Missouri Meetings & Events 2017

Kansas City Regional Expo

October 4 – 5, 2017

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center

18011 Bass Pro Dr, Independence, MO 64055

Meeting planners, join us for 2 fun-filled days of networking, food, and meetings and events education! Explore the daily schedule, speaker topics, and more below. Read about our new networking opportunity called the Young Professionals Meet and Greet below!

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 Young Professionals Meet and Greet


The Young Professionals Meet and Greet is a time to network and spark conversations surrounding the tourism and hospitality industry while enjoying appetizers and cocktails. This event will be held at Main Event Entertainment in Independence, MO from 7:30 pm-9:30 pm on October 4, 2017.  There will be food, beverages, games and networking! This is an occasion for young professionals to boost career opportunities by building relationships with like-minded individuals while gaining knowledge of the top businesses in the region.

Vastly expand your network circle by distributing your business cards at the Young Professionals Meet and Greet.  This event is for young professionals age 35 and under. We invite you to extend your networking opportunity through the following Thursday for a day filled with educational sessions and the chance to interact with the region’s top planners and suppliers at the Missouri Meetings and Events EXPO. You can register here. For more information, call 314-781-8880 or email elisec@pc40.com.





Speakers and Topics

Learn How Professional Speakers Can Add Value to Your Meeting Experience Panel

Richard Avdoian – CSP, Founder and CEO of Midwest Business Institute

Marquita Miller – CEO, Five Star Tax and Business Solutions

Mary Redmond – Chief Negotiator, FearLess Negotiator, LLC


Crisis Management Panel

Anne Churchill – Owner of AnnaBelle Events

Cheryl Dozier-Associate at Flotron & McIntosh

Trent Koppel- St. Louis Police Detective 

Christian M. Van Alstyne – Regional Director, Community Relations Service Department of Justice Region VII – Kansas City


The Values Conversation – What really counts in life and leadership™

Jeff Arthur – Founder of TVC


Meetings and Events 101

Anne Churchill – Owner of AnnaBelle Events


The Future of Culinary in Kansas City Panel 

Chef Martin Lopez-Professional Chef


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3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                       Exhibitor Setup
2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Registration Table Open
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Educational Session
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Missouri Meetings & Events Opening Reception, Meet® Business Exchange (The Meet® Business Exchange (MBE) offers face-to-face appointments with seven suppliers) and Register early – space is limited! Enjoy a night of food, drinks, business networking, and entertainment!
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                     Young Professionals Meet & Greet: Located at Main Event Entertainment in Independence, MO for young professionals 35 and under. Please register here. Food, prizes, games, networking and more!
 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Offsite activity held at Main Event Entertainment: Eat. Bowl. Play

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7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Exhibitor Setup; Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open; Prizes & Giveaways
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Three Concurrent Educational Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session and Pick ‘n Pack” lunch
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing remarks and grand finale prize drawings

Hotel Room Reservations
Click here to reserve a room. Please select “Group” for the Code Type and then copy and paste this group code: 1708MISSOU_003.

Scroll down on the next page for the $109.00 room rate.

Detailed Directions
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Click here to See Current List of Exhibitors and Booth Application

NEW offer: Qualified suppliers wanting to attend the education sessions and meal functions will be able to pay in advance and at the Expo.  Details will be posted here soon.

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