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Missouri Business Events: July 27-Aug. 2



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

Boots to Business: Reboot

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Small Business & Technology Development Center at REDI (500 E. Walnut, Columbia)

The U.S. Small Business Administration St. Louis District Office and the Veterans Business Resource Center will present a one-day entrepreneurial education program, Boots to Business: Reboot, to veterans and their spouses. Learn more

Kirkwood-Des Peres Chamber Marketing Monday Seminar

Noon-1 p.m. at Kirkwood Public Library (140 E. Jefferson Ave., Kirkwood)

Marketing Monday is a series of educational opportunities for you and your employees to improve your bottom line, typically held on the last Monday of each month. Learn more

Tuesday

Power of Diversity Celebration

7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center (1 E. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

At this workshop, you will find out who these national funders are and how to set your organization apart from the competition with the right kind of research, branding and communications to attract national dollars. Learn more

Northwest Chamber Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express & Suites 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

“Why Have a System?” Workshop for Selling Professionals

10:30 a.m.-noon at Sandler Training at The Rubicon Institute (1714 Deer Tracks Trail #205, St. Louis)

An interactive workshop for business leaders, owners and entrepreneurs, and sales professionals who are searching for solutions to the business obstacles faced when trying to sell, manage a sales team, and grow business in a competitive environment. Learn more

Liberty Area Chamber Lunch and Learn

Noon-1 p.m. at 116 N. Stewart Court, Liberty

Marion Ricono and Steve Modrcin, of SWOTT Consulting, are successful business consultants who have had extensive business careers, and now are helping owners of small and medium-sized businesses. Learn more

Wednesday-Friday

Missouri Chamber 2015 Environmental & Energy Conference

Three-day event at Tan-Tar-A Resort (494 Tan Tar A Drive, Osage Beach)

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has long been recognized as Missouri’s leading source for employers wanting to stay on top of environmental and energy policy, regulations and market trends. This conference, features a comprehensive program that attracts corporate managers and staff, regulatory officials, attorneys, consultants and university faculty and researchers. 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. 19th 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

PRSA: Speed Networking with New Pros

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at 500 County Line Road, Kansas City

Have you been wanting to get out of the office and meet other professionals in the PR industry? This is the perfect chance – relationships built from networking can lead to media coverage of your next story, professional partnerships or even future job opportunities! Learn more

Thursday

Financial Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations Seminars

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at UMKC, Bloch Executive Hall (5108 Cherry St., Kansas City)

This seminar will cover advanced topics, including grants management, allocations, audits, Form 990, communicating progress and social enterprise. 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

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 Networking Happy Hour

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

This event is for members and non-members. 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

Believers N Business

Noon-1 p.m. at Avanzare (1908 S Glenstone, Springfield)

Ikthoos is Christian Professional Networking. Believers N Business is a local chapter. Each chapter helps Christian professionals sharpen their business skills and their faith. Learn more

Saturday

YWCA Career Fair

9 p.m.-noon at 1911 Beltway Drive, St. Louis

St. Louis YWCA will hold a career fair from at the YWCA St. Louis Head Start Central Office. Bring plenty of résumés and be prepared to provide copies of transcripts and certifications. There is no requirement to complete an application prior to attending but be prepared for on-the-spot interviews. Learn more

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