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Biz Action Plan Workshop Series

Mid-Continent Public Library Colbern Road Branch 1000 NE Colbern Road, Lee's Summit, Missouri

In this five-week activity-based workshop, we will learn how to assess a business idea and will put together an action plan. No need to build a long business plan when […]


Northeast Chamber of Commerce

Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce 2657 Independence Ave, Kansas City, MO, United States

Join us every THIRD FRIDAY from 4-9 pm as we gather unique pop-up shops, fashion masterminds as well a featured artist every month, all with a Northeast KC flair! We’ll have drinks and music to mingle – so hang out, meet some cool people and spend some time in Northeast! This event is free.


Tips for Better Time Management

Prospect Business Assocation Offices 2420 East Linwood Blvd., Suite 201, Kansas City, MO, United States

Learn about the tools and methods that will help you make the most out of the 1,140 minutes you have in one day

Polishing Your Business Idea

Online Event

Polishing Your Business Idea provides step-by-step guidance in researching your idea, your market, and your competition. At the end of the Polishing Your Business Idea webinar, you are able to: * Identify your target markets * Describe your products/services * Collect key competitive information to support your feasibility plan Faculty: Greg Thomas. Greg’s experience in […]


Marketing Strategy

Online Event

Marketing is more than advertising. Marketing Strategy provides you with an introduction to marketing methods & tools to maximize your customer reach. This session covers pricing strategies, positioning, the difference between features and benefits, and different marketing strategies. At the end of this session, you will know how to: * Outline your marketing strategy * […]


Social Media Marketing

Online Event

You will learn the basics of Social Media Marketing, and how it fits into your overall marketing strategy. At the end of this webinar, you’ll learn: * The steps it takes to get a business presence online * How your online presence affects your marketing * Ways you can get a website, social media and […]



Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri

The 2024 Midwest Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, a unique one-day social entrepreneurship symposium, will convene in Kansas City on May 20, 2024. The symposium is a joint program of the University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC), the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The symposium is designed to bring together […]


Crafting Your Winning Pitch: A Hands-On Workshop for Pitch Contest

Learn how to develop a successful quality pitch. This LIVE event will be set up as a meeting (not a webinar), providing the opportunity for direct dialog with the presenter and other participants. This workshop will go through the basic concepts that are to be included in a pitch, how to structure your pitch deck, […]


Canva Lab

Mid-Continent Public Library Woodneath Branch 8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, MO, United States

Canva is the graphic design platform you never knew you needed! We know that not all business owners are also graphic designers, so we want to help you get started using this amazing tool. Join Square One to get answers to your Canva questions and help with your designs.


Positive Financial Mindset

Online Event

May Caffeinated Mind theme is: Positive Financial Mindset Pour yourself a cup of coffee, or your beverage of choice, and join us Tuesday as we welcome: Abigail Beeler, Program Manager, Missouri Women’s Business Center Abigail will speak on Tips and Tricks for Pricing Your Product or Service


Career Planning in Five Steps: Your Quick Guide to Success

Mid-Continent Public Library Green Hills Branch 8581 N. Green Hills Rd, Kansas City, Missouri

Are you ready to take charge of your career path? Join our Career Planning in Five Steps workshop for a concise and interactive journey to a brighter professional future. We’ll cover the top five actions to create a career plan that works for you. This program will be held in person as well as virtually […]


Tech Venture Studio Sound Byte: Software Licensing for Startups

Are you ready to dive into the intricate world of software licensing? Look no further! We're thrilled to invite you to an enlightening and engaging tech panel discussion focused on Software Licensing trends and strategies. Our panel of industry experts will guide you through the complexities of software licensing, shedding light on the latest trends, […]

Event Series 1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups

Plexpod Westport Commons 300 E 39th St, Kansas City, MO, United States

Every Wednesday, 1MC hears from entrepreneurs over a cup of coffee. Followed by lots of networking and no cost coworking at Plexpod for the day. Don't miss it! Attend: Join live & in person at Westport Plexpod Commons every week: 300 E. 39th St Kansas City, MO 64111 or virtually on zoom or facebook. No RSVP needed. Present Your Story:  

Event Series THE CRUNCH


Peaslee Tech 2920 Haskell Avenue, Lawrence, KS, United States

The CRUNCH is the 1 Millions Cups of Lawrence Kansas. This is a weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their businesses to the Lawrence community. The coffee is highly encouraged. If you are a business owner looking for the opportunity to present your business and receive feedback, apply here: More about […]

Event Series Keystone Sessions

Keystone Sessions

Keystone CoLAB

Facilitating connection across industries, interests and talents. Keystone Sessions is where those interested in new ideas can gather in a casual setting to listen to speakers, engage with panels, and meet one-on-one with leaders in the community. Every Wednesday, Keystone Sessions will feature three 45-minute “sessions” on a wide range of topics that are not […]


Pitching to Investors

UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO, United States

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up. Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.


Building Business Credit

Pathway Financial Eduation 1520 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO

The Fundamentals of Business Credit: Understand the basics and importance of building a strong business credit profile. Strategies for Effective Credit Management: Learn how to efficiently manage your credit to support business growth and secure financing. Navigating Credit Challenges: Gain insights into overcoming common hurdles in building and maintaining business credit.


Marketing Fundamentals for Small Businesses

Don Bosco Community Center 526 Campbell St, MO, MO

Learn ways that are key to unlocking effective marketing strategies. Dive into the fundamentals of brand positioning, targeted advertising, and social media engagement. Through hands-on activities, you'll actively develop a marketing plan, gaining practical skills to enhance your business visibility and connect with your audience effectively.

Lunch N Learn: 5 Ways to Use ChatGPT (AI) for small business

Online Event

AI (Artificial Intelligence) can make you a more efficient marketer. Learn to use ChatGPT (AI) for marketing your small business, starting with your own information for: 1. Condensing/Expanding Messages: ChatGPT assists in summarizing complex ideas for social media/email, and elaborating on brief concepts for blogs/newsletters/presentations. 2. Understanding Consumer Problems: By analyzing vast online data, ChatGPT […]


Small Business Resources to Start or Grow Your Business

Do you want to Start Your Own Business or Grow an Existing One? In celebration of the Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Kansas City District Office (KCDO) is hosting a FREE webinar to discuss small business resources to start or grow a business. Join […]


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