St. Louis Events // Week of December 19, 2022

From a TechSTL Membership Deal to the last holiday event of the year to a couple of Marketing webinars from SCORE and MOSBDC, here’s a rundown from our Founder Erik Lutenegger of Events & Opportunities in St. Louis this week coming up the week of December 19-23, 2022!

ESO, Accelerators, and Volunteer Applications

Are you looking for Accelerators, Incubators or Funding? Here’s an excellent place to start!

Join Now // TechSTL Memberships – Black Friday Deal
TechSTL is having a “Black Friday” sale on their Individual & Organization memberships until the end of the year. (Membership Deal)

Apply Now // Free WordPress Speed Optimizations – SwingSpan
Tenacity has officially launched SwingSpan, a Digital Divide program that provides free WordPress Speed Optimizations for Non-profits. So if you are part of a non-profit or know someone who is, and they use WordPress for their website, go apply at (Free Help)

Due December 22 // mHUB Accelerator
This 6-month program fast-tracks high-potential startups through hands-on product development in a state-of-the-art prototyping facility supported by world-class corporate and venture investors from a leading independent hardware innovation and entrepreneurial center. (Accelerator)

Due December 30 // HR Awards 2023 – St. Louis Business Journal
The HR Awards recognizes the important work individuals, companies, and organizations are doing in the field of human resources to make St. Louis-area firms and organizations successful. (Nomination)

Due January 4 // TechStars Accelerator
Accelerator applications are due for Chicago, Detroit, Industries of the Future, New York, Oakland, Sustainability Paris, and Techstars/Audi Denkwerkstatt Founder Innovation. (Accelerator)

Due January 15 // WashU Olin’s Big IdeaBounceĀ®
This Award supports the vision and passion of Washington University in St. Louis students, postdoctoral researchers, and recent alumni who are creating Scalable, Sustainable, For-profit, and Quick-to-market ventures with proof of concept for a broad impact. (Pitch Contest)

Tech, Startup, and Marketing Events?

The holidays are coming up, so there are only a few events this week in the St. Louis Startup ecosystem.

Events on December 19

St. Louis .NET/Azure Meetup Holiday Party and Cloud Adoption Panel Discussion
This event is at TOPGOLF in Chesterfield Valley. In addition to hanging out with friends from the local technology community, they will have a panel discussion, and Q&A focused on the cloud and other current topics related to our industry. (In-Person)

Selling to the Government: The First Steps | Missouri SBDC
The federal government awards more than 400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world’s largest customer? This three-hour webinar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities, and understand the contracting process.(Virtual)

Events on December 21

Power Your Business Using Email Marketing | SCORE St. Louis
This webinar is great for new business owners and those who want to grow their businesses. They’ll cover the important purposes of email campaigns, the critical elements of an email, and how to structure a campaign for maximum effectiveness. (Virtual)

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