Catapult Connects @ Ri Ra
Jul
11
5:30 PM17:30

Catapult Connects @ Ri Ra

Join us on Wednesday, July 11th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ri Ra Irish Pub in downtown Portsmouth for our monthly Catapult Connects networking event! Enjoy a crisp beverage while connecting with other young professionals in the Seacoast area.

This is the perfect setting to network with new people and meet up with old friends. This event is free and open to the public (bring a friend!). Please RSVP online. See you there!

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Catapult Lunches @ STREET
Jul
6
12:30 PM12:30

Catapult Lunches @ STREET

Let's make lunch plans! Join us for our monthly Catapult Lunch event at STREET in Portsmouth on Wednesday, July 25th from 12-1pm!

Mix, mingle, and connect with other individuals in the Seacoast area over a delicious lunch.

This event is free and open to the public. LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE. Please RSVP online. See you there!

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Catapult Lunches @ Agave
Jun
27
12:00 PM12:00

Catapult Lunches @ Agave

Network on your lunch hour! This month, we're hosting our Catapult Lunch event at Agave in the heart of Portsmouth from 12-1pm on June 27th from 12-1 p.m.

This event is free to attend (lunch and beverages are a separate cost, though!) and open to the public. LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE. Please RSVP online. See you there!

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Seacoast Business Book Club @ Book and Bar
Jun
20
5:30 PM17:30

Seacoast Business Book Club @ Book and Bar

This isn’t your mother's book club. Take your skills to the next level with this monthly book club designed to enhance your leadership, communication, and sales skills.

Join Catapult Seacoast and the The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth for their monthly Seacoast Book Club meeting on Wednesday, June 20th at 5:30 p.m. Free to attend!

BOOK OF THE MONTH: "Sales EQ" by Jeb Bloun

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Catapult Classes: Money Management for the Real World
Jun
6
5:30 PM17:30

Catapult Classes: Money Management for the Real World

Wish you were better at money management? Join us for this month's Catapult Class, "Money Management for the Real World: It's Never too Soon to Have a Plan" with Shana Biletch on Wednesday, June 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the 100 Club in Portsmouth. SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT! Please RSVP online to reserve your spot. Free to attend.

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May
23
5:00 PM17:00

10 To Watch Awards @ 3S Artspace

Join us for our fifth annual 10 To Watch Awards at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth on Wednesday, May 23rd from 5 to 9 p.m.! The 20 finalists will be honored at this event, and the 10 winners will be named. All are welcome to join the fun and network with peers!

PLUS, you'll also get the chance to network with top companies in New Hampshire at our Career Booster event in addition to hearing our AMAZING speakers, J.T. O'Donnell and Jackie Eastwood.

Catapult Seacoast and Seacoast Media Group are partnering again in 2018 fifth annual 10 To Watch Awards honoring young professionals ages 21-40 who live or work in the New Hampshire Seacoast, the Tri-Cities region, or select southern Maine towns. We are celebrating people who have the opportunity to make positive contributions to local social and economic development.

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GUEST SPEAKER

J.T. O'Donnell, founder and CEO of Work It Daily, an online career support platform. She's also an official LinkedIn influencer with over 2 million followers.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Jackie Eastwood, founder of TissueLink Medical Inc. in Dover, which became Salient Surgical Technologies and sold to Medtronic Inc. in 2011 for $525 million.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets cost $15 online or $20 at the door (CASH OR CHECK ONLY!). Reserving your ticket online is highly recommended. Space is limited! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW >>

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Power Biz Hour sponsored by TD Bank: Branding for Small Business
Mar
15
12:00 PM12:00

Power Biz Hour sponsored by TD Bank: Branding for Small Business

The Power Biz Hour presented by TD Bank is your opportunity to learn from the region's best with skills that can help you grow your business today.

We see it all the time…small businesses forging ahead with their marketing (even if only on social media), without first considering their Brand. At Darci Creative we live by the statement that our founder coined: Your Brand is Your Promise. This workshop will show you how to build your brand in two segments: 1. Definition, and 2. Execution. Knowing what your promise is, and what sets you apart, is essential to great branding and we’ll walk you through some steps to help you define your Brand. In the second segment we’ll discuss how to execute strategically so that you’re getting your message out there in front of the right people, in the right way.

