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Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

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SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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2019 Connect & Celebrate: St. Louis

Wednesday, May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Women's Business Development Center
One Express Way, St. Louis, MO 63121


Join the Women's Business Development Center on May 8, 2019 at Express Scripts for an afternoon of procurement and learning opportunities, networking, and celebrating the achievements of our St. Louis clients and partners!

2:00 - 3:30pm
Business Matchmaker 
Pre-matched meetings for WBEs with corporate and public sector buyers
Business Connection Tables
Tables hosted by corporate, public sector, and WBE buyers
Business Resource Tables
Tables hosted by small business program providers
3:45 – 5:15pm
Economic Forecast for Small Business
Moderated discussion with an economist on local workforce trends,
availability of capital, and expectations for the local economy
Kendra Burris-Austin
Director of Supplier Diversity 
 Express Scripts 
       5:30 - 7:00pm      
  Reception|Awards Celebration 
Corporate Champion Award
Public Sector Champion Award
WBE Gold Star Award
Rising Star Award
You must register in advance to attend. All attendees will be required to present a government issued photo I.D. to enter the facility.
Follow onsite instructions for parking location.
Women's Business Development Center
(312) 853-3477
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Express Scripts
One Express Way
St. Louis, MO 63121
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