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Beyond Apparel | Owner Allison Biver  It is a rarity to find clothing that is both fashionable and good for the planet. Beyond Apparel is the solution to this problem! At Beyond ...
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Beyond Apparel | Owner Allison Biver It is a rarity to find clothing that is both fashionable and good for the planet. Beyond Apparel is the solution to this problem! At Beyond ...

Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 -- Support our local entrepreneurs as they launch their businesses to the community this SUNDAY, MAY 2ND from NOON - 3:00PM at The Ink House in ...
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Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 -- Support our local entrepreneurs as they launch their businesses to the community this SUNDAY, MAY 2ND from NOON - 3:00PM at The Ink House in ...

Unboxing Edwardsville | Owner Peyton Ashauer —— Are you on the lookout for your new favorite local products??! Now you can discover some of the amazing things that Ed-Glen’s businesses ...
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Unboxing Edwardsville | Owner Peyton Ashauer —— Are you on the lookout for your new favorite local products??! Now you can discover some of the amazing things that Ed-Glen’s businesses ...

High Gear Fitness and Training | Matthew Gierer, Owner -- Are you looking to get in shape without the stress of going to the gym or paying for personal training? If so, then High Gear ...
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High Gear Fitness and Training | Matthew Gierer, Owner -- Are you looking to get in shape without the stress of going to the gym or paying for personal training? If so, then High Gear ...

Mimi’s/ Owner Natalie Raymer  Mimi’s provides new and repurposed Earrings. A new pair of earrings is a great gift for Mother’s Day! Stop by the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 to ...
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Mimi’s/ Owner Natalie Raymer Mimi’s provides new and repurposed Earrings. A new pair of earrings is a great gift for Mother’s Day! Stop by the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 to ...

Cindernan Co: Custom Mouse Ear Shop / Owner Anna McKee - - Are you tired of seeing the same old mouse ears at the Disney parks? Do you want some extra magic for your next Disney park ...
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Cindernan Co: Custom Mouse Ear Shop / Owner Anna McKee - - Are you tired of seeing the same old mouse ears at the Disney parks? Do you want some extra magic for your next Disney park ...

Re-Jarred | Maddy Jones   Re-Jarred is a business that gives a repurposed aspect to jars from Source Juicery that are taking up space in your cabinet. Featured at the Edwardsville CEO ...
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Re-Jarred | Maddy Jones Re-Jarred is a business that gives a repurposed aspect to jars from Source Juicery that are taking up space in your cabinet. Featured at the Edwardsville CEO ...

Music is always more fun when you PLAY IN A BAND! So forget the boring piano lessons and come ROCK OUT AT Jam Session 101! You and your friend BOTH GET $10 OFF when you recommend them ...
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Music is always more fun when you PLAY IN A BAND! So forget the boring piano lessons and come ROCK OUT AT Jam Session 101! You and your friend BOTH GET $10 OFF when you recommend them ...

Student Connect | Owner Kiley Fisher -- Do you have a long to-do list but you don’t want to waste your time with those pesky tasks? Let local high school students do it for you with ...
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Student Connect | Owner Kiley Fisher -- Do you have a long to-do list but you don’t want to waste your time with those pesky tasks? Let local high school students do it for you with ...

It is so difficult to find unique gifts for your loved ones. Don’t settle for a generic gift card!  -- Come visit Spin-22 at the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 on May 2nd to see ...
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It is so difficult to find unique gifts for your loved ones. Don’t settle for a generic gift card! -- Come visit Spin-22 at the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 on May 2nd to see ...

Moore Designs | Owner Hayden Moore -- Are you tired of boring masks not letting you show your personality during these unprecedented times? Let Moore Designs make you a custom mask ...
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Moore Designs | Owner Hayden Moore -- Are you tired of boring masks not letting you show your personality during these unprecedented times? Let Moore Designs make you a custom mask ...

Kathleen’s Kreations-----Owner Emily K Williams  Kathleen’s Kreations brings a loveable memory to display in your home, through personalized throw pillows. Kathleen’s Kreations will be ...
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Kathleen’s Kreations-----Owner Emily K Williams Kathleen’s Kreations brings a loveable memory to display in your home, through personalized throw pillows. Kathleen’s Kreations will be ...

Emily Cecil | The Mystery Box  Are you looking for a unique birthday gift? An educational activity for your kid? Maybe a fun way to fill an afternoon? Then The Mystery Box is perfect ...
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Emily Cecil | The Mystery Box Are you looking for a unique birthday gift? An educational activity for your kid? Maybe a fun way to fill an afternoon? Then The Mystery Box is perfect ...

Are you tired of the burden of car care? Do you want your vehicle to be as clean as it was when you drove it off the lot?  -- With Vision Auto Lab we have your car looking showroom ...
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Are you tired of the burden of car care? Do you want your vehicle to be as clean as it was when you drove it off the lot? -- With Vision Auto Lab we have your car looking showroom ...

