Missouri Business Events: June 22-June 28

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

Digital Health Innovation Forum 4

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

The fourth in KC Digital Drive’s Digital Health Innovation Forum series will bring unique insights from industry insiders to bear on questions facing healthcare innovators. The event will also feature presentations by local projects in the field of digital health. Learn more

Tuesday

St. Louis Economic Briefing: Regional and National Outlook

7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (1 Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis)

The program will feature Kevin Kliesen, St. Louis Fed research officer and business economist; Charles Gascon, St. Louis Fed regional economist; and guest speaker Yasuyuki Motoyama, director of research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Learn more

Northwest Chamber Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn Express St. Louis Airport (10000 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis)

Attendees to the Tuesday Morning Coffee & Networking will join local business owners and fellow Chamber Members in an informal networking opportunity. Chamber members and nonmembers are encouraged to attend. Learn more

BioBreak

4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. at Polsinelli Law Offices (900 W. 48th St. #900, Kansas City)

Come meet Dennis Ridenour, the new BioKansas CEO, and learn about upcoming events and news relevant to the bioscience industry in Kansas. Light appetizers and drinks will be served. Learn more

Wednesday

Small Business Monthly 2015 Family Business Awards

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at St. Louis Hilton Frontenac (1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis)

Each year SBM profiles the area’s top family-owned businesses. We bring these top family-owned firms together and honor them at this breakfast event. 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

Sprint Accelerator Coworking Wednesdays

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19 Terrace, Kansas City)

You’re probably already out (attending 1 Million Cups) – why go back to your usual office? Or maybe you haven’t found a good way to dip into the KC startup scene and need to shake things up. Spend the day with your extended network and meet some awesome new people working from the Sprint Accelerator. Keep the conversations going, learn something new and get your work done in the process. Learn more

Columbia Chamber June Business Leaders Forum

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

Business Leaders Forum is an open-forum discussion group open to any Women’s Network member. We discuss business-related topics as a group each month – topics that range from time management, employee engagement, board involvement and much more. Learn more

Accerlerators and Angels: A Perfect Match

Noon-1 p.m. Online Webinar

Thousands of successful companies have completed an accelerator where they refined their business model, received incredible mentorship and obtained customers. Now they are ready for smart funding. Learn what makes an accelerator effective, how entrepreneurs benefit from working with accelerators, and why this model is a perfect match for angel investors. Learn more

The Funding Landscape in Kansas City – Summer in the Sand Series

3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Sprint Accelerator (210 W. 19 Terrace, Kansas City)

This event is one of a series of educational opportunities planned by the Digital Sandbox KC and Sprint. Maria Meyers, founder and network builder of KCSourceLink, will provide insight on who is getting capital in Kansas City, how this could impact your startup project and KC’s vision to be America’s most entrepreneurial city. Learn more

Thursday

St. Louis Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies Awards

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University (3674 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis)

The 2015 Fastest Growing Awards will honor the St. Louis area’s companies with accelerating growth. Learn more

501(c) Success: Giving USA w/Dr. Patrick Rooney

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City)

501(c) Success National Speaker Series brings prominent thought leaders to Kansas City to discuss the latest nonprofit research and trends. Our nationally recognized experts address cutting-edge issues, explore best practices and provide critical insights for the sector. 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 Sales Equation for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Think Big Coworking (1712 Main St. #200, Kansas City)

Matt Dantzler, the president and head coach of Telemasters Sales Coaching and consulting, will be presenting a “lunch and learn” for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Learn more

SBTDC Workshop: Legal Clinic

1 p.m.-3 p.m. at 1520 Market St., St. Louis

The St. Louis Small Business and Technology Development Center has partnered with Legal Resources of Eastern Missouri to offer a Legal Clinic that provides one-on-one, 30-minute sessions with a business attorney at no cost. 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

Chesterfield Chamber Business after Hours June 2015

5 p.m.-7 p.m. at St. Louis Premium Outlets (St. Louis Premium Outlets, 18521 Outlet Blvd., Chesterfield)

Please join the Chesterfield Chamber for networking with chamber members and guests. Learn more

Kirkwood-Des Peres Chamber Business After Hours

5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Frontenac Bank (301 N. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood)

Come join your fellow chamber members and guests at the ever popular Business After Hours held the fourth Thursday of each month at a different location. Meet new contacts and reconnect with old friends over drinks and appetizers courtesy of our gracious host. Learn more

Business Basics: The Dirty Truth About Social Media

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Woodneath Library Cener (8900 NE. Flintlock Road, Kansas City)

Social media: you’ve heard about it, but is it right for your business? Learn the dirty truth behind creating a complete online marketing strategy and how to convert “likes” into sales to help you compete in the complex world of social media. Learn more

Friday

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

Saturday-Sunday

Maker Faire: Kansas City

Two day event at Union Station (30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City)

Kansas City celebrates things people create themselves. This family-friendly event demonstrates what and how people are inventing, making and creating. It brings together Makers, Crafters, Inventors, Hackers, Scientists and Artists for a faire full of fun and inspiration. Learn more


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