Join us Nov. 8-14, 2021

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Just click on the day below to see what is happening and then register to add them to your GEWKC calendar. All events are free!

GEWKC Coffee Kick-Off - Kinship Cafe

GEWKC Coffee Kickoff - Anchor Island

GEWKC Coffee Kickoff - Cafe Corazon

GEWKC Coffee Kickoff - Headrush

Q&A with The Freelance Exchange of KC—a Panel Discussion

Do You Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Planning for Business Ownership

Training your Next-Gen supervisors

Marketing and Sales for Creative Entrepreneurs

New-Normal Hiring: Revamping Your Talent Strategy for 2021 and Beyond

Start a Business and Keep Your Day Job!

Work For Youth

Work-Life Balance is Bogus

You're Probably Not Going to Do This Alone!

Entrepreneurial Mentoring in 2021 and beyond!

Flawless Execution for Scaling Up

Start Me Up: How to Get Your Business Idea Going

The New Builders: Women to be reckoned with...

Got Mail? What's Missing When Direct Mail Isn't Part of Your Marketing Strategy

How To Turn Your Inner Critic From An Enemy To A Creative Ally

A Great Product Idea Is Not a Leadership Vision

Creating the Mindset for Business Success

Five Essential and Actionable Self-Care Techniques for Social Entrepreneurs

How to Start a Business Q&A (Legal + Accounting)

Ransomware: Don't Pay the Bad Guys

The 4 Essentials of How to Get a Small Business Loan Approved

What's Your Bias?

Digital Equity for Emerging Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Avoid Getting Bitten: 10 Actions to Avoid Bad Contractors

Meditation and Mindfulness Practices for the Stressed-out Entrepreneur

The Freedom Workshop: Creating a Business That Can Run Without You!

Crafting Your Own Life Narrative through Entrepreneurship

Giving Presentations that Move People

Join the Family Business -- from the Perspective of the 2nd Generation

10 Steps to Selling Your Food Product in Stores

Fast Track Your Invention and Patent Attorney Roundtable

How to Use your 401(k) or IRA to Start or Buy a Business

Perfecting Your Value Proposition

Level Up Your Beauty Business

Startup Business Accounting

Ask a Librarian—Databases, Demographics & More!

Build a Better Business with the Better Business Bureau

From "Shark Tank" to "Fish Bowl": An Open Meeting on Entrepreneurship Afterschool (K-12)

Join the Largest Entrepreneurial Community - Startup Grind!

The Language of Business

Top 3 Lessons From Our Stock Trading Experiment-Women Learning to Make Their Money Work For Them

Kansas City Community Builders to Watch

AltCap Your Business: Pitch Competition

Are You Running Your Business or Is Your Business Running You?

How To Find the Right Mindset for Solopreneur Success

SBA Programs and Services Available to Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Small Biz Support Group—Reading Rainbow Edition

The Benefits of Co-Working in Changing Times

Create Your Customer Avatar

How to Use Email to Connect with Customers

Strategic Content: 5 Tips To Stop Wasting Your Time and Start Making Money

GEWKC "After Hours" Connecting Event

Running a Business with Little Ones

Business Model Canvas Workshop

Co-Working and Entrepreneurship in High School

Inventory Management: Tools, Techniques and Strategies

Starting a Business with Your Life Partner

Networking How-Tos for Introverts Pretending to Be Extroverts

Define Your Vision, Direct Your Business's Future

The Power of Games to Unleash Collaboration and Creativity at Work

Trademarks: What Entrepreneurs Should Know

Unblocking Your Most Motivated Self

Veterans Entrepreneurship Celebration

How to Build a Brand

Kickstart Your Sales by Taking All the Right Steps

The Entrepreneurial Equation

Hacks To Maximize Your Tradeshow ROI

How to Manage Anxiety at Work through Analytics and Inspire Well-Being and Innovation

Intellectual Property Basics for New Businesses

Comeback KC Ventures Demo Day

How to Be A Good Client: Secrets Every Vendor Wishes You Would Know

Learning Management Systems (selection, set up and creating content)

Wellness & Localization - Resiliency for the Future

What You Need to Know to Market Your Entrepreneurial Venture

Entrepreneur-led Economic Development

How to Achieve Success Starting From Nothing Through Emotional Connection

Connecting Purpose to Profit: 4 Steps to Building an Impact Business

Find Your Entrepreneurial Path Using Your Talents with the Sewing Labs

How to Work with Early-Stage Startups Quickly

Scaling a Social Impact Business as a Latinx Entrepreneur

Virtual Events Are Here To Stay: Hybrid Events Are The New "Normal"

Introduction to Social Venturing

What Is Social Venturing?

Conquer for Good: How Social Venture Founders Drive Change

Certified B Corp Panel

Girls Just Wanna Have FUNding Pitch Showcase

Keystone Innovation District + LaunchKC Announcement

Keystone Innovation District + LaunchKC Announcement Happy Hour

Men in Blakk™ Doing Business

Parenting a Youth Entrepreneur

Being A Young Black MasterMind

Pasos esenciales para abrir su negocio de camiones de comida (Food Truck)

Building a Business For Purpose

Surviving as a Creative

The “Heart” of the Pitch: Moral Psychology meets Marketing your Venture

10X Your Revenue with Federal Government Contracts

Lean Startup Mindset: Be Confident in Your Idea

Kansas City Startup Guide  
Dream of Being Your Own Boss?

Download the Kansas City Startup Guide or the Startup Guide for KC Innovators to find out who can help and to map your first steps toward starting a business.

Startup Action Plan  
 Get Your Personal Action Plan 

Why wait? Get your entrepreneurial journey started right now with your Personal Action Plan, a customized checklist of your next steps toward startup or business success. It's free and it's tailored to you. 

Map of Kansas City's Entrepreneurial Resources  
 Find Your Next Step 

Use the Resource Rail to find out which low- and no-cost resources can help you along your entrepreneurial journey, from inception to exit.

#GEWKC Stories

How Global Entrepreneurship Week Gives You an Edge over Competition 

How #GEWKC Gave Stella an Edge ... over You?

Stella Pigago attended #GEWKC 2017 and walked away with some wicked negotiating skills and stellar connections. Do GEW like Stella.

GEW Story 2 

Insider's Guide: How to Get the Most out of #GEWKC

Grab your unofficial guide on what you need to know to GEW (that is, do Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City) like a boss. Read the #GEWKC Pro-Guide here .

Everything You Need to Know about Global Entrepreneurship Week Kansas City 

10 Reasons to Attend #GEWKC

Wondering what you can get out of Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City? Glad you asked: We’ve got 10 reasons that'll show you exactly all the awesome you can squeeze out of a single week.