Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Wednesday, March 25 - Friday, March 27, 2015
2345 McGee St
Kansas City, MO
The Sheraton Kansas City Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Kansas City's Crown Center and near Downtown Kansas City, as well as right next door to a multitude of local attractions like SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, and Liberty Memorial. Known as a city within a city, Crown Center offers 85 acres of great shopping, dining and entertainment - all surrounding the hotel. The Sheraton features five restaurants and lounges, a fitness center, and year-round outdoor pool, sauna & whirlpool.
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Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110
The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center is a nationally recognized convening site located adjacent to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation offices in Kansas City, Missouri. The facility welcomes 65,000 thought leaders per year to an atmosphere of candor and purpose, where innovative thinking and dialogue lead to action. It is located in Kansas City’s Rockhill neighborhood, alongside exciting institutions like Kansas City Repertory Theatre and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and just north of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The conference center is a short ten-minute drive from the urban activity of Crown Center, where we will be staying for the duration of the Convening. The Conference Center will host the majority of our programming for the 2015 Convening, and TCG will provide transportation between our Convening hubs. With a variety of spaces in which to meet, discuss and engage, and atmosphere that supportive of innovative thinking and dialogue, we look forward to spending time in the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center while in Kansas City.
Source: Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Spencer Theatre
University of Missouri - Kansas City
4949 Cherry St
Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Repertory Theatre was founded in 1964, and is the professional theatre in residence at University of Missouri - Kansas City. Spencer Theatre is located in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus. On Wednesday evening, March 25th, Convening attendees are invited to an open air reception on the theatre's pavilion, followed by the option to attend KC Rep's production of Hair. For more information about the Spencer Theatre, please click here. For information about Hair, click here.
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Heartland Forum (Formerly American Heartland Theatre)
2450 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Located in Kansas City’s Crown Center, one of the nation’s first mixed-use redevelopments, American Heartland Theatre existed as a for-profit member of the city’s theatre scene for 26 years (1987-2013). Since its closing, the theatre (now called Heartland Forum) has continue to play host to a variety of performing arts events, capitalizing on its enviable location in one of Kansas City’s prime arts & entertainment districts. Click here to learn more about Crown Center.