user experience professionals association, kansas city
We advocate for UX and design thinking as a way to build exceptional organizations, products and services

join our kc-ux Community

Connect with aspiring and professional Kansas City-area user-centered design (UCD) practitioners and advocates, join upcoming local (and not-so-local) design events, access valuable design resources, mentors, and career opportunities, sign up for our newsletter, and more! All in one, inclusive place!

benefits of membership

There are many reasons to join UXPA-KC, here are just a few:

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Access valuable design resources, mentors, career opportunities, and professional support.

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Attend talks with UX professionals, network at happy hours, and get to know members of the local UX community.

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Membership is totally free (and many events are too)!

frequently asked questions

What does UXPA-KC do?
We host inspiring events on UX and design thinking for business leaders, UX practitioners and students of design. We facilitate a monthly gathering of creative minds in our UXPA Happy Hour. Events are virtual and in-person. We also host a Slack community where local UX designers can get feedback on their work, share and find opportunities, and build connections.
Are there membership costs?
UXPA Kansas City charges no fees. All our events are individually priced, or free. UXPA International offers member discounts to International events, but not local chapter events.
What are your events about?
We host skills workshops, panels, lectures, design critiques, career events, and more! Topics range from the latest trends in UX, to research and theory, to how to build UX practices for your business or organization. Take a look at some of our past events here, and if there's a topic you're interested in let us know!
Who is a part of UXPA-KC?
Business and organizational leaders, UX practitioners (designers, researchers, managers and UX strategists) and students of design. We also attract creatives from adjacent fields in product design, human factors, human computer interaction, and accessibility.