The Geo-Resolution 2021 conference helped the Show-Me State double down on its thriving geospatial analysis and cybersecurity sectors. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which broke ground on its new western regional headquarters in St. Louis in 2016, is scheduled to open in 2025. Several prominent geospatial companies have opened new offices and facilities in the region. In other industries, Diode Dynamics, TierPoint and La-Z-Boy announced projects here in 2021.
Missouri Works: Offers access to capital through with- holdings or tax credits to embark on facility expansions and create jobs.
Missouri One Start: A new tool to help businesses re- cruit, onboard and train large numbers of job applicants during major expansions through customized training solutions.
BUILD Program: Offers financial incentives, including low interest loans, for the location or expansion of large business projects through the issuance of tax-exempt revenue bonds.
Missouri Works–Deal Closing Fund: A negotiating tool to close deals by granting tax credits up front during a business expansion, rather than over a multi- year period.
The National Security Crossroads is a multi-state initiative with Kansas that aims to raise awareness of and facilitate collaboration and efficiencies within national security missions to the Heartland region. The crossroads area is home to seven major military bases and 11 national security installations. The program will facilitate workforce, talent growth and collaboration between installations to educate legislators and others in the region on the value of the industry.
10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the state:
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.