Henry W. Bloch School of Management

About EOY

The Awards

The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards event has been an iconic Kansas City tradition since 1985. Beyond its philanthropic cause, this event is a valuable forum where Kansas City CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, business legends, world-class faculty and students alike are able to mingle, discuss, and network. The event is delivered by the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in partnership with Council for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (a governing board of volunteer community leaders), The event celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit by honoring continued innovative and creative accomplishments, as well as connecting a generation of successful entrepreneurs with the next generation of successful entrepreneurs.

The Cause

All proceeds from sponsorships and donations go directly to the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Bloch School is home to nationally and globally ranked programs, connecting students with a comprehensive combination of world-class research, renowned faculty, cutting-edge curriculum, and experiential programs driven to deliver results and nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs.

2013 Event Information

RSVP and info e-mail: eoy@umkc.edu

Event Format

Honorary Dinner Chairs:
Jan and Tom Kreamer

Date: Monday, October 21, 2013

Time: 5:30 pm Bloch Executive Hall Experience - Building Exploration, Student Venture Showcase, Dinner and Networking

7:30 pm Awards Program

Location: Be among the first to experience the new Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship & Innovation! 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO.

Attire: Dress is Business Attire

Parking: Please park in the Cherry Street parking garage located on 51st Street between Cherry and Oak. For mobility concerns, please contact UMKC Special Events at (816) 235-5748. See parking map here. Shuttle service available.

Private Kickoff Reception for Sponsors & Award Recipients:
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
5:30-7 P.M.
EPR Properties Offices


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