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Thursday, October 17 • 2:00pm - 6:30pm
Community Meetups & Activities

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2:15pm - Beer Tour - Leave ~2:15pm from the hotel. Meet at the 4th floor lobby. Walk to trolley stop at 4th & Locust and board the 2:26 trolley. Cost is $2 per adult for the entire day.We will take the trolley to washington ave & 13th Ave, then walk to Alpha Brewing. Once everyone is finished at Alpha Brewing, we will head to Schlafly's brewing. We will either walk to Schlafly's, or will take the trolley ~1/2 way and walk the rest. If we walk the entire time, it's a 10 min walk, and about 1/2 a mile. At around 4:30/4:45, we will leave Schlafly's, walk back to the nearest trolley stop at 15th & Washington and ride back to the hotel. Contact: Jeff Fruhwirth @sustainlifeblog

3:00pm - Tour the Arch
- 10/17 3pm , meet in the 4th floor foyer and walk to The Arch. You'll have an opportunity to go to the top of The Arch, if you desire.After walking to The Arch you can purchase your own $10 ticket to Journey to the Top. If you prefer to stay on the ground, you can do that too. Details on The Arch can be found here: http://www.gatewayarch.com/experience/the-gateway-arch/journey-to-the-top/ If the federal gov't is still shutdown, then this will be cancelled as The Arch is a National Park. Any FinCon attendee and their guests (for instance, if your spouse is traveling with you to St. Louis, but not attending the conference, they can come along too) No need to RSVP Contact: Carrie Rocha @pocketyourdollars

3:00pm - Multimedia Pow-Wow - 10/17, 3-5pm, 4th Floor Room: Mills 7 - Is there a blogger you want to interview but you don't have the equipment? Want to record a short video of yourself to put on your website? Are you curious about what it would take to launch a podcast or vlog? Join Steve Stewart (MoneyPlanSOS.com and YesYouCanPodcastToo.com) and Kraig Mathias (YoungCheapLiving.com) for a MultiMedia Pow-wow where we will have all the video and audio recording equipment set up and ready to create your multimedia content that you can take with you. We will also be working with you to get it uploaded to your site or give tips on editing so you don't look like a newbie. Anyone who wants to record a short video or interview for their site. We also want to help bloggers who are interested in starting a vlog or podcast but just aren't sure what to do. RSVP is recommended. We ask that you notify Steve @MoneyPlanSOS so we have enough time for everyone to record a video and learn what it takes to become a multimedia rock star. Contacts: Steve Stewart, @MoneyPlanSOS and Kraig Mathias, @YngCheapLiving.

5:00pm - Women's Finance Mixer - 
October 17th, 5 PM to 6:30 at 360 Rooftop Bar (One S. Broadway - Hilton). Get to know each other before the big weekend festivities begin. Networking and fun all in one! *Drinks and Food on your own.* Women in finance! Limit: 50 RSPV https://womenfincon13.eventbrite.com/ Andrea Travillian andrea@takeasmartstep.com

5:00pm Speed Networking - Thursday 10/17, Room Mills 6 on the 4th floor of the Hyatt. Don't know anyone else at the conference? Looking to meet people quickly? Don't worry, you can meet as many as 20 other people at our speed networking meetup. What is speed networking? A play on popular speed dating events, you will chat with other finance bloggers and professionals for 3 minutes about anything you'd like. Bring your business cards and elevator pitch! Who's invited? Anyone looking to meet new people! Limit: 40 per session No RSVP required. Contact: Eric Rosenberg, @DenverEric, eric@narrowbridge.net

5:30pm - Social Media Club of St. Louis (@SMCSTL) Happy Hour - To welcome you to the first day of the conference & introduce financial bloggers to local social media professionals! Thursday, October 17th 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Robust at the MX - Downtown Saint Louis 635 Washington Avenue. A short walk from the Hyatt and everything else. Free to Attend | RSVP Required Yummy light appetizers from Robust will be provided. Happy hour specials on cocktails and drinks - Cash bar. At the event, be sure to include these hashtags in your tweets! #FinCon13 and #SMCSTL Learn more about Social Media Club Saint Louis: SMCSTL.com Special thanks to our host @RobustWineBar Limit: 120 RSVP: https://fincon13socialmediaclub.eventbrite.com/ Contact: Vernon Ross @rosspr

6:00pm Speed Networking - Thursday 10/17, Room Mills 6 on the 4th floor of the Hyatt. Don't know anyone else at the conference? Looking to meet people quickly? Don't worry, you can meet as many as 20 other people at our speed networking meetup. What is speed networking? A play on popular speed dating events, you will chat with other finance bloggers and professionals for 3 minutes about anything you'd like. Bring your business cards and elevator pitch! Who's invited? Anyone looking to meet new people! Limit: 40 per session No RSVP required. Contact: Eric Rosenberg, @DenverEric, eric@narrowbridge.net

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Thursday October 17, 2013 2:00pm - 6:30pm
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