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November 21, 2014, 7:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center, Columbia


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REDI Downtown Incubator

REDI's Downtown Incubator, next door to REDI’s headquarters, serves as an affordable, 24-hour office space for entrepreneurship in Columbia, providing resources and space for local entrepreneurs.


Columbia #1 "Best-Performing Cities"

Columbia ranks #1 with strong performances across the board. Growth in high-tech GDP and the number of high-tech industries drove its top ranking.

Featured Investor

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Little Dixie Contruction

Little Dixie Construction (LDC) serves as a general contractor for commercial and industrial clients. Widely known for manufacturing, warehousing, and office buildings, LDC also has extensive experience and proven expertise in specialty work, such as apartment-style buildings, long-term care facilities, and resort projects. Based in Columbia, Missouri-in the heart of the area known as Little Dixie- projects have spread throughout mid-Missouri and into the Kansas City area. Established in 1964, LDC has worked steadily to build skills, capabilities and a high quality finished product. Projects have grown from buildings of 5,000 square feet to 200,000 square feet. The value of these projects has grown from $250,000 to $13 million. The annual sales figure of LDC has also grown from $1 million to $20 million.

REDI Leader

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3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, our innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. We have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment. We even helped put a man on the moon. Every day at 3M, one idea always leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world.

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From the Blog


Following discussion at the October 8 REDI board meeting, REDI Board Chair Todd Culley sent a letter regarding the issue to Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid.