• Cocktails and Tech San Francisco 4/16/19 W Hotel

    W San Francisco

    $20.00

    Join us for our monthly Cocktails and Tech event and meet young professionals, startups professional, Executives, Tech Leaders and more on Tuesday, April, 16, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the W Hotel Living Room Bar (http://www.wsanfrancisco.com) located at 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-april-w-hotel/ An RSVP does not guarantee attendance. Please RSVP using the link above. Interested in meeting C level professionals, executives from startups, tech companies, law firms, and many other industries? Come to the beautiful W Hotel in San Francisco and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time! This is a great opportunity to find new connections and meet new people in general. Regardless of your age, industry level, or your industry you are welcomed to join us. RSVP Now for $10 early bird or $15 general at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-april-w-hotel/ or pay $20 at the door (At the Door Cash Only) An RSVP does not guarantee attendance. Please RSVP using the link above. Cocktails and Tech SF Executives and Tech Leaders Mixer @ W Hotel Living Room Bar (first floor) 4/16/19- San Francisco 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) W Hotel 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 RSVP Now! At this point, you have all the information you need... However, if you want even MORE information, feel free to keep reading. Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer, so we can enter you in a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work...pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

  • Silicon Valley Fashion Event at Fremont Beauty College | 4/9/19 | 6pm-8pm

    We are excited for the Silicon Valley Fashion event on Tuesday, April 9th from 6pm to 8pm happening at Fremont Beauty College located at 4164 Technology Dr, Fremont. This event will focus on everything Fashion, from Fashion Tech, Cosmetology, Fashion Retail, Salons, Fashion Trends and more! This event will feature a Keynote on Retail Branding and Growth, an amazing Fashion Expert Panel and a built-in Networking Mixer at Fremont Beauty College. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/silicon-valley-fashion-event/ Registering on Meetup DOES NOT grant admission, please register with the link above. *Complimentary refreshments from Fremont Beauty College. AGENDA 6:00pm to 7:00pm: Networking 7:10pm to 7:30pm: Keynote: Retail Branding by David Mitroff Ph.D. 7:35pm to 8:00pm: Expert Panel Fremont Beauty College Fremont Beauty College is the premier educational experience for ambitious professionals in both cosmetic and esthetic fields. With a positive learning environment and an emphasis on professionalism, Fremont Beauty College has a well-known reputation for success. By educating students with hands-on training, license preparation, business practices, career development, clientele building, and real-world environments, students benefit from the applicable nature of our programs. Since 1968, Fremont Beauty College’s core values have remained strong because of our daily dedication to put education first to create the best professionals, whether they are looking to become hair stylists, makeup artists, estheticians, entrepreneurs and more. Students’ career opportunities are endless and Fremont Beauty College’s collaboration with the best-of-the-best brands create a simultaneous learning opportunistic experience. As a one-of-a-kind beauty institution, students gain the well-kept industry knowledge that will propel the prospective beautician to success. Our team of experienced and professional cosmetic and esthetic educators enables students to reach their full potential, creatively and professionally, every day. Schedule a Tour Today http://fremontbeautycollege.com Our Host and Panel Moderator | David Mitroff, Ph.D. David (@DavidMitroff) is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. Who We Are Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. FAQs Do you own a retail business? Looking for more customers? You will be in the company of hundreds of other industry experts who will be more than happy to share their knowledge, meet new connections, and expand their network. Are you looking to target a younger generation? Discover how to target new customers for your Bay Area business. How to launch a new fashion or cosmetology product? Understand the fours steps before launching a new product. Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/silicon-valley-fashion-event/

