Global Entrepreneurship Week Small Business Events to Help Your Start, Grow
The MOSourceLink calendar
is chock-full of classes and events you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Caitlin Jones, Network Navigator extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights for the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week
(Nov. 16-20). Grab your calendar, and let's get to work.
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1 - 1:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 17
Kansas City Film Commissioner Stephane Scupham and award-winning film critic and entrepreneur Shawn Edwards discuss what your business can learn from the impact of the global pandemic on the entertainment industry, tips to keep your business relevant and the region's most successful types of pivots.
11 - 11:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 18
Join Aaron Fulk of Lillian James Creative and discover how to effectively get your customers’ (and potential customers’) attention online to grow your business and revenue.
Noon - 12:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 19
This session with author, coach, entrepreneur and professional speaker Marquita Miller will show you how to eliminate your excuses and tear down your barriers so you can take ownership of the insight you’ve gained at GEWKC and help you take immediate action for your success.
GEWKC Community Events from MOSourceLink Resource Partners
11 - 11:45 a.m. Mon., Nov. 16
Host: Missouri SBDC at Lincoln University
2 - 2:45 p.m. Wed., Nov. 18
Host: New Growth CDC
Noon - 1 p.m. Wed., Nov. 18
2 - 2:45 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 19
Host: New Growth CDC
Marketing Breakout Sessions
3 - 3:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 17
In this workshop led by No-Where Consultants, uncover the right way to know your customer and understand your audience, and walk away with next steps.
Learn how to develop a brand identity for your business that reflects your values and resonates with your target customer with SCORE – Kansas City.
Any founder can master social media and leverage it for your business in 2020 and beyond. Join The Market Base for this session.
Funding and Financing Breakout Sessions
10 - 10:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 18
Change Collaborate will show you how cash forecasts can help you predict ebbs and flows so you can make better business decisions.
The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City will help you uncover what capital and resources you need for successful loan approval.
AltCap will show you how alternative financing can help you start and grow your small business.
“Day in the Life” Breakout Sessions
9 - 9:45 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 19
Hear from food entrepreneurs, The Ennovation Center and Food Ed from Mid-Continent Public Library about what it takes to run a food business.
Hear from three entrepreneurs in Spanish about their experiences starting and growing a business as entrepreneurs in the KC region.
Hear from entrepreneur teens as they share their experiences, discuss the barrier for opportunities in the entrepreneurship ecosystem and reflect on why entrepreneurship is needed.
Want more? Explore all the events, classes and virtual meetups across Missouri that can help start or grow your business
MOSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate. Give us a call (866-870-6500) or tell us who you are, and we’ll help you find your path to business success.
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