Upcoming Events

Hawthorn members meet quarterly to discuss strategic initiatives, network with business leaders from across the state, and hear from the sitting Governor about his economic priorities for Missouri. Meetings are held in various cities in Missouri, rotating geographically.

In addition, members receive first notice of upcoming trade missions, as well as invitation-only events hosted by regional leaders.

NOTE: The 61st Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is being presented by The Hawthorn Foundation. To register or sponsor this important event, please visit this page. Should you have any questions, please contact events@hawthornfoundation.org.


Hawthorn Quarterly Meetings

All Hawthorn Foundation board and committee meetings are open to the public. Meeting notices are posted at the Department of Economic Development, Office of the Director, Truman Building, 6th Floor, Jefferson City, Missouri and on this website. To attend in person or by conference call, please contact Kathy Wunderlich 636-579-9000 or Steve Oslica 314-343-6031 for further information.

Please contact Steve Oslica if you are interested in sponsoring a board meeting lunch.

Board meetings begin at 9:30AM (except as noted)
All lunches begin at 11:30AM for Networking/12:00PM Lunch

Hawthorn August Board Meeting

St. Charles, Missouri / St. Charles Convention Center
August 21, 2019

Hawthorn November 2019 Board Meeting (TBD)

Hawthorn Spring Board Meeting (April, 2020) and Kit Bond Citizen Leadership Award presentation dinner / Kansas City, Missouri

Register to attend the August meeting:

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Executive Committee Meeting Schedule

Dial-in Number: (515) 739-1015
Access Code: 779-161-765

Friday Feb 1: Hawthorn Exec. Comm. Conference Call
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Friday March 8: Hawthorn Executive Committee Meeting
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Wednesday April 10: Hawthorn Board Meeting
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Bass Pro Shops / Springfield, MO

Friday May 10: Hawthorn Exec. Comm. Conference Call
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Friday June 7: Hawthorn Board Meeting
1:30 PM
Old Kinderhook / Lake of the Ozarks

Friday July 12: Hawthorn Exec. Comm. Conference Call
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Wednesday August 21: Hawthorn Board Meeting
9:30 - 11:00 AM
St. Charles Convention Center

Friday September 27: Hawthorn Exec. Comm. Conference Call
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Friday Nov. 15: Hawthorn Annual Board Meeting
9:30 AM
Kansas City / Location TBD