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.


Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

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.

Hawthorn August Board Meeting
Sponsored by the City of St. Charles Economic Development

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

Board meeting starts at 9:30, immediately followed by networking at 11:30 and lunch at noon.

Book a room at Drury Plaza Hotel here. Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to your group number 2385542. Please make your reservations by Friday, August 2 to receive the group rate.

Hawthorn November 2019 Board Meeting
Sponsored by Veterans United Home Loans

Columbia, Missouri Country Club of Missouri
1300 Woodrail Ave.
November 13, 2019

Board meeting starts at 9:30, immediately followed by networking at 11:30 and lunch at noon.

Hawthorn Spring Board Meeting & Kit Bond Citizen Leadership Award presentation dinner

Kansas City, Missouri
April, 2020

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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