Missouri Business Events: April 20-26

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.


Monday

KC Mayor’s Energy Challenge Award

8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. at KC Chamber Board Room Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

Join Kansas City Mayor Sly James as he recognizes participants in his 2014 Energy Challenge Program. A light breakfast will be provided. Learn more

Tuesday

Raytown Chamber April A.M. Connections Networking

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. at Bickford Asisted Livnig (9110 E. 63rd St., Raytown)

Have a cup of coffee and network with other businesses within the community. An added bonus will be to see the business who has agreed to host the A.M. Connections Networking and find out what they can offer to you. Learn more

LEARN Monthly Meeting

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at MidAmerica Nazarene University (105 Stewart Court #210, Liberty)

Join the Ladies Empowerment & Referral Network for powerhouse networking with women in the Northland, who are on purpose with business. Learn more

SEED$ Credit Building Workshop with Justine Petersen

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at SEED$ (5 Municipal Drive, Park Hills)

The credit experts at Justine Petersen, the 2nd largest micro-lender in the U.S., will share why credit is an asset, how to build a good credit profile 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

Columbia Chamber Small Business Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Baptist Church (1112 E. Broadway, Columbia)

Join Columbia Chamber for the Small Business Lunch and Learn with speaker Collin Bunch, Small Business & Technology Development Center. Collin will share free online tools to gauge interest, engage with people and drive action. You’ll learn how to leverage free tools as business development and an augmented sales force. Learn more

Wednesday

YNPNkc Coffee Talk with CEOs

8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at Aixois (251 E. 55th St., Kansas City)

Join us for an intimate Coffee Talk with a few of Kansas City’s nonprofit CEOs! The leaders below will join YNPNkc for breakfast and discussion in an open conversation format. Learn more

WU’s 15th Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards

8:30 a.m.-Noon at Emerson Auditorium & Frick Forum Knight Hall, Washington University in St. Louis (1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis)

The 15th annual Friedman Lecture and Awards will focus on “Better Living Through Innovation: Responding to an Aging Society.” The keynote speaker will be Stephen Johnston, MBA, co-founder of Aging 2.0. Learn more

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

2015 Nonprofit Day at the Capitol

9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Missouri Capitol Building (201 W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City)

Join Nonprofit Missouri in Jefferson City for a day of advocacy and networking. Meetings will be set throughout the day with district legislators, statewide leaders and other officials. Learn more

Women’s Network Business Leaders Forum

Noon-1 p.m. at Columbia Chamber of Commerce (300 S. Providence Road, Columbia)

Join the Columbia Chamber for Business Leaders Forum this month as Karen Mickey of Accelerated Wealth – Columbia, a Youth Empowerment Zone board member, and Amy Ayala of First Chance for Children facilitate a discussion on quality early childhood education and how it impacts the workplace. Learn more

Southtown, Waldo and Brookside Networking

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at The Well (7421 Broadway St., Kansas City)

Please join the Southtown Council for an informal networking event, hosted by Morgan Miller Plumbing. Light Refreshments will be provided. Learn more

Thursday

KC Chamber Top 10 CEO Panel Breakfast

7 a.m.-9 a.m. at Sheraton Crown Center (2345 McGee St., Kansas City)

Meet and mingle with the CEOs/leaders of the 2015 Top 10 Small Businesses before they divulge the secrets to their success and share their best practices  in our annual Top 10 CEO Panel. Learn more

Think Big Thursdays Collision & Coffee

8:20 a.m.-9:45 a.m. at Think Big Coworking (1712 Main St., Kansas City)

When you think of Thursdays, we want you to Think Big! Leave with some fresh knowledge, a new connection and an answer for something you were looking for. 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

Independence Chamber’s Eastern Jackson County Business Expo

2 p.m.-7 p.m. at Independence Events Center (19100 E. Valley View Parkway, Independence)

Some of the most successful and dynamic business names in Missouri’s second-largest county will be displaying, explaining, and demonstrating their products and services for the representatives of their fellow businesses in eastern Jackson County and hundreds of qualified potential customers/clients. 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

CAPS Annual Innovation Celebration

6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at Sprint Winter Garden (6200 Sprint Parkway, Overland Park, Kan.)

The Innovation Celebration highlights the very best that CAPS has to offer. The evening begins with a showcase where you will interact with students and hear what they have to say about their innovative products and projects, professional skill development, and journeys of self-discovery. Learn more

Athena League VOX: Defining the Future of Mobile Health

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19th Terrace, Kansas City)

During the event, female CEOs will discuss trends, tools and disruptive technologies that are fueling the mobile health revolution, as well as how these women rose to the top in one of the fastest-growing industries. Learn more

Friday

CXS Referral and Resource Breakfast

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

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 breakfast networking group, tell us what you do, ask for the referrals that you want and to help others in their business, as well. Learn more

Northwest Chamber’s Women In Networking

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Syberg’s Restaurant (2430 Old Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights)

Women network differently with other women.This time is Just For Ladies to network over lunch. Please join us at ‘WIN’. Learn more


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