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Upcoming SBM Events

Family Business Awards

June 20, 2024  | 7:30AM - 9PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel

The annual Family Business Awards honors some of the area's top family-owned businesses. Find out how these companies have succeeded over generations. Presented by Bank of America. The event is sponsored by Bank of America, CMA and InNovare Law. For more information, call 314-569-0076. Tickets: $35 (full breafast included). Click here to order tickets.

St. Louis Business Expo 2024

November 6, 2024  | 11AM - 5PM | St. Charles Convention Center

The Expo is the largest business-to-business conference in Missouri, where 2,000-3,000 professionals come to learn, network and grow their business. The day includes an opening workshop, a full day’s worth of seminars and workshops, an awards luncheon, more than 100 exhibitors and a networking happy hour.  For a booth at the event, contact Pat Coates at 314.569.0076, ext. 109 or email her at  For more information on the Expo, click here.

Best in Business Awards 2024

November 6, 2024 | 11AM - 1PM | St. Charles Convention Center 

We asked St. Louis area businesses to help us identify the 70 BEST businesses in the St. Louis area. Not the biggest, but the best businesses. We've counted the nominations and votes, and we'll bring the top 70 companies to one luncheon to honor them. Come and meet these outstanding companies and find out what makes them the very BEST.  Event Sponsors:  Alliance Technologies and Vistage. Cost:  $55, Tables of 10 are $550.  Click here to order tickets. Call 314.569.0076 .


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