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Global Entrepreneurship Week Kansas City: Multicultural Business Coalition Happy Hour and Much More

Global Entrepreneurship Week Kansas City

We love Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) here in Kansas City. In fact, we love this week so much that we bust out the ordinary week into a full 13 days of inspiration, connections, celebrations and education.

Quick backstory: #GEW started in KC nine years ago and now spans the globe, with nearly 20,000 partner organizations planning more than 35,000 activities that directly engage more than 10 million people. KC hosts one of the biggest celebrations. Now you know.

The Multicultural Business Coalition was founded just over a year ago to support and promote women- and multicultural entrepreneurs, and rally together many of the organizations that cultivate inclusive entrepreneurship in Kansas City.  

The Multicultural Business Coalition Happy Hour on Monday, November, 14, is sure to be one of the most fun events of the week with 25 diverse organizations from across Kansas City, more than 300 people awesome people, plenty of awesome food and drink. What’s not to enjoy?

Make the most of everything Global Entrepreneurship Week Kansas City has to offer, go to now to build your own #GEWKC calendar and check out these events you don’t want to miss:       

If you want to meet some folk . . .

GEWKC is rather famous for its networking opportunities. Click “Networking” on the GEWKC calendar and be sure to put these events on your radar:

On Nov. 10 - Mid-America Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce B2B Network: Union Hill Studios
On Nov. 15 - Startup Waffles: Think Big Coworking
On Nov. 18 - #Cowork4Good: 7 locations around Kansas City

If you want to get inspired . . .

Hear inspiring stories from KC entrepreneurs all week. Just hit the filter for “Panels & Talks” on the GEWKC calendar and check out these awesome events:

On Nov. 16 - GUILDit Art/Biz Forum with LA Filmmaker and non-profit theater: Kauffman Foundation
On Nov. 16 - Closing the Global Gap: Pakistan
On Nov. 17 - Athena League VOX featuring LaunchKC Winners: The Nerdery

If you want to get your learn on. . .

Throughout GEW, KC entrepreneurs and organizations share lessons on cash flow, market research, budgeting, certification and government contracts and more. Here’s a small sampling of events to move your business forward:

On Nov. 10 - The Foundation Series: Idea to App - Creating a Digital MVP: Enterprise Center in Johnson County
On Nov. 12 - Kansas Hispanic Business Expo: Advancing Your American Dream: Johnson County Administrative Building

If you want to win sweet prizes . . .

Enter to win one of six remaining #ShopLocalKC gift baskets when you take the #GEWKCgo challenge. Each basket features $100 worth of KC-made goods.  How do you win? Check out the challenges (here or via KCSourceLink’s tweets), post the pic and hashtag it with #GEWKCgo and #GEWKC.

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