Tag: Kansas City

RELEASE: AutoAlert Teams With Conversica In Ongoing API Push

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AutoAlert, in keeping its promise of an open API to integrate all vendors in automotive, has announced a new partnership with the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered sales assistant, Conversica. This development brings together two former VinSolutions executives in Mike Dullea, former CEO of VinSolutions and current CEO of AutoAlert, and David Marod, former Sales Executive of VinSolutions, and current Automotive Industry General Manager at Conversica. The partnership connects two companies that are […]

RELEASE: KCS’ Brian Hancock to Address Two Conferences in February 2018

Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Brian D. Hancock, will address two conferences in February 2018. Interested investors not attending these conferences may listen to the presentations via a simultaneous webcast on KCS’ website at http://investors.kcsouthern.com. A link to the replay will be available following the event. Mr. Hancock will address the Citi 2018 Global Industrials Conference on February 21, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. eastern time and the Barclays […]

RELEASE: Missouri Airbnb Hosts Earned $28.8 Million, Welcomed 289,000 Guests in 2017

Airbnb, the world’s leading community driven hospitality company, announced today that its Missouri host community earned a combined $28.8 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 289,000 guest arrivals to the state in 2017. The 289,000 guest arrivals to Missouri via Airbnb represents 126% year-over-year growth. This comes as Missouri homeowners increasingly embrace the home sharing platform as an opportunity to earn supplemental income and make ends meet. There are now 6,300 Missouri hosts who […]

WalletHub ranks St. Louis high on list of neediest cities

The City of St. Louis is one of the neediest cities in the country according to a study conducted by WalletHub. The study showed that St. Louis ranked ninth in the country when compared to 182 U.S. cities across 25 key metrics to determine where Americans are most economically disadvantaged. The data set provided ranges from child poverty rate to food-shortage and uninsured rates. WalletHub Analyst, Jill Gonzalez, said cities who scored poorly could implement […]

RELEASE: Kansas City Bid for Amazon HQ2 Represents Largest Response Effort in Region’s History

Midwest metro submitted a comprehensive bid led by the Kansas City Area Development Council, supported by two states, 18 counties, 50+ communities and over 200 people KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Kansas City region’s proposal for Amazon HQ2 was delivered to the company’s Seattle, Wash., headquarters today.  Led by the Kansas City Area Development Council, the bid represents the largest regional response effort in the area’s economic development history based on the […]

Governor pitches Missouri to Amazon, touting hyperloop and the future

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Who wants Amazon’s second headquarters in their city? Basically everyone. Missourians and cities across the nation have utilized several different avenues in their attempt to draw the attention of Amazon, including Kansas City Mayor Sly James’ reviewing of Amazon products, Tucson’s sending of a 21-foot saguaro cactus, or Stonecrest, Ga.’s offer to build a city and name it after the company, but the latest pitch from Missouri is looking to “be […]

360 Vodka announces partnership with St. Louis Blues

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Missouri-based 360 Vodka is proud to announce its partnership with its home state NHL team, the St. Louis Blues. In a multi-year deal taking effect this season, 360 Vodka will be the preferred vodka of the team and of Scottrade Center, home of the Blues and host to numerous concerts, shows, and sporting events each year in the heart of downtown St. Louis. 360 Vodka is one of the […]

Missouri’s major cities expected to compete for Amazon headquarters project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Cities across the nation are all gearing up in an attempt to be chosen as the next site for a second Amazon headquarters, and Missouri’s major cities are looking to make strong bids in the competition. The e-commerce company announced on Thursday that it would be opening up requests for proposals for its $5 billion construction project, which is estimated to bring up to 50,000 jobs to whichever city is selected. […]

Governor Eric Greitens visited Kansas City and St. Louis to announce 856 new Missouri jobs

Jefferson City, Mo – Today, Governor Eric Greitens visited Kansas City and St. Louis to celebrate the growth of several companies, announcing their plans to create more than 800 jobs and invest a combined $53.3 million into their operations in Missouri. “Our mission is more jobs and higher pay and we are getting results,” said Gov. Eric Greitens. “856 new jobs is 856 lives changed. It’s 856 families’ lives changed. We are proud to be […]