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The "Tech, Toys, & Talk"

Tuesday, April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am • Organized By Kansas City Kansas Community College
Dr. Thomas R. Burke Technical Education Center, 6565 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102


“Tech, Toys, & Talk”

This inner city resource partner will surprise you with the technology they have! Their access to toys, (large and small) can help small manufacturers get a good start as well as assist entrepreneurs in general. Additionally, subject matter experts on manufacturing and other start-up topics will be available for you to talk with regarding your own specific needs. Feel free to take a tour of our facility and see our equipment, virtual goggles/software, CNC machines, lathes, robotic welder,3-D printers, faro scanners and so much more! Make sure to get advice from the subject matter experts, then dream…just make sure you wake up and make something happen!

We are here for you, and are excited to have you visiting us!!

See you soon!!

Refreshments will be served.

This event is hosted in collaboration with the Multicultural Business Coalition Tour Week. The Multicultural Business Coalition (MBC) is honored to host the MBC Tour Week April 8-13, a week of curated programming hosted by the Coalition’s members. This week-long tour is designed to provide practical business education, connections and contracting opportunities, and strategic resources for Kansas City’s diverse business, professional, and entrepreneurial communities. 

For more information and to register for the 20+ events on the Tour, visit

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Entrepreneurship & Workforce Center (Seperate External Entrance)
Dr. Thomas R. Burke Technical Education Center
6565 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
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