August 2016 Biz Calendar

Aug. 2, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce August Business-2-Business Breakfast, Earl Warren Showgrounds in Earl’s Place, 3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara; see

Aug. 2, 5 to 8 p.m., Rabobank’s annual free, pre-Fiesta mixer, in the bank parking lot at the corner of Carrillo and Anacapa streets.

Aug. 4, 7 to 8 p.m., Jeff Sarti and Meghan Pinchuk speak on “Misconceptions About the State of the Global Economy,” at IHub, 1117 State St., Santa Barbara; see

Aug. 8,1 to 2 p.m., Santa Barbara Area GO-Biz California Competes Tax Credit Workshop, Santa Barbara City Hall Council Chambers, 735 Anacapa St. Free; see

Aug. 9, noon to 1 p.m., “Dizziness: You’ve Been Misinformed,” presentation by Dr. Dan Perman, at the Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce office, 104 W. Anapamu St.,  Suite A. Free lunch for chamber members; see

Aug. 9, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet presents its free G2 Summer Accelerator Demo Day at Bacara Resort & Spa 8301 Hollister Ave., Goleta; it will start at with networking and refreshments. Demos will start at 5:30 p.m. with presentations by Dermachill, DogSpot, EV Match, Fish Cubed, SoundCrutch and Vibe; see

Aug. 11, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce After-Hours Mixer, Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta Del Sol, Santa Barbara; see

Aug. 11, 5:30 to7:30 p.m., “An Evening of Health & Beauty,” at IHub, 1117 State St.; see

Aug. 11, 6 p.m., SBYPC Annual Summer Mixer on The Canary Rooftop, corner of Carrillo and Chapala streets; see

Aug. 16, 6 to 8 p.m., IHub, 1117 State St., “Dockers Meetup Group: James Brown, Cloud Operations Manager at Invoca;” Brown will demonstrate the power of Docker + Compose, a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications as a local development environment; see

Aug. 17, 8 to 9:30 a.m., NAWBO-SB’s “Connect & Re-connect Members Breakfast,” Mulligan’s Café, 3500 McCaw Ave., Santa Barbara; see

Aug. 17, 5 to 7 p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce August Mixer, Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Road, Carpinteria; see

Aug. 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m.,  “Impact Investing: Everything You Wanted to Know and More,” IHub, 1117 State St.; see

Aug. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., “Business Breakthrough Power Lunch, ” University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara; South Coast entrepreneurs who have a new business idea or are ready to expand their enterprise are invited to a workshop that includes: three tips for wealth mindset mastery; one-page business plan template; brainstorming on how to overcome business hurdles; Q&A; and one complimentary business breakthrough coaching session with Jackie Ruka. See

Aug. 20, 9 to 11 a.m., “Ask the Experts; Small Group Mentor Sessions,” with SCORE mentors at IHub, 1117 State St.; see

Aug. 23, noon, “Speechcraft: An Introduction to Toastmasters,” IHub, 1117 State St. Free; see

Aug. 31, 7 to 8 p.m., “Finance for The Modern Entrepreneur,” the second of a three-part series from Diana Pereira, co-founder of IHub,1117 State St.; see