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Business & Brews: Networking For A Cause
Mar
14
5:00 PM17:00

Business & Brews: Networking For A Cause

EAT. DRINK. NETWORK.

Network with Seacoast young professionals at The Music Hall on March 14th from 5-6 p.m. Dine on pizza provided by Flatbread Company and sip on 7th Settlement Brewery's 1623 Brown Ale.

Learn about the health and wellness services provided by Goodwin Community Health and Families First Health & Support Center, local nonprofit organizations that provide quality, accessible health care to all people in the community.

The networking event is FREE with complimentary pizza and beer tasting. Tickets are limited and we encourage early registration. Your ticket will admit one (1) for tasting and pizza. Must be 21 or older to enter.

REGISTER HERE >>>

ENJOY THE SHOW.

Then join us for an exciting evening of adventure films at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at 7 p.m.

Banff show attendance is optional and tickets must be purchased separately at the box office on March 14th. Receive a 15% discount on your Banff ticket for attending the networking event ($24.50 general admission).

Proceeds from the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour benefit Goodwin and Families First. If you are unable to attend but would like to make a donation please click here.

Thank you all & we look forward to seeing you there!

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Mar
13
7:30 AM07:30

Bank of America / Merrill Lynch Breakfast Series: State of the State with Governor Sununu

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The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth is proud to welcome New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu as our guest for Bank of America / Merrill Lynch Breakfast Series.

Governor Sununu will be sharing a State of the State address with the Portsmouth business community.  A limited time for questions and answers will be provided after his remarks.

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Catapult Lunches @ The Portsmouth Brewery
Feb
28
12:00 PM12:00

Catapult Lunches @ The Portsmouth Brewery

Let's make lunch plans! Join us for our monthly Catapult Lunch event at the Portsmouth Brewery in Portsmouth on Wednesday, February 28th from 12-1pm!

Start the new year off right! Mix, mingle, and connect with other individuals in the Seacoast area over a scrumptious lunch.

This event is free and open to the public. LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE. Please RSVP online. See you there!

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Seacoast Business Book Club
Feb
21
5:30 PM17:30

Seacoast Business Book Club

This isn’t your mother's book club.  Take your skills to the next level with this monthly book club designed to enhance your leadership, communication, and sales skills.  

Join us for our 2018 planning session where we will discuss what books we read and at what pace.  Bring your ideas on how we can make this group as productive and fun as possible.

Join our Facebook group!

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Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth: Trend Talks: Homeless on the Seacoast
Feb
21
8:00 AM08:00

Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth: Trend Talks: Homeless on the Seacoast

Trend Talks is a cooperative program between The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth and Leadership Seacoast to bring fresh, relevant, and timely information to the Chamber members and Leadership Seacoast alumni in the core Leadership Seacoast topics of Justice, Education, Arts / Culture, Economic Development, Government, Health & Human Services, and Environment.

During the Trend Talk you will hear three perspectives on the current state of the homeless population in the Seacoast of New Hampshire. Kyle Stucker, from Seacoast Media Groups, will share his observations on the ground while producing the Homeless on the Seacoast series last fall.  Martha Stone, Executive Director of Cross Roads House, will share what challenges and successes Cross Roads House is facing as one of the largest homeless shelters in the community.  Finally, Paige Farmer with the Greater Seacoast Coalition to End Homelessness will provide an update regional initiatives to address this issue.  

Join us as we dive into the issues surrounding the population of homeless individuals on the seacoast.

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Alpha Loft Founders Series: Sean Creeley, Founder of Embedly
Feb
20
5:30 PM17:30

Alpha Loft Founders Series: Sean Creeley, Founder of Embedly

Meet the Founder

Sean Creeley, Founder of Embedly

Sean's path with Embedly from Y Combinator to Acquisition by Medium

Sean was the founder of Embedly and served as its CEO from 2010 through to its acquisition by Medium in 2016. Embedly provided rich media solutions to companies such as LinkedIn, Salesforce, Reddit, The New York Times and many others. At peak, Embedly served close to a billion monthly impressions. Embedly was funded by Y Combinator, SV Angel, Betaworks, Lowercase and Venture 51.

Sean is currently interested in the intersection of Machine Learning and growth of early stage companies. He resides in Portsmouth, NH and is in desperate need of a hobby.

