See you June 18 at the K!
Swing by our tailgate tent before the game from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We'll announce our winners and celebrate all those who've helped make KC entrepreneurship. If you'd like to purchase tickets for the Royals game June 18, go to Entrepreneur Day at the K.
KCSourceLink All-Star Award Categories
On June 18, we'll recognize your 15 All-Stars, in these 15 categories to celebrate our 15th anniversary. (Themes!). Review your rolodex and nominate your go-to KCSourceLink Resource Partner in any of the following categories.
World Series Trophy recognizes Kansas City’s most successful supporter of entrepreneurs. When you think KC entrepreneurship, you can’t help but think of this person first because of how much he or she has done to transform eship here in Kansas City.
Golden Glove recognizes the Resource Partner who has the ability to field requests from entrepreneurs and other Resource Partners with ease and agility. He or she knows the ecosystem and can get you to the help you need, in one throw.
Iron Man Award goes to the longest-tenured Resource Partner in the KCSourceLink network. They know the game of entrepreneurship, inside, out, updside down, blindfolded, one-hand tied behind his or her back, while mashing up “Eye of the Tiger” and “Started from the Bottom.” Mic drop.
Outstanding Coaching Award recognizes excellence in executing for entrepreneurs. This is your first call when you want to test that swing on a new idea or check your gait to see if you’ll make it around third this time.
Hank Aaron Award for Hitting recognizes the Resource Partner that does the best job of referring clients throughout the KCSourceLink network. They’re not in for the personal grandeur, they’re in it to make sure your team scores big.
Utility Infielder should go to the Resource Partner who exhibits a great degree of flexibility and wears a lot of hats. Has there ever been an event you didn’t see him or her at? Omnipresent and omnitalented, this Resource Partner covers the infield of entrepreneurship like a boss.
Most Assists recognizes the Resource Partner who has been selfless in supporting others in the network. When things need to get done in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, this person is there, before you even put in the call.
Homerun Derby Winner recognizes the Resource Partner who routinely hits it out of the park for both Resource Partners and entrepreneurs. Call them responsive, call them powerful, but they deliver the mileage and impact.
Silver Slugger recognizes someone who is willing to go above, beyond and out-of-the park in service. He or she is a great advocate, storyteller, proponent and supporter of KC entrepreneurship, inside and beyond our borders.
Cy Young Award for Pitching recognizes a Resource Partner who is on target in solving problems.
Fanatical Fan recognizes the most enthusiastic KCSourceLink Resource Partner. You can’t help but feel motivated to grab the big W after just minutes with him or her.
Slugger Award recognizes the Resource Partner who has done the most to promote KCSourceLink, KC’s first stop for entrepreneurial connections.
Manager of the Year recognizes a Resource Partner who is incredibly motivational. He or she know the big picture and doesn’t take his or her eye off the big prize, helping KC become America’s most entrepreneurial city.
Most Valuable Player recognizes the Resource Partner who has been the most active in the KCSourceLink network. You see them at Resource Partner meetings, ribbon cuttings, boot camps, policy discussions. He or she is all in for Team Eship.
Roberto Clemente Award for Sportsmanship recognizes the Resource Partner who’s been a real team player. If a collaboration needs to happen to move Kansas City entrepreneurship forward, this person is first on your list.