November 2017 Business Calendar of Events

Nov. 1 2, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., “Thought Leader Entrepreneurs,” Hotel Santa Barbara, 533 State St., 

Nov. 2,  to Investor Panel – Insights Into Startups & Fundraising, Impact Hub Funk Zone, 10 Yanonali St. Free event with pitches to be chosen. See

Nov. 8, 4 p.m., Mesa Business Association “Quarterly Networking Mixer – All You Can Eat Mesa Burger,” 315 Meigs Road Suite F; see

Nov. 7, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., “Give Thanks 2B Breakfast,” Earl’s Place in Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara. Contact Michele Schneider, [email protected] or (805) 967-2500, ext. 5. 

Nov. 8, 8 a.m., Santa Barbara Entrepreneur Coffee & Connect; Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; see Barbara Entrepreneur Coffee & Connect, Impact Hub, 1117 State St.;  

Nov. 8, 4 to 5 p.m., “Finding your Genius: Learn How to Attract More Success, Wealth, and Love in Life,” Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; free community event; see

Nov. 8, 5:30 to 7 p.m., “Bitcoin Ethereum Litecoin Prosperity,” Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; free event; RSVP

Nov. 10 to 12, Start Up Santa Barbara#6 “Let’s Solve Problems,” the Sand Box, 414 Olive St.; get tickets available at

Nov. 11, 7 a.m., Santa Barbara Veterans Day Half Marathon, Chase Palm Park, 1118 Cabrillo Blvd.; see 

Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., TEDx Santa Barbara, Victoria Theater, 33 W. Victoria St., and simulcast at Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; see  

Nov. 13 to 17, “Global Entrepreneurship Week,” various times and venues; see

Nov. 13, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Entrepreneurs Roundtable, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.; see 

Nov. 13, 9:30 to 10 a.m., “Mastering the TIME Game as a Mompreneur: How to Be a Killer Boss at the Pace of Motherhood,” at the Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St., with speaker Kari Azuma, certified coach from the Newfield Network Institute; see

Nov. 13, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., “Let’s Talk Diversity: Inclusion Brings Innovation,” by James Joyce III, founder of “Coffee with a Black Guy” in the Impact Hub Atrium Room, 1117 State St.; see

Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to noon, “How to Generate Blazing-Hot Leads and Sales for Your Business Using Online Funnels,” at Impact Hub, 1221 Chapala St., a one-hour step-by-step training by Nik Koyama, founder of The Visual Era; see

Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to noon, “Build Your Brand, Find Your Tribe: How to Find Your Voice in a Sea of Social Media Chatter,” with speaker Neetal Parekh is the Founder of Innov8social, at Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St.; see

Nov. 13, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., “So, Are We Making Money Yet?” Impact Hub Funk Zone, 10 E. Yanonali  St.; see 

Nov. 13, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., “How to Test Sell Your Product Online,” with Alex Kehayafounder of Action Wins, a technology and services company; see 

Nov. 14, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., “Marketing Roadmap: If You Don’t Know Where You’re Going, Any Road Will Do,” with marketing consultant Valerie Bishop; !0 public admission  cost.

Nov. 14, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., “How We Doubled Our Sales with This ONE Video Strategy …” a one-hour presentation by the Visual Era team lead by Nik Koyama at Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St.; see

Nov. 14, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., “Creating a Hybrid Organization,” at the Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St., with Diana Pereira is a co-founder of the Impact Hub Santa Barbara and over the past 20 years has been involved in numerous startups and growing companies. She is the Founder of Balance Financial Management (a full service back-office consulting firm,, the Chief Compliance Officer of Morton Capital Management; see

Nov. 14, 11 to noon, “Leading Effective Teams,” with business coach Kathleen Shafer at Impact Hub Funk Zone, 10 E. Yanonali St.; see

Nov. 14, 3 to 4:30 p.m., “From Zero to Podcast: Exploring the Why and How of Launching a Podcast,” Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St., see

Nov. 15 &16, All Day, 2-Day Accelerator Launch Camp, Impact Hub at 1221 Chapala St.; 

Nov. 15, 8 to 9:30 a.m., NAWBO-SB Connect and Reconnect Members Breakfast, at The Honey B, 602 Anacapa St., see 

Nov. 15, 5 to 7 p.m., Hospitality Santa Barbara Elected Officials Reception, Viva Santa Barbara Mexican Cuisine, 1114 State St.; see 

Nov. 15, 5 to 8 p.m., MIT Enterprise Forum “Avoiding Legal Pitfalls,” Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara; see 

Nov. 85:30 to 7:30, Santa Barbara Young Professionals Casual Mixer, at Wine Therapy, 732 State St.; see 

Nov. 17, 5 to 10 p.m., Impact Hub Grand Opening Celebration, 1117 State St.; see

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