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Missouri Business Events: July 6-July 12



Missouri Business Events provides a weekly look at conferences, classes, 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 contact us if you would like to add an event to the schedule.


Sunday-Wednesday

30th Annual Mid-America Labor/Management Conference

Four-day event at Camden on the Lake Resort (2359 Bittersweet Road, Lake Ozark)

The Mid-America Labor/Management Conference strives to bring together leaders from both labor and management, providing an opportunity to build relationships, network and improve your skills. Be a part of the conversation to help improve your workplace relationships! Learn more

Monday

Business 101: Legal Considerations in Starting a Business

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at UMKC Entrepreneurial Legal Services Clinic (4747 Troost Ave. #213, Kansas City)

Learn about limited liability and what it will and will not do for you, at this free public seminar. Learn more

Tuesday

KC Small Business Networking

7:15 a.m.-9 a.m. at KC Chamber Board Room (Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

This monthly networking breakfast for small businesses hosted by the KC Chamber typically is held on the first Tuesday of each month. The breakfast is presented in collaboration with the Federal Executive Board and attended by approximately 80-120 small businesses each month. Learn more

ArtWorks Web & Marketing Co-op

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at InterUrban ArtHouse (8001 Conser Place #290, Overland Park, Kan.)

As part of our ArtWorks professional development programming, InterUrban ArtHouse offers a monthly co-operative meeting for artists, with a focus on web skills, social media and marketing for artists. Learn more

Lee’s Summit Chamber’s Recess for Success

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Manhattan Room, Villager Inn Building (1001 NW. Chipman Road, Lee’s Summit)

This workshop is an overview of various factors a bank considers when underwriting a new or renewal loan request.  And on a larger scale, the workshop will also address the value of a strong, active relationship with your bank. Learn more

Wednesday

North Kansas City Business Council Coffee Connect

8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. at Armour Loft Event Space (406 Armour Road, North Kansas City)

Join us for a livestream of the Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups Program and additional presentations from local Northland businesses. This networking event is for anyone interested in starting or supporting entrepreneurial ventures in the Kansas City area. Learn more

1 Million Cups Kansas City

9 a.m.-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. Learn more

1 Million Cups Cape Girardeau

9 a.m.-10 a.m. at Codefi (339 Broadway St. #124, Cape Girardeau)

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. Learn more

1 Million Cups Columbia

9 a.m.-10 a.m. at REDI (500 E. Walnut St., 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. Learn more

1 Million Cups Springfield

9 a.m.-10 a.m. at The eFactory (405 N. Jefferson, Springfield)

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. Learn more

1 Million Cups St. Louis

9 a.m.-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. Learn more

Sprint Accelerator Coworking Wednesdays

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19 Terrace, Kansas City)

You’re probably already out (attending 1 Million Cups) – why go back to your usual office? Or maybe you haven’t found a good way to dip into the KC startup scene and need to shake things up. Spend the day with your extended network and meet some awesome new people working from the Sprint Accelerator. Keep the conversations going, learn something new and get your work done in the process. Learn more

SBTDC “Rendevous With The Experts”

9 a.m.-noon at 5988 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Charles

This seminar will provide valuable information for both prospective and established government contractors on understanding the basics of certified payroll and the Davis-Bacon Act on government construction contracts. Learn more

SBTDC Building the Ultimate Business Plan

6 p.m.-9 p.m. at 405 N. Jefferson Ave., Springfield

Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. Learn more

Thursday

Operation JumpStart

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at SBTDC at Southeast Missouri State University (920 Broadway St., Cape Girardeau)

Operation JumpStart is a nationally recognized, highly successful training model for individuals considering starting or expanding a business. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition marketing and cash flow management. Learn more

The Venture Café

3 p.m.-8 p.m. at 4240 Duncan Ave., St. Louis

The weekly gathering of innovators and startups. A place for serendipitous collisions to occur. Each week, there are roundtable discussions, information tables, office hours with thought leaders and guest speakers relevant to the ecosystem. Learn more

Northwest Chamber’s Networking Happy Hour

4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Lehmann’s Landing (12314 Natural Bridge Road, Bridgeton)

This is a great way for you and your company to build your network inside and outside of the Northwest Chamber. Members are encouraged to bring a friend. Learn more

Mid-America GLCC B2B Network

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Missouri Bank (125 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City)

During the evening, you will hear from Missouri Bank leadership and be able to participate in tasting sessions of locally crafted wine, beer, whiskey and vodka. Learn more

11th Annual Big Bash Connection Event

5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Logan University Purser Center (1851 Schoettler Road, Chesterfield)

Join Logan University and a host of the area’s associations, chambers and charities for the Biggest Bash of the year. Learn more

Women 2.0 City Meetup – St. Louis

6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Danforth Campus Bauer Hall (Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis)

City Meetup is a Women 2.0 networking event to promote new networks amongst the entire technology ecosystem in innovative cities around the world. This event is open to those who work, start, and fund tech companies. Join Women 2.0 this April for our monthly City Meetup in St. Louis. Both women and men are invited to attend. Learn more

Friday

SMCKC July Breakfast: Visual Resonance in Social Media

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at Grand Street Cafe (4740 Grand Ave., Kansas City)

Hint Director of Creative Strategy Stefan Mumaw will share the characteristics of visual resonance and even give you a couple of tools you could use to make your social conversations more than just words and phrases. Learn more

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