DENVER COWORKING WEEK

Join us as Denver Coworks hosts its second annual Denver Coworking Week, May 12-16 2014, to introduce people to the dynamic movement of coworking. Coworking spaces provide an alternative workplace environment for remote workers, freelancers, entrepreneurs, startups, and creative professionals.

Each space will host events and tours free of charge, highlighting their unique offerings and demonstrating the benefits of working in a collaborative environment.

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Monday, May 12, 2014 @ Creative Density

Creative Density: 1718 Emerson Street, Denver

9:00 am: Coffee + Pastries / What is Coworking and the Colorado Coworking Passport?

Learn how coworking is helping mobile workers collaborate, learn new ideas, and be happier workers by escaping the home office or coffee shop.

10:00 - 10:45 am: Freelancing: The best places to find your next gig in Denver

Joining the freelancer and independent movement is scary but easier than ever. There are a lot of great resources and ways to approach businesses and will bring the best ones to light to help you get your next local gig.

Taught by Jason Tranel of Simpalo, a local freelancer connector, and Craig Baute of Creative Density Coworking.

2:00 - 3:30 pm: WordPress Happiness Hour: A roundtable Q & A

WordPress powers 20% of the websites on the web and is one of the most used platforms small businesses use for their website. Join us for our regular WordPress Happiness Hour where we present our latest work, answer each other’s questions, and make us all a little bit closer to become WordPress experts.

Taught by Michael of AutoMattic, the creators of WordPress.com.

4:00 - 6:00 pm: High-fives, Yard Games, and Grills

Creative Density works hard and plays hard. When you’re here you instantly have a group of friends to celebrate the highs, get support during the lows, and play yards and grill with when the sun is out. Come and get to know one of the best coworking communities in Denver and join us.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 @ CONVERGE

Converge: 3327 Brighton Blvd, Denver

8:30 am: Open Coworking and Breakfast Bites

Get an early start on your work day and enjoy some great Huckleberry Roasters coffee with a few edidibles to get you up & running.

11:00 am: Yoga for Coworkers

Julie Campilio of Radiant Beginnings will lead this unique class that allows each participant to be fully engaged while connecting with others, reducing stress, and accessing both sides of your brain! She’ll help bring your mindfulness & breath together and sprinkle in simple yoga poses for ANY BODY. NO prior yoga experience necessary!

12:00 pm: Free Lunch!

Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch! And this one is provided by Jim N’ Nick’s Bar-B-Q. It’s just for those who RSVP for the day. So sign up ASAP!

1:00 pm: Writing Beyond Copy

Get your creative juices flowing with a short creative writing workshop guided by Caleb Seeling, publisher of the award-winning, nationally acclaimed Conundrum Press. He’ll talk briefly about the creative writing process, followed by a fun writing exercise. The point won’t be to critique your writing, but to simply enjoy the process.

3:00 pm: Promo Videos Are Dead! Using Emotional Branding to Connect with Customers

This workshop, led by Craig Spinks owner of Quadrid Productions, will show you how video can be used to help people make an emotional connection with your business without being manipulative. There’s more to our distaste for promo videos than just a desensitization to sales pitches…they often have the appeal backwards!

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 @ GREEN SPACES

Green Spaces: 1368 26th St, Denver

12:00 pm: Group Lunch

Join the Green Spaces community for our monthly group lunch! We will meet in the lounge space at noon and walk to a nearby restaurant together.

5:30 pm: Happy Hour featuring Certifiably Green Denver

Join us for drinks & bites and learn more about how you can make your business certifiably green!

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ THRIVE LODO

Thrive LoDo: 1830 Blake St, Denver

8:30 am: Open Coworking with Coffee & Muffins

Open coworking with coffee & muffins

9:00-10:00 am: Financial 101 for Startups

Workshop with Stuart Borne of Archer Bay Consulting

10:00 am-2:00 pm: Office Hours with Stuart Borne of Archer Bay Consulting

Free one-on-one time to get the professional advice you need to set up your startup’s financials.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ THRIVE CHERRY CREEK

Thrive Cherry Creek: 201 Milwaukee St, Suite 200, Denver

8:30 am: Open Coworking with Coffee & Muffins

Open coworking with coffee & muffins

8:30-9:30 am: Headshots with Trish McGinity

If you’ve been wanting to get a professional headshot done then this is your chance. Trish will have her studio set up and for just $75 you can get a great headshot done. No more cropped party photos on your Linked In profile!

12:30-2:30 pm: Venture Capital 101

Have you ever wondered how Venture Capital works? How do VCs pick the companies they invest in? What are they looking for? How can you make your company more attractive to VCs? Find the answers to all of these and more at this Venture Capital 101 session. We’ll talk about what companies need to do to prepare for the perfect pitch. How to find VCs and get the appointment to pitch. How to value your company and negotiate a great deal. Landing a VC investment can be a lot of work – especially if you make all the classic mistakes. Participate in this workshop to get the inside track on Venture Capital.

Venture Capital 101 is presented by Peter Adams, co-author of Venture Capital for Dummies (Wiley, 2013), and Executive Director of Rockies Venture Club

5:00-6:30 pm: Happy Hour

Happy Hour

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Friday, May 16, 2014 @ SHIFT WORKSPACES

Shift Workspaces: 383 Corona St, Denver

8 am - 5:30 pm: Free Coworking at Shift

Find out what Shift Workspaces is all about by working in our coworking space for free. Grab a cup of gourmet coffee, work at your choice of tables, desks, or lounge areas, meet other members, and even enjoy a quick workout at our onsite gym.

9:00 am: Bagel & Fruit Breakfast

Start your work day off with a healthy breakfast. We’ll provide Bagels, cream cheese, fruit, yogurt, granola, and of course our own awesome coffee.

11:00 am: Stephanie Wachman: Time Management for the Busy Professional

Join Shift member Stephanie Wachman for tips on time management.

12:00 pm: Lunch in a Pinch

Sample some great options for quick and nutritional lunch choices for when you’re on the go.

1:00 - 1:30 pm: Stretching for Sitters

Join our yoga experts for a short instruction on some great stretching exercises to do if you sit in front of a computer a lot. Stop by for 5 mins or for the full 30.

4:00 pm: Happy Hour

Mingle and meet other coworkers while enjoying gourmet snacks and adult beverages, including beer from our kegerator.

5:30 pm: Kickball at Alamo Placita Park

What better way to burn off some energy (and beer calories) after a long day of work? Join the Denver Coworks Alliance as we play a spirited game or two of kickball. Alamo Placita Park is just a few blocks from Shift.

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