Missouri Business Events: September 9-15



Missouri Business Events provides a weekly look at conferences, training sessions, networking events and more for professionals across the state. All descriptions below are courtesy of the events’ organizers.

Check Missouri Business Alert’s event page for a calendar of events beyond this week, and let us know if you would like to add an event to the schedule.


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Tuesday

BIG Breakfast

All day at Kauffman Foundation Conference Center (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City)

Nourish your body and your business at the BIG Breakfast, a quarterly event spotlighting the entrepreneurs featured on the cover of Thinking Bigger Business. They’ll share stories from their own companies — and advice that you can put to work in your office.

Plus, you can meet the staff of Thinking Bigger Business magazine and learn how you can become involved with the only publication in Kansas City that exclusively serves growth-minded small businesses.

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2013 Technology ESP Program

5:30 – 7 p.m. at Polsinelli (700 West 47th St., Suite 700, Kansas City)

Please join us for the next event in our 2013 Technology Entrepreneur Speakers Program series, highlighting the region’s most innovative technology business leaders. This month’s featured speaker is Alexander Kemper. Put success in motionas we discuss ideas and opportunities driving the next generation of entrepreneurs. This will be the last event in Polsinelli’s old office. We look forward to your joining us in the new space in the months to come!

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St. Charles Real Estate Investors Association: Monthly Meeting/Open Discussion

7 p.m. at Grappa Grill (1644 Country Club Plaza Drive, St. Charles)

We meet the second Tuesday of every month. Mark your calendars. Members have asked to have more networking time and open discussion time so that is what we are doing. Suggestions are always welcomed. Just ask for the Real Estate Group when you get there. There is no charge for the meeting but we do ask that everyone patronize the restaurant and purchase an appetizer and drink at a minimum so we are welcomed back each week.

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Wednesday

MVF Networking Coffee

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at Frontenac Bank (301 North Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood)

The MVF Membership Committee and Frontenac Bank invite members and guests to the free Networking Coffee at Frontenac Bank, 301 N. Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122. The event is Wednesday, September 11 from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

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1 Million Cups Columbia

9 – 10 a.m. at REDI (500 East Walnut, Columbia)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town, and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow.

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1 Million Cups Kansas City

9-10 a.m. at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask advice and assistance from the community. All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town, and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow.

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1 Million Cups St. Louis

9 – 10 a.m. at KETC (3655 Olive St., St. Louis)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask advice and assistance from the community.  All are welcome to come see some of the newest ventures getting started around town, and join in the lively discussions and networking to follow.

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Thursday

Columbia Startup Weekend Opening Party

7 – 10 p.m. at Quinton’s Rooftop (124 S. 9th St., Columbia)

Free entry for Columbia Startup Weekend participants, sponsors, mentors and judges. $10 entry at the door for the general public. Entry to the party includes appetizers, 2 free drinks and lots of fun!

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Friday-Sunday

Columbia Startup Weekend

Starts 6:30 p.m. Friday at Museao (3500 Buttonwood Drive, Columbia)

All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation.

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Sunday

Columbia Startup Weekend Final Presentation

5 p.m. at Museao (3500 Buttonwood Drive, Columbia)

Startup Weekend culminates with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

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