The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center is a nationally recognized convening site located adjacent to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation offices in Kansas City, Missouri. This progressive facility welcomes 65,000 local to international thought leaders and decision makers per year to an atmosphere of candor and purpose, where innovative thinking and dialogue lead to action.

Created for those who pursue the principles and vision of the Kauffman Foundation set forth by our founder, Ewing Kauffman, the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center provides a stimulating climate to think creatively and grow the entrepreneurial spirit.

Blending flexible conference facilities and advanced technology with comfortable amenities and a friendly atmosphere, the Conference Center is conducive to groups seeking to educate and inform, build consensus, influence public policy, and document and disseminate results.

The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center offers:

  • Event planning assistance
  • 10 rooms offering variable configurations
  •  Audio/visual technology
  • Accommodations for up to 220 in the Town Square, and nine other rooms with capacities from 10 to 80 people
  • Convenient hours of operation
  • Exclusive on-site catering