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Missouri Business Events: Sept. 21-Sept. 27



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

Going to Market: Get Your Goods on the Map!

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Pierre Laclede Center – Tower II (7733 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis)

Elaine Yang, executive director of Missouri International Trade & Investment Office – China, and Daniel Butschek, trade representative of Missouri International Trade & Investment Office – Hong Kong, will soon be visiting Missouri to provide market information to local companies currently exporting or wishing to export to the China and Hong Kong markets. Learn more

Tuesday-Wednesday

Real15 Regional Entrepreneurs & Leaders Conference

Two-day event at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau, (777 Main St., Cape Girardeau)

Join other rural economic development practitioners and entrepreneurs for two days of networking and knowledge sharing to advance entrepreneurship and innovation in your community. Learn more

Tuesday

2015 Missouri Young Professionals Summit

8-9:30 a.m. at Stephens College (1200 E. Broadway, Columbia)

The Emerging Professionals in Columbia (EPIC) and Jefferson City Young Professionals are teaming up to host the 2015 MO YP Summit, a daylong professional development conference. Young professionals from across Missouri are invited to attend this statewide event. Learn more

Northwest Chamber Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking

8:30-9:30 a.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

Wednesday

Missouri Business Conference 2015

7:30 a.m. -3 p.m. at 511 S. Holden St., Warrensburg

A free conference designed to help Missouri’s small business owners be more successful. Learn more

North Kansas City Business Council Coffee Connect

8:30-10 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

9-10 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

9-10 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

9-10 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

9-10 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

9-10 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

Wednesday-Friday

Chamber of Commerce Executives of Missouri Fall Conference

Three-day event at the DoubleTree (422 Monroe St., Jefferson City)

Mark your calendars to Join CCEM at the annual fall conference. Learn more

Missouri Realtors Business Conference and Inaugural Dinner

Three-day event at Ramada Plaza Springfield Hotel and Oasis Convention Center (2546 N. Glenstone, Springfield)

We will kick off the business conference with an opening session featuring Brad Inman on Wednesday afternoon. Come early for commercial day, a full day of education on commercial real estate. Then get ready to get your kicks on Route 66 at Inaugural Night as we install our 2016 president, Miles F. Noennig, and 2016 WCR President Isabelle Walker. Learn more

Thursday

Mutiny & Muffins – Non-profit Roundtable

8-9:30 a.m. at OTC Table Rock Campus, 4th Floor (1001 E. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield)

We invite fellow non-profits to join us for “Mutiny & Muffins” on the fourth Thursday of every month. As we work “in the trenches,” it’s imperative that we make time to come together to collaborate, share ideas and stay informed of what our peers have in the works. 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

3-8 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

2015 PRISM Awards Gala

5:30-9 p.m. at The Guild (1621 Locust St., Kansas City)

This event recognizes outstanding communication campaigns and astonishing tactics and materials created by public relations professionals who practice in the greater Kansas City area or have completed assignments for KC-based clients. The PRISM Awards Gala is also this chapter’s largest annual fundraiser. Learn more

STEMMY Awards Annual Gala

5:30-9 p.m. at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland (1228 Main St., Kansas City)

Central Exchange is proud to recognize some of the best and brightest women and companies in Kansas City that are helping to promote and advance women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM). Learn more

Youth Entrepreneur’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

6-8 p.m. at Boulevard Brewing Co. (2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City)

Since 2005, YE has been fostering innovation and providing a pathway to prosperity in Kansas City. In the past 10 years, our generous donors and the community has helped grow our craft. Now, it’s time to celebrate. Join us for an evening of reflection, networking and fun. Learn more

Friday

Coffee With Entrepreneurs

8:30-9:30 a.m. at 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

KC Chamber Morning Schmooze

8:45-10 a.m. at Husch Blackwell (4801 Main St., Ste. 1000 Kansas City)

Start your Friday right on September 25, when Husch Blackwell is our host for Morning Schmooze. Learn a little more about this full-service litigation and business law firm representing national and global leaders in a range of industries. Learn more

WIN – Women In Networking

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

Women network differently with other women. This time is just for ladies to network over lunch. 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

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