March 2017 Business Events Calendar

March 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Communicating Effectively in a Polarized Political Environment,” Association of Women in Communications, workzones in Paseo Nuevo mall, 351 Paseo Nuevo Second floor, Santa Barbara; see

March 2, 7:45 to 9 a.m., Mesa Business Association Breakfast Mixer, Giovanni’s Pizza, 1905 Cliff Drive; see

March 2, 11:30 a.m., networking, noon program starts, Hospitality SB Water Luncheon, Santa Barbara Club Main Dining Room,1105 Chapala St.;see

March 2, 5 to 8 p.m., 1st Thursday with Visual Arts Academy, Impact Hub, 1117 State St., free community event; see

March 2 & 4, 8 to 11 p.m., Santa Barbara Jazz Festival, the Sandbox, 414 Olive St.; see

March 3, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., “What You Need To Know About Developing an IP Strategy and Filing for a Patent,” Impact Hub, 1117 State St., free community event, featuring John Cabeca, Regional Director of the West Coast United States Patent and Trademark Office; see

March 3, 6 to 8:30 p.m., “Get Launched SB,” Network with Microchip, Arduino & Arrow with keynote speaker Kathy Giori, vice president at Ardiuno, Impact Hub, 1117 State St., part of two-day event; see

March 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., “Get Launched SB” Day 2; Impact Hub 1117 State St., with  $5 general admission and $35 for a variety of workshops; see

March 7, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce and Score March B2B, Earl’s Place, Earl Warren Showgrounds; see

March 8, 8 a.m., Santa Barbara Entrepreneur Coffee & Connect with Lisa Amador,  Impact Hub, 1117 State St., admission $10; see

March 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., AAUW Empowered Woman Luncheon, Hyatt Santa Barbara, 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd.,

March 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Young Professionals of Santa Barbara March Casual Mixer, Kimpton Canary Hotel, 31 W. Carrillo St.; see

March 9, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m, NAWBO-SB Bravo Awards, Hyatt Santa Barbara, 111 E Cabrillo Blvd.; see

March 9, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., After-Hours Business Networking, Santa Barbara Masonic Lodge, 16 E. Carrillo St.; see

March 14, 6 to 8 p.m., “Humanizing Negotiation,” with former Colorado state Sen. Stratton Rollins Heath, Jr., Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; see

March 15, 3 to 5 p.m., Sustainable Change Alliance Impact Investor Group Meeting, Orfalea Downtown Center, 1221 Chapala St, Santa Barbara;

March 15,  5 to 8 p.m., “The Business of Cannabis,” MIT Enterprise Forum, Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara; see

March 15, 5:45 to 7 p.m., “Vlogging: How It Will Help Your Business Succeed,” by Nik Koyama, free event but RSVP required with limited seating; see

March 22, 7 to 9 a.m., “State of the City Breakfast,” Lobero Theater
33 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara; see

March 22, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce joint mixer with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 East Harbor Blvd., Ventura; see

March 22, 7 to 9 p.m., “Insight into: Finance / Insurance / Legal / Cyber Security: monthly speaker Series Event by 805 Startups,” Impact Hub, 1117 State St., see http://impact

March 23, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., Coffee & Connections Breakfast, Santa Barbara Zoo 500 Ninos Drive; see

March 23, 6 to 8 p.m., Networking Group for Women, Impact Hub, 1117 State St., RSVP by March 20; see



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