learn about the barriers to scaling, the four keys decisions driving growth, the real key performance indicators scaling leaders track, & what your business's focus should be.

Simple Steps for Starting your Business: StartUp Basics

Start Up Basics focuses on testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start up success.

Bunker Labs KC: Construction & Engineering Emerging Technology Discussion Panel

A discussion panel about emerging opportunities for technology startups and existing small businesses in the engineering and construction industries.

Kansas Retail Sales/Comp Use Tax - $20

This workshop covers the basics of Sales and Use Tax as it applies to retail business, as well as the appropriate uses of the different exemptions that may be encountered.

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan - $75

This course is for current and future business owners and entrepreneurs who have little or no knowledge of writing a business plan. During this course, participants will learn the importance of business plans, the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included.
Startup

Business Basics: Mastering the Business Plan - $20

The business plan is your road map to business success. Take time to define your business concept, target market, sales and marketing plan, staffing needs, operational requirements, and key timelines and milestones.

BV CAPS Student Showcase

Approximately 80 high school students will showcase their Profession-based Learning experiences and Client Business Partner Projects at this open house featuring the unique CAPS educational program.

Tools for Success - $75.00

Every entrepreneur has tools at the ready: grit, determination, business cards - whatever the moment calls for. At the 2016 Kansas City Business for Breakfast, add to your own set.

Competing for Government Contracts: Basic Training

This introductory seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The seminar will also cover Kansas PTAC services available to assist businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Coworking Wednesday

Open coworking at the Sprint Accelerator from 10AM to 4:30PM.

Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR - $35

Have a technology business but don’t know where to find funding or the best way to acquire it? This introductory seminar explains how to win SBIR (Small Business Initiative Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer Research) grants.

Eat & Educate: Funding Options for Your New Business

Join a panel of funding experts as they talk through funding options inside and outside the banking system and point out the pros and cons of various financing options.

Think Big Thursdays: Collisions & Coffee

Think Big Thursdays are big, bold, coffee-licious and packed with inspiration and productivity vitamins, complete with free and open coworking.

SBA Certification Workshop

Small business owners interested in making the federal government one of their next customers will learn more about SBA's various certification programs.

Networking Lunch - $30.00

The Chamber’s monthly networking event providing businesses an opportunity to network and make new connections.

IRS Small Business Tax Workshop - $45

Learn the basics of complying with IRS regulations, including business use of the home, self-employment tax, employee versus independent contractor, payroll taxes, and electronic filing (EFTPS).

Holiday Open House

Downtown Alive! is partnering with home-based entrepreneurs for a Holiday Open House.

KCedu and Lean Lab Meetup

Join us as KCedu and the Lean Lab partner up at EduHub, a co-working space for education and youth-related startups. Network with genius educators, business partners, and other interested folks as you eat and drink, learn and network.

Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Learn how to make the most of your LinkedIn account and use it to develop leads.

Northeast Johnson County Chamber Annual Gala - $100.00

Celebrate the success and accomplishments of NEJC Chamber members with an elegant evening of dinner, dancing, and a silent and live auction.

Greater KC Chamber's 129th Annual Dinner

The KC Chamber’s Annual Dinner includes businesses, education and community organizations across the metropolitan area.