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Startup Missouri Expo Is Looking for Exhibitors for Its Entrepreneur Conference

Calling all of Missouri’s best, brightest and coolest entrepreneurs and service providers! If you’ve ever wanted to give some of your knowledge back to the entrepreneurial community, advertise your services and products to a crowd of 1,000+ and expand your network all in one place, then plan on being in Chesterfield, Mo. on Oct. 30 for the Startup Missouri Expo. The deadline

Startup Missouri will host its first Startup Missouri Expo from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis-Chesterfield. The Expo is sponsored by Schlafly Brewing, IdeaBounce, Thompson Coburn LLP, Washington University in St. Louis, SCORE, Lewis Rice, Frankel, Rubin, Klein, Siegel, Payne & Pudolowski Attorneys and Counselors at Law, and MOSourceLink.

The Startup Expo is a new venture under the brand of Startup Missouri, the magazine launched by Missouri Lawyers Media in 2018. For more than 100 years, Missouri Lawyers Media has produced statewide business and legal publications focused on law and courts, politics, government, real estate and business.

Startup Missouri Expo is your chance to connect with the entrepreneurial community all in one place. This trade show is designed to connect new entrepreneurs and startup businesses with resources to help them develop, manage, maintain and improve their businesses.

So how can you get involved? 

Apply by Oct. 23, 2019 here to be an exhibitor at the event: Interested in attending? Register here.

The Expo will not only include exhibitions, but break-out sessions and keynote speaker, Tom Schlafly. Schlafly is chair of the board of The Saint Louis Brewery LLC, which brews Schlafly Beer. While the Expo, exhibition hall and breakout sessions are free of cost to everyone, keynote sessions are an add-on that can be purchased. 

Click here for more details and reach out to with any exhibitor questions.

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