goBRANDgo! expands in St. Louis, establishing the nation’s first co-learning space for the manufacturing supply chain

March 10, 2020

ST. LOUIS — goBRANDgo!, a marketing company headquartered in St. Louis, announced they will embark on a $2 million expansion to create a not-for-profit facility, Conflux Co-Learning. The building will be the site for the nation’s first co-learning space for the manufacturing supply chain. This expansion project will bring 28 new jobs to the area.

“Manufacturers are going to see more change in the next 5 years than they’ve seen in the last 50,” goBRANDgo! CEO Derek Weber said, “The only companies surviving this tidal wave of change will be the ones who innovate their business model and go-to-market strategy. Conflux Co-Learning will curate the content and connections helping make these difficult transitions more successful, keeping these vital businesses and plants thriving in St Louis and communities across the country.” 

Conflux Co-Learning will be located in the former Carondelet School building—a 25,000 sq. ft. facility that was originally built in 1871 to serve 400+ children of local laborers and manufacturers. Continuing the location’s tradition of education, Conflux Co-Learning creates the environment that manufacturers and distribution leaders need to learn and grow from each other. goBRANDgo! is undergoing this expansion to help make St. Louis the hub of business innovation for manufacturing companies.

“It’s always great to see Missouri grown businesses expanding,” Governor Mike Parson said. “goBRANDgo! is an exciting, innovative business that is dedicated to helping other businesses and the community be the best they can be. We look forward to seeing this company continue to grow and fulfill its mission.”

“goBRANDgo! is a great fit for St. Louis because it embodies the energy of the region,” CEO & President of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership Rodney Crim said. “With our pro-business climate and culture of innovation and achievement, St. Louis is a prime location for businesses to grow.”

goBRANDgo! is a Missouri-made business that works with manufacturing and industrial companies to foster growth through effective marketing and continued partnership. The services they provide include marketing strategy, website development, branding, and brand messaging. They focus on “empowergizing” others by providing a simple, easy experience for their clients while delivering bold, unique marketing solutions. 

“St. Louis is experiencing a lot of business growth, and I am excited to see that momentum with goBRANDgo!,” St. Louis Alderwoman Sarah Wood Martin said. “Bringing more opportunities to far South St. Louis ultimately raises the quality of life for St. Louis residents, and that’s always a good thing.”

About goBRANDgo!: goBRANDgo! is a strategic marketing company that works with $25–$250 million privately-held companies in the manufacturing supply chain whose owners are looking to make a successful leadership transition. Through smart marketing strategy, empowergized leadership, and tactical execution, goBRANDgo! guides its partners through their next phases of growth and toward their ideal outcomes.