Location: Alpha Loft
10 Vaughan Mall, Suite #205
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Alpha Loft's Founders Series gives attendees the opportunity to learn from the experience of others. Each event will feature startup founders who’ve been on the startup journey. You’ll hear about their journey through the craziness that is founding a startup, including how they worked through obstacles, what milestones they achieved, how they caught their big break, and lessons learned along the way. The Alpha Loft team will moderate the conversation and then open things up for questions from the audience.

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Cooperative Venture Workspace: Lunch and Learn with Instyle Recycle
Feb
20
11:30 AM11:30

Cooperative Venture Workspace: Lunch and Learn with Instyle Recycle

We live on a remarkable planet.

While this statement rings true, we are learning more and more about the strain humans have put on the environment and its natural resources. The task of trying to solve these environmental problems in a society that seems stacked against us can be daunting, to say the least, but it is far from impossible. That’s why I created Instyle Recycle, a blog to empower YOU to make environmentally conscious choices in your day-to-day life.

At Lunch and Learn with Instyle Recycle you will learn why a sustainable lifestyle is imperative to create a brighter future for us all, as well as ways that you can go green in the workplace. No matter where you are on your sustainability journey, the idea is to facilitate an awareness that will allow you to make more informed decisions as a consumer, adopt suggested behaviors that work best for your lifestyle, and feel good about doing what you can, when you can. Looking forward to making this journey with you!

Cooperative Venture Workspace’s Lunch & Learn is an event series aimed at having entrepreneurs meet and learn from each other in a fun, engaging atmosphere. For more information about the Cooperative Venture Workspace, visit us at 36 Maplewood Ave, Portsmouth, NH or at coveworkspace.com.

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Feb
16
9:00 AM09:00

Seacoast SCORE Digital Marketing Essentials: Website, SEO, Social Media, Email Marketing & More

Whether you're just starting out or have been in business for a while, this workshop will help you create an effective digital marketing strategy for your small business.  You'll learn how to develop a successful website that enhances your company's image and how to market using digital approaches that increase sales.  

  • Build a successful small business website
  • Use search engine optimization (SEO) to increase website visits
  • Create effective email marketing and paid advertising campaigns
  • Increase the impact of social media with audience engagement
  • Sell products online using the latest eCommerce software 
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Pechakucha Night Portsmouth, Volume 32
Feb
15
6:30 PM18:30

Pechakucha Night Portsmouth, Volume 32

Pechakucha Night Portsmouth, Volume 32
Thursday, February 15
Doors at 6pm / Presentations at 6:30pm
Free admission (reservations recommended, space is limited)
This is a seated event. 

PechaKucha Night is an Portsmouth tradition, now in it's 8th year. It's also part of an internationally recognized event based on a unique presentation style in which artists, designers and other creative individuals have six minutes and 40 seconds to share their presentations in the traditional PechaKucha format – twenty images, with twenty seconds to talk about each image. 

Come, bring your friends and get ready to be inspired by the creative people in our local area who are coming to share images and stories of their work, their process and what inspires them to live and work as creative individuals amongst us. 

Doors will open at 6:00pm for drinks and chitchat and presentations will begin at 6:30pm.

The gathering is free and open to the public and donations will be accepted.

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10 To Watch Launch Party @ Rí Rá Irish Pub
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

10 To Watch Launch Party @ Rí Rá Irish Pub

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It's that time of year again! Join us for the fifth annual 10 To Watch Launch Party on Wednesday, February 15th, 2018 from 6-9pm at Rí Rá Irish Pub in Portsmouth, NH.

Catapult Seacoast and Seacoast Media Group are partnering again in 2018 for the annual 10 To Watch Awards, which honors young professionals ages 21-40 who live or work in the New Hampshire Seacoast, the Tri-Cities region, or select southern Maine towns. We're celebrating people who have the opportunity to make positive contributions to local social and economic development.

Mix and mingle with other young professionals in the community, and think about who you'll nominate for the 10 To Watch Awards in May! Light appetizers will be served during the event. This event is free and open to the public. Please reserve your spot online.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

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Feb
13
5:30 PM17:30

Catapult Connects @ The Wilder

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Get wild! Join us on Tuesday, February 13th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Wilder in downtown Portsmouth for our monthly Catapult Connects networking event! Help us welcome this hot new restaurant and bar to the area. Enjoy a crisp beverage while connecting with other young professionals in the Seacoast area.

