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Upcoming SBM Events

Top Women Business Owners Luncheon

Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust 

February 20, 2019 | 11AM - 1PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel  |

Each year SBM highlights the area's top women-owned companies. We've profiled more than 250 owners over the past 18 years. We bring them all together for one luncheon. Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust. Event Sponsors: Anders; HireLevel; United Healthcare; National Medical Billing Services and Winning Technologies. Cost: $55. Tables of 10 are $550. Call 314.569.0076. Click here to reserve your seat.

St. Louis Business Expo

April 23, 2019 | 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.

Top 100 People To Know Awards

Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust

April 23, 2019 | 11AM - 1PM | St. Charles Convention Center  |

Succeeding in business is a lot about who you know. A group of judges select the Top 100 St. Louisans to Know To Succeed in Business. SBM brings these outstanding individuals to this one event to mingle and share their stories and ideas with other business owners. It is the "must attend" networking event of the year. The event is Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust.  Event Sponsors:  Winning Technologies, Liberty One Software, Vistage and CEdge Software Consultants. Cost:  $55, Tables of 10 are $550. Call 314.569.0076. 

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"Popular" Doesn't Pay the Bills, So Measure What Matters

by Tom Ruwitch
Back in high school, I loved “yearbook day.” First thing in the morning, school administrators would crack open the boxes. We’d get our shiny new yearbooks. And then we’d get to work.
“Will you sign my yearbook?” we’d ask, over and over and over again.
Some would merely sign their names. Others would write pithy accounts of memorable moments.
We’d solicit signers until every blank space on every page was filled with notes from our “friends.”

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When Wisdom Fails

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by Jeremy Nulik
One of my friends is the CEO of a Midwest manufacturing company. A serial business owner, he has done the entrepreneurial thing. That is, he has grown multiple companies and sold them. This success record has given him a wise deportment in conversations. He is often characterized as someone who “tells it like it is.”
However, with this most recent company, he is facing difficulty. The relationships necessary to move the business forward are complex, and there is a threat of increased government regulations.
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