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Missouri Business Events: Nov. 9-Nov. 15



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.


Tuesday

CEO Series: Mayor Mark Holland

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Exchange (1020 Central St. #100, Kansas City)

Join us at CX for our most popular program series, now in its 13th year, and listen to Mark Holland, Mayor of Kansas City, Kan. Learn more

November BioBreak

4:30-6:30 p.m. at CRB (1251 NW. Briarcliff Parkwwy #500, Kansas City)

BioBreak is a monthly networking event open to the public. Light appetizers and drinks will be served. BioBreak welcomes students, scientists, nurses, physicians, managers, teachers, entrepreneurs, job seekers, employers, executives and policy makers to join in the monthly, informal gatherings for networking and building our bioscience community. Learn more

Wednesday

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 for 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 for 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 for 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 for 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 for 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

Why Being Online is Not Good Enough for Your Business

11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at The KC Chamber’s Board Room at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

The Chamber’s Business Class is a series of monthly educational lunch ‘n’ learns brought to you by small business for small business in the Kansas City community. This week you will hear from Darryl Mattox, Gragg Advertising and Bhavana Moryani, Google agency development manager. Learn more

Small Business Revenue Roundtable

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Midwest Bank Centre (1st Floor Conference Room,  2299 Technology Drive, O’Fallon)

Welcome to our gathering of business professionals helping each other to solve the problems facing owners and leaders of small to mid-sized businesses. Learn more

HealthyKC Face2Face Speed Networking

4:15-5 p.m. at The KC Chamber’s Board Room at Union Station, (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

Make over 20 business connections in 90 minutes at this fast-paced speed networking event. Come prepared with your one minute elevator speech, any company flyers or brochures to set out on share tables and at least 50 business cards. If you are a business that is interested in health and wellness, come connect with KC’s healthiest businesses. Learn more

Network After Work St. Louis at Crown Room

6-9 p.m. at The Crown Room (601 Clark Ave., St. Louis)

You’ll make friends and valuable connections in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Build relationships with local businesses, entrepreneurs, and career-minded professionals looking to share advice, resources, referrals and leads to help you achieve your goals. 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

Kansas City Business for Breakfast

7:30-9:30 a.m. at Grand Street Cafe (4740 Grand Ave., Kansas City)

Entrepreneurship, in business and throughout our lives, takes grit, courage and a thirst to explore. At the 2015 KC Business for Breakfast event, our adventurous speaker will help you surpass your own summit. Learn more

Overland Park Chamber Executive Leadership Panel

Noon-1:30 p.m. at Mazuma Community Room (7260 W. 135th St., Overland Park, Kan.)

Join the Overland Park Young Professionals for an executive panel discussion on early-career leadership opportunities and how to take advantage of them. 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

Planning a New Nonprofit: Essential Planning Steps and Legal Requirements

4-6 p.m. at 4747 Troost Ave., Conference Room 210, Kansas City

Many people express an interest in starting a nonprofit to address a specific need in the community. The process of starting a nonprofit can be confusing and present intimidating challenges. This two hour session covers basic preliminary procedures and introduces the steps to legally become a nonprofit organization. Learn more

Friday

Women in Science & Entrepreneurship 2015: Kansas City

8 a.m.-noon at Burns & McDonnell (9400 Ward Parkway, Kansas City)

This program offers the scientific and entrepreneurial community a unique opportunity to learn, share and network. Speakers include entrepreneurs, researchers and corporate leaders who will discuss topics ranging from paths for women to enter and excel in the field of science to establishing a successful business. Learn more

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

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

November Second Friday Happy Hour

6-8 p.m. at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (4525 Oak St., Kansas City)

Join genKC and other young professionals at the Bloch Lobby inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for the second Friday Happy Hour, a partnership event with Young Friends of Art. Learn more

Friday-Sunday

Startup Weekend St. Louis

Three-day event at T-Rex (911 Washington Ave., 5th Floor, St. Louis)

Back for its 5th year, the 54 hour competition that has created Juristat and Invisible Industries is the perfect place for you to jump into the startup ecosystem, find a team and build something incredible. Learn more

Startup Weekend Kansas City

Three-day event at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19 Terrace, Kansas City)

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kansas City by attending Startup Weekend! This is an excellent opportunity to expand your tool box, roll up your sleeves, and build a company, including long-lasting friendships over the course of a weekend. Learn more

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