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Free Small Business Workshop – November 29, 2017!

Free Small Business Workshop – November 29, 2017!

Join us on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 as we host Public Law Center’s Free Small Business Workshop “Legal Topics in Starting A Small Business in California”.

If you’re thinking about starting a small business in California, are an entrepreneur or inventor, come to the workshop to learn about the principal types of legal business structures available in California; practical considerations to starting your business; the responsibilities of small business owners and more!  Volunteer attorneys from PLC and SCORE will be available to assist attendees with business questions both during and after the workshop.  Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/legal-topics-in-starting-a-small-business-workshop-tickets-38972539916

Just Added! Free Small Business Workshop!

Join Urban Workshop on Thursday November 16, 2017 and learn how the Small Business Administration helps entrepreneurs like you start, grow and succeed! Christopher Lorenzana, Lead Economic Development Specialist, will be here to show you the resources available to help turn what you make at Urban Workshop into a business!
The SBA’s Santa Ana District Office is responsible for the delivery of SBA’s programs and services to Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties that include small business loan programs, special outreach efforts and initiatives to inform and educate small business owners and entrepreneurs.
If you are an entrepreneur, inventor, small business owner, startup or Maker and want to grow your business you don’t want to miss this! Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-small-business-workshop-meet-the-small-business-administration-tickets-39732293359

NOVEMBER 2017 EVENTS AT URBAN WORKSHOP!

NOVEMBER 2017 EVENTS AT URBAN WORKSHOP!

We have some terrific events happening at Urban Workshop this month!

We have a 2,000 sq ft event hall with an adjoined 16,000 sq ft workshop and offers the ability to hold corporate and team building events, build competitions, charity events, school and training programs, and parties.  The facility is complete with a Bose public address system and Dell over head projection system. The large space allows for many table configurations. We have a kitchen that can be used for staging and serving to large groups. We invite you visit Urban Workshop to see the space first hand and envision the possibilities of this truly unique and flexible space, or contact us at events@urbanworkshop.net to book your event today!

Wednesday, November 1

6:15 pm to 9:00 pm

TIME OC Meetup at Urban Workshop

https://www.meetup.com/timeoc/events/244483539/

Bring your startup and technology topics, questions, and fun attitude for an open mastermind discussion.  If you have an idea for a startup, want feedback, or just talk about the latest technology, we are for you! All are welcome including beginners, experts and everything in between. Come and join in!

Thursday, November 2

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Free Small Business Workshop

Join Urban Workshop as we host Kevin Meredith from WESEE Collective, as he guides us on an interactive and thought provoking evening focused on innovation at Urban Workshop! This session will explore key insights and tools focused on early stage opportunities and innovations, designed to help makers, startups and local companies developing a product or service identify and test the most critical assumptions impacting value realization and market adoption.

Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite  page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-small-business-workshop-destination-innovation-tickets-39194363396

Tuesday, November 7

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

OCDE Teacher training at Urban Workshop

Wednesday, November 8

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

EARTHMAKE-OC Arduino + Raspberry Pi Electronics Makers Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/EarthMake/

Our regular meeting plus open lab Arduinoist & Pi-sters. Refreshments provided and doors open at 6:30 for socializing. Feel free to bring your laptop, Arduino & Pi projects.

 

Thursday, November 9

7:00 am to 9:00 am

ITEP Career Educator’s Breakfast at Urban Workshop

Saturday, November 11

Veterans Day

Thank you to those who served. Urban Workshop will be open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, November 14

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

OCDE Teacher training at Urban Workshop

Wednesday, November 15

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Trademarks & Branding Free Small Business Workshop

Join us on Wednesday November 15 at 6:00 pm as we host Public Law Center as they present PROTECT YOUR BRAND!  Free Trademarks Workshop for Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners.  Learn the crucial points of protecting your business’ valuable intangible assets (your logo, slogan or brand) through basic information about trademarks.  Demystify the trademark process by learning what trademarks are and what they do; Trademarks vs Copyrights vs Trade secrets; the trademark application process; how to protect your domain name, and MORE!

If you are a small business owner, Inventor or Entrepreneur, you don’t want to miss this!  Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/protect-your-brand-free-small-business-workshop-tickets-38969891996

Thursday, November 16

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Free Small Business Workshop

Open to all – Watch for more information!

Week of

November 19 to November 25

Youth Programs Holiday week

Thursday and Friday

November 23 and 24

Happy Thanksgiving! 

