Events: Lunch and Learn, Wordcamp KC, Hack the Midwest and more
Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening in the Silicon Prairie, you'll find it here.
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Des Moines - StartupCity Des Moines (317 6th Avenue, 5th Floor)
In this one-hour informational lunch-and-learn, startups will get valuable information on the do’s and don’ts of medical insurance. Your company may be small, but that doesn’t mean you cannot offer your employees group benefits for medical, dental, and other coverages.
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Des Moines - Brownwinick (666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000)
This session will help you get to know the export services available from the U.S. Department of Commerce in Iowa. Your IT products and services have great potential for export success. Allen Patch and Patricia Cook from the US Export Assistance Center will give an introduction to risk management and lending programs that are a fit for technical products.
Learn more brownwinick.com
Omaha - Silicon Prairie News (1111 North 13th Street, Suite 208)
Cornstalks is hosted by the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and – new location this month – held at the Silicon Prairie News office (1111 North 13th Street, Suite 208). The event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with networking over complimentary drinks and snacks. At 7:30, the Arch team will begin its presentation. The event is free and open to the public.
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Kansas City, Mo. - OfficePort KC (208 W 19th Street)
WordCamp Kansas City is going to be hosting some of the most notable and well known users in the WordPress community, including developers, designers, and publishers.
Learn more 2012.kansascity.wordcamp.org
Kansas City, Mo. - Heartland Golf Club (8200 Hillcrest Road)
Hack The Midwest brings developers and designers together FTW! Review APIs. Come up with idea you can hack in 24h using 1 or more of the listed APIs (you can use non-listed APIs too). Find a team of up to 5 (or work alone). Build/Hack for 24h. Demo for a chance to win awesome prizes! Get mad props from fellow coders & the community.
Learn more hackthemidwest.com
Make sure to keep an eye out for these upcoming Silicon Prairie News events and those we're helping to promote as a media sponsor.
Kansas City, Mo. - Polsinelli Shugart (700 W. 47th Street)
This series … highlights the region's most innovative technology business leaders as they discuss ideas and opportunities for the future generation of entrepreneurs. Tech ESP highlights experiences, lessons learned and unique issues and challenges faced by entrepreneurs in the creation of a new enterprise.
Stay tuned for more details
One Week KC - Silicon Prairie News Pub Quiz - Tuesday, June 19 - 7:30 p.m.
Kansas City - The Cashew (2000 Grand Boulevard)
One Week KC is nine days filled with entrepreneurial empowerment and Silicon Prairie News is pairing up with the action for a pub quiz to come together, get inspired, learn and connect with a competitive edge.
Stay tuned for more details