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NovelDay event Nov. 29 to encourage KC to “think novel, take risks”

Kansas City November 21, 2012 by Michael Stacy

NovelDay, a first-year event designed to spur Kansas City entrepreneurs, innovators and investors to "think novel and take risks" will take place Nov. 29 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Burns & McDonnell (9400 Ward Parkway).

The schedule for the day features a variety of programming, highlighted by keynotes from columnist and talk show host Armstrong Williams, author Bill Murphy Jr. and daredevil Nik Wallenda. More than a dozen leaders from the Kansas City business community are scheduled to present, including Michelle DeSilva of Angel Capital Group, Rachel Hack of Google Fiber and Asim Pasha of Sporting Innovations

NovelDay is produced by NovelCity, an initiative spearheaded by Jabbar Wesley that aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Kansas City. NovelCity's website offers more background on NovelDay:

NovelDay is about equipping individuals with the tools and skills needed to embrace a new era of innovation and entrepreneurialism. … By assembling novel leaders and organizations with global influence we can work together to build and showcase Kansas City as a NovelCity.

Corporate tickets cost $60, entrepreneur tickets cost $35 and student tickets cost $15. All are available for purchase online.

For more information on NovelDay, see the short promo video below.

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