  • Meet The Founders: Food Tech | General Assembly SF | 4/2/19 | 6PM

    General Assembly San Francisco

    $15.00

    We are excited to host a fresh Meet The Founders event on Tuesday, April 2nd from 6pm to 8pm. This specific Meet the Founders event will focus on Food Technology, and furthermore the innovators behind your favorite new restaurants, kitchen gadgets, and food apps. You’re invited to an immersive learning experience where you will meet like-minded professionals, food industry experts, restauranteurs, and the innovation behind Food Technology. This event will feature an Expert Panel and a built-in Networking Mixer at General Assembly SF located at 225 Bush Street, San Francisco, (5th Floor – Entrance next to Target). RSVP now and share our link: www.professionalconnector.com/meet-the-founders-food-tech An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission, please RSVP our link. Buy tickets through our link, or pay $20 at the door. *Complimentary drinks from our lead sponsor, General Assembly. AGENDA 6:00pm to 6:45pm: Networking 6:45pm to 7:00pm: A Word From Our Host, David Mitroff, Ph.D. 7:00pm to 7:20pm: Expert Panel 7:20pm to 8:00pm: Final Networking EXPERT PANEL Nathan Downs | Interim Head of Growth at Rangoon Ruby Investment LLC Nathan Jin | Founder of Ivy Food Tech More to be announced... SPONSOR SPRING, has an unparalleled resume of experience in launching and growing brands and product lines in a wide variety of retail channels, from consumer electronics to luggage, using retail-tested and proven methods blended with our own innovative and creative secret sauce that makes your products disruptive in the marketplace and springs your brand forward. http://www.spring2market.com VENUE AND LEAD SPONSOR General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. As the leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, General Assembly fosters a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love. Learn more here. By signing up for this event you consent to receive news and emails from General Assembly. PREMIUM SPONSORS Get More From Your Digital Advertising Spend. Own your post-click experience and maximize your conversion rates with Instapage, the most powerful landing page platform for marketing teams and agencies. For more info and to sign up, find us at http://instapg.es/pnNhm OUR HOST & PANEL MODERATOR – David Mitroff, Ph.D. David (@DavidMitroff) is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. He is an Instructor for the University of California at Berkeley’s International Diploma Business program and a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpad program. WHO WE ARE Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS EVENT Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. Are you an industry expert who is new to the San Francisco Bay Area? Are you trying to break into the restaurant industry? Our networking events have proven to be successful time and time again. Trying to incorporate more cutting-edge technology into your restaurant? Come meet our experts and consultants to learn more about what benefits your restaurant is currently missing. From sous-vide entrepreneurs to food app developers.

  • San Francisco Local Business Summit at Yelp 3/19/19 6PM

    You’re invited to our San Francisco Local Business Summit on Tuesday, 3/19/2019 from 6pm-8pm at Yelp located at 55 Hawthorne St., San Francisco, CA. This event is perfect for anyone looking to learn more about increasing their brand awareness and improving their online reputation. Keynote speaker David Mitroff Ph.D. will speak about how to grow you brand fast. Meet representatives from Yelp, along with other local business owners. Have fun, learn and connect with other San Francisco Bay Area business owners. Everyone is welcome to join this special event. We encourage anyone to join the event, regardless of your industry and background, come network and learn with us. RSVP now and share the link! http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/san-francisco-business-summit/ Event Agenda and Info: 6:00pm to 6:20pm: Networking & Check-in (Drinks and Snacks) 6:20pm to 6:40pm: Keynote by David Mitroff Ph.D. | Growing your Brand Fast 6:40pm to 8:00pm: Presentation by Matt Donzella | Local Business Outreach, Yelp Inc. Complimentary snacks and drinks provided by our lead sponsor Yelp. Keynote Growing Your Brand Fast In this talk David will use practical case studies that are relevant to what you may be experiencing or will experience when growing your business. David keynote will give you a framework and key tools that will you to allow you to create more brand awareness, strengthen your brand and generate new opportunities. David is the Founder and CEO of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. Davis is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. He is an Instructor for the University of California at Berkeley’s International Diploma Business program and a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpad program. Workshop Matt Donzella is the local Yelp For Business Owners educator in the Bay Area. Matt provides training for local business organizations on the free tools available on Yelp. Matt's goal is to build a thriving network of Bay Area business owners and take actionable feedback from the Bay Area business community to the different business owner-focused divisions at Yelp HQ. Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer. For those would want to take best advantage of the workshop we recommend bringing your laptop. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events. RSVP Now and share our link! http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/san-francisco-business-summit/

