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February Event(s)


Local Events Event ID:282
Event Type:None 
Event Title:CHINA: New Year New Opportunities 
Event Date:02/11/2013 
Description:What began in October 2012 with a trade mission led by KCMO Councilman Scott Wagner, has evolved into a year-long plan of action for 2013. Join us on February 11 for a comprehensive look at the world’s second largest economy, and how you can tap into it.

Topics will include:
• The Edgar Snow Factor
• China’s 2013 Economic Outlook
• What Trade with China means to the KC Region
• EB-5 Visas and Chinese Investment
• Intellectual Property Concerns
• Panel of CEOs Currently Doing Business in China
• Next Steps for a Successful 2013

Monday Feb 11
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: $35 
Location:Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Suite 201, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Mehgan Flynn
Kansas City Chamber
816-374-5469 
Internal / Public:None 
Local Events Event ID:283
Event Type:None 
Event Title:Introduction to Government Contracting 
Event Date:02/12/2013 
Description:This introductory seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Heartland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) presents information on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover Heartland PTAC services available to assist businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

Tuesday Feb 12
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Price: $25.00 
Location:12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Kay Lampe
Kansas Small Business Development Center
913-469-3878 
Internal / Public:None 
Local Events Event ID:284
Event Type:None 
Event Title:Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps 
Event Date:02/21/2013 
Description:This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: Donna Leonard

Location:
Mizzou Center

Cost:
50

Contact:
Clinton Dougherty
816/279-1691
doughertycb@missouri.edu 
Location:1600 NE Coronado Drive Mizzou Center Blue Springs, MO 64014 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Clinton Dougherty
University of Missouri Extension
816/279-1691 
URL (http://www...):http://www.missouribusiness.net/calendar/date.asp?EventID=162776&Date=2/21/2013&SessionID=1 
Internal / Public:None 
Local Events Event ID:285
Event Type:None 
Event Title:KC Small Business Networking 
Event Date:02/05/2013 
Description:Increase your business opportunities at this monthly small business networking event with more than 150 other KC professionals - from small to large businesses, government reps, and business resource providers.

Breakfast and networking begins at 7:15 a.m., two-minute company presenters begin at 8 a.m., small business program topic begins at 8:45 a.m. This month's program will feature the Small Business Administration HUBZone Program, which helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. The program will be presented by Rhonda Hardin, business development specialist, SBA's Kansas City District Office.

Breakfast will be provided and parking will be validated for the Union Station Parking Garage. Contact Cari Samlow if you have any questions.

$18 in advance for members and non-members
$20 at the door 
Location:KC Chamber Board Room in Union Station, Kansas City, MO 64108 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Cari Samlow
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
816.235.6500 
URL (http://www...):http://www.kcchamber.com/ 
Internal / Public:None 
Local Events Event ID:286
Event Type:None 
Event Title:KC Small Business Networking 
Event Date:02/16/2013 
Description:Johnson County Public Policy Council Legislative Breakfast Series

Featuring a panel of 2013 state legislators with updates on the current legislative session.

RSVP is required:
https://olathekscoc.wliinc1.com/cwt/external/wcpages/wcevents/eventregistration.aspx?eventID=320S4V0D

When:
Saturday Feb 16
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Where:
9000 W 137th St
Olathe, Kansas 66061 
Location:9000 W 137th St Olathe, Kansas 66061 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Cari Samlow
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
816.235.6500 
URL (http://www...):https://olathekscoc.wliinc1.com/cwt/external/wcpages/wcevents/eventregistration.aspx?eventID=320S4V0D 
Internal / Public:None 
Local Events Event ID:287
Event Type:None 
Event Title:FastTrac Growth Venture 
Event Date:02/07/2013 
Description:Session Format:
Thursdays, January 10-March 14, 2013
8:00-11:00 AM: Class Programs
11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Roundtable

FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ is targeted to existing businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business forward even after the program has ended.
Regular fee: $895. Pay before December 15, 2012 and pay only $745!

When
Thursday Feb 7
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: $895.00
Where
4747 Troost Ave.
Suite 104A
Kansas City, MO 64110
 
Location:4747 Troost Ave. Suite 104A Kansas City, MO 64110 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Elaina Smith
UMKC SBTDC
816-235-6063 
URL (http://www...):http://sbtdc.umkc.edu/ 
Internal / Public:None 
Local Events Event ID:288
Event Type:None 
Event Title:Marketing for the Brick and Mortar Retail Store 
Event Date:02/26/2013 
Description:This workshop will guide you through a simple business growth program using assets already at your disposal – your people, your place of business, and your business partners. Walk away with a plan that you will be able to build on and implement in your business.

When
Tuesday Feb 26
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Price: $25.00

Where
12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66210
 
Location:12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210 
Region:None 
Contacts (Organizers):Kay Lampe
Kansas Small Business Development Center
913-469-3878 
Internal / Public:None 
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