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Upcoming SBM Events

Family Business Awards

06/22/2016 | 7:30AM-9:00AM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel  | Presented by Northwestern Mutual 

Each year SBM profiles the area's top family-owned businesses. We bring these top family-owned firms together and honor them at this breakfast event. The event is presented by Northwestern Mutual.  Event sponsors: CMA and Winning Technologies. Cost:  $50, Tables of 10 are $500.  Call 314.569.0076.

Future 50 Awards

08/17/2016 | 11AM-1PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel  | Presented by Northwestern Mutual 

Celebrate the future of business in St. Louis. We will honor the fastest growing Top 50 businesses in the St. Louis region. We bring the winners together, as well as previous year alumni, for a lunch celebration.  The event is presented by Northwestern Mutual. Event Sponsors:  Winning Technologies, InNovare Law LC and Accupay APS Payroll.  Cost:  $50, Tables of 10 are $500.  Call 314.569.0076 

 

St. Louis Business Expo

10/19/16 | 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 pat@sbmon.com.  For more information on the Expo, click here.

Best In Business Awards

10/19/16 | 11AM - 1PM | St. Charles Convention Center  | Presented by Northwestern Mutual 

Celebrate the top companies in the St. Louis region. Through our reader survey, 50 area businesses are chosen as the Best Businesses in St. Louis. The winning businesses are honored at the luncheon. The event is presented by Northwestern Mutual. Event Sponsors:  Winning Technologies, Delta Dental of Missouri, and United Healthcare. Cost:  $50, Tables of 10 are $500.  Call 314.569.0076 

 

 



 

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