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  • Codegeist 2021 Hackathon

    Codegeist 2021

    ABOUT: Make your move to win — build Forge apps for Jira and Confluence — $300,000 in prizes.

    DATE: Now through Sep 13, 2021 @ 5:00pm EDT

    JOIN THE HACKATHON: https://bit.ly/Codegeist2020m

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  • About This Event

    How are you holding up?

    Whether you’re back in the office or still working from home, it can be a struggle to stay motivated and productive at work- however that may look for you.

    Whether that’s keeping an eye out for burnout so you can stop it before it starts or just finding a way to get through the day. This event will guide you through some actionable steps to keep you going and thriving whether you work part-time, full-time or freelance.

    About the Instructor

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    Partner, Spill

    Will Allen-Mersh is a Partner at Spill, a startup that lets employees book video therapy sessions through Slack. Spill works with over 30 qualified counsellors and therapists across the UK and is registered with the BACP, the UK's foremost counselling body.

    About Our Partners

    Spill is all-in-one workplace mental health support through Slack. ... Speak to your therapist on the phone, over video chat or by messaging them.

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  • About This Event

    Learn about how to leverage online video for your personal brand and walk away with a video brand strategy that connects with viewers & converts them into new clients. What you can expect is vital & interactive learning around how to effectively use the most widely consumed piece of online content - video. No editing experience necessary.

    Why it matters:

    According to Cisco, 80% of all online content consumed in 2019 will be video. Do you want to scale your business & reach more people online?

    This workshop is for you if you want to learn how to show up on video, build your brand & be seen as thought leader. In this 90 minute workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of online video & how to build brand that inspires real sales.

    Takeaways:

    • Develop your video brand strategy
    • Learn how to structure your videos for Facebook, Youtube & Instagram
    • Understand the 3 foundational video types to use to build your brand online
    • Increase your sales & land new clients with videos that impact & inspire without tech headaches

    About the Instructor

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    Founder, Bridesmaid for Hire | Author | Podcaster | Workshop Host & 1:1 Coach | Professional Speaker

    Jen Glantz is the Founder of Bridesmaid for Hire, along with the creator of the project Finally the Bride, the Founder of the blog The Things I Learned From, the voice of the podcast You're Not Getting Any Younger, the Founder of the coaching business Jen & Juice, and the author of the Amazon-bestselling books, "All My Friends are Engaged" and "Always a Bridesmaid for Hire."

    She's told her stories on hundreds of press outlets around the world, such as Good Morning America, CNN, and NPR, where they called her job the "weirdest of all time". You can often find her on stages as a speaker for conferences, major companies and schools. In 2016, she received the "30 Under 30" award from her alma mater, University of Central Florida. She's a freelance writer for more than 25 different websites, including NBC, Glamour Magazine, and Forbes.

    Three things you have to know about her: she only eats pizza, her birthday is on April Fool's Day and she spent 2 years living in a new city every month. Learn more on her website: Jenglantz.com and email her to say hello: [email protected]

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  • PrideHacks Virtual 2021

    HELP US BUILD TECHNOLOGY FOR A STRONGER COMMUNITY!

    We’re excited to announce PrideHacks 2021 - our second year as a virtual hackathon happening August 5-7!

    What is PrideHacks?

    PrideHacks is our annual hackathon bringing together people from Canada’s tech ecosystem to design, build and implement technology solutions for nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBTQ2S+ community across Canada.

    This year, more than ever, the organizations serving our most vulnerable communities need our help.

    As a participant, you will use your skill set to help a broad range of impactful nonprofits solve their technology challenges all while getting to know other tech professionals and our partner companies. What’s better than doing good while having fun!

    PrideHacks is an inclusive environment - We welcome all genders, sexual identities, abilities... everyone! Whether you are a LGBTQ2S+ or an Ally, we welcome you to come, design, code, build, and implement solutions that will have lasting impact for these organizations.  

    The Process

    The Schedule

    RSVP TODAY for 1 or all of the PrideHacks events. Be sure to stay connected to receive all of the updates about PrideHacks Virtual 2021! 

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  • To create a thriving food startup, consumers need to discover your brand. With many of us spending hours a day on social media, your strategy is key to your success.

    This panel discussion will feature social media leaders working with consumer product goods companies and food brands to shed some light on how to grow your business through social media. Listen to a curated panel of experts on different social media platforms and how this has helped grow their audience or business.

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  • To create a thriving food startup, consumers need to discover your brand. With many of us spending hours a day on social media, your strategy is key to your success.

    This panel discussion will feature social media leaders working with consumer product goods companies and food brands to shed some light on how to grow your business through social media. Listen to a curated panel of experts on different social media platforms and how this has helped grow their audience or business.

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  • August 2021 NY Tech Meetup

    ABOUT THIS EVENT

    We have a great program ready for you featuring companies and their tech!

    Link to come!

    Agenda:
    5:30 PM - Networking 
    6:00 PM - Program Begins
    7:00 PM - Program Ends/ More Networking 

    Hosted by:

    Andy Saldaña, Executive Director, NY Tech Alliance


    Demoers to be announced soon!

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  • Join members of our Design Standards Board for a conversation around the skills you need for a successful Design career. We’ll be covering our recently released Design Skills Map which highlights the foundational skills every Designer needs throughout their career. We’ll also talk about the skills you’ll need as you progress in your career and venture into either practitioner or leadership paths.

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  • WorldFestival 2021

    WorldFestival is the global virtual conference supporting worldwide technology innovation. Connecting the world to the newest technologies.
    
    About this event
    
    WorldFestival 2021 | August 17-19, 2021
    
    Technology innovation moves the world forward. WorldFestival is the global virtual conference supporting worldwide technology innovation. Join 20,000+ participants across 130+ nations in discovering and learning about the top 1,000 emerging innovations and trends of 2021.
    
    WorldFestival includes:
    
    -Technology Innovation Conference: Hear talks from 300+ speakers covering the newest innovations in 20 industry verticals: from Virtual Reality and Blockchain to Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence.
    
    -Award Competition: Discover and vote on the top 1,000 innovations of 2021, from 6 continents, competing to pitch on-stage as the Top 50 WorldFestival Innovations.
    
    -Virtual Expo: Visit and learn about 100+ emerging technologies at our virtual expo.
    
    -Networking & Receptions: Certain pass types will be invited to 1:1 networking breaks and our VIP receptions, where you can meet and chat with top executives, supporters, and contributors.
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  • MobileWeek 2021

    • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 09:00 AM – August 19, 2021
    • Online Event
    • $100.00 USD

    Join 2,000 participants at the global virtual conference supporting mobile & connected technology innovation.

    Join us online August 17-19 for 6+ tracks of content:

    -5G, Devices & Communication
    -Mobile Business Strategy & Management
    -Mobile Networks, Hardware & IoT
    -iOS Development
    -Android Development
    -Mobile DevOps & Analytics
    ...with 50+ live sessions converge to discover this year’s newest mobile technology innovations!

    mobileWeek is produced and owned by DevNetwork, the world's developer event community organization -- and producer of leading conferences for the developer, engineering & IT industries.

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