  • Cocktails and Tech San Francisco 3/12/19 W Hotel

    W San Francisco

    $20.00

    Join us for our monthly Cocktails and Tech event focusing on SF Executives and Tech Leaders on Tuesday, March, 12, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the W Hotel Living Room Bar (http://www.wsanfrancisco.com) located at 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-san-francisco-march-w-hotel An RSVP does not guarantee admission. Please RSVP using the link above. Interested in meeting C level professionals, executives from startups, tech companies, law firms, and many other industries? Come to the beautiful W Hotel in San Francisco and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time! This is a great opportunity to find new connections and meet new people in general. Regardless of your age, industry level, or your industry you are welcomed to join us. RSVP Now for $10 early bird or $15 general at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-san-francisco-march-w-hotel or pay $20 at the door (At the Door Cash Only) An RSVP does not guarantee admission. Please RSVP using the link above. Some our of attendees work at companies such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Google, ZeroCater, Coffee Meets Bagel, Redfin, Ask.com, Comcast Ventures, Oracle, Salesforce, GoPro, Sequoia Real Estate, DoorDash, Hyatt Regency, BlueCart, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, Genentech, Deloitte, Nestle, Accenture, HP, Intel, Amazon, Lyft, Facebook, HSBC, Capegimini, Yelp, J.P. Morgan and more. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-san-francisco-march-w-hotel RSVP Required: RSVP Now for $10 early bird, $15 general or pay $20 at the door (At the Door Cash Only) An RSVP does not guarantee admission. Please RSVP using the link above. Cocktails and Tech SF Executives and Tech Leaders Mixer @ W Hotel Living Room Bar (first floor) 3/12/19- San Francisco 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) W Hotel 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 RSVP Now! At this point, you have all the information you need... However, if you want even MORE information, feel free to keep reading. Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer, so we can enter you in a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work...pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

  • Cocktails and Tech East Bay - Bardo Lounge 3/6 5:30PM

    Bardo Lounge & Supper Club

    $30.00

    Join us for our monthly Cocktails and Tech event focusing on Oakland Executives and Tech Leaders on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Bardo Lounge Oakland (www.BardoOakland.com) located at 3343 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland 94610. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-east-bay-tech-bardo/ An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above This is a small event with limited space (25 tickets available). During this intimate evening meet other East Bay & Silicon Valley Founders and Innovators, grab a drink, and exchange ideas and perspectives on each other’s products, companies, markets and more. Start and conversation and collaboration with like-minded leaders. Interested in meeting C level professionals, executives from startups, tech companies, law firms, and many other industries? Come to the beautiful Bardo Lounge & Supper Club and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time! This is a great opportunity to find new connections and meet new people in general. Regardless of your age, industry level, or your industry you are welcomed to join us. RSVP Now $30 space is limited (At the Door Cash Only if not sold out) This is a small event with limited space (25 tickets available). If you haven't yet experienced Bardo Lounge, this upcoming event will give you the opportunity to discover their Mid-Century style, their delicious bites, and their craft libations. Bardo Lounge is located in Oakland's Grand Lake District. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-east-bay-tech-bardo/ An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above RSVP Now $30 space is limited (At the Door Cash Only if not sold out) This is a small event with limited space (25 tickets available). Cocktails and Tech SF Executives and Tech Leaders Mixer @ Bardo Lounge & Supper Club 3/6/19 - Oakland 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT) 3343 Lakeshore Ave Oakland, CA 94610 RSVP Now! At this point, you have all the information you need...However, if you want even MORE information, feel free to keep reading. Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. Are you looking to grow your business? Sometimes it is all about setting up the right lead generation process. Start by networking with us. How to take your leadership skills to the next level? Meet our executive consultant and get some resourceful tip right then. How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer, so we can enter you in a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work...pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-east-bay-tech-bardo/ An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above

