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The Business Hour: August

Thursday, August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm • Organized By Spark Kansas City
1475 Walnut St., Kansas City, Missouri 64106


Join The Game of Entrepreneurship: How Gather Media Grew From 2 Clients to 20

For the August Business Hour Spark Kansas City presents Gather Media Co. founder, Katie Garcia! Hear how she built her digital marketing agency from the ground up. Two years later she has added employees and more than 20 clients to her portfolio! Some of the brands she works with include Dave & Buster’s, City of Roeland Park, Pollo Campero, Boudin's Bakery and more.

Happy Hour and Networking will begin at 4:00pm at Spark Coworking KC.

Have a digital marketing question about your brand? Want to know how much to spend on Google Ads? Katie will also be answering your most pressing digital marketing questions. Please join the event for the fun!


Spark is located at 1475 Walnut St. Kansas City, MO 64106. Our front entrance is on the corner of Truman and Walnut.    

Garage Parking is available at the KC Live! Garage. Please bring your parking ticket with you for free validation up to 3 hours. The garage can be found in Maps. The KC Live! Garage entrance is located on 13th St. between Grand and Walnut. The entrance is in front of PBR Big Sky and has a neon "PARK" sign above it. 

Ally Garton
Spark Kansas City
(913) 486-5829
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