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GAME Conference is about growth, action, measurement and engagement strategies for your business.

GAME - Growth • Action • Measurement • Engagement
Best Practices for Businesses

All GAME sessions are from 7:30 to 10 a.m.

Attend our active learning sessions designed to help growing companies gain focus, set a growth agenda, make decisions and take action.


Each session will tackle one of the four segments that continually challenge every business regardless of size, type or longevity.

Business Concept, Customer Relations, Operations and Organization

  • Learn best practices from Kansas City’s industry experts
  • Use GrowthWheel®, the internationally recognized innovative tool created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs
  • Create action plans for 30, 60 or 90 days
  • Ongoing 1:1 business counseling from Kansas SBDC business advisors to help your business grow
  • Peer to Peer Roundtables focused on YOUR opportunities and challenges
  • Access to materials and tools presented in past GAME sessions

If you own a business with sales in excess of $250,000 and have been in business for more than three years, apply now and join the GAME.

Growth Vision for 2021 - Start Your Strategy NOW!

September 17 - Digital Transformation
SnapIT will kick it off with a session on Digital Transformation. If COVID has caught you off guard or the "new normal" means you need to reduce risk and set your business up digitally, then this is a session you do not want to miss. They will help you assess your digital footprint and lay out a plan.

October 8 - Essentials of the Customer Experience
Judy Bloch, Customer Experience Manager with UMB Bank (and previously with CITI and Sprint as their Customer Experience manager) will explore the Essentials of the Customer Experience and customer experience management- including knowing your customer & understanding their journeys, listening to your customers, and driving continuous improvement.

October 29 - Accelerating Teamwork
Jeremy Gray with Noble Consulting and Executive Director of John Maxwell will lead an energetic and fun session on Accelerating Teamwork helping to get you from the “doer” to the leader.

November 19 - Forecast Your Financials
Mike DeMaio and Angela Eberhart with Crown CFO will help you to develop your financial forecast.

December 10 - Develop Your 2021 Vision
Your SBDC team will help to map out your goals, strategies and tactics for 2021.