How is your new year kicking off? Ready for some great Phoenix networking? Us too. So many great events this week, these organizers definitely had lofty goals to kick off the year and we are the beneficiaries!
This month! – Starting tonight enjoy Startup Grind in Chandler, Get Your PHX at the new Jobot, Seedspot Info Session, Break into Tech Summit at Galvanize and much more. Take advantage of the opportunities in 2017, hope to see you out there!
Startup Grind featuring Ben Hindman of Splashthat – Tuesday 1/10 6:00pm – 9:00pm (Education & Networking): Ben Hindman is Co-Founder and CEO of Splash, the in-person marketing automation software used by some of the biggest organizations in the world. In 2016 alone, Splash powered over 1M events for brands ranging from Sweetgreen to Salesforce. Prior to Splash, Hindman ran events for publishing giant Thrillist, where he produced everything from mystery fly-aways to full-scale concerts. Join Startup Grind for this brilliant event. Infusionsoft – 1260 South Spectrum Blvd, Chandler. Admission: $20.
1 Million Cups Presents: Tap to Speak Startup – Wednesday 1/11, 9:00am – 10:30pm (Networking): Tap To Speak is a service that allows a live audience at an event to communicate in real-time with the speaker or the moderator of the event. It transforms audience’s phones in the room into a microphone making it possible to communicate live during the event. BRIC Center at Tempe Public Library – 3400 S Rural Rd, Tempe. Admission: Free!
Break Into Tech Summit and Guest Panel – Wednesday 1/11 4:30pm – 7:30pm (Education & Phoenix Networking): Do you think you have what it takes to grow and lead in the technology industry? Are you unsure of where to start? Come find out at Break Into Tech! Galvanize is bringing together technology leaders from local and national companies to speak about their journey in the tech industry at a dynamic event in the Phoenix Warehouse District Galvanize Phoenix – 215 E. Grant St, Phoenix. Admission: Free!
Lunch & Learn: You and the Media – Thursday 1/12, 11:30am – 1:00pm (Education & Phoenix Networking): Find out how you can grab an editor’s attention while also learning about the different ways to work effectively with public relation firms. A panel of media experts, which includes AZ Big Media Editor In Chief Michael Gossie and public relations professionals, will offer advice and tips to help you promote your business better. AZ Big Media – 3111 N. Central Ave. Suite A115, Phoenix. Admission: Members Free; Non-Members $15.
DATOS: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market – Thursday 1/12, 3:00pm – 5:00pm (Education & Networking): Monica Villalobos, will review DATOS: The State of the Hispanic Market, which is the most comprehensive compilation of secondary research on Hispanic consumers in Arizona with a brief overview of national growth as well as primary research on Hispanic Business Enterprises. The presentation will include an overview of demographics, consumer behavior in key areas (including Entertainment, Healthcare, Financial Services, etc.), and segmentation models to approach this consumer. Fleming’s – 6333 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale. Admission: Members – $20, non-Members $35.
Design Days at CEI – Tuesday 1/17 1:00pm – 4:00pm (Networking & Education): Design Days with PAD, AVNET, and Tiempo Development at CEI brings the best product experts to help you improve the design and production of your innovations. Engineers will be available to offer one-on-one assistance with all your product development needs. CEI – 275 N. GateWay Dr, Phoenix. Admission: Free!
First Quarter VIP Tech Mixer – Thursday 1/19, 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Education & Networking): Please join the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors, Avnet employees and many other VIP guests at this great event. Food and drinks are included. Hilton – 2435 S 47th St, Phoenix. Admission: Members Free; Non-Members $20.
January Get Your PHX at JoBot – Tuesday 1/19 5:30pm – 7:30pm (Networking): Now in its new location at the 3rd Street split inside the Roosevelt Point high-rise, owner John Sagasta and his crew have retained the feel of the original Jobot in the industrial space with high-ceiling space. So raise your pint with us this month as we congratulate and toast to their long future on RoRo! Jobot – 333 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix. Admission: Free!
The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge Phoenix – Saturday 1/21, 9:00am – Sunday 1/22, 9:00am (Education & Networking): Volunteers from the tech community form into teams to serve nonprofit technology needs, pro bono, for 24 hours. Straight. Co+Hoots – 221 E Indianola Ave, Phoenix. Admission: Members Free; Non-Members $20.
SEEDSPOT Info Session – Tuesday 1/24, 5:30pm – 7:00p (Education & Networking): SEED SPOT is an organization deeply rooted in the community. They are a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting all social entrepreneurs creating a product, service, or technology that improves lives or makes the world a better place. Learn more about their programs at this info session. Co+Hoots – 221 E Indianola Ave, Phoenix. Admission: Free!
‘Trends in Media and Business’ Buenos Dias Networking Breakfast – Thursday 1/26, 8:30am – 10:00am (Education & Networking): There are several top media trends to looks out for in 2017 that could impact your business. To successfully market your business you will need to find the optimal strategies and platforms to reach the largest audience possible and achieve maximum results. Food and drinks will also be provided by our sponsor and host. Cox Communications – 4600 E. Washington St. Ste. 200, Phoenix. Admission: Members – Free, non-Members $10.
Startup Crawl – Friday 1/27, 5:00PM – 10:00PM (Networking): You’ve all heard of Beer Crawls, now get ready for the Tech Talent South STARTUP CRAWL! Learn all about some of the amazing Phoenix Startups in our ecosystem. Kick-off at CO+HOOTS with a brew and then off we go! Co+Hoots – 221 E Indianola Ave, Phoenix. Admission: Free!
Happy Hour: Outsmart your Competition Online – New Strategies from Google – Tuesday 1/31, 6:00pm – 7:03pm (Education & Networking): Attend an exclusive seminar with Google Digital Ambassador, Josh Weum, as he discusses how to outsmart your competition online. Whether you’re trying to reach a B2B or B2C audience, a few key behavioral and technology trends are changing the game. In this seminar, we’ll discuss the influence of mobile on the customer journey, how your business can be present during key conversion moments online, and hear first-hand about new offerings and forthcoming changes to Google. Co+Hoots – 221 E Indianola Ave, Phoenix. Admission: Free!