Oct
16
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Elevating Women Happy Hour - October
Oct
18
4:30 PM16:30

Elevating Women Happy Hour - October

FREE to attend! 

Link up with other women in the entrepreneurial and small business community at happy hour! This low-key gathering will take place at the Offices at China Hall. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Come for the company. Stay for the drinks.

***There is a door to enter the offices directly to the South/Right of the entrance of Hefe Rojo.

Brought to you by - 
Rochester Rising
Rochester Home Infusion
The Commission

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Oct
18
5:00 PM17:00

Business After Hours

Business After Hours (BAH) is Rochester's award-winning, premier networking event held at a different member's place of business each month from 5 - 7 p.m.. BAH, which won the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureaus' Known for Networking award in 2007, brings together upwards of 250 businessmen and women for networking, door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. You won't want to miss this valuable networking opportunity!

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Oct
19
8:00 AM08:00

Free Day of Coworking

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Join the Collider Coworking community for a FREE day of Coworking. Feel free to stop by any time on October 19th and join us for a few hours or the entire day. Make sure to stick around for our happy hour at the Bleu Duck Kitchen from 4 pm to 6 pm.

Our free day of coworking allows you to get to know our fantastic Collider Coworking community as well as check out all the amenities that we have to offer.

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Oct
30
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Oct
30
11:30 AM11:30

How to Develop an Annual Marketing Roadmap - And How to Stick To It!

Attendees will learn step-by-step how to seamlessly create an annual market plan that becomes an actual working document and tool. This plan won’t be tucked away in a file, but rather it becomes a real tool used by you and your entire company.

The tools used in this course will keep your marketing efforts from getting derailed by others in your company and keep you on task and within budget.

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Nov
6
10:45 AM10:45

Understanding QuickBooks for My Business

QuickBooks is the leading accounting software used by small business today. Please join us to understand how QuickBooks can bring value to your business, and help you operate your business more effectively. Over three sessions we will introduce you to the major functions within QuickBooks and help you understand how it can help you operationally.

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Nov
13
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Nov
27
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Dec
11
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Dec
25
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Oct
9
10:45 AM10:45

Understanding QuickBooks for My Business

QuickBooks is the leading accounting software used by small business today. Please join us to understand how QuickBooks can bring value to your business, and help you operate your business more effectively. Over three sessions we will introduce you to the major functions within QuickBooks and help you understand how it can help you operationally.

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Oct
3
9:00 AM09:00

1 Million Cups Rochester

Please join us for 1MC Rochester this month as we welcome two fantastic presenters and companies.

Extreme Sandbox - We are a Heavy Equipment Adventure company that's let's clients PLAY on construction equipment. Yes, you can come out and drive an excavator or bulldozer for FUN. With a focus on safety, we provide our clients with a truly unique, once in a lifetime, bucket list experience. We currently focus on corporate team building events. 
— Thaddeus Medical Systems - Thaddeus is a tech-based logistics company building smart packaging technology for temperature-sensitive products. Our mission is to improve health outcomes by protecting temperature-sensitive specimens through the entirety of the supply chain.

As always, coffee and snacks will be provided. Thanks to all of our sponsors for making 1MC possible.

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Oct
2
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Gentlefolk, start your Pythons...

We'll be chatting about the things for which we use Python, maybe listening to presentations, and maybe doing some group kata exercises.

Have a think if there is a topic you can chat to the group about - demo a program, show some code, or ask the group for help with a problem. Unplanned talks are very welcome. The projector has VGA inputs, but I usually bring a VGA-HDMI converter.

We aim to be radically inclusive, welcoming the experienced or the Py-curious, Emacs or Vim users, users of other programming languages, and non-programmers (eg. educators.)

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Sep
27
5:00 PM17:00

Assistive Tech Design Workshop: Public Infrastructure

This fast-paced, hands-on workshop will focus on how to use design thinking to help design public spaces that support greater independence for people with a disability. Participants will “sprint” from starting with a real or perceived barrier to developing an idea to address it in just 90 minutes. Each participant will walk away with a new understanding of the design process and how it might support different development paradigms in the public realm — plus a real idea of their own to put this into action.

