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Missouri Business Events: Aug. 3-Aug. 9



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

SCORE Writing a Professional Business and Financial Plan

5 p.m.-8 p.m. at 10825 Watson Road. Suite 100, Sunset Hills

A well-written and accurate business plan is a necessity in obtaining investment/loan funds and also as a strategy for growing your business. Learn how to write a professional business and financial plan from our speakers, Paul Greenberger and Robert Gatesh. Learn more

Tuesday

KC Chamber Small Business Networking

7:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at the Kansas City Chamber’s Board Room (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

This monthly networking breakfast for small businesses is presented in collaboration with the Federal Executive Board and attended by approximately 80-120 small businesses each month. Learn more

KCDMA Monthly Lunch: The State of Mobile for 2015 and Beyond

11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at Country Club Plaza (4749 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City)

2014 was a huge year for mobile. Find out if the mobile growth trends have continued into 2015 and what is the best way to capitalize on the current trends and prepare for the future. Learn more

Wednesday

Startup Rewind

7:15 a.m.-8:30 a.m. at 7000 W. 133rd St., Leawood, Kan.

Startup Rewind gives local entrepreneurs a short time to pitch their idea followed by questions and feedback from the audience. This valuable feedback will help encourage and grow their ideas and in turn build a better community through business and entrepreneurship. Come join us for some great ideas and out of the box thinking. Learn more

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

KC Coworking Week

9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Kansas City

Have you been wanting to get out of the office and meet other Try out different coworking spaces around Kansas City for FREE on Wednesday in honor of Global Coworking Week! Learn more

Diversity Job Fair

11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Spazio West Port (12031 Lackland Road, St. Louis)

All job-seekers are invited to attend the upcoming STL Diversity Job Fair. This job fair will allow job-seekers an opportunity to meet face-to-face with employers that have job opportunities available in all kinds of areas. Learn more

Northwest Chamber YPD – Young Professionals Division

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 2430 Old Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights

Come out and network with the young professionals of today! 40 years old and under are welcome. 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 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

Thursday-Friday

Willowcreek Global Leadership Summit

Two-day event at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection-Blue Springs (601 E. Jefferson Road, Blue Springs)

Leadership takes perseverance, dedication and a commitment to stretch your mind, expand your heart and use your God-given gifts to impact your world in real and powerful ways. Learn more

Friday

SMCKC August Breakfast: Bacon-Fest! A Collaborative Social & PR Process

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at Ameristar Casino (3200 N. Ameristar Drive, Kansas City)

Join the SMCKC August Breakfast to hear how the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, Farmland and Ameristar Casino have partnered to bring Bacon-Fest to Kansas City for its seventh annual event this year. There will be a panel discussion about how these organizations use social media and public relations to plan, promote and execute this exciting fundraiser. Learn more

Coffee With Entrepreneurs

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Southeast Missouri State University (920 Broadway St., Cape Girardeau)

Connect with other students over coffee and breakfast while networking with successful entrepreneurs as they share their experiences of launching innovative ventures. Coffee with Entrepreneurs is provided at no charge and is open to all students, alums and the community. Learn more

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

Friday-Saturday

Business Women of Missouri Leadership Conference

Two-day event at Budget Lodging (866 N. Service Road W, St. Clair)

Join the Business Women of Missouri for the Leadership Conference and make your reservations today! Learn more

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