Missouri Business Events: Nov. 3-9

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.


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Monday

Operation JumpStart

9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Southeast Missouri State University (920 Broadway St., Cape Girardeau)

Operation JumpStart is a nationally recognized, highly successful training model, designed for individuals who are considering starting or expanding a small business. Participants will learn such skills as product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management.

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Kansas City Business Journal’s ImpacT Awards Luncheon

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sheraton Overland Park (6100 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

The Kansas City Business Journal’s ImpacT Awards program recognizes companies in the Kansas City area that have made valuable contributions to their internal operations, efficiency and financial performance through the use of new or existing technology.

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Tuesday

KC Small Business Networking

7:15 a.m.-9 a.m. at The Board Room at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

Increase your business opportunities at this monthly small business networking event, hosted by the KC Chamber, with more than 150 other KC professionals — from small to large businesses, government reps, and business resource providers. Join Kansas City Small Business Networking as we kick off the celebration for minority-owned businesses.

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South Kansas City Chamber’s Morning Mingle

8 a.m.-9 a.m. at Gillis (8150 Wornall Road, Kansas City)

Join us for an hour of great food and networking as Gillis hosts SKC Chamber members for the November Morning Mingle. Continental breakfast and door prizes will be provided.

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Winnng Government Contracts: The First Steps

1 p.m.-4 p.m. at UMKC Innvoation Center (4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City)

This introductory three-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) hosts a monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

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Tuesday-Thursday

Angus Means Business National Convention & Trade Show

Starts Tuesday at KCI Expo Center (11730 Ambassador Drive, Kansas City)

This event showcases products like farms products, nutrition products, health care services, cattle networks, harvest fuels, animal health and more in the industrial products, agriculture and forestry industries.

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Wednesday

Business Frontline of St. Louis Networking Group

8 a.m.-9 a.m. at Chris’s Pancake House (5980 Southwest Ave., St. Louis)

Are you looking to grow your business? Well, you have come to the right place. We’re here to help you start and grow your business.

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1 Million Cups Columbia

9 a.m.-10 a.m. at REDI (500 E. 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 a.m.-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 a.m.-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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KC Chamber’s Business Class Series: Email Marketing

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

The KC 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. Jessica Best of Emfluence will share the 10 things you should always and never do when creating your email marketing strategy.

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60 Minutes to Success Small Business Lunch & Learn Series

11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce (202 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield)

Are you a Springfield Missouri area entrepreneur, business owner or marketer? If so, please join usfor the “60 Minutes to Success” Small Business Lunch & Learn Series where you’ll learn how to get customers, make sales and grow your business.

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Pricing for Success

6 p.m.- 9 p.m. at Cole County Extension Center (2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City)

Did you identify all of your costs? Find out for sure! This is the final course in the financial management series. Understand how to consider all your costs when setting your price. Understanding your competition, your customers and your costs will help you make the right pricing decisions. Learn pricing terminology, pricing strategies and how to estimate and use overhead percentages to ensure your price has covered your costs.

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Thursday

Good Morning, Springfield!

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. at 425 Downtown (425 W. Walnut, Springfield)

Our monthly networking breakfast features current topics and timely updates from the City of Springfield, Greene County, Springfield Public Schools and the Chamber. Find out what’s going on in your city and the region.

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Friday

Business Tool Kit Series- ‘The Art of Great Communication’

8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Olathe Community Center (1205 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, Kan.)

Learn how to present yourself professionally, connect with others and think on your feet at this entertaining learning opportunity. Speakers will present how to articulate business goals effectively in the “elevator pitch” and how to give careful consideration to every written communication, from a Tweet to a business or personal email.

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Kansas City Startup Weekend Bootcamp

6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19th Terrace, Kansas City)

This bootcamp will help you host a proven pitch practice event as well as provide tips, hints and best practices for making the best GSB video entry possible. Use this bootcamp to help boost ticket sales and prepare your talented entrepreneurs to shine bright on a global stage.

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NKC Business Council’s First Friday Coffee

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at Hallier Reed LLC (1229 Swift St., North Kansas City)

Join us at a local business to connect with other businesses in North Kansas City, find out more information about this month’s host and have a cup of coffee with friends before work.

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How to Start and Manage Your Own Business

8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. at Meramec Community College (11333 Big Bend Road, Kirkwood)

SCORE Advisors in St. Louis share their years of business experience in this information-packed session. The session includes a comprehensive take-home packet of materials, information regarding useful websites, and the option for one-on-one, no-cost counseling.

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