How Young Professionals Connect 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.
genKC volunteers bring breakfast to students at Faxon Elementary and spend the morning reading together during their before-school program.
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.
genKC’s event that connects you – young professionals – with leadership and volunteer opportunities for leading nonprofits in KC! Whether you’re looking for board positions, volunteering or just making connections, this is your chance to grow your network.
genKC offers a series of events that provides young professionals with exceptional opportunities to connect with and learn from Kansas City business and community leaders.
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.
Networking & Signature Events
A genKC signature event is an opportunity to network with 300+ young professionals in the Kansas City area. Usually at one of the hottest venues in town, these events sell out fast!
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.
Check out what's happening with genKC.
genKC Executive Committee
- Black & Veatch
- Burns & McDonnell
- Community America Credit Union
- DST Systems
- Grant Thornton
- H&R Block
- Hallmark Cards
- Henderson Engineers
- Kansas City Chiefs
- Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences
- McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips
- State Street
- Van Trust Real Estate
- American Century Investments
- Arvest Bank
- Children's Mercy
- Country Club Bank
- moBank / BOK Financial
- The University of Kansas
- Truman Medical Centers