Missouri Business Events: Jan. 6-12

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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Tuesday

KC Small Business Networking

7:15-9 a.m. at The Board Room at Union Station (30 West 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 from 7:15-9 a.m. in the Chamber Board Room at Union Station. The breakfast is presented in collaboration with the area office of the Small Business Administration and attended by approximately 80-120 small businesses each month. Following each breakfast is a panel discussion on a topic of interest to small businesses.

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Federal Affairs Policy Meeting

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The KC Chamber World Trade Center Conference Room (30 West Pershing Road, Kansas City)

The KC Chamber will host a lunch meeting with its Federal Affairs Committee to discuss federal policy agenda items for the upcoming legislative session.

Complimentary for Public Policy Council members. Please contact Ben Cole for complimentary registration.

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Wednesday

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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Business Class: Small Marketing on a Budget

11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Board Room at Union Station (20 West 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.

Jim Brown and Amy Young, both of Muller Bressler Brown, will show how all marketing efforts are ultimately designed to break barriers or exploit opportunities. By understanding this, you can accomplish your marketing goals and stay on budget.

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2014 Business2Business Connection January Luncheon

Noon-1:30 p.m. at Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce (202 South John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield)

Promote your products and services and develop new leads at this structured program, designed for small businesses. It’s speed-networking, with the Chamber’s signature touch.

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Thursday

ConnectForLunch

Noon-1 p.m. at Springfield Chamber Member Restaurants

ConnectForLunch helps Chamber members get to know each other and their businesses in a format that provides time to build the trust and confidence that leads to referrals and new customers. The program arranges face-to-face lunch meetings for you — as often as each week.

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2014 Business After Hours

5-7 p.m. at Thompson Buick-GMC-Cadillac (1555 East Independence, Springfield)

Join the fun of casual conversation with fellow Chamber members. Great food and door prizes await while you connect with other business leaders and make new contacts.

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Friday

Governmental Relations Committee: Legislative Preview with Scott Marrs

7:30-8:30 a.m. at Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce (202 South John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield)
 
Scott Marrs, Governmental Services Group, Inc. will provide Chamber members with a preview of what’s to come in the 2014 legislative session, including an update on priority issues for the Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

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Morning Schmooze

8:45-10 a.m. at Hotel Sorella (4806 Belleview, Kansas City)

The Chamber’s Morning Schmooze is regularly scheduled for the second Friday of the month, from 8:45 to 10 a.m.

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Saturday

SharePoint Saturday St. Louis 2014

8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Washington University (1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis)

SharePoint Saturday is an educational, informative and lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals and MVPs, covering a wide variety of SharePoint-orientated topics. SharePoint Saturday is FREE, open to the public and is your local chance to immerse yourself in SharePoint!

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Registration deadlines

Don’t forget about these upcoming events, for which registration is due this week:

Tuesday

Business Class: Small Marketing on a Budget Register

Wednesday

Governmental Relations Committee: Legislative Preview with Scott Marrs Register


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