Armory STL • 11.09.2023 @ 05:00 PM (CST)
Join us at neXus Gala: the epicenter of entrepreneurial excellence. Dive into a night where startups, visionaries, and changemakers intersect. Celebrate the future of St. Louis innovation with Arch Grants.
Arch Grants is the nexus that brings together the corporate, civic, and nonprofit sectors to create innovative economic development and inspire the next generation of employers, civic leaders, and disruptors.
Business to cocktail attire suggested.
Complimentary valet and secure self-park options available.
Please RSVP by Thursday, October 26.
ORDER OF EVENTS
5:00pm – VIP Reception/Cocktail Reception
6:30pm – Program & Dinner
Arch Grants’ Impact
Introduction of the 2023 Arch Grants Cohort
Presentation of the 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Jim Kavanaugh, CEO & Co-Founder of World Wide Technology
8:45-11:00pm – Afterparty, Games, & Live Music
3660 Market St
St. Louis, MO 63110
Recipient of the 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Jim Kavanaugh is the CEO and Co-Founder of World Wide Technology (WWT), the St. Louis-based market leader in technology solutions. Under his leadership, WWT has grown from a small startup into a global tech giant with over $15 billion in annual revenue, leaving an indelible mark on the tech landscape.
Kavanaugh’s commitment to innovation and community integration has positioned St. Louis as an emerging tech hub. His philanthropic endeavors, including contributions to educational and healthcare institutions, further underscore his dedication to holistic community development.
Arch Grants is thrilled to honor Jim Kavanaugh with the 2023 Entrepreneur Award. His unparalleled success story, merged with a deep-rooted commitment to St. Louis, embodies the spirit of entrepreneurial excellence. Kavanaugh’s journey serves as an inspiration for Arch Grants Founders and the wider St. Louis community, exemplifying the transformative power of visionary leadership and community engagement.
Honorary Gala Host CommitteE
Jason R. Hall
Steven J. Landry
Dennis & Ellen Riggs
Jared Miller & Samantha Rudolph
Andrew & Pam Schlichter
Jean Fidone Schroer & Roy Schroer
Ronak & Meredith Sheth
Jim Kemp & Michael Slawin
Sheila Greenbaum & Gary M. Wasserman
Richard & Janet Wile
Mark S. Wrighton