2018 Seminar

Attendee Impressions


Sunday Evening: June 3, 6:00-7:30 p.m.


The opening cocktail reception for the 41st Annual Sosland Publishing Purchasing Seminar is a significant networking opportunity for marketing and purchasing professionals and will be held at Kansas City's historic Union Station.

Built in 1914, Union Station was once a bustling train station to hundreds of thousands of passengers annually.  Renovated in 1999, Union Station is a top tourist attraction in Kansas City and is home to the KC Rail Experience, Science City, a planetarium, the Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre, a live theater as well as several dining options.  Union Station is located at 30 West Pershing Road, within walking distance of both the Sheraton and Westin in the Crown Center District.

Monday Evening: June 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The Monday night cocktail party will be hosted at KCLIVE! in the Power & Light District.

KC Live! is the Midwest’s premier entertainment destination. An entire city block with two levels of world-class restaurants, taverns and night spots, KC Live! is where Kansas City goes to play. KC Live! also features a full-concert stage where the country’s most premiere musicians and bands perform weekly during the summer and for special events throughout the year. Marquee events include Kansas City's Biggest Halloween and New Year's Eve Bashes, the Rock the Block Fashion Show and more. KC Live! is located directly across the street from the Sprint Center, on Grand Blvd between 13th & 14th Streets.

Sheraton Shuttles

Shuttles will be provided for both evening cocktail parties.

  • Shuttles will be at the front entrance of the Sheraton
  • Shuttles will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday and Monday evening
  • Shuttles will operate approximately every five minutes
  • Shuttle service will be through AGENDA USA with the final shuttle leaving KC LIVE! at 10 p.m.


The Sheraton and Westin at Crown Center offer complimentary shuttle service Monday through Friday 7 a.m.-10 a.m. and Monday through Saturday 3 p.m.-10 p.m. During the operating times the shuttle is available to our guests on a first-come, first-serve basis. When guests are ready, they may board the shuttle located at the front drive of either property. For return pick-ups, the guests are given a contact number and the shuttle will be available as late as 10 p.m.

Sosland Publishing Company, 4801 Main St. Suite 650, Kansas City, MO 64112, (816) 756-1000