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City-Vendor Connect

August 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm






City-Vendor Connect


August 3, 2017 

Plexpod Westport Commons

Kansas City, Mo. 


Hosted by Next Century Cities 

In Partnership with Gigabit City Summit 


Register now for Next Century Cities’ City-Vendor Connect in Kansas City, Mo.! This one day event, which will be hosted in conjunction with KC Digital Drive’s Gigabit City Summit, will bring together cities looking for innovative partnerships to expand broadband access and vendors* offering a variety of proposed solutions. 

City-Vendor Connect will mainly 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.

To see the full day’s agenda, please click here.

Registration: The City-Vendor connect event is FREE for city representatives and significant discounts for Gigabit City Summit registration as well as travel subsidies will be provided for Next Century City members. Interested city and vendor representatives should register here, and email Deb Socia with any questions.

City-Vendor Connect Event: Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 8:30am – 4:30pm at Plexpod Westport Commons, 300 E 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64110. A reception will follow.


Guests of the conference are welcome at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Located in the unique Crown Center shopping, dining, and entertainment district, the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center will offer a special government rate of $117 and a group rate of $159 with internet included in the guest room rates. Guests will be required to show a government ID at check-in to qualify for the government room rate.

A free shuttle will be available to take you from the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center to the conference at Plexpod Westport Commons and back at the beginning and end of the day.



Sponsorships slots are still available! If you would like to learn about the benefits of sponsorship, please contact Katie Watson for details on how you can help make City-Vendor Connect a success.


Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor: 



Thank you to our Gold Sponsor: 


Thank you to our Silver Sponsor: 


Thank you to our Bronze Sponsors, ISPN and RG Fiber.


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



August 3
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


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