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City Vendor Connect 2018

June 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



City-Vendor Connect 2018


June 25, 2018 

Plexpod Westport Commons

Kansas City, Mo. 


Hosted by Next Century Cities 

In Partnership with Gigabit City Summit 


Based on overwhelmingly positive response in 2017, Next Century Cities is again partnering with Gigabit City Summit to offer City-Vendor Connect! This one day event will bring together representatives from counties, cities, and towns that are looking for creative solutions to connect their communities to high-speed, reliable, affordable broadband and representatives from organizations offering a variety of proposed solutions.

City-Vendor Connect will be set up in a “speed networking” format, to provide cities and vendors the opportunity to speak one-on-one to build relationships, discuss assets and needs, and create potential partnerships. The pairings of cities and vendors will be curated based on mutual interest, needs, and priorities between cities and vendors. Possible discussion topics range from fiber builds to 5G deployments to smart city analytics platforms.

City delegations and private sector partners who are attending the Gigabit City Summit have the first opportunity to participate in the City-Vendor Connect event, and you will be asked during registration if you would like to join. If you are not interested in attending the whole Summit but are interested in participating in City-Vendor Connect, please contact Cat at cblake@nextcenturycities.org.

We are limited to 30 city delegations and 30 vendors, so please let us know as soon as possible if you would like to participate. 


*Please note: participation in this event is not equivalent to an endorsement from Next Century Cities. 



June 25
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Plexpod Westport Commons, Kansas City, MO
300 E 39th St
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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