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Global Entrepreneurship Week - KC Gets a New Location for 2019

Kansas City's 18th and Vine district has a rich entrepreneurial history and is a historic hub for small businesses. It will be the new home of GEWKC 2019.
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speakers at GEWKC 2017
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