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Minorities in Business Networking Event

Tuesday, October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By 417 Magazine
The eFactory, 405 N. Jefferson Ave.,Springfield, Springfield, MO 65806


Join the event on first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at The eFactory (Robert Plaster Free Enterprise Center), 405 N Jefferson Ave. for Minorities In Business Monthly Networking Event. Come reap the benefits of our networking opportunities! Access business experts for advice and remember to bring plenty of business cards! 

Light Refreshment and beverages will be available.
Each of our events starts with Networking at 5:30 pm, Greeting and community announcements by our executive directorate 6:00 pm, followed by a 10 min. Minority Business Spotlight presentation, and Q&A, followed by a 10 min. Business Resource, and Q&A, final remarks, Introductions of attendees, and more Networking. Our meeting last about an hour in total.
MIB Networking events are open to anyone who is interested in:

  • cultivating relationships with local minority business owners,
  • connecting with local capacity-building business resources and
  • seeking business opportunities in the City of Springfield, Missouri.
Everyone is invited for an evening of networking and discovery!
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The eFactory
405 N. Jefferson Ave.,Springfield
Springfield, MO 65806
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