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Upcoming SBM Events

Top Women Business Owners Luncheon

February 22, 2023  | 11AM - 1PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel

PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA. Each year SBM highlights the area's top women-owned companies. We've profiled more than 200 over the past 18 years. We bring them together for one luncheon. PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA. Event Sponsors: Anders, Winning Technologies, LibertyOne Software, National Medical Billing Services, HireLevel and United Healthcare. Cost: $55, Tables of 10 are $550.

St. Louis Business Expo

May 10, 2023  | 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

May 10, 2023 | 11AM - 1PM | St. Charles Convention Center 

PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA. Succeeding in business is not only what you know, but who you know. We've assembled the Top 100 People to Know in St. Louis to Help You Succeed in Business. These are the influencers that can help guide your business to success. PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA. Event Sponsors: Winning Technologies and LibertyOne Software, Alliance Systems, Hauk Kruse & Associates, HireLevel and Vistage. Cost: $55, Tables of 10 are $550. Call 314.569.0076.  

Family Business Awards

June 2023  | 7:30AM - 9AM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel

PRESENTED BY BANK OF AMERICA. 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 Winning Technologies and LiberyOne Software, CMA and InNovare Law. For more information, call 314-569-0076.

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Marketing In 2023

A Maintenance Guide For Your 2023 Marketing Plan 

by Steve Slais

The new year is here, and if you are like most small businesses, you have a solid marketing plan in place for 2023. We recommend treating this like a guidebook based on your overarching strategy. Of course, there will be times when you need to make adjustments, additions or both. Your marketing plan is a living entity that should adapt with your business. Here are three ideas to help you get the most from the hard work and thinking you have put into this plan.

Monitor Your Metrics At Spoke, we believe in creating campaigns that reach prospects and customers during key points in their buyer journeys. These campaigns may include blogs, trade shows, ads, emails, and social posts that lead buyers to your website for more information or to make a purchase. To be successful, however, these campaigns need to effectively connect with your target audience.

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