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Cnnct Midwest Expo

Thursday, March 21 @ 8:00 am - Friday, March 22 @ 5:00 pm • Organized By Missouri Innovation Campus
1101 NW Innovation Parkway, Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086


This is a 2 day event focusing on entrepreneurship, alternative funding, and franchising.


About this Event

This event is designed to bridge the gap between entrepreneurs and private lenders, young entrepreneurs and the veteran business men. The expo will be creating an engaging space for business people to network, learn, and grow.

The goal with this is for people to be moving around, learning, and having fun. People should say, “Whew! I learned and did so much!”, when they leave. The expo is designed to be an overall beneficial and fun business expo.

The idea is to curate an event that will bring together the lenders and investors, with the entrepreneurs and business owners. People will be able to learn about and apply for potential funding, hear talks on pertinent business advice, and

The goal is to guide business owners towards the funding they need, and increase the sense of community.

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Missouri Innovation Campus
(816) 347-1612
March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm Add to my Calendar
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Missouri Innovation Campus
1101 NW Innovation Parkway
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086
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