From Nell Donnelly Reed, who founded her clothing company in 1919, to today’s dynamic fashion entrepreneurs, Kansas City has been home to fashion innovators. With Denise Morrison, director of collections and curatorial services at the Kansas City Museum, rediscover the city’s fashion legacy and meet local changemakers.
In 2011, Kansas City leaders set a goal to become the country’s most entrepreneurial city. What progress has been made so far and what’s up next?
You’ll never see a game the same way again! Kansas City is home to many of the nation’s most innovative sports-related companies. Tour Children’s Mercy Park with Populous architects then join a discussion about how tech is changing sports with KC sports-tech innovators.
Kansas City leaders Joni Cobb of Pipeline, Darcy Howe of KC Rise Fund, Davyeon Ross of ShotTracker, and Toby Rush of ZOLOZ—along with new KC founders—will share their “One Word” and the stories behind them.
Join us for a screening of The Bit Player, a film that combines interviews with leading scientists, archival film, inventive animation and compelling commentary from Shannon himself to tell the story of an overlooked genius who revolutionized the world but never lost his childlike curiosity. After the film, there will