Missouri Business Events: April 13-19

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

KCnext Workforce Summit will take place this Thursday at Union Station in Kansas City | Courtesy of Dean Hochman/Flickr
The KCnext Workforce Summit takes place Thursday at Union Station. | Courtesy of Dean Hochman/Flickr

Independence Chamber’s Tech-Connect Tuesday

8 a.m.-9 a.m. at Independence Chamber of Commerce (210 W. Truman Road, Independence)

This month is Part 3 of our three-part series on virtual assistants. By this time, you are ready to implement your virtual assistants efficiently and effectively. Let us show you how to take that final step. Learn more

KCDMA Monthly Luncheon: Email Design for the Non-Designer

11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at Google Fiber Space (1814 Westport Road, Kansas City)

Think you’re not a designer? Think again! Design doesn’t require innate talent or a fancy degree — in fact, there’s a method to the design madness. This session will break down the design process, exploring the use of white space, content hierarchy, color, images and more. Learn more

Startup Next St. Louis

6 p.m.-8 p.m. at T-REX (911 Washington Ave., St. Louis)

Whether you want to get accepted into a top accelerator program or raise a seed round, this hands-on mentorship program and our network of accelerators and investors can help you get there. Learn more

Wednesday

North Kansas City Business Council Coffee Connect

8:30 a.m.-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 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. Learn more

1 Million Cups Cape Girardeau

9 a.m.-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 a.m.-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 a.m.-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 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. Learn more

Columbia SBTDC’s Intro to Twitter for Growth

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Columbia SBTDC Training Room (500 E. Walnut St. #103, Columbia)

Twitter is one of the most powerful and misunderstood social networks. Learn how to connect with a complex ecosystem and create meaningful relationships for your business and life. Learn more

SBTDC Understanding Financial Statements

6 p.m.-9 p.m. at 2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City

This course is designed for anyone needing to understand financial statements and how to use them to make better business decisions. Topics include identifying key information on the balance sheet and income statement, how to use common-size statements, as well as calculating, understanding and using basic financial ratios. Learn more

Thursday

Gateway Business Network

7 a.m.-9 a.m. at Missouri Athletic Club (405 Washington Ave., St. Louis)

Spread the word to your friends and business associates to join us at one of the premier networking events for all types of small businesses, including women-owned, minority-owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned. A great environment to network, ask questions and conduct one-to-one meetings. Learn more

KCnext Workforce Summit

8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road #301, Kansas City)

KCnext’s Spring Workforce Summit will elevate existing opportunities for industry professionals to engage more directly with educational institutions and programs, particularly in K-12, and provide a forum for direct communication between industry and academia. 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 p.m.-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’s Networking Happy Hour

4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Lehmann’s Landing (12314 Natural Bridge Road, Bridgeton)

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

LMC Anniversary Celebration & Awards Dinner

6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at Argosy Casino (777 Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside)

This event will feature announcement and presentation of the Leadership in KC Labor-Management Collaboration and Service to the Labor-Management Council awards. Learn more

Friday

KC Chamber’s Morning Schmooze

8:45 a.m.-10 p.m. at Morton’s Grille (Country Club Plaza, 4646 J C Nichols Parkway, Kansas City)

You’ll be welcomed to enjoy casual mingling, coffee and breakfast treats, Chamber updates and the opportunity to win fabulous door prizes! Learn more

Make48 Speaker Summit-‘Bring Your Invention to Market’

1 p.m.-4 p.m. at KC Chamber Room at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

Make48, hosted by The Inventors Center of Kansas City, is an event spotlighting invention and a timed product making challenge. Learn from the best during the Speaker Summit before ending your week rubbing shoulders with many of the brightest minds the product development and entrepreneurship world has to offer. Learn more

Saturday

3rd Annual South City Business Opportunities Showcase

10 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Meeting Hall (3140 Meramec St., Saint Louis)

For the third year in a row, the South City Business Collaborative hosts its annual Showcase. This event is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn about doing business in South City as well as connect with helpful resources, including city offices, business associations, lenders, and neighborhood groups. 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