Boston Networking Events – 09/29/14 through 10/03/14

October Networking Events - Pumpkin Photo ©KeithSpiroPhoto

Contrary to popular belief, you will not turn into a pumpkin if you network past midnight. That’s why in this edition of our networking event roundup, we’re bringing you to events all day, all week. Check out the latest in healthcare, the greatest in design and enough innovation to power an entire city. All that and more is in store for The Week Ahead!

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Monday, September 29th, 2014

Leveraging the Health Impact of Community Development
Who: Mel King Institute
What: Forum on community health
When: 9/29/14, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: 225 Franklin Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 (Bank of America)
Why: Learn about the findings from a new report examining how community development impacts personal health. Recommendations will be shared, plus hear from a panel of health practitioners and policy makers as they present new studies.

Boston Design Market 2014
Who: Boston Design Center
What: Two days of design immersion
When: 9/29/14, 9:00am – 10/3/14, 5:00pm
Where: One Design Center Place (Boston Design Center)
Why: Participate in everything from workshops and product demonstrations to keynote presentations and a designer trunk show at this two-day event. Explore a variety of individually owned showrooms and find out everything the Boston Design Center has to offer.


Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Is It Possible to Transform Healthcare (Leaders)?
Who: The Lean Enterprise Institute
What: Discussion on healthcare reform
When: 9/30/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 215 First Street, Suite 300, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Lean Enterprise Institute)
Why: Join presenter Alice Lee as she shares insight into combining lean thinking with the healthcare industry. Learn about new advancements taking place in healthcare leadership, and the challenges and opportunities these changes bring. Open Q+A session plus networking to follow.


Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Quincy Center for Innovation Celebration
Who: Quincy Center for Innovation
What: Open House celebration
When: 10/1/14, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: 180 Old Colony Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170 (Quincy Center for Innovation)
Why: Visit the Quincy Center for Innovation as they celebrate the first anniversary of the facility. Check out the Center’s newly expanded space, now totaling over 20,000 square feet. Find out more about the co-working opportunities that now takes place across two floors.


Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

7 Must-haves for Your Website
Who: The Toolbox
What: Presentation on web presence
When: 10/2/14, 8:00am – 9:30am
Where: 180 Old Colony Avenue, Quincy, MA 02170 (Quincy Center for Innovation)
Why: Hear from The Toolbox, Inc. team as they share ways to improve the effectiveness of your website and drive more business through your online presence. Topics covered will include branding, content management, search engine optimization, social media and more.

Small Business Expo 2014
Who: The Show Producers
What: Business to business networking event
When: 10/2/14, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 (Hynes Convention Center)
Why: Visit the exhibitor hall and network with business owners and professionals from around Greater Boston and beyond. Discover new products and services, plus drop in on a keynote presentation by small business expert Bill Walsh and a workshop specifically focused on small business success.

Elevar’s Reverse Pitch Day
Who: Elevar
What: Healthcare panel discussion and networking
When: 10/2/14, 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 101 Main Street, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Cambridge Innovation Center)
Why: Hear from C-level executives, investors, academics and policy makers as they share the needs that exist in the healthcare industry. Find out more about potential opportunities that exist for capable companies, plus learn how Elevar Labs proposes to help startups have a major impact.


Friday, October 3rd, 2014

2nd Annual Create to Innovate Hackathon
Who: Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care
What: Hackathon for cancer care
When: 10/3/14, 5:00pm – 10/4/14, 9:00pm
Where: 750 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (Boston Universtiy EPIC)
Why: Take 24 hours to prototype a new invention for cancer care. Join engineers, scientists, clinicians, students, hackers and more to tackle current issues being faced in cancer research and treatment. Guest speakers, networking, food and cash prizes are only a partial list of what you can look forward to at this overnight event.

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