StampedeCon-2015 | Photo courtesy of StampedeCon

Missouri Business Events: July 13-July 19



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.


Monday

Starting and Running a Non- Profit Business

5 p.m.-8 p.m. at e3 Wealth – Sunset Hills (10825 Watson Road #100, St. Louis)

This SCORE-St. Louis workshop is a must for anyone thinking about starting a nonprofit business and the responsibilities for operating it. There are advantages and disadvantages of choosing this category of business, and only certain types of businesses qualify to be nonprofit. Learn more

Tuesday

Northwest Chamber Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn Express St. Louis Airport (10000 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis)

Attendees to the Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking will join local business owners and fellow Chamber Members in an informal networking opportunity. Chamber members and nonmembers are encouraged to attend. Learn more

Google Your Way To Success

10:30 a.m.-noon at Kansas City Convention Center, Room 2210 (301 W. 13th St., Kansas City)

In this workshop, learn how Google’s program supports the company’s unique procurement structure, where every Googler is empowered to make purchasing decisions based on their specific needs. Attendees will also learn how to become a Google supplier and how to leverage Google to boost online marketing. Learn more

Columbia Chamber Lunching Outside the Box – ‘Igniting Your Enthusiasm’

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dulany Hall Banquet Room, Columbia College (600 N. 8th St., Columbia)

Explore the challenge and excitement of finding your passions through the eyes of several community leaders and entrepreneurs. The panelists will expose what it meant to each of them to discover a craft and pursue a path toward this as a career. Learn more

Wednesday-Thursday

StampedeCon 2015

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sheraton Westport Plaza & Chalet (191 Westport Plaza, St. Louis)

StampedeCon is a national big data conference hosted in St. Louis. Sessions will help participants understand how to integrate big data technologies and methodologies into their existing organization. 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

Maximizing the Best Business Strategies

9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at 260 Brown Road, St. Peters

Learn how business strategies can be used by small businesses to maximize performance. Both generic and competitive strategies will be discussed in this presentation. Learn more

Veterans! Interactive Marketing Triage

2 p.m.-3 p.m. (Webinar) 

The Small Business Administration and the Veterans Business Resource Center are pleased to present a free webinar series for veterans and members of the military community on topics of interest to small business owners. Learn more

Batter Up! Making an Effective Pitch to Digital Sandbox KC

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

Jeff Shackelford, director of Digital Sandbox KC, will walk participants through the process of applying for and pitching to the decision makers. Learn more

Network After Work

6 p.m.-9 p.m. at McFadden’s (Kansas City Power & Light District, 1330 Grand Blvd., Kansas City)

Network After Work is America’s premier face-to-face business networking company with monthly mixer events in over 50 cities catering to nearly one million members. Attendees make valuable connections with other members of their business community while enjoying different exciting venues including clubs, restaurants, hotels and special event locations. Learn more

Thursday

Gateway Business Network

7 a.m.-9 a.m. at Missouri Athletic Club (405 Washington Ave., St. Louis)

Spread the word to your friends and business associates to join us at one of the premier networking events for all types of St. Louis small businesses, including women-owned, minority-owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned. The event provides a great environment to network, ask questions and conduct one-to-one meetings. Learn more

Twitter Boot Camp

8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at The View (13500 Byars Road, Grandview)

This is a part of Beyond Banking: Business Matters, a series of interactive learning forums, sponsored by Bank Midwest and the Grandview Chamber. The Twitter forum will focus on the importance of Twitter to your business and how you can incorporate it into your marketing efforts. Learn more

Think Big Thursdays: Collisions & Coffee

8:20 a.m.-9:45 a.m. at Think Big Coworking (1712 Main St., Kansas City)

This month’s format is Wise Words which features speakers sharing their tips and knowledge from which we can all gain value. The other format takes the form of Speak Up, where attendees will have a chance to get on stage and speak up about: “What do you need this week?” Learn more

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

Columbia Chamber Women’s Network July Luncheon 2015

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at PeachTree Catering & Banquet Center (120 E. Nifong Blvd., Columbia)

Think Forward and join for the July Women’s Network luncheon where motivational humorist, communication/leadership strategist and author Karel Murray will use her extensive business experience in community leadership and her professional speaking background to combine for an incredible luncheon experience. Learn more

Small Business Resource Fair

1 p.m.-4 p.m. at St. Louis County Public Library (1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis)

Join SBA-St. Louis for a brief overview of the services provided by the attending resource partners, and then meet one-on-one (10-minute speed-dating) with experts from the attending organizations. 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

Friday-Sunday

Hack This City

Three-day event at TechArtista (4818 Washington Blvd., St. Louis)

Hack this City is a design thinking challenge that focuses the abilities of community members to find solutions to challenges faced by area nonprofits. Learn more

Friday

KC Chamber’s Morning Schmooze

8:45 a.m.-10 a.m. at Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar (4814 Roanoke Parkway, Kansas City)

Beat the summer heat and start your day early with the July Morning Schmooze! Get the latest Chamber news and mingle with other KC professionals while enjoying coffee and breakfast at Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar in the West Plaza. Learn more

Saturday

Ferguson 1000 job fair

9 a.m.-noon at Ferguson Community Center (1050 Smith Ave., Ferguson)

Ferguson 1000 Jobs, in collaboration with SLATE, The American Job Center and the Ferguson Community Center are hosting a hiring event for residents of Ferguson and the St. Louis region. Learn more

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Have you heard?

Missouri Business Alert is participating in CoMoGives2019!

Find out how we plan to use your gift to enhance training and programming for our students

Learn more