Techweek Tuesday: Grand Tech Tour today

Fresh off the Grand Opening Party at Boulevard Brewery last night, Techweek Kansas City begins day 2 of its week-long conference + festival today (Tuesday) in Downtown KC.

Techweek KC will feature its Grand Tour of Downtown tech business (today); Basecamp at the Sprint Accelerator (Tues thru Fri); its “traditional” conference and speaker format (Wed-Fri);  the LaunchKC startup grants competition (Thu-Fri); Hiring Fair (Wednesday); Business Expo (Thu-Fri);  mucho receptions and parties (nightly), concerts (Fri and Sat), and a Hackathon (this weekend) . Whew!

Here is what’s on tap for Tuesday on the Techweek KC schedule for Techweek attendees:

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Basecamp: co-working space at Sprint Accelerator
  • 2-5 p.m. The Techweek Grand Tour – SOLD OUT – will give attendees a tour of some of the most exciting tech offices in the Downtown Kansas City vicinity. Sponsored by Copaken-Brooks.
    • The tour will feature four stops in Downtown
      • DSI – 1201 Walnut St.
      • Valorem Consulting – 2101 Broadway Blvd.
      • Sprint Accelerator – 210 W 19 Terr.
      • Think Big Partners -1712 Main St.
  • 5-7 p.m. Grand Tour Happy Hour at Corrigan Building. RSVP here.

All Techweek and LaunchKC events are set for greater Downtown, including Union Station, the Power & Light District and venues in the Crossroads Arts District.

Techweek, the nation’s largest technology conference + festival, chose Kansas City in January to be its sixth U.S. hub for its unique and immersive blend of tech learning, collaborating and networking. The other Techweek cities to hold annual conferences + festivals include Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Detroit.

For registration information and the complete Techweek schedule, visit


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