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?

  • What is the schedule for the week?

  • Where is Base Camp?

  • Who can attend a GEW event?

  • Do I have to pay to attend events?

  • How do I register for GEW?

  • How do I know what events I have registered for?

  • What if I can’t attend a session I signed up for or I want to add additional events to my agenda?

  • Can I attend an event I didn’t register for?

  • What are the program tracks?

  • How long do track events last?

  • Who organizes the sessions?

  • Is there free parking in the 18th and Vine District?

  • Who’s in charge of GEWKC?

  • How do I volunteer for GEW?

  • How can I become a sponsor for GEWKC?

  • Who can I contact with questions?

  • I want to submit an event for GEW next year.

  • Do I need a ticket to attend events?

  • Is there Wi-Fi access?

  • Will have access to the presentations?

  • I am so overwhelmed. Who can help me get sorted?

  • I need straight-up business help. Is there someone I can talk to one-on-one?

  • So, I'm here at #GEWKC and I'm hungry. Any food in the District?

  • Did someone say I can get discounts with my GEWKC badge?

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