Monday, November 8, 2021

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GEWKC Coffee Kick-Off - Kinship Cafe

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, companies and anyone in between is invited to attend Morning Coffee Kickoff parties being held at coffee shops throughout the Kansas City Metro. Come out, meet someone new and plan your week of celebrating local innovators and job creators. The coffee’s on you but the networking’s on us!

To participate, register here and stay tuned to the GEWKC website (https://www.kcsourcelink.com/gew/home2) for the coffee shop locations. Then, choose a location, grab a coffee and use the hashtag #GEWKC to let us see your networking in action!

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GEWKC Coffee Kickoff - Anchor Island

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, companies and anyone in between is invited to attend Morning Coffee Kickoff parties being held at coffee shops throughout the Kansas City Metro. Come out, meet someone new and plan your week of celebrating local innovators and job creators. The coffee’s on you but the networking’s on us!

To participate, register here and stay tuned to the GEWKC website (https://www.kcsourcelink.com/gew/home2) for the coffee shop locations. Then, choose a location, grab a coffee and use the hashtag #GEWKC to let us see your networking in action!

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GEWKC Coffee Kickoff - Cafe Corozon

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, companies and anyone in between is invited to attend Morning Coffee Kickoff parties being held at coffee shops throughout the Kansas City Metro. Come out, meet someone new and plan your week of celebrating local innovators and job creators. The coffee’s on you but the networking’s on us!

To participate, register here and stay tuned to the GEWKC website (https://www.kcsourcelink.com/gew/home2) for the coffee shop locations. Then, choose a location, grab a coffee and use the hashtag #GEWKC to let us see your networking in action!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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10 Steps to Selling Your Food Product in Stores

If you dream of getting your food product onto store shelves, let Xander Winkel from the Ennovation Center’s food incubator help you realize it. Learn the regulations, how to price your products, how to work with grocery stores, how to market your product, and how to scale your business to keep up with demand. This program is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. To view this class, visit the Food Ed Facebook Account at https://www.facebook.com/mcplfooded.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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Ask a Librarian—Databases, Demographics & More!

What does the public library have to do with business?! More than you know! Join Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library and Mid-Continent Public Library for a deep dive into the data that can help your business level up. Public libraries have invested in multiple databases so you have free access into the information that can give you the edge over your competition. Let us show you the data! This program is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. To view this class, visit https://www.facebook.com/mcplsquareone.

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Small Biz Support Group—Reading Rainbow Edition

Need help with your business? Take a look, it’s in a book. But, don’t take my word for it. Come share your favorite business books with other small business owners. What book made you a better leader or helped you understand a difficult business concept? What is the best business audiobook to listen to on your commute? Which entrepreneur biographies have inspired you? Share your book recommendations and find a few new titles to check out at your local library.

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Create Your Customer Avatar

Having the right customer avatar is key to the success of your marketing. A fully conceived customer avatar will help you find better customers, fine tune your brand and say all the right things to make the sale. In this workshop, Kim Beer will walk you through the five essential categories you need to know to attract the perfect customers to your business. Plus a resource librarian will help you discover library resources that will lead you to the data you need to know your customer avatar even more completely.

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Business Model Canvas Workshop

Is your business model working? Join Kimberly Beer to learn how to stop the chaos and create meaningful direction in your business while ensuring your business idea is solid. Ideal for new entrepreneurs looking to define their concept and seasoned business owners who want to prevent the dreaded three- and five-year business slumps. This program is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Viewing Format: Zoom link will be provided. Registration is required to receive the packet with supplies for this activity-based class.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

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Veterans Entrepreneurship Celebration

Starting a business is exciting, but where do you start? Let’s ask some pros! We have a panel packed with Veteran Business Owners, led by VetBiz’s Mitch Fitzpatrick, who had all the same startup questions you do. After the panel we will use breakout sessions to explore key foundational business issues like funding, marketing/branding, and tax formation. Join Square One Small Business to share your stories and ask your questions! This program is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.