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Get Out and Grow Your KC Business: Social Media, Tax Help, Legal Assistance


The KCSourceLink calendar is chock-full of classes and events you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Chanté Keller, Network Navigator extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights. Grab your calendar, and let's get to work.

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Howdy, KC! Wow, do we have a bunch of events coming up that’ll help your business. I can only tell you about a handful of the dates here, so check out the metro’s most comprehensive business calendar for the full scoop.

Here are just a few upcoming events to check out:

Network and get a full cup of support and inspiration at the Northland Coffee Connect from 7:45 - 9 a.m. May 15 with the Clay County Economic Development Council, North Kansas City Business Council and iWerx.
 
Show off your products, network with peers and connect with procurement reps at the 6th Annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. May 15 with Metropolitan Community College.
 
Get legal solutions from an expert to keep your customers and your business safe at Legal Considerations for Small Business from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. May 15 with Square One Small Business Services by Mid-Continent Public Library.
 
Write a better grant proposal and learn to highlight the importance of your mission at Developing Strong Need Statements for Grant Proposals from 8:30 - 10 a.m. May 16 with Nonprofit Connect.
 
Learn the ins and outs of complying with the IRS, record-keeping do’s and don’ts and more at the IRS Small Business Tax Workshop from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. May 21 with the Kansas Small Business Development Center.
 
Learn how to create a social media plan you can use and get your Social Media Road Map for Business from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. May 28 with the Missouri Small Business Development Center.

See you around Kansas City!

Visit the full classes and events calendar online.
 
KCSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate. Give us a call (816-235-6500) or tell us who you are, and we’ll help you find your path to business success.

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