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4th Annual Downtown KC Virtual Office Summit

Tuesday, November 10 @ 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm • Organized By Downtown Council of Kansas City
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The Downtown Office Summit is an event that discusses past, present, and future insights regarding the office market.

About this Event

This year's Downtown Council's Office Summit is free of charge.

The event will feature outstanding business leaders who share their Downtown insights and strategies, along with visions for tomorrow, including:

  • Hon. Quinton Lucas, Mayor, City of Kansas City, MO
  • Spencer Levy, Chairman, America’s Research & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE
  • Mike Klamm, Chair, Downtown Council Business Attraction committee
  • Suzanne Dimmel, Chair, Office Summit

Panel members:

  • Vince Bryant, Founder, and Developer, 3D Development
  • Parag Chitnis, Acting Director, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • Kim McDonald, Vice President of People, Spring Venture Group
  • Shelley White, Reinsurance Operational Excellence Lead / Managing Director, Swiss Re Group

Discussion topics will include:

  • Safe Space Solutions
  • Feature companies here in Kansas City who are making a difference
  • Overview of Downtown KC’s
  • Where we are today
  • Challenges we face
  • Where we are headed
  • Critical next steps


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