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#KCinNYC Draws Dozens of NYC Media to KC Culture and Lifestyle

by Ashlie Hand | Jul 10, 2017
KCADC joined with regional marketing partners at VisitKC and the Kansas City Aviation Department to host a special evening reception for New York area travel and business media on June 14, in the heart of the Chelsea art gallery district. Framed by spectacular views of the Hudson River, the Eastern coast of Manhattan island and lower Manhattan skyline, #KCinNYC was a showcase of the KC region’s music, food, cocktails, coffee and local makers.

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More than 60 top tier industry, travel and business media attended and offered rave reviews, with many taking to Twitter and Instagram to share the experience.


“What a lovely event! The musicians were so amazing.”
Monica Forrestall, Contributor to The New York Times



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“It was wonderful to chat with all the talented Kansas City chefs! I hope to see them next time in Kansas City!” 
Ruth Katz, contributor to Wall Street Journal and CNN



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“Thank you so much!  I had a great time. It was a terrific event. It was great meeting the team!”
MaryBeth Neil, NBC News



‪An evening trying Kansas City cocktails & food in this beautiful venue. @VisitKC #KCinNYC‬

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“What a great night. Thanks again!”
Reeves Wiedeman, The New Yorker



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@jriegerco Old Fashioned, just before sunset. Thanks, @roundtablerye! #visitkc #kcinnyc #whiskey #latergram

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“Great seeing you and the KC team. I look forward to checking out the photos.”
Jay Alpert, ABC News




“Thank you so much for inviting us to your wonderful event. The food was delicious and the people were delightful - we had a great time. I hope one day to visit Kansas City - and hope to see you again soon.”
Nadine Witkin, A&E



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“I had such a great time (the food was delicious). I can’t wait to see the pictures.”
Victoria Holt, Martha Stewart Living

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