May 14 | 2:00pm
A Guide to Successful Remote Onboarding
Has your onboarding process adapted effectively to this new virtual world of work? Our team of experts will share their best tips for facilitating the new-hire onboarding process remotely. This free webinar will feature pro-tips for personalizing the process for your new team member, setting them up with the correct technology, developing a strategy for success in their first few weeks, and initiating them to the company culture – all virtually! Set yourself (and your new hires) up for success with this webinar.

Time: 2-3 p.m.


May 14 | 8:30am
Disability:IN GKC | "First Thing Thursday"
As we all learn to navigate this new season, Disability:IN GKC is offering  a weekly virtual conversation about disability inclusion in the workplace. This is a time to stay connected, ask questions and share insights. 

"First Thing Thursday"  is a casual conversation with attendees. We'll discuss one topic per session and have a few questions to jump start the discussion.
May 14 Topic: "Creating an Inclusive Workforce in the New Normal"     

Time: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Location: Zoom


May 14 | 10:00am
Restart and Rethink: Kansas City Region 2020 Outlook
Join Husch Blackwell for a program looking at local commercial real estate, development and construction trends in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our community. Our panelists will share what they anticipate for the immediate future and toward the end of 2020.

Jason Brown, Research and Policy Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Michael Berenbom, Vice President - Investments, Lane4 Property Group
Chase Powell, Vice President - Relationship Manager, BMO Harris Bank

Charles Renner, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Purvi Shah, Attorney, Husch Blackwell

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Webinar


May 14 | 11:00am
Building Loyalty Beyond the Next Transaction

Lisa Graves, Associate Director of Loyalty Strategy, DEG

Consumers have the power in their brand relationships and have set a high bar. To meet their needs, brands must look past the next purchase, connect on a human level, and align with their values to engender true loyalty. DEG will share strategies for leveraging emotional loyalty and building long-lasting relationships using more than points.

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Webinar


May 14 | 12:15pm
Leadership Daily from KU: 15-minute, mid-day webcasts to enhance your professional skills

Learn from industry expert, Dr. Lee Stuart, as he reveals business tips, tactics and tools you can put into action right away.

This new series covers timely topics to help today’s professionals in this new normal, as well as advice on timeless subjects such as organizational culture and change management, emotional intelligence, the art of listening, time management tricks and much more.

Time: 12:15-12:30 p.m. every weekday


May 14 | 1:00pm
Road to Recovery: Strategies for Business Owners

Almost all businesses have been affected by COVID-19, but for small and midsize businesses the impact has been all the more acute. Many companies are finding themselves cash strapped, and more than half say their ability to run their business has been impacted*.

With the economic forecast uncertain, it can be difficult to plan and strategize. But there are steps business owners can take right now that could not only preserve, but strengthen their business for the future.

This panel discussion will include:

  • Leadership strategies to keep your employees engaged, while managing costs and cash flow
  • Information on relief programs
  • How to balance long-term strategies with immediate business needs

Time: 1:00 p.m.


May 14 | 2:00pm
Parker + Lynch | Webinar: A Guide to Successful Remote Onboarding
Has your new hire onboarding program adapted to the “new normal” yet? 

Don't forget to join Parker + Lynch for our latest webinar, A Guide to Successful Remote Onboarding. During this discussion, we’ll take a look at a few key components to a great virtual onboarding program, including:
  • Tips for a personalized welcome that will ‘wow!’ your new hire and make them feel like part of the team from day one
  • A general overview of the equipment and technology needed to make sure the first few weeks are a success
  • Strategies to develop expectations, a balanced schedule and meeting cadence
  • Ways to introduce your company culture from the get-go, bringing your office culture online and allowing the team to connect
This webinar will help set you – and your new hires – up for success with strategies and pro-tips for your remote onboarding program. We hope to see you there!

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar


May 14 | 3:30pm
KCADC Real-Time Update | Travel
Hear from travel experts across the KC region on short and long-term expectations for corporate, convention and leisure travel, and what to expect as social distancing restrictions begin to loosen. As an added bonus, we will welcome Chase McAnulty, Founder and CEO of Charlie Hustle, and Andy Rieger, President of J. Rieger & Co., to share how their companies have pivoted during COVID-19.

Travel Experts:
Brent Blake, Owner and President | Acendas Travel
Jason Fulvi, President and CEO | Visit KC
Dave Long, Deputy Director | KC Aviation Department
Jason Van Eaton, SVP of Governmental Affairs & Real Estate | Southwest Airlines

This event is exclusive for KCADC investor members. Contact Jennifer Lyon to learn more about membership.

Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Webinar


KCADC Annual Meeting

KCADC Full Council Investor Briefings

12@12 Investor Roundtable

E.D. Alliance

Women in Development

KC Animal Health Corridor Homecoming

KC Animal Health Investment Forum

KC SmartPort Annual Industry Briefing