Startup Advocacy 101

September 19, 2023
4:00 pm

Starting a business is hard. Learn to advocate for making it easier.

Many of the pain points, frustrations, and barriers that come with starting and running a business can be mitigated by changes in public policy. Whether it’s making capital more abundant, regulatory and tax burdens lower, or increasing support for things like childcare, public policy can make a difference—but only if entrepreneurs show up and speak up.

This free 1-hour virtual training for entrepreneurs and startup supporters will equip participants with a framework for understanding advocacy and new skills to affect change.

Hosted by NEXT Missouri (, a statewide advocacy coalition supporting new businesses. Advocacy instruction by Rise Policy (

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How it works

Step 1

Register for STL Startup Week 2023

Step 2

Check your email for a personal event passcode*

Step 3

Sign in to Eventify with your passcode to RSVP for specific sessions
*You'll use this passcode every time you log in to Eventify's portal.