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Upcoming SBM Events

Top Women Business Owner Awards

February 22, 2024  | 11AM - 1PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel

PRESENTED BY BANK OF SPRINGFIELD. 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. Event Sponsors: Anders, People Solutions Center, nimble solutions and United Healthcare. Cost: $55, Tables of 10 are $550. To order tickets, click here.

St. Louis Business Expo 2024

May 7, 2024  | 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

May 7, 2024 | 11AM - 1PM | St. Charles Convention Center 

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. Event Sponsors: Alliance Systems, HKA CPAs & Advisors and Vistage. Cost: $55, Tables of 10 are $550. Call 314.569.0076. Call 314.569.0076  

Family Business Awards

June 2024  | 7:30AM - 9PM | Hilton Frontenac Hotel

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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