Courtesy of Creative Commons

Missouri Business Events: Oct. 5-Oct. 11



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

China Town Hall: Chinese investment in the U.S.

5:15-7 p.m. at Kauffman Foundation Conference Center (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City)

Join us for the ninth annual China Town Hall, a live broadcast to audiences in more than 70 locations nationwide on what China’s investments in the United States mean for American workers, communities and the economy. Learn more

Tuesday

KC Chamber Small Business Networking

7:15-9 a.m. at The KC Chamber’s Board Room at 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

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

Tuesday-Wednesday

2015 Midwest Energy Policy Conference

Two-day event at Eric P. Newman Education Center (320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis)

The 2015 MEPC, hosted by Missouri Energy Initiative (MEI), is returning to St. Louis this year. MEI is a 501(c)(3) designed to encourage creative collaborations, promote affordable, reliable and sustainable energy projects, and serve as an independent “public policy group” on emerging energy issues. Learn more

Wednesday

Startup Rewind

7:15-8:30 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

8:30-10 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

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. Open to attendees 40 years old and under. Learn more

Missouri Networking Happy Hour

4-7 p.m. at Bar Louie (1650 Beale St. #180, St. Charles)

Missouri Networking Happy Hour is looking to attract professionals in all stages of their career, but is especially dedicated to create the most fun environment in St. Louis and surrounding areas for professionals to create new relationships and market their business. Learn more

LaunchCode Coder Girl 2.0

6-7 p.m. at 4240 Duncan Ave., St. Louis

CoderGirl is a free, all-women’s coding group open to women of any age, background or skill level. Join us. Bring your laptop and learn to code. Learn more

Thursday

Niagara Peace & Dialogue Awards Ceremony

7:30-9:15 a.m. at Vue 17  University Tower (1034 S. Brentwood Blvd., St. Louis)

The Peace & Dialogue Awards seek to encourage leaders in the St Louis community to continue to be forces for positive change, inspire thoughtful dialogue about contemporary issues, and to bring together the best and the brightest in the region to work towards a more peaceful future. Learn more

Columbia Chamber Food For Thought Breakfast Seminar Series

7:30-9:15 a.m. at Missouri State High School Activities Association (1 N. Keene St., Columbia)

Join us for a Food For Thought Seminar, “Climate Change: Weather We’re Ready or Not.” The event is hosted by the Chamber’s Agribusiness and Bioscience Committee. Learn more

St. Louis Business Networking Event for October 2015

7:30-9 a.m. at Capitol Group Kitchen & Bath (1410 Strassner Ave., Brentwood)

Join us for our business networking event that will help you make new connections, grow your business and learn of new ideas and technologies on how to effectively network in the St. Louis area. Our events generate hundreds of business opportunities, and there is no cost to attend. 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

Northwest Chamber Networking Happy Hour

4:30-6:30 p.m. at 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

2015 Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony

5-9 p.m. at the St. Louis University John Cook School of Business (3674 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis)

Please join us for this complimentary event as we recognize professional awardees and present student scholarships. Learn more

2015 ATHENA Awards

5-7 p.m. at 1 E. Pershing Road, Washington Park Room, Kansas City

The ATHENA Award is presented annually by the Greater Kansas City Chamber. The award honors a person “who has achieved the highest level of professional excellence, devoted time and energy to the community, and, especially, opened the doors of leadership opportunity to women.” 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

Business Equality Conference

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship & Innovation UMKC (5110 Cherry St., Kansas City)

The theme of the 2015 Business Equality Conference is “Innovation and Inspiration”. The keynote address will be given by UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton. 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

Saturday

2015 Show Me Leadership Conference: Six Flags

All-day event at Six Flags St. Louis (4900 Six Flags Road, Eureka)

The 2015 Show Me Leadership Conference at Six Flags will bring together some of the best and brightest members for a fantastic day of tours, rides, keynotes, and more. 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