UPDATED: November-December 2019 Calendar of Special Business Events

Nov. 4, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Santa Barbara Business Network Wellness Meetup, workzones, second floor, second floor, 351 Paseo Nuevo, downtown Santa Barbara; free; see https://www.meetup.com/Santa-Barbara-Business-Network-Meetup/events/qzcmjryznbkb/ 

Nov. 5, 3 to 6 p.m., free Holiday Hiring Expo at downtown Santa Barbara’s Paseo Nuevo; employers include Banana Republic, Corning, Goodwill, H&M, Lorna Jane, Lucky Brand, Macy’s, Marshall’s, Nursecore, Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District, Sephora, Skechers, Solstice Sunglasses, Student Transportation of America, Ultimate Staffing; see https://holidayhiring_paseonuevo.eventbrite.com 

Nov. 5, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., “Will the Real Independent Contractor Please Stand Up? California AB5 Law: Employee vs. Independent Contractor Explained,” with human resources expert Vikita Poindexter at workzones, second floor, 351 Paseo Nuevo, downtown Santa Barbara; presented by NAWBO-SB; see https://nawbo-sb.com/upcoming-events/will-the-real-independent-contractor-please-stand-up/ 

Nov. 6, 5 to 7 p.m., “Ring in the Season,” networking gathering at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Santa Barbara Region; $10 for members $15 nonmembers; see http://business.sbchamber.org/events/details/2019-ring-in-the-season-6473 

Nov. 6, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., “Podcast 101: Learn Today, Launch Tomorrow,” by Association for Women in Communications at  workzones, second floor, 351 Paseo Nuevo, downtown Santa Barbara; free for members others must pay in advance; see https://www.womcom.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=903060&item_id=1079179&mc_cid=0429d990e7&mc_eid=d97b10a4cc 

Nov. 8, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 10, Techstars Startup Weekend, at workzones, second floor, 351 Paseo Nuevo, downtown Santa Barbara; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-weekend-sb-ai-big-data-blockchain-tickets-68036171019?aff=sworg to order tickets. 

Nov. 12, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., November “Giving Thanks” B2B breakfast with Quinn Fiduciary Services, Goleta Chamber of Commerce, at Earl Warren Showgrounds in Earl’s Place 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/november-business-2-business-breakfast-with-quinn-fiduciary-services-tickets-62211142201

Nov. 12, 5 to 7 p.m., “Building Responsible Companies: Environmental Stewardship & Product Innovation,” at Kiva Cowork (formerly Impact Hub) in the Funk Zone, 10 E. Yanonali St., Santa Barbara; free but RSVP; see https://kivasbnetwork.spaces.nexudus.com/en/events/view/1181806629/building-responsible-companies–environmental-stewardship—product-innovation 

Nov. 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Santa Barbara Young Professionals November Mixer at the Glass House Cocktail Garden, formerly the Blush restaurant patio, 628 State St.; free for members, $10 for guests; see https://www.facebook.com/events/371664763510272/

Nov. 15, 5 to 8 p.m., “Etherea Materia,” arts of life, grand-opening exhibit at Misa & Martin Gallery, 619 State St., Santa Barbara; see jimmartinsculture@cox.net or Misa-artwork.com

Nov. 20, 5 to 8 p.m., “The Unfinished Gender Revolution: How Has Technology Changed Our Perception of Gender?” by MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast; at Santa Barbara Women’s Club, 670 Mission Canyon Road; see https://mitcentralcoast.org/gender-revolution/ 

Nov. 23, 6 to 10 p.m., 70th Annual Goleta’s Finest, premier awards celebration honors the city’s most influential business and civic leaders for their achievements, at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara resort and hotel; see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/70th-annual-goletas-finest-community-awards-gala-registration-76835492025

Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m., 67th Annual Downtown Santa Barbara Holiday Parade, “A Tropical Holiday.” starting at Sola Street south on State Street ending at Cota Street; see https://www.downtownsb.org/events/downtown-holiday-parade

Dec. 11, 5 to 7p.m., Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer, Murphy’s Vinyl Shack, 5285 Carpinteria Ave.; see https://www.carpinteriachamber.org/events/details/holiday-mixer-at-murphy-s-vinyl-shack-4115 

Dec. 13, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Legislative Breakfast with Sen. Hannah Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara; location TBD; see https://carpinteriavalleychamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/4095 

If your business or other organization has an event coming up, email details to mcre1000@gmail.com to get a free listing. If you want the announcement to appear as advertising, call (805) 319-0744.

Posted Oct. 30, 2019.

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