Starling Conference 2024

Join us for Starling's first annual Conference!

This professional development opportunity is designed for executive and management-level leaders from community providers who are eager to connect with others to learn new concepts, share ideas, and work together to strengthen services for Missourians with disabilities!

Registration Coming Soon


Call for Presenters

Starling is looking for presenters to feature at our first annual Starling Conference – Navigating the Future Through Leadership. The conference will take place at the St. Charles Convention Center & Embassy Suites in St. Charles, Missouri on November 19th and 20th, 2024.

If you have a dynamic presentation to share with emerging leaders we want to hear from you! Topics may include how to lead through challenging times, proven techniques to enhance services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and innovations in supports and services. 

Conference breakout sessions will be offered within three tracks, including: Program Innovation, Workforce Development, and Technology. Proposals must be sent by June 15, 2024, to be considered.

Click here to submit a presentation proposal


Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

For more than 50 years, Starling has represented community providers supporting Missourians with developmental disabilities. With the first annual Starling Conference, we get to extend our resources and connections more widely than ever before!

We expect 300 attendees from every corner of the state, specifically organization directors, program managers, and other professionals who are eager to connect with others to learn new concepts, share ideas, and work together to strengthen services for Missourians with disabilities! The Starling team is hard at work on the upcoming event and looks forward to highlighting your business to our network of community providers.

Check out our Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities packet and return the attached application to [email protected]