This is the perfect setting to network with new people and meet up with old friends. This event is free and open to the public (bring a friend!). Please RSVP online. See you there!

This event is sponsored by Northeast Credit Union.

REGISTER FOR FREE

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Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth: Communications for Success
Feb
13
8:00 AM08:00

Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth: Communications for Success

The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth is proud to partner with the New Hampshire Theatre Project to bring the lessons of the theater to the workplace to focus on Coaching For Success, Collaborative Teamwork, and Strategic Storytelling.

Being in front of an audience is not just for actors....

Every day we must play a role, especially in the workplace. While we may have what it takes to get our jobs done, having a repertoire of interpersonal skills can help enhance our careers as well as the functionality of businesses and organizations.

The NHTP Theatre for Life Program was created to nurture the leadership skills of individuals by using theatre techniques to inspire and manage diverse groups. From public speaking and basic presentation skills, business ”storytelling” to better communicate data to your team or client, and improv for team-building, improving customer service, & conflict resolution, Theatre for Life programs teach you and your team important skills needed to have a competitive edge.

Artistic director Genevieve Aichele will present sample activities from NHTP's Theatre For Life programs to enhance public speaking, business storytelling, team-building and customer service.  Please come prepared to have fun!

Photo by Dan Derby Photography.

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603 Seacoast Networking
Feb
12
5:30 PM17:30

603 Seacoast Networking

Come join us on the seacoast for an evening of networking and conversation!

The Monday, February 12th meeting of the 603 Seacoast Networking group will be held at Atlantic Grill in Rye.

Address: 5 Pioneer Road, Rye, NH 03870

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

We are looking forward to meeting you and learning more about your business!

Tips to use this great networking opportunity to its fullest:

-- Bring your business cards and small marketing materials/brochures if you have them

-- Have your calendar in hand to schedule follow-up one-on-ones

-- Invite your friends, clients, and any small business enterprise (SBE) owners or business development representatives -- or, better, bring them along!

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more about the venue, feel free to visit: http://www.theatlanticgrill.com/

--> the event is free to attend, we just ask for your RSVP.

**If you find your plans change after you RSVP, please cancel your Eventbrite ticket, or email lisajacksonwrites@gmail.com, please! Thank you. **

 

Who is behind this event? The 603 Networking Group on LinkedIn is. We have over 6,500 members to connect with. Our one requirement is that you live or work/have an office in New Hampshire. If you aren't yet a member, you can join through this link: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2737743

You can connect with the volunteer organizers of this event through the 603 Seacoast Networking group (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/7485874).

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Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

Vision Board Party with UROCK & Catapult Seacoast

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Hello 2018! A new year means new goals. This year, let's get creative! MAKE 2018 ROCK! Set your goals, dreams, aspirations with a UROCK VISION BOARD WORKSHOP!

Join us on Wednesday, January 31st from 6 - 8 p.m. at Prudential Verani Realty in Portsmouth for a fun evening of goal setting with UROCK. During this free session, you'll learn how to creatively map out your goals using vision boards. How cool is that?!

All the dream supplies you need, a quick UROCK Talk by UROCK’s Founder & Chief Igniter, Nick Mirabello will set the tone for an energetic, motivational, and inspirational exercise that you will enjoy creating your very own vision board and walk out that night with your dreams in hand!

Vision boards have been proven to fast forward your goals and truly serve as a one of the most powerful tools to help you refresh, reenergize, and remind you of what you want to achieve in life — personally and professionally.

We’ll have pizza, snacks, and all the supplies you need. You can BYOB, open mind and ready to have some fun!! For additional info you can send people to a link on my website: www.urockmarketing.com

Spots are LIMITED for this session, so please RSVP online to save yourself a seat! There's free parking at the venue. First time at a Catapult Seacoast event? Come alone or bring a friend! All are welcome to attend.

Check out this video to learn more about UROCK and its vision board parties!

REGISTER FOR FREE

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Jan
24
12:00 PM12:00

Catapult Lunches @ Thirsty Moose in Portsmouth

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Let's make lunch plans! Join us for our monthly Catapult Lunch event at the Thirsty Moose in Portsmouth on Wednesday, January 24th from 12-1pm!

Start the new year off right! Mix, mingle, and connect with other individuals in the Seacoast area over a scrumptious lunch.

This event is free and open to the public. LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE. Please RSVP online. See you there!

REGISTER FOR FREE

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