Gateway Connections

Next FREE Session:

Friday, October 16th, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.:

UMSL @ Grand Center – St. Louis Public Radio

3651 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108

Registration required. Business attire is appropriate. Bring your business cards.

Gateway Connections is a program of the St. Louis Regional Chamber.

Gateway Connections

A welcoming orientation to the St. Louis region for people of color. ALL are welcome.

Gateway Connections is a welcoming orientation to the St. Louis region as a place to live, work and invest.

Gateway Connections introduces the St. Louis region to newly arriving professionals and those returning to the region. Spouses or guests are encouraged to participate. A FREE afternoon session begins a smooth transition to living in St. Louis.

  • Meet key business and community leaders.
  • Learn about the area’s history, economics, structures, cultural affairs and leisure amenities.
  • Consider involvement with community activities and civic groups.
  • Get acquainted with professionals who have relocated to the area.


  • Light refreshments and networking session
  • Opening remarks from key leaders in the St. Louis region

Informational sessions about St. Louis begin:

  • Economic Development
  • History, politics, demographics and current issues
  • Cultural and Entertainment Scene
  • Community Activities and Civic Groups

Gateway Connections Registration