Missouri Business Events: Dec. 7-13

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

Monday Mornings @ The Mug

8-9 a.m. at The Mug (118 E. Broadway, Excelsior Springs) 

Join the Excelsior Springs Chamber for Monday Mornings @ The Mug. This is a new, no cost, no strings attached type of networking gathering. We meet for coffee, conversation and connections. Learn more

Kansas City Girls in Tech Kick Off Celebration

5-6:30 p.m. at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City)

Join KC STEM Alliance for light refreshments as they unveil plans for building awareness, making connections and getting girls hands-on with tech. Learn more

Code for America Hack Night

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

Interested in helping the Kansas City area? Great. Whether or not you know how to code, you can help by joining us to work on civic hackery to create a better Kansas City and surrounding cities. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data and friends. Learn more

Tuesday

Missouri IRS Symposium

8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Stegton Regency Banquet Center (1450 Wall St., St Charles)

Representatives from the IRS will provide information to tax professionals on such topics as examination and collection issues, appeals updates, what’s new with the taxpayer advocate, 2015 fall tax updates, the Affordable Care Act, new regulations and more. Learn more

ChallengeHER Kansas City

8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Robert J Mohart Multi-Purpose Center (3200 Wayne Ave., Kansas City)

ChallengeHER has assisted woman business owners all across the country to help them understand the Women Owned Small Business Federal Procurement Program and the federal procurement process, and to connect them with the right people. Learn more

Wednesday

KC Millennials: Living, working and creating positive change in Kansas City

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

genKC is partnering with CoreNet Global to host a panel asking business and civic leaders to speak to Kansas City’s future and how millennials will influence the future of the city. The concept is around talks on Smart City, street car and urban core revitalization. Learn more

North Kansas City Business Council Coffee Connect

8:30-10 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 Cape Girardeau

9-10 a.m. at Codefi (339 Broadway St. #124, Cape Girardeau)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for 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

9-10 a.m. at REDI (500 E. Walnut St., Columbia)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for 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

9-10 a.m. at The eFactory (405 N. Jefferson, Springfield)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for 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

9-10 a.m. at KETC (3655 Olive St., St. Louis)

Every week, two entrepreneurs present their ventures and ask for 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 Kansas City 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

KC Chamber Business Class – Workplace Wellness

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

You don’t have to be a big business to be a healthy one. In anticipation of the 2016 Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Certification process opening on Jan. 7, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion filled with best practices and sound advice on improving the culture of health in your workplace. Learn more

Overland Park Chamber Annual Meeting & Luncheon

Noon-1:30 p.m. at Overland Park Convention Center (6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan.)

Join the Overland Park Chamber for a reflection on the past year and a look at the year ahead. The program will feature Robb Heineman of Sporting Kansas City. Learn more

YNPNkc Tour & Tacky Sweater Happy Hour

5:30 -7 p.m. at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (5235 Oak St., Kansas City)

Join the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Kansas City for our annual holiday celebration at the newly reopened National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. The renovated museum just reopened in August. Learn more

LaunchCode Coder Girl 2.0

6-7 p.m. at 4240 Duncan Ave., St. Louis

CoderGirl is a free, all-women’s coding group open to women of any age, background or skill level. Join us. Bring your laptop and learn to code. Learn more

Thursday

South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Mayor Sly James

8-9:30 a.m. at Faulkner’s Ranch (10600 Raytown Road, Kansas City)

Join the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce for breakfast with a special guest, Kansas City Mayor Sly James. 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

A Celebration of Women in Bioscience

3-7 p.m. at the Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch (4801 Main St., Kansas City)

Husch Blackwell and BioKansas present an opportunity to hear from some of the leading entrepreneurial women working in the life sciences. There will also be a panel discussion featuring eight high-profile life science female entrepreneurs. Learn more

The Venture Café

3-8 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

Business After Hours

5-7 p.m. at Halls on Grand Level 3 in Crown Center (2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City)

Join the KC Chamber for signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and celebrate the holiday season. Network with business leaders, make new connections. Learn more

KC Marketing Clubs Holiday Extravaganza

5-8 p.m. at STUDIO Dan Meiners (2500 W. Pennway, Kansas City)

Now more than ever, let’s celebrate the amazing marketing and advertising and creative community we live in. The marketing clubs of Kansas City are gathering to say thank you to our members, our community and our sponsors. Learn more

Friday

The BIG Breakfast

7:30-9 a.m. at Kauffman Foundation Conference Center (4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City)

Nourish your body and your business at Thinking Bigger Business Media’s BIG Breakfast. We’ll enjoy breakfast while listening to entrepreneurs featured on the cover of Thinking Bigger Business magazine share their war stories and advice. Learn more

Coffee With Entrepreneurs

8:30-9:30 a.m. at Southeast Missouri State University (920 Broadway St., Cape Girardeau)

Connect with other students over coffee and breakfast while networking with successful entrepreneurs as they share their experiences of launching innovative ventures. Coffee with Entrepreneurs is provided at no charge and is open to all students, alums and the community. Learn more

Believers N Business

Noon-1 p.m. at Avanzare (1908 S. Glenstone, Springfield)

Ikthoos is Christian Professional Networking. Believers N Business is a local chapter. Each chapter helps Christian professionals sharpen their business skills and their faith. Learn more


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