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Boston Networking Events – November 2014

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This week, we're building up business connections, exploring options for non-profits and discussing the economy around the world. There's a lot to like about The Week Ahead!

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Monday, November 17th, 2014

Implications of the Bubble Economy
Who: Global Development and Environment Institute
What: Presentation on business forecasting
When: 11/17/14, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Where: 160 Packard Avenue, Mugar 231, Medford MA, 02155 (Tufts University)
Why: Economist Robert Ayres discusses the basis of our current bubble economy and offers insight into new approaches for economic growth. Identify unique connections between drivers of economic growth and find out more about Ayres’ prediction for the future of business.

CMS Panel Discussion
Who: 501 Tech Club Boston
What: Panel discussion for nonprofits and tech
When: 11/17/14, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Cambridge Innovation Center)
Why: Find out how to get started with Content Management Systems during this discussion on available technology. Learn about platforms like Joomla, Drupal, WordPress and Squarespace and find out which is best for your needs.

Global Entrepreneurship Week Kickoff Reception
Who: Northeastern University
What: Kickoff event
When: 11/17/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 40 Leon Street, Boston, MA 02115 (Northeastern University Visitor Center)
Why: Northeastern University invites you to join them for the official opening of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014. You can find a full list of events for this week of discovery by clicking here.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Investing and Doing Business in Bulgaria
Who: Invest Bulgaria Agency
What: An introduction to Bulgaria
When: 11/18/14, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: 40 Edwin H Land Boulevard, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Royal Sonesta Hotel)
Why: Find out why Bulgaria represents a strategic site for conducting business in Europe. Hear from a variety of presenters as they share insight into the unique value Bulgaria brings to the world of international business.

The Future of Mobile
Who: Canadian Entrepreneurs in New England
What: Panel discussion on mobile
When: 11/18/14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Cambridge Innovation Center)
Why: Hear from a trio of Canadian entrepreneurs as they share their experiences building mobile focused companies in the Boston area. Learn best practices for building a strong mobile presence and network with the local technology community.

Who: swissnex Boston
What: Panel discussion on cryptocurrencies
When: 11/18/14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 420 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 (swissnex Boston)
Why: Hear from a panel of Swiss and American industry experts as they discuss the details behind cryptocurrencies and their increasing use. Q+A and networking reception to follow.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Launch of the US-Taiwan Business Club
Who: Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Boston
What: Organization launch and networking
When: 11/19/14, 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Where: 20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Le Meridien Hotel)
Why: Learn about the new US – Taiwan business club launching in Boston at this introductory event. Representatives from around the world, including leadership from Taipei and Massachusetts, will share their experiences building international business relationships.

Mindfulness and Multiculturalism
Who: Lesley University
What: Lectures on diversity in business
When: 11/19/14, 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Where: 10 Phillips Place, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Lesley University)
Why: Find out how a mindful approach to business can have a positive impact in our globalized society. A diverse group of speakers offering presentations open to the public.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

What You Need to Know about Incubators and Accelerators
Who: Northeastern University
What: Information session on incubators and accelerators
When: 11/20/14, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Where: 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (Northeastern University)
Why: Explore the opportunity presented by incubators and accelerators for early stage companies. Find out how to choose best fits as well as how to maximize your company’s prospects of being accepted.

Levo Your Brand!
Who: Levo League, General Assembly Boston
What: Panel discussion on branding
When: 11/20/14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210 (WeWork Fort Point)
Why: Successful business owners and industry leaders discuss best practices for developing your brand and finding success. Get inspired, get answers to your own questions, and get your marketing into high gear.

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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.

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Take your networking up a notch in November! This week, we're exploring the intricacies of Life Science, watching demos from tech startups and finding new business opportunities all over the city. All that and more is in store for The Week Ahead!

Monday, November 3rd, 2014
Commercializing Life Sciences
Who: Harvard innovation Lab
What: Panel on challenges in Life Science
When: 11/3/14, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: 125 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02134 (Harvard innovation Lab)
Why: Hear from scientists, entrepreneurs and investors as they discuss the current challenges Life Science companies face. Find out how to navigate the path to successful growth.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Boston TechBreakfast
Who: TechBreakfast Meetup
What: Monthly tech showcase event
When: 11/4/14, 8:00am
Where: 1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft Technology Center)
Why: Get together with the tech community over breakfast and network with developers, entrepreneurs, designers and others. Plus check out showcases from companies like PencilBlue, Epoque, Piggyback and GoDaddy as they share their latest work.

Case Studies in Brazilian Entrepreneurism
Who: Brazil-Today
What: Discussion on Brazili-Us relations
When: 11/4/14, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 101 Main Street, 15th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (CIC Annex)
Why: Gain insight into the investment taking place in both directions between the United States and Brazil. Meet a Brazilian business delegation and hear from Brazilian entrepreneurs who have found success in and out of the country.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Ready, Set, Launch
Who: Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
What: Panel on strategic planning
When: 11/5/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 711 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111 (Workbar)
Why: Hear from a panel of distinguished speakers as they discuss best practices for establishing effective go-to-market strategy. Learn about the challenges of developing and implementing strategic approaches for marketing, operations and beyond.

Women in Technology & Entrepreneurship
Who: Greentown Labs
What: Panel discussion on inspiration and impact
When: 11/6/14, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 1 Marina Park Drive, #400, Boston, MA 02210 (EnerNOC)
Why: Listen in as representatives from companies like Silverside Detectors, EnerNOC and WeSpire discuss the impact of women leaders in technology. Plus networking before and after the panel with other professionals from around Greater Boston.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Excellent Swiss Design
Who: swissnex Boston
What: Design discussion
When: 11/6/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 (Massachusetts College of Art and Design)
Why: Check out an exhibition of innovative design projects selected from the Design Prize Switzerland competition. Hear from designers from around the world as they discuss design with an international perspective.

Demo Night
Who: TechHub Boston
What: Tech company demos
When: 11/6/14, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: 306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (Harpoon)
Why: Get up close and personal with local startups during a series of presentations and demos. Food and drinks provided by Harpoon and networking with the business community all night long.

Friday, November 7th, 2014
What NPOs need to know about CTCs
Who: Tech Networks of Boston
What: Presentation on Community Technology Centers
When: 11/7/14, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Where: 89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111 (The NonProfit Center)
Why: Peter Miller, founding network director for the Community Technology Centers Network, discusses the value of Community Technology Centers for nonprofits. Key topics include collaborative and partnership opportunities that derive from CTC implementation as well as added value for nonprofit constituents.

Who: Anything Workplace
What: Celebration and exploration of the entrepreneurial spirit
When: 11/7/14, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: 76 Summer Street, Suite #320, Boston, MA 02110 (Anything Workplace)
Why: Hear from Jeremy Smith, CEO of Scoopr Media, as he shares his experience growing a business from the ground up. Plus, take a tour of the brand new Anything Workplace coworking space that just opened in August 2014.

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