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Create Fireworks for Your Business with These Events across Missouri


The MOSourceLink calendar is chock-full of classes and events you can attend to learn how to start and scale your business. Caitlin Jones, Network Navigator extraordinaire, is here with a few of the highlights. Grab your calendar, and let's get to work.

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11 a.m. - Noon July 1 (Wed.)
Make sure your business is ready for tax season and sign up for Saving on Taxes with the Missouri Small Business Development Center at Lincoln University (Jefferson City).

4 - 5 p.m. July 1 (Wed.)
Before you start that business, learn about what you’ll need to get the ball rolling at Ready, Set, Startup with the Missouri Small Business Development Center at Southeast Missouri State University (Cape Girardeau).

3 - 4:30 p.m. July 2 (Thurs.)
Get expert answers to the important legal questions your business is facing at the virtual Legal Office Hours: Husch Blackwell with efactory (Springfield).

9 a.m. - Noon July 9 (Thurs.) 
The Veterans Business Resource Center wants YOU to join them for two days of virtual training that will help military spouses start or grow their small business at Virtual Military Spouse Entrepreneurship Program (St. Louis).

Noon - 12:30 p.m. July 14 (Tues.)
Dig into this big topic: How will our collective COVID-19 experience affect existing disrupters, like changing customer values, climate change and new ag tech? Find out with author Mary Shelman at AgTech Next Now! AgTech Innovations in the Post COVID-19 World with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (Olivette).

2 - 3 p.m. July 14 (Tues.)
As the economy reopens, are you looking for support and for guidance with helping your business transition to the new normal? Get tips and strategies at Financial Resilience and Long-term Planning for Businesses from the University of Missouri Extension’s Personal Financial Planning team (Columbia).

Want more? Explore all the events, classes and virtual meetups across Missouri that can help start or grow your business.

MOSourceLink helps aspiring startups and established small businesses find the right business resources to start, scale or accelerate. Give us a call (866-870-6500) or tell us who you are, and we’ll help you find your path to business success.

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