06 June 2017
A crowd of more than 700 attended the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership’s 2017 Annual Meeting on June 1 at the Chase Park Plaza.
Speakers included St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Edward Jones Principal of Information Systems Frank LaQuinta and Better Weekdays Founder & CEO Chris Motley.
The crowd also heard from Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney and World Wide Technology Co-Founder & Chairman David Steward (via a pre-recorded video). FOX 2 News Anchor Margie Ellisor emceed the event.
The event highlighted projects and celebrated accomplishments from the past year. The theme was once again “St. Louis grown” and individuals were asked to use #STLGrown with their social media posts.
“There is so much happening in St. Louis right now,” one speaker pointed out. “Innovation is everywhere and it’s spurring a rebirth for our region. The positive stories are at every single table today.”