If you’re not sweet on 2021 yet, here are some business events you’ll love. Explore some great skill-building classes and networking events (all virtual, of course) to boost your biz and keep you moving forward.
Want to see what help is available for your business? Schedule a virtual meetup with a Network Navigator.
Check out these events from MOSourceLink:
NEXT Missouri Advocacy Update
Friday, January 29 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Statewide
Calling all entrepreneurs, small businesses, and those who support them: Tune in and learn about important policy-related issues in Missouri that could affect you. This is your chance to tell policymakers what your business is facing.
Learn more here.
Legal Basics for Small Business
Tuesday, February 2 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm | Kansas City
This SCORE – Kansas City virtual workshop will provide you the basics to help comply with federal, state and local laws, and minimize your legal risks in daily transactions.
Want to know more? Click here.
Farm to Fork Summit
Tuesday, February 2 | 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Osceola
West Central Missouri’s third annual Farm to Fork Summit is going online in 2021 with speakers and sessions every Tuesday afternoon on Feb. 2, Feb. 9 and Feb. 16. Participants enjoy 24/7 access all month to recorded sessions, discussion boards, exhibitor spaces and more!
Learn how you can participate here.
Women in Business: What are Your True Colors?
Wednesday, February 3 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Rolla
Learn how to work more effectively and productively through better understanding of personality types. Discover your unique talents, learn how to better communicate and gain insights into decision-making styles with the Missouri SBDC hosted at Missouri S&T.
Read more here.
Value Proposition Canvas
Tuesday, February 9 | 10:30 am to 11:45 am | Joplin
A business model is the foundation of an organization’s strategy. Join the Missouri SBDC hosted at Missouri Southern State University and learn how to leverage the Value Proposition Canvas to analyze your company and to more clearly understand your customers, create better products and grow your business.
Tax Tips for You and Your Business
Tuesday, February 9 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Springfield
2020 is behind us, but don’t forget those 2020 business taxes. Delve into what’s new this tax season, including how tax issues related to COVID-19 might affect you, at this event from SCORE – Southwest Missouri.
Learn more here.
Planning a New Nonprofit: Essential Planning Steps and Legal Requirements
Thursday, February 11 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Kansas City
Starting a new nonprofit can be confusing and overwhelming. This free two-hour informational session from UMKC’s Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership covers basic planning steps and legal requirements to become a nonprofit organization.
Sign up today!
Networking, Social-Distance Style
Thursday, February 11 | 10:45 am to 12:00 pm | Joplin
In this workshop, participants will learn how to network like a boss in today’s environment with social distancing. Join the Missouri SBDC hosted at Missouri Southern State and learn how to prepare, utilize body language when speaking, own your elevator pitch, follow up after a networking event and more.
Want to learn more? Click here.
ELEVATIONLAB™ Tech Venture
Thursday, February 18 | 3:00 to 6:00 pm | Kansas City
Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, this intensive course from the Missouri SBDC at UMKC is designed to give technology- and science-based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow great ideas into the next viable innovations. Limited scholarships are available for anyone to take this multiweek course at a fraction of the cost.
Learn more here.
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