Designs By Chlo | Owner Chloe Albrecht  -- Mother’s Day is coming around the corner! Do you need a perfect gift to celebrate your mom? On May 2nd, these solar powered mason jars and ...
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Designs By Chlo | Owner Chloe Albrecht -- Mother’s Day is coming around the corner! Do you need a perfect gift to celebrate your mom? On May 2nd, these solar powered mason jars and ...

Have a small business? Don’t miss your shot to get an all expense VIDEO MARKETING PACKAGE from LarkInfo Video Solutions. Visit the LarkInfo booth at the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show ...
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Have a small business? Don’t miss your shot to get an all expense VIDEO MARKETING PACKAGE from LarkInfo Video Solutions. Visit the LarkInfo booth at the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show ...

Business visit | MasterCars Co Inc -- “All the while, life events were leading me to where I am today, and I had no idea.”  -- Edwardsville CEO had the pleasure of meeting with ...
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Business visit | MasterCars Co Inc -- “All the while, life events were leading me to where I am today, and I had no idea.” -- Edwardsville CEO had the pleasure of meeting with ...

Rosé Rage | Owner Ava Daugherty --- Ready to help the planet while looking super chic? Rosé Rage will be selling second hand clothing as well as customizable bracelets. 10% of all ...
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Rosé Rage | Owner Ava Daugherty --- Ready to help the planet while looking super chic? Rosé Rage will be selling second hand clothing as well as customizable bracelets. 10% of all ...

Nature Stitch Clothing Co. | Owner Anne Kienle  -- Fast fashion has to go, but sustainable clothing is hard to find and expensive. Nature Stitch Clothing offers casual women’s clothing ...
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Nature Stitch Clothing Co. | Owner Anne Kienle -- Fast fashion has to go, but sustainable clothing is hard to find and expensive. Nature Stitch Clothing offers casual women’s clothing ...

Wonderfully Wanderlust Candles | Alayna Hatcher   Need the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Come to the CEO Trade Show on May 2nd to pick up the best candles for your mom!  The trade show is ...
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Wonderfully Wanderlust Candles | Alayna Hatcher Need the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Come to the CEO Trade Show on May 2nd to pick up the best candles for your mom! The trade show is ...

Feed Fifty Apparel | Owner Alannah Nelson   Did you know that one in six people struggle with hunger? Feed Fifty Apparel helps combat that by offering stylish branded apparel. For ...
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Feed Fifty Apparel | Owner Alannah Nelson Did you know that one in six people struggle with hunger? Feed Fifty Apparel helps combat that by offering stylish branded apparel. For ...

Business visit | Barbers On South Main -- Hard work, passion and commitment radiated from Dylan Palmer and Blake Flener, barbers at Barbers On South Main. Blake took over the local ...
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Business visit | Barbers On South Main -- Hard work, passion and commitment radiated from Dylan Palmer and Blake Flener, barbers at Barbers On South Main. Blake took over the local ...

April Mentor Meeting -- Our CEO students had a chance to talk TRADE SHOW at their last official mentor meeting of the year! Students and mentors discussed booth details and set up for ...
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April Mentor Meeting -- Our CEO students had a chance to talk TRADE SHOW at their last official mentor meeting of the year! Students and mentors discussed booth details and set up for ...

Above the fold!  -- We are incredibly proud of ALL of our Edwardsville CEO students for not only completing their local pitch competition, but for entering their pitch videos into the ...
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Above the fold! -- We are incredibly proud of ALL of our Edwardsville CEO students for not only completing their local pitch competition, but for entering their pitch videos into the ...

Edwardsville CEO Fish Tank 2021 | Sponsored by SIUE School of Business & Small Business Development Center for the Metro East -- Over the last two days, each of our 19 students ...
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Edwardsville CEO Fish Tank 2021 | Sponsored by SIUE School of Business & Small Business Development Center for the Metro East -- Over the last two days, each of our 19 students ...

1ST PLACE WINNER! | CEO NATIONAL PITCH COMPETITION -- We are THRILLED to share that LUKE DEAKOS won FIRST PLACE in the CEO National Pitch Competition this morning for his business, Jam ...
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1ST PLACE WINNER! | CEO NATIONAL PITCH COMPETITION -- We are THRILLED to share that LUKE DEAKOS won FIRST PLACE in the CEO National Pitch Competition this morning for his business, Jam ...

Practice makes perfect! — CEO had a dress rehearsal for our long awaited Fish Tank competition! As if we weren’t already excited, students will also be tuning in LIVE for the ...
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Practice makes perfect! — CEO had a dress rehearsal for our long awaited Fish Tank competition! As if we weren’t already excited, students will also be tuning in LIVE for the ...

Guest Speaker | Dave Toby | SVP of FCB Banks -- “If you judge a book by its cover, you might miss out on an amazing story.”  -- Edwardsville CEO had the pleasure of hearing from one of ...
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Guest Speaker | Dave Toby | SVP of FCB Banks -- “If you judge a book by its cover, you might miss out on an amazing story.” -- Edwardsville CEO had the pleasure of hearing from one of ...

