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Startup Missouri Expo

Wednesday, October 30 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm • Organized By Startup Missouri Magazine
16625 Swingley Ridge Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017


Startup Missouri Expo is an annual trade show designed to connect small business owners, serial entrepreneurs and young startups with resources to help them develop, manage, maintain and improve their businesses. This expo will focus on our state's exciting and burgeoning startup community and innovative entrepreneurs who are changing the face of Missouri's economy. 

The expo is the ideal venue for entrepreneurs, startups, incubator tenants, business owners and ancillary businesses that support small businesses. 

Chart your path to success! 
Please join us for an all-day event full of learning and networking. 

EXPLORE exhibitors who support your startup

CONNECT with mentors, leaders and other entrepreneurs

REACH your business goals! 

Expo agenda:
Check-in starts at 7am

Exhibition Hall is open from 7am to 5pm

Breakfast with keynote speaker Tom Schlafly 8am

Panel Discussion in the exhibition hall

Morning education sessions 9am to Noon

Lunch with keynote speaker Carolyn Kindle Betz - Noon

Afternoon education sessions 1pm-5pm 

Expo passes are free with registration, giving you access to educational sessions, exhibits and panel discussions. Want to attend one of our keynote speeches with breakfast and/or lunch? Buy a Keynote Add-On today. Discount available if you register before October.  

Ample free parking available. Venue is close to the airport, major interstates and only a short drive from downtown in St. Louis. 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis-Chesterfield
16625 Swingley Ridge Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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