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The St. Louis Regional Chamber, Kiddie Academy, and Psychological Associates present the Voices of the Region speaker series. The series showcases some of the most celebrated and influential professionals that can be found in our own backyard.

Each speaker is a distinguished personality and thought leader on the subject matter. Each will share their unique experience and perspective on a variety of topics, from succession planning, living with technology, and business-to-business best practices.   You don’t want to miss this priceless experience as our speakers share anecdotal, “behind the headlines” stories from their unique perspective and answer your questions. Join us as we learn from the best voices in the region and inspire a greater St. Louis.

Breakfast courtesy of Butler's Pantry.

 

March 5: Entrepreneurship In The St. Louis Region

In “Entrepreneurship In The St. Louis Region,” hear from St. Louis entrepreneurs on how they launched and continue to grow their business. They will share their journey, lessons learned, and best practices to succeed.

 

April 10: Communicating…On Purpose

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Jeff Koziatek, CEO, Core Authenticity

What is possible when a team clearly communicates, works together, and is driven toward the same goal? People hear your heart before they hear your technique. More than what you say or how you say it, people will remember how you made them feel. In “Communicating…On Purpose,” CEO of Core Authenticity Jeff Koziatek focuses on two foundational pillars of communication and discuss communication variables and the roles of expectation, comparison, and competition.

 

May 15: Keeping the Profits Flowing

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Marc Connor, CEO, Midas Hospitality; Matt Kamp, Senior Vice President, Influence & Co.; Mike Weinberg, President & CEO, Mike Weinberg

In "Keeping The Profits Flowing," our panel of experts will share how having a successful financial service and sales team working together effectively keeps your business profits flowing.

 

June 26: Build-A-Bear Success Story

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Maxine Clark, President & CEO, Clark-Fox Foundation

In “Build-A-Bear Success Story,” hear Maxine Clark share her story about leading about the creation of an experiential retail phenomenon and how Build-A-Bear Workshops have become an icon of two generations. Also, hear how Clark is maximizing the human and financial capital of St. Louis’ social initiatives and institutions via the Delmar Divine.

 

July 10: How Technology Is Changing Business

In “How Technology Is Changing Business,” our panel will discuss specific technological advances and their influences on the speed, effectiveness, and cost of doing business.

 

August 21: Change the Face of Leadership

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Lauren Herring, CEO, IMPACT Group

In “Change the Face of Leadership,” Lauren Herring, CEO of the IMPACT Group, will show you how to move the needle on your personal effectiveness and business acumen.

 

September 11: St. Louis: The Sports Sweet Spot

Every time you turn around there is a major sports story in the region. In “St. Louis – The Sports Sweet Spot,” hear from major St. Louis sports teams that are making news and driving the economy.

 

October 23: Accountability Formula

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Jeanet Wade, Business Alchemist, Jalapeno Consulting

In “Accountability Formula,” find out the essential skill sets your leadership and management teams must learn to achieve a higher level of accountability in your organization. Gain insights on activating accountability in your people.

 

November 13: Coaching for Business Excellence

In “Coaching for Business Excellence,” our panel of former C-suite coaches discuss strategy, sales, and best practices for employees to achieve their full potential.

 

December 4: The Geospatial Future of St. Louis

Geospatial…what is it? During “The Geospatial Future of St. Louis,” get educated on the geospatial industry, why St. Louis is leading the way in the technology, and what can we expect from NGA West.

 

Voices of the Region Pricing

Regional Chamber members and Psychological Associate clients Non-members
$165 for the 2020 series $275 for the 2020 series
$20 per conversation $30 per conversation
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