Huge thanks to our generous sponsors for helping to make WordCamp Kansas City 2016 a reality.
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The Saturday night after party begins at 5:30pm at Tapcade.
- Address: 1701 McGee, Kansas City, MO 64108 → Map
- Phone Number: (816) 492-6577
Tapcade at Screenland Crossroads is an awesome full restaurant and bar with 48 craft beers on tap and more in cans and bottles, over 40 vintage arcade machines all just $5 all you can play, and a movie theater.
Tapcade is hosting the WordCamp Kansas City after-party on Saturday night (June 11), starting at 6pm.
The Sunday night WordCamp KC wrap party begins at 5pm at Snow and Company
- Address: 1815 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64108 → Map
- Phone Number: (816) 214-8921
About Snow and Company
Snow and Company is sponsoring the WordCamp Kansas City wrap-party on Sunday (June 14), starting at 5pm. Finish up your WordCamp KC experience with a nice frozen cocktail!
Specials for WordCamp KC attendees: Buy one get one free pizzas and $1 off any Boulevard pints.
Snow & Co. is the #1 frozen cocktail bar in America!
Featuring craft, made from scratch frozen cocktails with real juice, premium spirits and handmade syrup. Snow and Co. also offer wines, beers, hot and traditional cocktails.
Whether it’s a quick drink with colleagues, happy hour or a late night snack, we’ve got you covered with a menu of fresh and scrumptious choices ranging from small bites, flat bread pizzas, sandwiches and salads.
Address: 1815 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64108 → Map
Phone Number: (816) 214-8921
Friday night’s WordCamp KC “Welcome Party” begins at 7pm at No Other Pub by Sporting KC
- Address: 1370 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106 → Map
- Phone Number: (816) 541-2300
About No Other Pub
No Other Pub by Sporting KC is a one-of-a-kind sports bar, gaming parlor, and social lounge in downtown Kansas City’s Power & Light District. Your new premier destination to watch sporting events on our 10-ft. by 15-ft. video wall while enjoying local craft beers and spirits. Keep up-to-date with all games with our complimentary Wi-Fi and smartphone charging stations located throughout the bar.
Hungry? Step on up to our fast-casual taco stand for a quick bite or sit down and enjoy from our chef inspired menu of delicious food. Featuring small plates, plates for sharing, salads, tacos, flatbreads, sandwiches, and vegetarian options, there is something for everyone. For larger groups, ask about our flexible seating options and unmatched beverage and catering packages.
Sprint Accelerator has donated the venue for WordCamp Kansas City on Sunday, June 12th.
The Sprint Accelerator powered by Techstars is a three-month, immersive, mentorship-driven startup accelerator based in Kansas City, Missouri. Located in the thriving Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City, the program helps startups build the future of mobile health that changes the world one patient or consumer at a time. Whether enterprise, big data, or mobile, the future of mobile health begins with you.
As well, the Sprint Accelerator is a an award-winning entrepreneurial community center – Community Space, Co-Working Space, Event Space
Address: 210 West 19th Terrace, Kansas City, MO → Map
The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center has donated the venue for WordCamp Kansas City on Friday, June 10th and Saturday, June 11th
The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center is a nationally recognized convening site located adjacent to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation offices in Kansas City, Missouri. This facility welcomes 65,000 thought leaders per year to an atmosphere of candor and purpose, where innovative thinking and dialogue lead to action.
Address: 4801 Rockhill RoadKansas City, MO 64110 → Map
A big THANK YOU to all the Sponsoring Attendees. Take a moment to check out Sponsoring Attendees’ websites, follow them on Twitter, and send them a “thank you” tweet.
Sponsoring Attendees make a small donation on top of their ticket price. This donation goes toward WordCamp KC operations expenses. You too, can become a Sponsoring Attendee
Interested in sponsoring WordCamp Kansas City this year?
Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!