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Independence EDC Annual Meeting/Quarterly Investor Luncheon

  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO 64055


  • Available for all Bronze, Small Business, Non-Profit and Incubator level investors
  • Diamond, Platinum, Gold and Silver level investors receive free seats as part of their investment.

Registration is closed

Join us as we induct our new officers, honor a board member with the George Matteson Leadership award and hear a keynote speaker straight from Silicon Valley who will share her experience working in the tech sector and the workforce challenges that many companies are currently facing.

Program: "Attracting and Retaining Great Talent" A View from Silicon Valley

Keynote Speaker: Sheila Normile Thompson

Ms. Thompson is the Co-Founder of Hiring Guild, a boutique hiring consultancy helping startups design better hiring practices and attract top tier design, research and marketing talent. Sheila spent six years at Facebook leading marketing and research teams. Prior to Facebook she held strategy roles at eBay, Gap, Inc, Landor and AKQA. 


To support the economic growth of Independence through the creation of new employment opportunities and the attraction of private capital investment.


210 W. Truman Road, Independence, MO 64050


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