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These KC Business Classes Are All Treats and No Tricks


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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Connect with entrepreneurs and techies as you network, share funding resources, get skills training, learn how to build innovation systems and more at BlackTech Weekend KC 2019 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nov. 1.

Learn how to sell your products and services online and reach customers anywhere in the world at Develop a Web-based eCommerce Business from 6 - 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 with SCORE.

Boost your business with interactive workshops and a match-maker activity with key stakeholders at the Veterans’ Summit: For Those Who Served from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Nov. 8 with Metropolitan Community College.

Hear from a restaurant and hospitality consultant about how to make sure your restaurant concept will work and get Your Next Steps to Restaurant Ownership from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Nov. 12 with Square One Small Business Services by Mid-Continent Public Library.

Get the scoop on strategic financial planning for your organization at Financial Planning Tools for Small Organizations: Budgeting and Cash Flow from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership.

Check out 200+ no-cost events at Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City, the metro’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship Nov. 18 - 22. Register and build your agenda here.


Want more events? Check out the KC metro’s most comprehensive business calendar.

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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