smg power user exchange
september 18–20 . kansas city


Within most organizations, there's no shortage of customer and employee data. But that data is often kept dark and lives in silos where it's hard to reach and nearly impossible to act on efficiently. At Power User Exchange, we’ll discover new ways to look at the data – illuminating critical insights and unearthing little gems to drive big action.


sunni brown

Communication. Culture. Creativity.

Using interactive, visual, and engaging cognitive techniques—including doodling, business gamification, improvisation, mindfulness + more— Sunni Brown helps you enhance self-awareness, improve your leadership techniques, and see things in a new and brilliant light. Named one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” and one of the “10 Most Creative People on Twitter” by Fast Company, Sunni is dedicated to transforming human potential in unconventional ways.

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At SMG Power User Exchange 2017, you'll have the chance to attend interactive sessions, stay fresh on best practices + emerging SMG products, and gain insights through problem-solving roundtables.

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September 18

Pre-Event Topgolf Outing

Welcome Reception


September 19

8:00AM – 9:00AM

9:00AM – 12:00PM
Keynote + Awards

12:00PM – 1:15PM

1:30PM – 4:00PM
Workshops #1 + #2

Dinner + Entertainment


September 20

8:00AM – 8:30AM

8:30AM – 12:30PM
Workshops #3 + #4

Food Truck Lunch

Save your spot!

register now  


Power User Exchange is an exclusive gathering of program leaders, managers, and executives. This is an invitation-only event and requests for attendance are subject to meeting participation requirements. Each registration is $450 (includes conference fees, meals, and materials).

Please note:
Your registration is not valid until you have successfully completed the entire registration process and received a printable confirmation page and email confirmation.
Cancellation policy:
Registration fee will be refunded in full if cancellation is received in writing by Monday, September 11, 2017. Written cancellations should be sent to Lauren Beavers at [email protected]



At Topgolf, friendly competition pairs up with your favorite bar and grill hangout. Enjoy golf driving games for all ages and skill levels in an open-air, climate-controlled driving bay. An impressive food and drink menu, HDTVs, and peoplepleasing music selection make every visit feel like a party.

Monday afternoon pre-event golf outing
10611 Nall Ave, Overland Park, KS 66207

No Other Pub

Get a chance to mingle with your industry peers in a one-of-a-kind sports bar, gaming parlor, and social lounge in downtown Kansas City’s Power & Light District. The gaming parlor has something for everyone—with your choice of bowling, golf simulators, table tennis, shuffleboard, billiards, foosball, darts, arcade games, and more!

Monday night welcome reception
1370 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106

The Gallery Event Space

Join us at The Gallery in the Power & Light District for our keynote speaker and awards. In addition to innovative, interactive, and engaging content—you’ll get floor-to-ceiling windows, dramatic finishes, and an outdoor balcony overlooking the downtown skyline.

Tuesday breakfast, keynote + awards, lunch
61 E 14th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

SMG Corporate Headquarters

Our workshops and roundtables take place at our home office in the Crossroads District of Kansas City. Share ideas, gain new insights, mingle with your SMG team, and enjoy an afternoon food truck lunch where insights and technology live together under one roof.

Workshops + roundtables
1737 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108

Cleaver & Cork

Cleaver & Cork is a gourmet, butcher-driven, Midwestern-inspired gastropub in Kansas City’s Power & Light District. The menu showcases fresh and local ingredients, the highest quality meats and seafood available, and cleverly curated cocktail and wine lists.

Tuesday night dinner
1333 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106


SMG has secured a discounted rate at the Hilton President and Courtyard Marriott, both located in Downtown Kansas City. The room block cut-off date is August 31, 2017, and rooms cannot be guaranteed after that date. You’ll have the opportunity to book the discounted room rate during registration.

Hilton President Hotel (SOLD OUT)

1329 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105
$169/night + tax

Feel transported in time at our 1920s-inspired hotel in this vibrant district with a lively shopping, dining, and entertainment scene.

Courtyard Marriott Hotel

1535 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108
$179/night + tax

Enjoy stylish décor and a scenic view of Kansas City at this brand new hotel in the middle of downtown.


SMG will provide transportation from the morning session venue (Gallery Event Space) to the SMG office and back to your hotel. A full transportation schedule will be available closer to the event date.

Need a lift to and from the airport?

Reach out to your account team—they’re happy to help.

Staying at the Hilton President?

The evening and morning event spaces are 1-2 blocks from the hotel.

Staying at the Courtyard Marriott?

The hotel is 3-4 blocks from the evening and morning event spaces. Transportation will be available.

There is also a free streetcar stop directly behind the hotel that drops off near the events in the Power & Light district.


Power User Exchange is an exclusive gathering of program leaders, managers, and executives. This is an invitation-only event and requests for attendance are subject to meeting participation requirements.

Each registration is $450 (includes conference fees, meals, and materials).

Save your spot!

register now  

common questions

What is the cost of SMG Power User Exchange?

Early bird price:
$350 on/before July 14
Full price: $450 after July 14

How far are the hotels from the Kansas City airport?

Both hotels are 20 miles (~25 minute drive) from Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

What should I wear?

SMG boasts an informal and fun office atmosphere. Business casual attire is appropriate for all events.

When does registration close?

Registration closes on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Is transportation provided?

There is no formal shuttle transportation arranged for the airport commute. However, as an SMG guest, your account team is happy to assist with any transportation needed during your stay in Kansas City. Please contact them for details.

What if I have more questions?

Contact Lauren Beavers at 816.778.8225 or [email protected]