Cold Storage Assets in the Region Webinar

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am



Kansas Manufacturing Solutions partner BioKansas is hosting a webinar on the topic of Cold Storage Assets.  Please join us for this informative virtual event.  

The region strategically develops assets that are integral to economic growth. Learn how Kansas City has increased cold storage assets in the region, heightened our leadership in distribution, and how these assets can be leveraged to propel the growth of the bioscience industry. 


Speakers :

Elli Bowen, Vice President,  Kansas City SmartPort | Kansas City Area Development Council 

Elli is Vice President of Kansas City SmartPort, a non-profit economic development organization that works to attract freight-based companies, such as manufacturing, distribution and warehouses to the 18-county, bi-state Kansas City region. KC SmartPort is an affiliate of the Kansas City Area Development Council. Elli joined KC SmartPort in 2017 after serving four years as the business development director for the Shawnee Chamber and Economic Development Council. Elli is responsible for business attraction project management efforts and provides thought leadership to the supply chain industry in KC and nationally. She also leads industrial workforce development initiatives for the organization.

Sam Stahnke, Vice Present and Operating Partner, ARCO National Construction – Kansas City 

Sam Stahnke, P.E., MCM, LEED AP BD+C, has more than 15 years of experience providing clients with turnkey design-build solutions. As Vice President of ARCO’s Kansas City division, Sam services new and existing clients throughout the region, as well as nationwide, specializing in industrial ground-up facilities, expansions, and tenant improvements. He is committed to the Kansas City community and serves as an Executive Committee Member of the Parkville Economic Development Council and a Board Member of the KC SmartPort Economic Development Council.