Urban Workshop will be closed to celebrate the holiday with our families.  We will re-open on Saturday, November 25.

Tuesday, November 28

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

OCDE Teacher training at Urban Workshop

Wednesday, November 29

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Free Small Business Workshop!

Join us on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 as we host Public Law Center’s Free Small Business Workshop “Legal Topics in Starting A Small Business in California”.  If you’re thinking about starting a small business in California, are an entrepreneur or inventor, come to the workshop to learn about the principal types of legal business structures available in California; practical considerations to starting your business; the responsibilities of small business owners and more!

Volunteer attorneys from PLC and SCORE will be available to assist attendees with business questions both during and after the workshop!  Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/legal-topics-in-starting-a-small-business-workshop-tickets-38972539916

Veterans Day Promo!

Veterans Day Promo!

Urban Workshop would like to say THANK YOU to all service members who put their lives on the line for our freedom!

To show our appreciation, we are offering a 5-class pack for $350 that can be used for any class at Urban Workshop!

Class packs can be purchased online here, or by stopping by our Front Desk between October 30 and November 11, 2017.

DESTINATION INNOVATION! FREE SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP 11/2/2017

Join Urban Workshop on Thursday, November 2, 2017 as we host Kevin Meredith from WESEE Collective, as he guides us on an interactive and thought provoking evening focused on innovation at Urban Workshop!  This session will explore key insights and tools focused on early stage opportunities and innovations, designed to help makers, startups and local companies developing a product or service identify and test the most critical assumptions impacting value realization and market adoption.

Kevin Meredith is a co-founder at The WESEE Collective – a united set of endeavors that are committed to find, foster and enhance opportunities around the world that significantly and simultaneously advance five WESEE elements – wellness, education, society, ethics, and the environment.  He directly leads The WESEE Collective’s Fourth Sector Innovations (4thSI) business; this advisory service is focused on understanding and unlocking their client’s value creation potential through organic innovation.  In his nearly 13 years at Boeing, Kevin supported amazing technologies that push the limits of possibility while accumulating a diverse set of experiences in program management, engineering, supplier management, process improvement, supplier-quality, human factors and auditing.  Kevin received his engineering degrees (BS/MS) from the Industrial and Systems Engineering department at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a business degree (MBA in Entrepreneurship) from Pepperdine University.

Free tickets to Destination Innovation are available at our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-small-business-workshop-destination-innovation-tickets-39194363396

PROTECT YOUR  BRAND!  FREE SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP

PROTECT YOUR BRAND! FREE SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP

Join us on Wednesday November 15, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. for an exciting Small Business Workshop! Public Law Center will be presenting “PROTECT YOUR BRAND!  Free Trademarks Workshop for Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners”.

Learn the crucial points of protecting your business’ valuable intangible assets (your logo, slogan or brand) through basic information about trademarks.  Demystify the trademark process by learning what trademarks are and what they do; Trademarks vs Copyrights vs Trade secrets; the trademark application process; how to protect your domain name, and MORE!

If you are a small business owner, Inventor or Entrepreneur, you don’t want to miss this!  Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/protect-your-brand-free-small-business-workshop-tickets-38969891996

 

DOUBLE HEADER! Free Small Business Workshop October 26, 2017

Join Urban Workshop as we host Tom Miller, president of Persuasive Business Plans as he presents this free DOUBLE HEADER Small Business Workshop on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
If you need money or people to help you grow your business, then this seminar is for you! Tom will teach you how to:

o Recognize 5 mistakes to avoid when seeking capital
o Identify 7 sources of equity and 7 sources of debt funding
o Identify and understand the positions needed for your team to succeed, both inside and outside the company
o Learn how to find the right person, and put them in the right position that allows them to flourish
o Understand the 3 primary means of compensating team members

Tom has a 25 year record of accomplishment helping clients tell compelling stories to attract money and people to accelerate business success; with his help, clients have improved cash flow, restructured and recapitalized and increased their profits to over $10 million. You don’t want to miss this!

Reserve your free tickets today on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/double-header-free-small-business-workshop-tickets-38788360029

JUST ADDED! Free Small Business Workshop on Tuesday, October 17!

Attention Orange County Small Business, Startups and Entrepreneurs!  Join us on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 as we host Kevin Meredith from WeSee Collective as he guides us on an interactive and thought provoking evening, focused on innovation at Urban Workshop.  The session will explore key concepts to help makers, start-ups and local companies accelerate their value. Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page: https://goo.gl/1NbqXG

OCTOBER 2017 EVENTS AT URBAN WORKSHOP!

