UPDATE: Craigslist founder to speak at Business Showcase in Columbia

Thursday, March 18, 2010 | 3:48 p.m. CDT; updated 4:47 p.m. CDT, Thursday, March 18, 2010

COLUMBIA — Craigslist founder Craig Newmark will speak at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase on April 6 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center. The showcase is presented by William Woods University and sponsored by Tiger Institute. Craigslist is a Web site that acts as an open forum for those looking to buy and sell goods, post job listings and share information.

Registration is available online for $34.99, and Club Seating is available for $99.99.

Showcase events include:

  • Quarterly Membership Breakfast at 7:15 a.m.
  • Craig Newmark in a fireside chat and signing autographs
  • Red Cross Blood Drive; appointments may be scheduled online. Use sponsor code ColumbiaCoC
  • Annual mixer to end the event
  • Women’s Network will announce the finalists for the 2010 ATHENA and ATHENA Young Professional Awards
  • Small Business Committee will announce the Small Business Awards finalists


Like what you see here? Become a member.

Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.