Design’s Role in Social Innovation

The Stage @ KDHX 3524 Washington Ave, St. Louis , United States

Although design’s role is more prevalent than ever due to global innovations, it can be argued that design is one of the most invisible fields. Through design thinking and social entrepreneurism, design has the potential to improve global difficulties and challenge thinking around human rights and social justice issues. Hear local designers and entrepreneurs discuss […]


Let’s Boozestorm in Old North STL

Old North STL 1408 Wright Street, St. Louis, United States

It’s that time again. Trying to deepen your connection to the community or get some tough questions answered, then Boozestorming is a good place to start. You can use Boozestorming to meet drinkers/thinkers who are results-focused doers. When you arrive you’ll throw your topic or question on to a bar napkin and we’ll discuss it […]


Gateway to the Future: A St. Louis Young Professionals Summit

Missouri History Museum 5700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis

The half-day summit will feature noted St. Louisans who will discuss leading themes impacting St. Louis and young people today. This one-of-a-kind event will include opportunities for young professionals to learn, network and get involved within their community. Travis Sheridan to offer the keynote address.

Beyond the Best

Beyond the Best Top 50 in Business Awards.

Lecture @ WashU – Social Entrepreneurship

Will be talking to  social entrepreneurship and the impact innovation can have on social issues. This is a closed session and not open to the public.

XperienceLab Xchange

Join the XperienceLab Team as we discuss Innovation in St. Louis!  This event will feature a panel dicussion of industry leaders Chris Meyerpeter (Chief Information Officer and Commercial Operations Lead Monsanto Vegetable Seeds), Travis Sheridan (Executive Director/Venture Cafe - St. Louis), Susan Lang (Founder & CEO/HooPayz) and Scott Welz (SVP/Wells Fargo Advisors).  From there, attendees […]


United Story Summit

Regional Arts Commission 6128 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, United States

The Fall 2015 United Story Summit bridges narratives and perspectives across communities to create innovative approaches to social and civic topics that concern them. After a year-long series of engagements with digital stories and narrative projects regarding police brutality and social justice issues within the United States, the 2015 U/S Summit culminates to provide interactive space […]

Global Meeting Industry Day

On April 14, 2016, leaders from across the meetings and events industry will come together to support the first Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID). GMID will showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities. Given my role with Venture Cafe, I will […]

Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

Union Station 18TH & MARKET STREET, St. Louis, MO, United States

The 2016 Midwest Digital Marketing Conference lives at the intersection of modern communications. Previously called the UMSL State of Digital Media Marketing Conference, MDMC is the Midwest’s largest digital and social media marketing event. The conference will be held on April 21, showcasing thought leaders and boundary pushers across many disciplines. Experts in the marketing […]