Guest Speaker: Ryan Frank | Area Mechanical Engineer | Phillips 66 Gas -- Engineer Ryan Frank joined CEO this morning to intertwine science with business as he shared information about ...
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Guest Speaker: Ryan Frank | Area Mechanical Engineer | Phillips 66 Gas -- Engineer Ryan Frank joined CEO this morning to intertwine science with business as he shared information about ...

Villhard Speaking Series | Pitch Feedback! -- After viewing all students' 3-minute pitches, Doug brought something incredibly valuable to class on the last day of his speaking ...
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Villhard Speaking Series | Pitch Feedback! -- After viewing all students' 3-minute pitches, Doug brought something incredibly valuable to class on the last day of his speaking ...

Business Visit | Liberty Apple Orchard  -- Growing an Orchard as an “EnCOREpreneur” -- Owners, Stephen and Lugene Miller, set out to create a local orchard that provided “simple joy” ...
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Business Visit | Liberty Apple Orchard -- Growing an Orchard as an “EnCOREpreneur” -- Owners, Stephen and Lugene Miller, set out to create a local orchard that provided “simple joy” ...

3-minute pitch practice! — Over the weekend, students recorded the 3-minute pitch for their individual businesses, as directed by Doug Villhard in his 3/15 speaking series. Each ...
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3-minute pitch practice! — Over the weekend, students recorded the 3-minute pitch for their individual businesses, as directed by Doug Villhard in his 3/15 speaking series. Each ...

Final STL Business Visit | Topgolf -- CEO entrepreneurs had the special treat of ending our round of STL business visits at TOPGOLF in Chesterfield, MO. We were welcomed by Dawn Allen ...
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Final STL Business Visit | Topgolf -- CEO entrepreneurs had the special treat of ending our round of STL business visits at TOPGOLF in Chesterfield, MO. We were welcomed by Dawn Allen ...

3rd STL Business Visit: OnderLaw, LLC  — CEO was able to visit the home base of one of our previous guest speakers, OnderLaw Founder and Attorney, Jim Onder!  After a tour of their ...
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3rd STL Business Visit: OnderLaw, LLC — CEO was able to visit the home base of one of our previous guest speakers, OnderLaw Founder and Attorney, Jim Onder! After a tour of their ...

2nd STL stop: Gateway Arch  Edwardsville CEO had the unique opportunity to get a behind the scenes peek at the Gateway Arch! ATS Supervisor, Kirk Lofland, gave us an overview  of what ...
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2nd STL stop: Gateway Arch Edwardsville CEO had the unique opportunity to get a behind the scenes peek at the Gateway Arch! ATS Supervisor, Kirk Lofland, gave us an overview of what ...

Business Visit | T-REX — What is TRex? — T-REX is a non-profit innovation and entrepreneur development center dedicated to strengthening the economic vitality of St. Louis, one startup ...
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Business Visit | T-REX — What is TRex? — T-REX is a non-profit innovation and entrepreneur development center dedicated to strengthening the economic vitality of St. Louis, one startup ...

Edwardsville CEO tours STL! — Stay turned to follow our young entrepreneurs as they have the amazing opportunity to tour 4 incredible businesses in the St. Louis area! —  Here we go!!
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Edwardsville CEO tours STL! — Stay turned to follow our young entrepreneurs as they have the amazing opportunity to tour 4 incredible businesses in the St. Louis area! — Here we go!!

Business Visit | E'ville Fitness | #repitlocal -- E'ville Fitness is so much more than just a gym…owners Carie and Eric Terry have created a business that is committed to staying ...
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Business Visit | E'ville Fitness | #repitlocal -- E'ville Fitness is so much more than just a gym…owners Carie and Eric Terry have created a business that is committed to staying ...

Guest Speaker | Todd Stonewater | Financial Advisor | Edward Jones -- Joining CEO this morning via Zoom was Todd Stonewater, financial advisor at Edward Jones. Todd started college on ...
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Guest Speaker | Todd Stonewater | Financial Advisor | Edward Jones -- Joining CEO this morning via Zoom was Todd Stonewater, financial advisor at Edward Jones. Todd started college on ...

Sign up form to attend the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 is now open! Follow event details and check out exciting info below!
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Sign up form to attend the Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 is now open! Follow event details and check out exciting info below!

Edwardsville CEO students set to shine as entrepreneurs! -- A big thank you to The Edwardsville Intelligencer for spotlighting our students, program and upcoming ...
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Edwardsville CEO students set to shine as entrepreneurs! -- A big thank you to The Edwardsville Intelligencer for spotlighting our students, program and upcoming ...

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! -- The annual Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 is set to take place on Sunday, May 2nd from noon - 3:00pm at The Ink House! -- This event will be free and OPEN ...
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS! -- The annual Edwardsville CEO | Trade Show 2021 is set to take place on Sunday, May 2nd from noon - 3:00pm at The Ink House! -- This event will be free and OPEN ...

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