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Upcoming SBM Events

Future 50 Awards

Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust 

August 21, 2019 | 11AM - 1PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel  |

Each year SBM the area's top companies and the companies to watch in the future. We bring the winners together, as well as previous year alumni for this special luncheon. Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust. Event sponsors: InNovare Law, Winning Technologies, LibertyOne Software and SCORE. Cost: $55. Tables of 10 are $550. Call 314.569.0076. Click here to purchase tickets online.

St. Louis Business Expo

October 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.

Best In Business Awards

Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust 

October 23, 2019 | 11AM - 1PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel  |

Through our reader surveys, 50 area businesses were chosen (in 14 categories) as the Best Businesses in St. Louis. Those businesses are honored at the luncheon. Presented by Enterprise Bank & Trust. Event Sponsors: Winning Technologies, HireLevel, Delta Dental of Missouri, Alliance Business Solutions and United Healthcare. Cost: $55, Tables of 10 are $550. Call 314.569.0076

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