Connecting Young Professionals in KC
genKC offers young professionals opportunities to enhance your personal and professional skill set. We want to connect you to Kansas City because we want you to stay.
To serve young professionals by providing a variety of professional development, community involvement and networking opportunities, facilitating the development of a variety of skill sets, equipping them to become the future leaders of the Kansas City region.
genKC and its members are firm believers in giving back to the community. One of genKC’s goals is to support the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Big 5 initiative promoting quality early childhood education.
KC Connections is the community partner expo where young professionals are invited to learn about different, regional community service, professional development, volunteer leadership positions and networking opportunities. The goal of the event is to introduce young professionals to new organizations to help grow their professional network. We partner with over 20 Kansas City organizations to share information about volunteer and board opportunities for young professionals.
genKC’s annual holiday party, an evening of fun conversation, delicious food and tasty beverages, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. The cost of admission is one gift card to any major retailer that can be passed on to support BBBSKC initiatives.
Panelists share their experiences and expertise, providing valuable insight into how young professionals can lay the groundwork for a brighter future. This series is the best professional development and networking event for young professionals in Kansas City.
Young professionals meet with top leaders from a number of different industries and career paths. These leaders are both highly accomplished and influential and come from across the Kansas City community. They’ll share their unique experiences and expertise, providing you with insights to grow and build your own careers.
This summer sellout event features a panel of genKC leaders sharing stories and wisdom about getting their careers off the ground with an audience of summer interns from companies all across the metro area, directly followed by an intern and genKC social and networking reception.
genKC’s annual competitive wine tasting competition exclusively for young professionals!
At genKC’s annual trivia night event, teams of 8 compete for the title of “Trivia Extraordinaire”! This event is a fun networking event for individuals and groups alike. In addition to the trivia, we organize a raffle benefiting Faxon Elementary.
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Advanced Membership Sponsors
- American Century Investments
- Andrews McMeel University
- Arvest Bank
- Bank Midwest
- Children's Mercy
- Country Club Bank
- Henderson Engineers
- Kansas City Chiefs
- Lathrop GPM
- Lockton Companies
- MarksNelson LLC
- McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips
- McCownGordon Construction
- Shook Hardy & Bacon
- Spencer Fane