Executive orientation to the st. louis region
"Without hesitation, I recommend Experience St. Louis to other partners here at Edward Jones as they come aboard. Executives walk away from the program better informed, better connected, and more excited about the community. I believe that the participating companies and the entire region benefit from what Experience St. Louis offers."
- James Weddle, Managing Partner, Edward Jones
About the program
Since 1984, FOCUS St. Louis® has offered this regional orientation program for executives and their spouses or
partners who are new to the community, as well as others recently promoted
to senior-level positions that would benefit from a greater knowledge of the
Structure of the program
Participants are given rare insight into the community during five
fact-filled sessions. The program consists
of four evening sessions held at cultural, historical and other significant
sites around the region. Featured speakers are outstanding leaders in their fields who
influence decisions made in the community.
- History, Power and Politics
- St. Louis Regional Economy
- Major Issues Facing the Region
- Dining, Culture and Recreation
- St. Louis Sites and Sounds
St. Louis is offered every fall on four weekdays,
and a Saturday morning. The evening sessions begin at 5:30 p.m. with a
networking hour, followed by a presentation and dinner. Participants also learn
about St. Louis on a fun, informal half-day tour. The tour starts at 8:30 a.m.
and ends by 1:00 p.m. on a Saturday.
Tuesday, November 1
Tuesday, November 8
Tuesday, November 15
Saturday, November 19 (8 am-12 pm tour)
Tuesday, November 22
for Experience St. Louis are $800/executive or $1400/couple. Fees include an annual FOCUS
St. Louis membership.
How to apply
Fill out the registration form and choose your payment option. One of our staff will follow up with you within a few days.
For more information
View program brochure
Nikki Whetsell, Program Coordinator
Email | Tel: (314) 657-4022