KC BizFest

Greater Kansas City

Hispanic Collaborative

THURsday, February 17 and Friday, February 18 Virtual KC bizFest link

KC BizFest will be Held virtually on ZOOM due to inclement weather and school closures.

The Event's start time has been delayed to 8:30 am.

CLICK HERE for the ZOOM Event Link

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Apply for 2022 KC BizFest

All Applications are Due Friday, December 17, 2021

Application Components Include:

  • Filable Electronic Form

  • Essay

  • Letter of Reccomendation

KC BizFest offers high school students in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area an opportunity to learn a variety of life skills and business techniques. The majority of KC BizFest participants come from the emerging Latino Community. Students learn the art of networking in business environments, identifying investment opportunities, implementing money management skills, and making public presentations. By attending KC BizFest, students gain entrepreneurial experience, economic literacy, and improved skills in math, reading, writing, and verbal communication while gaining workforce readiness when creating feasible business plans.

KC BizFest is a four-day intensive training event that focuses on helping students (a) turn hobbies and skills into profit-making ventures, (b) establish entrepreneurial and leadership goals, (c) create plans for business and life, and (d) become effective leaders and team players.

Become an entrepreneur by identifying your business setting goals and establishing operations.
Conduct an industry analysis and create a marketing plan while learning how to dress for success.
Manage your money with financial planning while finalizing your business plan to present as a start-up company in your local community.
Present your business plan to recruit investors and gain a following.

HOSTED BY Johnson County Community College

Held at the Capitol Federal Conference Room Located in the Regnier Center Building

i435 East and West:

  • Take the Quivira Road exit, EXIT 82

  • Turn right onto Quivira Rd

  • Turn right onto S Campus Dr.

i35 South:

  • Merge onto US-69 S via EXIT 225B toward Overland Pkwy.

  • Keep right at the fork in the ramp.

  • Turn right onto College Blv

  • Turn left onto Quivira Rd.

  • Turn right onto S Campus Dr.

i35 North:

  • Merge onto W 119th St via EXIT 220 toward Overland Park.

  • Turn left onto S Strang Line Rd.

  • Turn right onto College Blvd.

  • Turn right onto W Campus Dr.

US-69 North and South:

  • Take the College Blv exit, EXIT 81

  • Turn left onto Quivira Rd.

  • Turn right onto S Campus Dr.

Forms and handouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

KC BizFest College Scholarships

Scholarships are not automatic or guaranteed. Students must contact each institution, meet application deadlines, and meet application and admission requirements.