Amazing networking events are still in bloom throughout Greater Boston! This week, we’re exploring new ways to grow your business, new economic growth in the state and exciting new endeavors from well known organizations and fresh new startups alike. All that and more is in store for The Week Ahead!
Monday, November 10th, 2014
UX Happy Hour VI+
Who: UX Happy Hour Meetup
What: Networking for the tech community
When: 11/10/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 4 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Meadhall)
Why: Meet members of Boston’s User Experience community and discuss all things UX related. Network with developers, programmers, and anyone else with an interest in User Experience over snacks and drinks.
Inbound Marketing Bootcamp
Who: Code Midas
What: Inbound Marketing training
When: 11/10/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 50 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109 (Impact Hub Boston)
Why: Participate in a free six day bootcamp covering all aspects of Inbound Marketing. Learn the fundamentals necessary to successfully grow your business with inbound marketing campaigns and techniques.
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
EdTech as an Emerging Economic Cluster
Who: Boston CHI
What: Discussion on EdTech
When: 11/11/14, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: 100 Talcott Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472 (Scholastic Inc.)
Why: Hear from Eileen Rudden, Co-founder of LearnLaunch, and Thomas Ketchell, CEO of Hstry, as they discuss EdTech’s growth in the state of Massachusetts. Network over pizza and drinks, and find out more about BostonCHI and the work they’re doing in Boston.
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
Lessons Learned: Dr. Anique Olivier-Mason
Who: Fisher College
What: Presentation from Dr. Anique Olivier-Mason
When: 11/12/14, 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Where: 116 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Fisher College Alumni Hall)
Why: Hear from Dr. Olivier-Mason as she discusses her experience through various levels of academia, research, teaching and practical application. Gain insight into how she has successfully turned science into an exciting endeavor for students throughout the northeast.
Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator Event
Who: Health 2.0 Boston, Techstars
What: Informational meet and greet
When: 11/12/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Nuvu Studios)
Why: Meet the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator team and find out more about applying for the next accelerator program. Network with Techstars and other organizations with a focus on mobile health.
Edtech Pitch Night
Who: LearnLaunch Institute
What: Pitch and demo session
When: 11/12/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 1 Memorial Drive, Suite 100, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft NERD Center)
Why: Join LearnLaunch and YEP-Boston for this evening exploration of cutting edge companies in EdTech. Watch pitches from six early stage startups and help in selecting the night’s winner. Plus networking with the EdTech community, LearnLaunch Institute and participating startups.
Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Get What You Want at Work
Who: OpenView Venture Partners
What: Panel discussion on asserting yourself in the workplace
When: 11/13/14, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 303 Congress Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02210 (OpenView Venture Partners)
Why: Hear from a panel of experts ranging from investors to executives and beyond as they share their experiences in personal growth in the workplace. Learn best practices for becoming a valued part of any organization, plus network over drinks and appetizers.
Hot Seat Mentoring
Who: Accelerate: Wentworth Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center
What: Student presentations and demos
When: 11/13/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 550 Huntington Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02115 (Wentworth)
Why: Meet the teams participating in Wentworth’s Accelerate 2014 Fall program as they share early stage ideas for the first time. Participate as a mentor and offer your own experience to the next generation of entrepreneurs and makers during this open to the public event.
Sales: Going Retail
Who: Startups Building Consumer Goods
What: Panel discussion on retail sales
When: 11/13/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111 (WeWork South Station)
Why: Hear from founders of three companies focused on consumer sales as they share insight into retail sales. Understand retail specific challenges consumer companies face, as well as top strategies for success.
Friday, November 14th, 2014
UE4 East Coast Dev Tour
Who: Epic Games
What: Presentations on game development
When: 11/14/14, 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: 100 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116 (W Boston)
Why: Participate in a full day of lectures, panels and Q+A sessions with top developers from around the world. Plus, meet the Unreal Engine team and network with other local developers over cocktails.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press