Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit 2018


Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

April 25 and April 26, 2018

The Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit was a practitioner-focused summit designed to help economic development and small business practitioners effectively create economic growth through entrepreneurship in local communities. The 2018 Summit, subtitled Entrepreneurship on the Edges, focused on providing information and practitioner insight in how to effectively develop disadvantaged urban and rural communities using entrepreneurship-led development strategies.

This summit was held in April 25 and 26 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in partnership with NetWork Kansas, SourceLink, The Edward Lowe Foundation and the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship. More than 200 from across the country attendee. The first national summit was held in 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.