November 2021: KC Current Stadium with Tom Proebstle and Jon Stephens
Breaking news! Get the inside scoop about the Kansas City Current soccer team being the first professional women’s soccer team to have their own stadium – right here, in our own downtown! Find out what role Port KC and other community leaders played in bringing the KC Current stadium to the riverfront, how the streetcar factors in and what this means for the future. The 11,000-seat stadium is sure to increase activity, which also leads to new development. Learn about all this and more from two featured speakers.
Tom Proebstle, AIA is the architect behind the stadium, and is founding partner and design director for Generator Studio. His influence is broad completing work as varied as a small urban condominium in downtown Kansas City to leading the master planning efforts for revitalizing downtown Dodge City, Kansas, to leading the design of an Olympic stadium in China.
Jon Stephens is the president & CEO at Port KC, and an economic development professional who has spent his career focused on utilizing thoughtful development concepts to improve the community. Previous leadership roles include serving as president of one of the largest urban redevelopment districts in America, director of economic development for Kansas City, Kansas, and CEO of Visit. He is passionate about his city, and has built a reputation for creativity and collaboration.