January 2016 Business Calendar

Jan. 8, noon to 1:30 p.m., Chambers of Commerce Alliance of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties Annual Meeting, Ventura Beach Marriott 2055 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. http://www.oxnardchamber.org/events/Chambers-of-Commerce-Alliance-of-Ventura-and-Santa-Barbara-Counties-Annual-Meeting-1140/details

Jan. 12, 7:30 a.m. Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce B-2-B breakfast,  sponsored the Bay Club; Earl’s Place, Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara. See https://www.facebook.com/events/1532773680380394/

Jan. 13, noon to 1:30 p.m., “New Year, New Leaders in Goleta: Issue & Policy Roundtable,” 405 Glen Annie Road, Goleta;” featuring Goleta’s new mayor and vice president of Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. See more at http://www.goletavalley.com/events/570-new-year-and-new-leaders-issue-policy-roundtable

Jan. 14, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Santa Barbara Public Market Business After Hours, 38 W. Anapamu St. See http://www.sbchamber.org

Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Greater Santa Barbara Lodging and Restaurant Association meeting, “State of Hospitality,” honoring U.S. Rep. Lois Capps and the hospitality star, manager and employee of the year, Bacara Resort and Spa, Goleta. See http://www.gsblra.org/calendar/

Jan. 19, 4 to 5:30 p.m., “Philip Warburg: Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future,” Corwin Pavilion, University Center, UC Santa Barbara. Free, but registration required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/philip-warburg-harness-the-sun-tickets-20002056690

Jan. 20, 5 to 9 p.m., “Go Big, Go Green! Building an Economic and Environmental Case for Sustainability through Technology and Innovation,” MIT Enterprise Forum, Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara. Registration includes appetizers and refreshments. See http://mitcentralcoast.org/

Jan. 20, 5 p.m., Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce annual membership meeting, FLIR, 6775 Hollister Ave., Goleta. See https://www.facebook.com/events/17024166999725

Jan. 216 p.m., “Supporting and Building Entrepreneurial, Innovative and Creative Community,” Workzones, 351 Paseo Nuevo, second floor, Santa Barbara. Speakers include: Amanda West, co-founder and CEO of Seed Here Studio; Clint Nelson, co-founder at Startup Weekend; and Alan Macy, research and development director, past president and a founder of BIOPAC Systems, Inc. Cost $20, which includes beer, wine and some food. See http://www.meetup.com/startupsb/events/227741412/

Jan. 23, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce 58th Annual Community Awards Banquet, Boys & Girls Club, 4849 Foothill Road, Carpinteria. See http://www.carpinteriachamber.org/calendar/5422-chamber-community-awards-banquet

Jan. 27, 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m., “Ursula Mentjes: The Seven Sales Blocks,” sponsored by the Santa Barbara chapter of the National Association of women Business Owners; Santa Barbara Yacht Club, 130 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara. See https://www.nawbo-sb.com/events/upcoming-events

Jan. 29, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Regional Business Awards, The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort, 633 E, Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara. http://www.sbchamber.org

Jan. 30, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., annual “We Can Be” Leadership Conference at the Loma Pelona Center in UC Santa Barbara. Representatives from several local companies are invited to recruit and to lead self-improvement workshops for the benefit of members of the Latino Business Association. All invited. Contact Miriam Gonzalez, LBA corporate director or see http://www.ucsblba.org/, or email her at [email protected]