January 2016 Marketing and Design Events

January 2016 Marketing and Design Events

Happy 2016! Ring in the New Year by taking time to grow personally and professionally, boost your business or learn a new skill. There are plenty of exciting events in St. Louis this month – so grab a friend and mark your calendars.

January 5, 2016

The Art of Content Creation
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Industrious St. Louis 

Step into 2016 with a clear vision on how to create the kind of captivating content that’s will make your brand shine and connect with your desired audience. In this creative workshop, Border Free Travels founder Kristen Kellogg you teach you how to produce film and photography that fits your feed, how to come up with catchy copy, how to continually grow your online audience, and so much more. Find out more and register here.

January 9, 2016

Seminar – How to Start and Manage Your Own Business
8:15 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Meramec Commuity College in Kirkwood

Have you always wanted to start your own business? This SCORE Seminar will teach you everything you need to know, from understanding the legal structure to developing a professional business plan and marketing strategy. You’ll learn about licenses, insurance and taxes, how to get the best business loans, and so much more. Find more information and register here.

January 13, 2016

The 7 Worst Website Mistakes
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at RESPONSE! Targeted Marketing

These days every business requires a website, but not all websites are created equally. In this workshop, you will learn the good, the bad and the ugly of website design. You’ll understand how to develop a strategy for your website to make it interactive and consumer-friendly, and what content to include. Learn more and register here.

January 19, 2016

Business & Beers Networking Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Boo Cat Club

The first Business & Beers networking event of 2016 will be at Boo Cat Club, where there will be a cash bar serving beer and wine. The event is geared towards business owners and those who work with business owners, but anyone is welcome to attend. Business & Beers networking group looks to help each other expand our businesses and networks. They are rapidly growing, so feel free to invite a friend or coworker! Register here.

January 19, 2016

Leadership by Design – Ann W. Olin Annual Lecture
7 p.m. at the Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum is proud to partner with AIGA St. Louis to present artist and innovator Maria Giudice as the Ann W. Olin Lecturer. This annual event celebrates the important role that the arts play in business and society. In the lecture, Giudice will share her insights on how creative leadership skills will be a hallmark for the next generation of great companies and organizations. The Ann W. Olin Lecture is free, but tickets are required for entry. Visit the Facebook page for more information.

January 20, 2016

Social Media ON TAP with SMCSTL – Podcasting with @RossPR
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Llywelyn’s Pub in Webster Groves

Everyone is talking about podcasting lately – or at least the Serial podcast. There’s so much more to podcasting than Serial, and at January’s Social Media ON TAP event with Social Media Club St. Louis, Vernon Ross will tell you everything you need to know about podcasting. Topics include the best shows, best apps to use for podcasting, and how you can use podcasting to increase influence and grow your business. Register here.

January 21, 2016

Luncheon – How Companies Use Competition and Positioning to Be More Competitive
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy

Atomicdust’s own Mike Spakowski and Jesse McGowan will discuss the underlying reason companies hire marketing firms: competition. Most companies try to be more competitive by building a shinier website, buying a bigger trade-show booth, or by launching a new campaign. Instead, they should focus on building an advantage through positioning. Join us for the luncheon to discover ways to differentiate your brand from your competition and shape consumer perceptions of your brand. Get more information and register here.

January 21, 2016

Mastermind St. Louis – January Edition 2016
10 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. at The Lodge Des Peres

Mastermind St. Louis is a free event for people who want to grow personally and professionally. It provides the tools and confidence to transform the way you think about—and do—business. It’s educational, but pragmatic; inspiring, but practical. Join Speaker, Trainer and Coach Brian McRae in this engaging and interactive workshop. Register here.

January 25, 2016

Boozestorming into the New Year
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Terra Cotta Lofts

Mark your calendars for January 25th! Come anytime after 5 to begin boozing – storming will start at 6 p.m. with the first topic. Food provided, BYO drink of choice! Come and discuss real-world problems with smart people and a glass of your favorite beverage. We ask that you bring at least one of the following: a buddy, a bottle and/or your brain. We can solve some big problems if we drink outside the box. Visit the website for more information.


St. Louis Modern
During museum hours at the St. Louis Art Museum, through January 31, 2016

The St. Louis Modern exhibition explores a dynamic period in our region’s history (1935–65) when St. Louis-based architects, artists, and designers made innovative contributions to midcentury modern design. Come experience modern design, and see the rare and renowned examples of what modern design means for St. Louis – including a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette. Click here for more information.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home
At The Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries in Grand Center 

Traveled by ExhibitsUSA, this exhibition explores the creation of a Wright house through the eyes a client who spent more than fifty years fulfilling the architect’s Usonian vision. The story of the home is told through the juxtaposition of original objects and furniture, architectural fragments, rare archival materials, historic photographs and video footage. Click here for gallery hours and more information.


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Renée Fleddermann

Renée Fleddermann has always wanted to be a writer and narrowed her focus on copywriting during college, at the University of Missouri. On every project, from branding work to blog posts, she approaches problems with her own creative flair.

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