February 2017 Business Calendar

Feb. 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., “Speak to Engage: Audience-Centered Presenting,” workzones, Paseo Nuevo, 351 Paseo Nuevo, second floor; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wed-feb-1-speak-to-engage-audience-centered-presenting-tickets-30861093361?mc_cid=273d0db3e5&mc_eid=d97b10a4cc

Feb. 2, 8 a.m., Mesa Business Association Breakfast Mixer at the Cafe at Lazy Acres, 302 Meigs Road, Santa Barbara; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mesa-business-association-february-breakfast-mixer-tickets-31046405635?aff=erelexpmlt.

Feb. 3, 9 a.m., “First Friday Co-working,” Startup Santa Barbara, The Sandbox Santa Barbara, 414 Olive St.; see https://www.meetup.com/startupsb/events/237329608/?rv=ea1

Feb. 7, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce February B2B Breakfast, Earl Warren Showgrounds in Earl’s Place, 3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/february-business-2-business-breakfast-we-love-our-members-tickets-31140269384?aff=erelexpmlt

Feb. 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., “How to Build a Business with Little to No Budget,” by Lisa Amador; see http://impacthubsb.com/opalsingleevent-session/nawbo-how-to-build-a-business-with-little-to-no-budget/

Feb. 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Young Professionals of Santa Barbara Club Mixer, at the Red  Piano, 519 State St.; see https://www.facebook.com/events/1729718644008621/

Feb. 9, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., SB Region Chamber of commerce After-Hours Networking, Serra Hall of the Santa Barbara Mission, 2200 Garden St.; see http://business.sbchamber.org/events/details/after-hours-business-networking-2017-02-09-829

Feb. 13, 7 to 9 p.m., “805 Startups Speaker Series: Social, Lifestyle and Dating,” Impact Hub 1117 State St.; free community event; see http://impacthubsb.com/opalsingleevent-session/insight-into-social-lifestyle-and-dating-a-monthly-speaker-series-event-by-805-startups/

Feb. 15, 5 to 8 p.m., MIT Enterprise Forum, “Seed Funding: The Art of Angel Investing,” Cabrillo Pavillion Arts Center, 1118 Cabrillo Blvd.; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seed-funding-the-art-of-angel-investing-tickets-31251013623?aff=erelexpmlt

Feb. 16, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., “When Diets Fail: Free Yourself from Emotional Eating,” Impact Hub 1117 State St.; free community event; see http://impacthubsb.com/opalsingleevent-session/when-diets-fail-free-yourself-from-emotional-eating/

Feb. 17, 5:45 to 7 p.m., “The Ultimate Charging Solution,” product demonstration by FuelBox officials at Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; free community event; see www.myfuelbox.com

Feb. 22, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Business Leader Consortium, Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-leader-consortium-meeting-4-tickets-31492991385?aff=eswgnotif&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=email&utm_term=checkoutbtn&utm_content=EBnotification&ref=eswgnotif

Feb. 22, 5 to 7 p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Mixer at GranVida Senior Living, 5464 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria; see http://www.carpinteriachamber.org/calendar/7504-ribbon-cutting-mixer-at-granvida-senior-living

Feb. 23, 6 p.m., “The Business of Virtual Reality,” at The Sandbox, 414 Olive St.; see https://www.meetup.com/startupsb/events/237073236/?rv=ea1&_af=event&_af_eid=237073236&https=on

Feb. 23, 5:45 to 7 p.m., “Communicating as a Leader,” with Kathleen Shafer, Impact Hub, 1117 State St.; see http://impacthubsb.com/opalsingleevent-session/communicating-as-a-leader/

Feb. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Philanthropist Paul Orfalea is the scheduled keynote speaker at the free ninth annual Latino Business Association Leadership Conference at UC Santa Barbara’s West Campus Conference Center; see https://www.facebook.com/ucsblba/