December 2016 Business Calendar

Dec. 1, 6 to 7 p.m. Women’s Economic Ventures free orientation, location announced upon registration; see

Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. to midnight, SB Young Professionals Holiday Gala, University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St.; see

Dec. 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., NAWBO-SB Holiday Mixer, Nectar restaurant, 20 E. Cota St., Santa Barbara; see

Dec. 7, 9 to 10:30 a.m., “Protecting Your Personal Security – Cybercrime, Identity Theft, and Other Modern-Day Risks,” Douglas Kane, 27-year FBI veteran, will provide discuss how to protect yourself and your family in today’s technologically driven world; free but RSVP required; see

Dec. 7, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Association for Women in Communications-SB Annual Holiday Party, Au Bon Climat, 813 Anacapa St., No. 5B, Santa Barbara; 29548192439?mc_cid=db0aac4cc4&mc_eid=d97b10a4cc

Dec. 8, 6 to 8 p.m., “Build Your Hardware Product in Under a Day – No Coding or Electrical Engineering Needed,” at Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; free community event but RSVP required at

Dec. 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., After-Hours Business Networking, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way; see

Dec. 9, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., “Pursuing Awakening in a Contemporary World,” at Unity of Santa Barbara, 227 E. Arrellaga St., with speaker Dawa Tarchin Phillips, president at Empowerment Holdings, LLC; see

Dec. 13, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Business-2-Business Breakfast with Business Giving Roundtable, Earl Warren Showgrounds in Earl’s Place, 3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara; see

Dec. 13, 11:30 a.m., Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce new member orientation; email Kali Embry to register and find out more.

Dec. 13, 5 to 8 p.m., Impact Hub Holiday Mega Bash, 1117 State St.; advance ticket sales only, see

Dec. 15, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Coffee & Connections Breakfast, Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Drive; see