2017 Annual Meeting

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

For those who are attending…


  • Chase Park Plaza (Khorassan Ballroom)
  • 212 North Kingshighway Boulevard
  • St. Louis, MO  63108
  • 314-633-3000


  • Drive past the front entrance of the hotel
  • Make a right turn onto Maryland Avenue (there is a stoplight at Maryland and Kingshighway)
  • Travel approx. one block and the garage entrance will be on your immediate right
  • Bring your ticket into the event for a complimentary self-parking validation sticker


  • 10:30 a.m. — Registration begins
  • 11:00 a.m. — Networking reception begins
  • 11:30 a.m. — Program begins
  • Approx. Noon — Lunch is served
  • Approx. 1:15 p.m. — Closing remarks


Margie Ellisor (emcee)
News Anchor, FOX 2

Hon. Lyda Krewson
Mayor, City of St. Louis

Hon. Steve Stenger
County Executive, St. Louis County

Sheila Sweeney
CEO, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

David Steward (via video)
Co-Founder & Chairman, World Wide Technology

Chris Motley
Founder & CEO, Better Weekdays

Frank LaQuinta
Principal of Information Systems, Edward Jones

Lunch Menu

  • Local Greens Salad (Goat Cheese, Pickled Red Onion, Roasted Roma Tomatoes, Sundried Tomato & Balsamic Vinaigrette)
  • Artisan & Pretzel Rolls with Butter
  • Grilled Flat Iron Steak (With Port Wine Jus)
  • Grilled Salmon (With Citrus Herb Burre Blanc)
  • Sweet Corn & Chive Risotto
  • Broccolini, Asparagus & Petite Carrots
  • Double Chocolate Cheesecake (Chocolate Crunch & Raspberry Coulis)
  • Pistachio Macaron (Pistachio Ganache, Orange Curd & Caramel Au Jus)

Posting to Social Media

  • Post your photos to social media and use the hashtag #STLGrown

For those who are unable to attend…

Live Video Stream

Twitter Coverage

Facebook Coverage

Searching Social Media

  • Search the hashtag #STLGrown for photos and information