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Upcoming SBM Events

St. Louis Business Expo

10/22/14 | 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 thir 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 pat@sbmon.com.  For more information on the expo, seminars and booth pricing, click here.  Cost is FREE to attend.  Click here to register.

Best In Business Award Luncheon

 10/22/14 | 11AM - 1PM | St. Charles Convention Center  | Presented by Northwestern Mutual 

Through our reader surveys, 58 area businesses are chosen in 12 categories as the Best Businesses in St. Louis.  These businesses are honored at the luncheon.  Event Sponsors:  Northwestern Mutual, Winning Technologies, United Healthcare, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.  Keynote speaker is Manley Feinberg, adventure speaker and best selling author, working with organizations and people who want to get out of their comfort zones, build momentum and get what's important done. Cost:  $50, Tables of 10 are $500.  Call 314.569.0076, or click here to order your tickets online.

Top Women Business Owner Luncheon

February 2015 | Hilton Frontenac Hotel 

Each year SBM highlights the area's top women-owned companies.  We've profiled more than 300 in the past 20 years.  We bring them all together for one luncheon. If you'd like to nominate a top women business for the award, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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