Join us at The Hub to connect with movers and shakers, get resources, and network. There are a wealth of opportunities for you to tap into!
7:30a–8:30a Pitch AM, Hosted by the Entrepreneurs’ Center
Pitch AM is a morning pitch series designed to provide Dayton startups with a valuable opportunity to connect their founders with what they need most in the early stages of development, like feedback, strategic partners, mentors, and employees. Two new ventures will pitch their business plans and discuss current needs for 10 minutes each, followed by a five-minute Q&A with the audience.
8:30a–5:00p Open Coworking, Hosted by The Hub
Come to The Hub, sign in at the front desk, and start working in downtown Dayton’s most iconic coworking space! This free event is an opportunity to cowork with other freelancers, entrepreneurs, or those who just need to get out of the office for a day.
9:00–11:00a Val Beerbower, Sinclair Workforce Development
What if I told you there was a comprehensive program designed for business owners looking to grow or scale? What if this program put you in a cohort with other business leaders in your community? What if you had access to world-class curriculum, plus software that would help you develop a five-year growth plan, and one-on-one support from business advisors? What if all of this came at no cost to you? The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Sinclair College delivers all of the above. Applications are open; visit program manager Val Beerbower during open office hours from 9-11am to find out more and get your questions answered. Turn your “what ifs” into “what’s next” with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Sinclair.
12:00–1:00p The Hub Lunch & Learn: Self Publishing for Entrepreneurs, Whitney Barkley, GWDI
Self Publishing for Entrepreneurs: Have you written a book or are thinking about writing a book? Join Whitney Barkley, Author, Hey Black Girl, as she shares tips on self publishing. Learn about the process, when to hire someone, and when to do things on your own. Amazon, self publishing, marketing, ISBNs, barcodes, and more!
2:00–4:00p Open Office Hours Lisa Crum, SBDC
Interested in starting a restaurant or food business? Join Lisa Crum, Business Consultant, of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), for a complimentary one-on-one session and make some significant progress in your startup.
4:00–6:00p Happy Hour
Happy Hour networking is a prime opportunity to make contacts and advance your career. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, this event provides an excellent chance to network with individuals who share your passion and can support you in reaching your entrepreneurial goals.