Join us Nov. 14-20, 2022

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City

Build your agenda

Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international celebration of the makers, innovators and job creators who launch startups, bring ideas to life and advance entrepreneurship.

Sign up or log in to add sessions and build your plan for GEWKC. All sessions are free, but capacity is limited! Arrive early, especially for those sessions marked "High Interest."

Interested in sponsoring or volunteering at GEWKC?

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View the Global Entrepreneurship Week Kansas City schedule & directory.
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Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. GEWKC is a program of the UMKC Innovation Center. UMKC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, and any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

Questions? Contact or 816-235-6500.
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Use the Resource Rail to find out which low- and no-cost resources can help you along your entrepreneurial journey, from inception to exit.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City 

Build Your GEWKC Agenda

Learn how to sign up for GEWKC and then create your custom agenda of over 150+ business-building events.

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Explore Base Camp: iWerx North Kansas City

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City is coming to North Kansas City this year. Learn more about base camp here.


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