This workshop will be facilitated by the civic design nonprofit Our City in partnership with the Assistive Tech Challenge. The Assistive Tech Challengeis a business pitch competition hosted by DMC Discovery Square to facilitate greater independence for individuals with disabilities and the daily challenges they face. Ideas that emerge from the workshop will be well-prepared to submit to the Challenge.

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Sep
27
10:45 AM10:45

Assistive Tech Design Workshop: Caregiver Experience

This fast-paced, hands-on workshop will focus on how to use design thinking to help caregivers thrive. Participants will “sprint” from starting from a real or perceived barrier to developing an idea to address it in just 90 minutes. Each participant will walk away with a new understanding of the design process and how it might support caregivers — plus a real idea of their own to put this into action.

This workshop will be facilitated by the civic design nonprofit Our City in partnership with the Assistive Tech Challenge. The Assistive Tech Challenge is a business pitch competition hosted by DMC Discovery Square to facilitate greater independence for individuals with disabilities and the daily challenges they face. Ideas that emerge from the workshop will be well-prepared to submit to the Challenge.

This workshop is embedded within the Transform conference, so you will be joined by Transform attendees in exploring design thinking.

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Sep
24
7:30 AM07:30

Coffee & Convos - Sept - Cafe Steam

Coffee & Convos is back and brought to you by The Commission's Relationship Building Committee and our friends at Think Mutual Bank!

SPECIAL NOTE: You don't have to stay the whole time or come right when it starts. This is an informal meetup so stay for 15 mins or stay for an hour and a half. We just want to meet you have a couple sips of coffee and start your Wednesday out right!

Where: Café Steam - The Doubletree/Skyway location!!
When: Monday September 24th, 2018 from 7:30 - 9:00AM
What: Informal get together of young & awesome people
Why: Because you are awesome and you deserve to be with other awesome people....duh!

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Sep
21
8:00 AM08:00

Free Day of Coworking

Join the Collider Coworking community for a FREE day of Coworking. Feel free to stop by any time on September 21st and join us for a few hours or the entire day. Make sure to stick around for our happy hour at the Bleu Duck Kitchen from 4 pm to 6 pm.

Our free day of coworking allows you to get to know our fantastic Collider Coworking community as well as check out all the amenities that we have to offer.

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Sep
21
8:00 AM08:00

Equity Logic Series - Inclusivity: Core Elements of Proficiency; Integrating Muslim Employees

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Attend this six-part training series to learn new and effective workforce recruitment strategies for your organization by diversifying employment strategies and adapting workplace culture. 

SESSION 1: Inclusivity: Working Toward Proficiency; Integrating Muslim Employees
This session will provide evidenced based understanding of how we process differences in cultures and provide tools for impacting interactions in intentional ways.  This session will also provide valuable insights into integrating Muslim employees into the workplace.

Hosted by: Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Council, Workforce Development Inc., and DEED.

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Sep
21
7:30 AM07:30

Chamber Women's Roundtable

  • Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Develop relationships within this supportive group of women leaders who meet the third Friday morning of each month. The Women's Round Table provides a small, safe environment for women to: practice and refine skills, discuss challenges specific to women in positions of leadership, learn together and empower each other to take risks. Join us for a fun, engaging program driven by the needs of the group.

This month's roundtable will feature a talk by Dr. Melissa Brennan. Brennan is a chiropractic doctor, nutrition response testing advanced clinical master, certified acupuncturist, and advanced trained splankna practitioner.

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Sep
20
5:00 PM17:00

Chamber Business After Hours

Business After Hours (BAH) is Rochester's award-winning, premier networking event held at a different member's place of business each month from 5 - 7 p.m.. BAH, which won the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureaus' Known for Networking award in 2007, brings together upwards of 250 businessmen and women for networking, door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. You won't want to miss this valuable networking opportunity!

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Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Women's Roundtable - Gender Communication 101

Research in psychology, linguistics, sociology, and anthropology shows that gender differences in communication are real. Most of us experience them every day, whether at work or in the home. With female-led businesses and entrepreneurship at an all-time high, a shift in stereotypical dynamics makes the conversation more important than ever.