  • Cocktails and Tech SF Executives & Tech Leaders Mixer 2/19/19 6PM

    Join us for our monthly Cocktails and Tech event focusing on SF Executives and Tech Leaders on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the W Hotel Living Room Bar (http://www.wsanfrancisco.com) located at 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-sf/ An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above. Interested in meeting C level professionals, executives from startups, tech companies, law firms, and many other industries? Come to the beautiful W Hotel in San Francisco and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time! This is a great opportunity to find new connections and meet new people in general. Regardless of your age, industry level, or your industry you are welcomed to join us. RSVP Now for $10 early bird or $15 general at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-sf/ or pay $20 at the door (At the Door Cash Only) An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above. Some our of attendees work at companies such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Google, ZeroCater, Coffee Meets Bagel, Redfin, Ask.com, Comcast Ventures, Oracle, Salesforce, GoPro, Sequoia Real Estate, DoorDash, Hyatt Regency, BlueCart, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, Genentech, Deloitte, Nestle, Accenture, HP, Intel, Amazon, Lyft, Facebook, HSBC, Capegimini, Yelp, J.P. Morgan and more. If you haven't yet experienced the W Hotel's Living Room bar, this very special evening will give you the opportunity to discover the San Francisco location's various craft cocktails, locally renowned beers, and a range of international specialty brews on tap. The W is located right next to the Museum of Modern Art, SF MoMa. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/cocktails-and-tech-sf/ RSVP Required: RSVP Now for $10 early bird, $15 general or pay $20 at the door (At the Door Cash Only) An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above. Cocktails and Tech SF Executives and Tech Leaders Mixer @ W Hotel Living Room Bar (first floor) 2/19/19 - San Francisco 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT) W Hotel 181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 How many people show up? Our events usually see anywhere from 45 to 400 people depending on the venue. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer, so we can enter you in a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work...pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events. An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. Please use the RSVP link above.

  • Meet The Founders: Autonomous Tech (Robotics & Self-Driving Cars) - GA 2/6/19

    We are excited to host a new “Meet The Founders” event on Wednesday, February 6th from 6pm to 8pm. This specific Meet the Founders event will focus on Autonomous Technology. The event is a Networking Mixer and Expert Panel event held at General Assembly SF located at 225 Bush Street, San Francisco (5th Floor – Entrance next to Target). You’re invited to an immersive learning experience where you will meet like-minded professionals, tech industry experts, and the craft which is Autonomous Technology. An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/autonomous-technology-event/ AGENDA 6:00pm to 7:00pm: Networking 7:00pm to 7:20pm: Expert Panel 7:20pm to 8:00pm: More Networking EXPERT PANEL Ezana Tesfu - Director of Operations - CarVi, Inc. Ezana Tesfu is a trailblazer when it comes to making top-of-the-line driving safety features available to everyone. With more than 20 years of experience in design and development of value-added tech products for the automobile industry, Ezana is helping build a more autonomously safe environment for the future. Based in Silicon Valley, Ezana is considered an expert when it comes to algorithmic defense, autonomous safety, and technological security. SPONSOR SPRING has an unparalleled resume of experience in launching and growing brands and product lines in a wide variety of retail channels – from consumer electronics to luggage – using retail-tested and proven methods blended with our own innovative and creative secret sauce that makes your products disruptive in the marketplace and springs your brand forward. http://www.spring2market.com VENUE AND LEAD SPONSOR General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. As the leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, General Assembly fosters a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love. Learn more here. By signing up for this event you consent to receive news and emails from General Assembly. PREMIUM SPONSORS Instapage: Get More From Your Digital Advertising Spend. Own your post-click experience and maximize your conversion rates with Instapage, the most powerful landing page platform for marketing teams and agencies. For more info and to sign up, find us at http://instapg.es/pnNhm OUR HOST & PANEL MODERATOR – David Mitroff, Ph.D. David is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. WHO WE ARE Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. We bring the SF Bay Area working community together and strive to promote positive business relationships. To view our upcoming events, click here. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, techies, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending this event. What to Bring: Bring your business cards, please. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work, pretend and dress like you did! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images.

