In this two-hour annual event, we'll also recognize our 2019 Hall of Fame Award recipient, and thank some of our friends and community partners who have volunteered their time to help the Leawood Chamber deliver "Business Personalized" to our member businesses and our community. Join us as we celebrate the successes of the past year, and present the Chamber's vision and top priorities for doing business in Leawood in 2020.
Matt Baysinger, CEO of Swell Spark (parent company of Blade & Timber and Breakout KC), will discuss his journey from college athletics, to being a guidance counselor, to growing 18 businesses in just four years. You’ll hear how he’s handled all the risks that come with entrepreneurship and how he’s navigated through the challenges. Learn how Swell Spark has built and leaned on a community to create intentional, shared experiences.
$40 for Members | $50 for Non-Members
CORPORATE TABLE SPONSOR (reserved table of 8 with signage)
$495 for Members | $595 Non-Members
Prices include lunch
About Matt Baysinger
Matt Baysinger is the founder and CEO of Swell Spark, which exists to help people have fun with their friends, family and coworkers. The entertainment company has started 18 businesses in the last four years, with Baysinger leading the way. Swell Spark oversees brands like Breakout KC escape rooms and Blade & Timber axe throwing, along with pop-up experiences such as Choir Bar and Epic Aloha. He believes life is only as wonderful as the people we surround ourselves with, and he’s made it his mission to create places where it is easy to gather people for shared experiences. Matt has been named one of Kansas City’s NextGen Leaders, as well as one of The Business Journals Influencers: Rising Stars, which spotlights 100 people in business nationwide who are having an impact relatively early in their careers on their companies and their communities. Matt and his wife Emily have been married for eleven years and have three amazing children who redefine the meaning of joy on a daily basis.
Thank you to our Signature Sponsor
Thank you to our Media Sponsor
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