Understanding this shift and the psychology behind gender communication styles can help us overcome common “double standards”regarding men and women in the workplace, cultivate more meaningful conversations, and collaborate more effectively, providing leverage for both professional and personal growth.

The Commission and Rochester Rising are proud to partner with Abbey Sass of Civil Sass Hops, Dr. Kady Olson of Wholistic Family Chiropractic, and licensed professional counselorAllison Loftus of Flourish Counseling as panelists for this semi-structured round table event, graciously hosted by Dawn and Steve Finnie at (brand new)Little Thistle Brewing.

Seating is limited to provide an intimate and engaging experience, so get your ticket today!

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Sep
18
7:00 AM07:00

Rochester Open Coffee Club (ROCC) Tech Meetup

Rochester Open Coffee Club is a modeled after the famous Boulder Open Coffee Club in Boulder, CO. It is an informal meetup of Tech junkies who discuss tech news, local tech news and whatever else tech comes up. The discussion is kicked off by a host and meanders for about an hour. Great opportunity to network with other techies and maybe some random collisions will spark new products or businesses.

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Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Rochester Astronomy Club: Public Night Sky Observing

Public Sky Observing of the young Moon, planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, bright stars, double stars, and more by telescope with guidance members of the Rochester Astronomy Club.

Bright red Mars with magnitude -1.73 extincted to -1.28 will be visible above South East horizon. Distance from Earth is 0.509 AU (76.1 million kilometers or 4.2 light minutes). Mars is visible in a telescope as a disk with apparent diameter 18.4″. Planet-wide dust storm calmed down, so it’ll be possible to see white polar cap, and maybe even some surface features. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Mars!

Observing will be on parking North of the Soccer fields at Essex Pkwy; near West River Pkwy NW and 41st ST NW

For last minute announcements follow up Rochester Astronomy Club (RAC) facebook page https://www.facebook.com/rochesterastronomy/

General public is welcome.

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Sep
14
2:00 PM14:00

Assistive Tech Challenge Orientation 2: Microsoft Store, MOA

The Assistive Tech Challenge is a pitch competition to highlight new innovations to support people with disabilities in order to facilitate greater independence. In this orientation session, you will learn more about the Assistive Tech Challenge, connect with disability subject matter experts and with others, and explore your area of highest interest in developing a new product or service. We hope you will arrive curious and leave inspired.

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Sep
14
7:30 AM07:30

AM Espresso Small Business Expo

AM Espresso Small Business Expo  is the Chamber's newest networking event.  This new take on an old favorite brings four small businesses together at a host location once a quarter to connect with a large crowd of Chamber members.  Attendees will enjoy coffee, continental breakfast, networking, prizes and the opportunity to learn about these small businesses.  

Participating small businesses will have the opportunity to set up a booth,  interact with attendees and tell their story as part of the program.  

Invite a friend and remember to bring lots of business cards!

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Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Cashflow 101 Game Night

Learn, network, and enjoy yourself with investors and other members of the community at CashFlow 101 Game Night! Come Early and network. Networking starts at 6:30 PM, the game will begin at 7:00 PM

Cashflow 101 is a board game created by the International Bestselling Author of "Rich Dad Poor Dad", Robert Kiyosaki. Per Kiyosaki: "Think of Cashflow as the MBA program for people who want to have fun, learn fast, and get rich."

The object is to get out of the rat race by making your money work hard for you, so you don't have to work hard for your money.

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Sep
13
5:00 PM17:00

Assistive Tech Challenge Orientation 1: Rochester

The Assistive Tech Challenge is a pitch competition to highlight new innovations to support people with disabilities in order to facilitate greater independence. In this orientation session, you will learn more about the Assistive Tech Challenge, connect with disability subject matter experts and with others, and explore your area of highest interest in developing a new product or service. We hope you will arrive curious and leave inspired.

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Sep
11
5:30 PM17:30

The Commission: Shake It Up Event

Shake it Up! is brought to you by The Commission's Relationship Building Committee and our friends at Think Mutual Bank!

What: Informal get together of young & awesome people. 

Why: Because you are awesome and you deserve to be with other awesome people....duh!

Bring your business cards. You never know who you might meet that could use it. 

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