Missouri Business Events: Dec. 16-22

Missouri Business Events provides a weekly look at conferences, training sessions, 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.


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Monday

Email Marketing

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Email delivers significant ROI, increases brand loyalty, and is one of the most powerful tools in your marketing arsenal when used properly. Learn about email marketing basics, managing details, and tracking and measuring results.

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Web Analytics

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Is your website doing what you want it to do? Learn about web analytics: both the challenges and opportunities. Discover how to move beyond clickstream analysis, why qualitative data should be your focus, and more insights and techniques that will help you develop a customer-centric mindset without sacrificing your company’s bottom line.

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Speiler’s Toastmasters

6:30-8:30 p.m. at Denny’s (10480 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kan.)

We meet every first and third Monday of month to improve public speaking skills and encourage one another to be successful.

Our group will increase your communication skills and increase the ability to effectively communicate with others.

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Tuesday

Human Resources Roundtable

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Olathe Chamber of Commerce (18001 W. 106th Street, Olathe, Kan.)

These lunches offer human resource practitioners of member organizations a forum to discuss best practices, trends and issues. Held the third Tuesday of each month.

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Email Marketing

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Email delivers significant ROI, increases brand loyalty, and is one of the most powerful tools in your marketing arsenal when used properly. Learn about email marketing basics, managing details, and tracking and measuring results.

Learn more

Web Analytics

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Is your website doing what you want it to do? Learn about web analytics: both the challenges and opportunities. Discover how to move beyond clickstream analysis, why qualitative data should be your focus, and more insights and techniques that will help you develop a customer-centric mindset without sacrificing your company’s bottom line.

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Wednesday

Marketing Roundtable

8-9:30 a.m. at Central Exchange Downtown (1020 Central St., #100, Kansas City)

If the day-to-day job of running your business gets in the way of making more money or bringing in more clients, this group may be the answer. The Marketing Roundtable will get you out of your marketing comfort zone and empower you to think outside the box. It is designed for entrepreneurs, independent sales professionals, and independent commissioned contractors.

If you feel stuck in a marketing rut, aren’t sure if you have the right marketing mix, need to bounce some ideas or need accountability for your actions, this group will provide the support you need.

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1 Million Cups Columbia

9-10 a.m. at REDI (500 East Walnut, 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.

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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.

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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.

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Web Analytics

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Is your website doing what you want it to do? Learn about web analytics: both the challenges and opportunities. Discover how to move beyond clickstream analysis, why qualitative data should be your focus, and more insights and techniques that will help you develop a customer-centric mindset without sacrificing your company’s bottom line.

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Starting a Business: Success Right From the Start

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Thinking about starting your own business? This seminar provides an overview of useful business information including government requirements and forms of business organization. You will learn how to objectively evaluate your business concept, products and services; define and analyze the market potential for your business; and begin work on a business plan for managing your business and obtaining financing. A banker and an attorney who specialize in working with small businesses also participate in this seminar as guest speakers.

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Thursday

Managing Managers

8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Why a program about managing managers? What is it that’s difficult? Managing managers takes courage, and in this course we give you a simple, but effective two-pronged approach-focusing on developing your business strategy, while also improving your leadership skills.

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Missouri Networking

Noon-1 p.m. at Old Spaghetti Factory (17384 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield)

Bring 30-40 business cards and buy your own lunch.

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Web Analytics

6-9:30 p.m. at Johnson County Community College (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Is your website doing what you want it to do? Learn about web analytics: both the challenges and opportunities. Discover how to move beyond clickstream analysis, why qualitative data should be your focus, and more insights and techniques that will help you develop a customer-centric mindset without sacrificing your company’s bottom line.

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Friday

Referral and Resource Breakfast

8-9:30 a.m. at Central Exchange South (6201 West 111th St., Leawood, Kan.)
 
Establishing relationships is one of the best ways to obtain business referrals. But how do you do that in a fun and productive way? Join this Fourth Friday breakfast networking group! Come prepared to tell us what you do, ask for the referrals that you want and to help others in their business as well.

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Business Collaboration Network

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Exchange South (6201 West 111th St., Leawood, Kan.)

With the current economic climate keeping us guessing, you need to have the right tools to stay afloat. The Business Collaboration network focuses on how prospecting trends change and how to keep our toolkit up to date. We also network with other CX members for great resources and referral partners! Each month we’ll look at different prospecting methods and discuss how to effectively implement what we learn. Come join us for great information and better connections!

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You Can Never Tell

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Central Exchange Downtown (1020 Central St., #100, Kansas City)

You Never Can Tell is a group of assorted, changeable (but not interchangeable) women (usually) who just want to take a break, meet a few people they don’t know, and just see what happens — because after all, you never can tell. Anyone who joins us is, by definition, fun, clever, smart . . . and ready to have a good time. You can expect no agenda, which doesn’t mean we’re topic-less -– and we always have a great lunch. Take time for yourself and join us for the best day of your month.

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