Mofongo?! Not yet hip to mofongo? Come enjoy this delicious Puerto Rican specialty at the NSHMBA Phoenix networking gallery event complete with an art raffle! Also, this week’s events include direct marketing lessons from HubSpot, Get Your PHX at The Velo Bike Shop and much more. Hope to see you out there!
Tuesday 6/16, 6:00pm–9:00pm (Education & Networking): Startup Grind Phoenix Hosts Hamid Shojaee (Pure Chat). Hamid Shojaee is addicted to making products that people love to use. He has founded several software companies in Arizona, including Axosoft and Pure Chat, which won the Arizona Commerce Authority Innovation Challenge in the fall of 2014. Hamid has also helped Arizona’s tech scene create its voice with AZTechBeat.com. Startup Grind is a global startup community, hosting event series designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs. Coplex. 688 W. 1st Street, Suite #2, Tempe. Admission: Pre-sale $15, Regular $20 or $25 at the door.
Wednesday 6/17, 6:00pm-9:00pm (Education & Networking): VA Angels Meeting at CEI. The City of Phoenix and the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation are thrilled to welcome the VA Angels to Phoenix! The Canadian-based investor group will be holding their regular meetings at CEI; the organization is looking for investors interested in joining as well as entrepreneurs to apply for pitching. Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation. 275 N. Gateway Drive, Phoenix. Admission: Free!
Thursday 6/18, 3:00pm-5:00pm (Education & Networking): Special Interest Group – Direct Marketing. Join us for wine, hors d’ oeuvres, and insights into Inbound Marketing with Dan Tyre. Listen to Dan Tyre, Director at HubSpot, take you through an overview of the transition in buyer behavior over the last seven years and describe one of the most significant changes to impact business in the last five decades. Tyre has spent millions of dollars on both traditional and inbound marketing, and can explain the underlying fundamentals of inbound marketing and why this should be a priority for business leaders worldwide. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. 6333 N. Scottsdale Rd. Admission: AMA Members: $20; Non- Members: $35
Thursday 6/18, 6:00pm (Networking): NSHMBA Fundraiser & Latin Art Raffle. Join your friends for a great networking gallery complete with a raffle for several exquisite pieces donated by valley area Latin artists. Great food will be provided by our partners at Puerto Rican Latin Bar & Grill. See you there! Puerto Rican Latin Bar & Grill. 2714 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix. Admission: NSHMBA Professional members: Free, Non-members: $10
Thursday 6/18, 5:30pm-7:30pm (Networking): Get Your PHX. We want to support an awesome new business, have some great food and drinks with friends so RSVPs are required in order to get enough pierogi for everyone! The Velo Bike Shop and Cafe. 828 N. 2nd St. Phoenix. Admission: Free!