Events: One Week KC, SPN tailgate, BIZ Luncheon, TechBrew 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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Kansas City - Various locations
One Week KC is nine days filled with entrepreneurial empowerment. A week's worth of sharing ideas with hundreds of great thinkers. A time to come together, get inspired, learn and connect. We're in this together. Let's make Kansas City America's most entrepreneurial city.
Note: Silicon Prairie News' Tuesday night event will be held at The Beacon Tavern.
Learn more on oneweekkc.com or SPN: "A complete rundown of the 30-plus events of One Week KC"
Lincoln - Dish (1100 East O St)
Join TEDx for an after-work drink and a snack of your choice before viewing a TED video with a discussion to follow. This will be informal and will be finished before 7 PM so you can stroll down the street for Jazz in June.
Learn more ted.com/tedx/events
Kansas City - The Beacon Tavern (5031 Main St)
Gather up a few of your most inquisitive friends to test your wits with a 40 question trivia session that cover everything from current events on the Silicon Prairie to the post-wedding chatter of Zuckerberg. Winners will win our love and admiration and some sick Silicon Prairie News swag. Plus, one lucky member from the winning team will snag a ticket to Thinc Iowa.
Note: Location has changed to The Beacon Tavern.
Learn more spnpubquiz.splashthat.com
Des Moines - West End Architectural Salvage (22 9th St)
Join other creatives across Des Moines for a free creative meet-up and breakfast at the inspiring West End Architectural Salvage. The director of "Story" in Chicago, Ben Arment, will be there to share 10 little-known insights for launching a creative idea. Show up early to guarantee a seat!
Learn more desmoinesmeetup-es1.eventbrite.com
Des Moines - The Greater Des Moines Partnership (700 Locust St, Suite 100)
The BIZ helps entrepreneurs maximize their successes by helping them navigate resources, strengthen knowledge, improve skills, form strategic alliances and secure proper capitalization. Snook, president of Fastpath, Inc., will share how to develop a remote sales business model that is within the scope of the resources you have, along with expriences with sales tools that make remote demos and sales presentations a possibility.
Learn more bizci.org/events
Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Vault Coworking (222 3rd St SE, Suite 500)
Vault's first Lunch-Up event is showcasing one of the state's leading start-up mentors, Josh Cramer, founder of CramerDev, as the featured speaker. He will be talking about how he manages a team of over 15 remote employees around the country to work together, be a team, and developm world class software, all from his office in downtown Iowa City.
Learn more www.eventbrite.com/events
Mechanicsville, Iowa - Echollective Farm (879 Echo Ave)
FarmHack Iowa will focus on on-farm energy for small farms over this interactive, two day event for farmers, designers, engineers and tinkerers to come together to share, create, and re-purpose farm tools and technologies. Featured presenters will cover on-farm solar and tracking usage, electric G tractor conversion, and ag biodiesel.
Learn more youngfarmers.org
Omaha - Silicon Prairie News (1111 North 13th St, Mastercraft CWS Tailgate Lot, Stall 90)
Stop by The Mastercraft Building, just 2 blocks north of TD Ameritrade in stall 90, for a brewski and good, ole Ball Park frank to celebrate the greatest show on dirt, the College World Series, with the Silicon Prairie News team and the RecBob crew. If you're headed to the game or looking for great company on a summer afternoon, bring a lawn chair, pack along your most noteworthy koozie and stop on by.
Learn more cwstailgate.splashthat.com
Coralville - The Vine (39 2nd. St)
Join us for the Technology Association of Iowa's TechBrew event, an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders getting together to talk over a beer (social lubrication). Cocktails and networking will begin promptly at 5 p.m.!
Learn more technologyiowa.org
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 - Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (1601 Broadway)
From the industries of banking and information security to retail and beyond, mobile transactions are impacting the global economy. Learn from national industry experts on the future of mobile payments and technology trends advancing this space. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with national experts in this growing sector.
Learn more kcnext.com
Omaha - The Pizza Shoppe Collective (6056 Maple St.)
Join Silicon Prairie News and Volano Solutions for an old school night of -za and fun. We'll network the night away and briefly hear more about Volano Solutions' new project, Steel Wool and April Kelly, author of Spaghetti on the Wall. Pizza and beer will be provided.
RSVP encouraged: pizzatime.splashthat.com