Business and Networking Calendar

Have a job but are looking for support and tools to help you advance your job into a career? The Midwest Professional Women’s Group meets on the second Thursday of the month, from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm.  Location is:  Connections to Success-St Charles, 3000 Little Hills Expressway, St. Charles, MO 63301. To RSVP, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, contact Kesha Kent, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 636-940-8027.

The Tapestry Network, a transformational community of Christian businesswomen, presents a monthly book club led by Carol Brazeale. Meetings are held over lunch to discuss "Fervent" by Priscilla Shirer. The July book club meeting is on July 11 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at La Bonne Bouchée, Westgate Centre, 12344 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141. To register, visit

The Tapestry Network sponsors A Christian Business Women's Mastermind on Tue 18 July 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am at the Greenbriar Hills Country Club, 12665 Big Bend Road. For more information or To register, visit

Experts 4 Entrepreneurs is a community of entrepreneurs, committed to helping small business owners succeed. They hold monthly meetings “Don’t Fly Alone: Showcases, Mastermind and More” at The Business Lodge in Chesterfield Mall, Chesterfield, MO 63017. Meetings are on July 19 and August 16, from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.  The topics for the July meeting ar:  LLC Care & Feeding, Growing on Shoestring, Eliminate Guilt, and Contrarian Panel. For more information, visit click on their Meetup link.

Gateway to Dreams presents their monthly Dream Tank  on July 18 and August 16 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at The Business Lodge, Chesterfield Mall, Hwy 40 @ Clarkson Rd Hear about a local non-profit AND join a “mini-Mastermind” brainstorming session. For more information, visit and click on Calendar.

Connecting and Promoting Women holds meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the month, July 25 and August 22 from 8:45 am to 10:30 am. Meetings are at The Business Lodge, Chesterfield Mall, Hwy 40 @ Clarkson Rd. CPW focuses on “heart-smart” connections. Meetings consist of networking and two TedX-type presentations. For more information, contact Karen Hoffman, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit and click on Calendar.

On August 4, STL Retreats, Connection Exchange and Virtual Admin experts sponsor an all-day session on “Growing Your Business Value” at the Business Lodge in Chesterfield Mall.  For more information, visit and click on Calendar.

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs hosts office hours every Tuesday from 3:30-5:30pm at CIC St Louis @ 4240 Duncan Ave. Would you like to have a one-on-one conversation about your business? Learn more about Prosper Women Entrepreneurs programs?  Get involved as a volunteer?  For more information and to schedule an appointment, go to

The Venture Café is a weekly gathering of innovators and startups. Each week there are roundtable discussions, information tables, office hours with thought leaders, and guest speakers. Meetings are from 3:00 – 8:00 pm every Thursday at 4240 Duncan Avenue, St Louis, 63110. Dates are July 7, 13, 20 and 27 and August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. Visit for directions and additional information.

SCORE offers workshops at Fontbonne University throughout July and August. For more information, visit The location is on the Fontbonne University campus, 6800 Wydown Boulevard, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 202, Saint Louis, MO 63105 They include:

Getting Started with Facebook Marketing, July 24, 2017 6:00 – 9:00 pm

How to Start and Manage Your Own Business: Saturday July 15, and Saturday, August 5. 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM Introductory workshop if you are thinking about starting a business and want to get an overview of what is involved.

Buying a Franchise or an Existing Business –August14, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM  

Relationship Marketing: Maximize Referrals & Customer Retention –Saturday August 28, 2017 from 5:340 – 8:30 pm.