State of St. Louis Report

November 15, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Vue 17 - 17th Floor in University Tower Building (across from the Galleria)
1034 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63117

Join ALA Gateway, LMA, and Business Partners for a State of St. Louis Report. The Power of Tourism: An overview of the current state of St. Louis’ economic engine, including the competitive position of the America’s Center Convention Center Complex.  

Vue 17 is located on the 17th floor of the University Tower Building across from the Galleria in Brentwood, Missouri. Parking is complimentary on the surface lot or in the garage.

Complimentary for ALA Members and $25 for Law Firm Guests.

CLMR App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/Business Management (LI) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.
CLMR Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/Business Management (LI).

Kitty Ratcliffe
President, Explore St. Louis

Kathleen Ratcliffe is the president of Explore St. Louis, responsible for the sales and marketing of St. Louis as a destination for visitors and the operations of both the Convention Center and the Dome at America's Center. In 2006, she returned to the St. Louis CVC where she was a convention sales executive from 1985-1989.

Kitty has served in Board leadership positions for a number of industry organizations and is a past international Chairwoman of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and a recipient of their International Supplier of the Year Award, and most recently served as Co-Chair for the 2016 Convening Leaders Content Committee for the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). She has received numerous awards and recognition throughout her career, including recognition by the Destination Marketing Association International for Leadership in Environmentally Responsible Tourism, and being named as one of the Most Influential Businesswomen in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal, as a Leader of Distinction by the YWCA of Metro St. Louis, a Regional Leadership Award from the St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation and an Athena Award from the Hellenic Spirit Foundation. She serves on various local boards including the St. Louis Science Center Board of Commissioners; Grand Center, Inc. Board; the St. Louis Mosaic Project, Downtown STL Inc. CID Board, St. Louis Regional Chamber Board and the St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation Board.

Dedicated to growing and strengthening the economy of the St. Louis region through tourism development, she believe that St. Louis is a community on the rise.

Future Meetings

Make a Difference in ALA: Connecting through Volunteerism and Installation of New Board

March 21, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
555 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101
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Find out what's new with ALA International with April Campbell.

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Bunny Hop/Bar Hop 2018

March 23, 2018
1:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C. - 8th Floor
600 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101

Gear up for the Annual ALA Gateway Annual Bunny Hop. Mark your calendars to volunteer at this fun and worthwhile event. Also, any donations are welcomed!

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Legal Technology Trends

April 18, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

16 West - 16th Floor
1034 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63117

Join ALA Members, along with ILTA members, to stay up to speed on Legal Technology Trends.

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ALA Social Connection: Parkers Table

April 19, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Parkers Table
7118 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63117
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Join ALA Gateway, Acropolis Technology and Ronnoco Coffee Co. for a social experience tasting scrumptious food, wine, beer and spirits.

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Let's Start - Community Connection

April 27, 2018
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Alaris Litigation
614 North 11th Street
St. Loui, MO 63101
Venue Website

Volunteer Opportunity: Get involved by helping ALA Gateway and Alaris Litigation pack lunches for children to eat while they visit their incarcerated female relatives!

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2018 Pride Parade

June 24, 2018
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Downtown St. Louis - Market Street
800 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63101

Don't Stress Alone! Join ALA as we STRESS DIVERSITY at the 2018 Pride Parade! This is open to all within the legal community. Register now and walk with us!

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ALA Gateway Annual EXPO

August 02, 2018
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Four Seasons St. Louis
999 North 2nd Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
Venue Website

Save the Date - Details coming soon!

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