Get your GEWKC questions answered

Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life. Founded by the Kauffman Foundation in 2008, it has since expanded to more than 160 countries. This year, we're expecting thousands of attendees at more than 170 events.

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most out of GEWKC.

FAQs | Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City


  • What is the timeline for GEWKC?

  • How do I submit my session idea?

  • What are the program tracks?

  • What is the schedule for the week?

  • How long do track events last?

  • Who organizes the sessions?

  • What are the selection criteria for submissions?

  • What kind of ideas have the best chance of being selected?

  • What if I have an idea but no venue?

  • Can I charge for my event? Can I find my own sponsors?

  • How do I become a sponsor?

  • Where is Basecamp?

  • Who’s in charge of GEWKC?

  • How do I volunteer for GEW?

  • Who can I contact with questions?

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