  • Meet The Founders: Autonomous Tech (Robotics & Self-Driving Cars) - GA 2/6/19

    We are excited to host a new “Meet The Founders” event on Wednesday, February 6th from 6pm to 8pm. This specific Meet the Founders event will focus on Autonomous Technology. The event is a Networking Mixer and Expert Panel event held at General Assembly SF located at 225 Bush Street, San Francisco (5th Floor – Entrance next to Target). You’re invited to an immersive learning experience where you will meet like-minded professionals, tech industry experts, and the craft which is Autonomous Technology. An RSVP on Meetup does not grant admission. Please RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/autonomous-technology-event/ AGENDA 6:00pm to 7:00pm: Networking 7:00pm to 7:20pm: Expert Panel 7:20pm to 8:00pm: More Networking EXPERT PANEL Ezana Tesfu - Director of Operations - CarVi, Inc. Ezana Tesfu is a trailblazer when it comes to making top-of-the-line driving safety features available to everyone. With more than 20 years of experience in design and development of value-added tech products for the automobile industry, Ezana is helping build a more autonomously safe environment for the future. Based in Silicon Valley, Ezana is considered an expert when it comes to algorithmic defense, autonomous safety, and technological security. SPONSOR SPRING has an unparalleled resume of experience in launching and growing brands and product lines in a wide variety of retail channels – from consumer electronics to luggage – using retail-tested and proven methods blended with our own innovative and creative secret sauce that makes your products disruptive in the marketplace and springs your brand forward. http://www.spring2market.com VENUE AND LEAD SPONSOR General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. As the leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, General Assembly fosters a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love. Learn more here. By signing up for this event you consent to receive news and emails from General Assembly. PREMIUM SPONSORS Instapage: Get More From Your Digital Advertising Spend. Own your post-click experience and maximize your conversion rates with Instapage, the most powerful landing page platform for marketing teams and agencies. For more info and to sign up, find us at http://instapg.es/pnNhm OUR HOST & PANEL MODERATOR – David Mitroff, Ph.D. David is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. WHO WE ARE Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. We bring the SF Bay Area working community together and strive to promote positive business relationships. To view our upcoming events, click here. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Why & Who should attend this event? Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, techies, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending this event. What to Bring: Bring your business cards, please. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work, pretend and dress like you did! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images.

  • Founders and Innovators Mixer – Bardo Oakland 1/30/19 6PM

    Bardo Lounge & Supper Club

    $30.00

    After the success of our first edition, we are excited to host a new Founders & Innovators Mixer on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm. For this new event we will be back at Bardo Lounge Oakland (www.BardoOakland.com) located at 3343 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland 94610. This is a small event with limited space (25 tickets available). During this intimate evening meet other East Bay & Silicon Valley Founders and Innovators, grab a drink, and exchange ideas and perspectives on each other’s products, companies, markets and more. Start a conversation, and maybe even a collaboration, with like-minded leaders. An RSVP on Meetup does NOT grant admission. Please RSVP with the following link to be added to our official RSVP list. RSVP Now at http://www.professionalconnector.com/event/founders-and-innovators-oakland/ We encourage a broad spectrum of professionals to join our Founders and Innovators Mixer, as us Bay Area natives are known for our tech and expertise fluency. Every industry and professional can learn from each others. Regardless of your age, industry level, or your industry you are welcomed to join us. OUR VENUE Bardo Oakland is a Lounge & Supper Club located in the heart of Oakland, dedicated to bringing back Mid-Century flare at its finest. Bardo is known for their new, fresh take on what a lounge encapsulates, giving off Americana vibes while pouring up amazing cocktails and serving up amazing food. www.BardoOakland.com If you haven’t yet experienced Bardo Lounge, this upcoming event will give you the opportunity to discover their Mid-Century style, their delicious bites, and their craft libations. Bardo Lounge is located in Oakland’s Grand Lake District. OUR HOST David is a sought-after speaker on a wide range of topics from social media to peak performance. Through his consulting, lectures, training and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) has educated more than 25,000 business owners. He is an Instructor for the University of California at Berkeley’s International Diploma Business program and a Google Mentor for the Google Developers Launchpad program. He has been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more. WHO WE ARE Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. We organize and promote hundreds of Bay Area business networking and social mixers to specifically target Business Strategies and Small Medium Business Enterprises and provide industry professionals with a chance to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. We bring the SF Bay Area working community together and strive to promote positive business relationships. FAQ'S Who will be Attending: Professionals who want to socialize, entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts, and others will greatly benefit from attending and networking with each other at this event. What to Bring: Bring your business cards. Bring at least one card for the event organizer, so we can enter you in a raffle. How to Dress: This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress like you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best! Photography: Our events are photographed for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take photographs and use the images. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.