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Deadline Friday for Look North Meetiing Registration

October 2020


Missouri Department of Economic Development Director Rob Dixon will be the featured speaker for the Oct. 22 Look North – Annual Meetiing.
The Clay County Economic Development Council Look North – Annual Meeting will be held Oct. 22 at 4:30 p.m. at the beautiful outdoor venue, Linden Square in Gladstone. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, the event will be held inside the nearby Gladstone Community Center.

Sponsored by Ford, the meeting will feature guest speaker Rob Dixon, Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Other highlights will include presentation of the Look North award to John Miller, Sr., founder of iWerx entrepreneurial development centers in both North Kansas City and Gladstone. John’s story includes the founding of Stor-Safe Warehouses in 1973 followed by job creation ever since.  John and his wife of 54 years, Henrietta, have two adult children and three grandsons. 

The winner of the 587 Project study will be announced and EDC members will vote on the Board of Directors.

Reservations are $25 each and will include individual charcuterie boards provided by Stone Canyon Pizza. A cash bar will be available. Deadline for registration is Friday, Oct. 16. To register, download this flyer.


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