What’s Happening at Urban Workshop this month?

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Code Your Goals-Free Small Business Workshop

Stuck on an idea?  Try looking at your potential for success from a different point of view and uncover the root of your success!  Using Actuarial Science and Probability Methods in a fun and exciting way, you’ll learn how to quantify goals, calculate probability, and streamline your vision!

This inspiring presentation is perfect for inventors, entrepreneurs, makers, and just about anyone with a dream, idea, product or goal, and something you don’t want to miss!

Free tickets are available on our Eventbrite page:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/code-your-goals-workshop-free-small-business-workshop-tickets-38022954681

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

Manufacturing Day 2017

Urban Workshop will be participating again this year! Group tours are scheduled all week – contact us at (949) 296-2153 if you would like to schedule a group tour.

Manufacturing Day is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing during which manufacturers invite their communities — including students, educators, businesspeople, media, and politicians — to their facilities in a collective effort to educate visitors about manufacturing career opportunities and improve public perceptions of manufacturing. Started in 2012, MFG DAY has seen participation grow dramatically over the years. Here are the official numbers when it comes to the number of events, the number of attendees, and the how MFG DAY is affecting the public perception of manufacturing.

For more information about Manufacturing Day, please visit their webpage at: http://www.mfgday.com/

Monday, October 9 ,2017

Inspire Charter Schools “Fall In Love with Science” Day event

Long Beach Alliance Church, 3331 Palo Verde Ave, Long Beach, CA 90808

Come visit Urban Workshop’s booth and learn about our Youth Programs! http://urbanworkshop.net/youthoverview/

For more information on Inspire Charter Schools: https://www.inspireschools.org/

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Inspire Charter Schools “Fall In Love with Science” Day event

Living Spring Church, 9851 Bixby Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92841

Come visit Urban Workshop’s booth and learn about our Youth Programs! http://urbanworkshop.net/youthoverview/

For more information on Inspire Charter Schools: https://www.inspireschools.org/

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

8:00 am to 11:00 am

 

VitalLink Career Educator’s Breakfast at Urban Workshop

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

EARTHMAKE-OC Arduino + Raspberry Pi Electronics Makers Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/EarthMake/

Our regular meeting plus open lab Arduinoist & Pi-sters.  Refreshments provided and doors open at 6:30 for socializing. Feel free to bring your laptop, Arduino & Pi projects.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

OCDE Teacher training Arduino Basics at Urban Workshop

Thursday, October 26, 2017

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Persuasive Business Plans-Free Small Business Workshop Team Building and Fundraising

Watch this blog for more details – coming soon!

Friday, October 27, 2017

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Inventors Forum Monthly Member meeting at Urban Workshop

http://www.inventorsforum.org/

We have a 2,000 sq ft event hall with an adjoined 16,000 sq ft workshop and offers the ability to hold corporate and team building events, build competitions, charity events, school and training programs, and parties. The facility is complete with a Bose public address system and Dell over head projection system. The large space allows for many table configurations. We have a kitchen that can be used for staging and serving to large groups. We invite you visit Urban Workshop to see the space first hand and envision the possibilities of this truly unique and flexible space, or contact us at events@urbanworkshop.net to book your event today!

Code Your Goals! Free Small Business Workshop

Attention Orange County Startups, Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs!  Join Urban Workshop on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. as we host Aaron Nosler of Thrivent Financial as he presents his Code Your Goals Workshop!

Stuck on an idea?  Try looking at your potential for success from a different point of view and uncover the root of your success!  Using Actuarial Science and Probability Methods in a fun and exciting way, you’ll learn how to:

  • Quantify goals
  • Calculate probability
  • Streamline your vision

This inspiring presentation is perfect for inventors, entrepreneurs, makers, and just about anyone with a dream, idea, product or goal, and something you don’t want to miss!

Presented by Aaron Nosler of Thrivent Financial, a not-for-profit values-based financial services organization established to help people be wise with money and live generously. Aaron has a passion for urban farming and helping people reach optimal health while pursuing their goals.

Free tickets to this incredible workshop are available on our Eventbrite page.

SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS AT URBAN WORKSHOP!

SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS AT URBAN WORKSHOP!

What’s Happening at Urban Workshop this month?

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

TIME OC Meetup Group

https://www.meetup.com/timeoc/

Bring your startup and technology topics, questions, and fun attitude for an open mastermind discussion.  If you have an idea for a startup, want feedback, or just talk about the latest technology, we are for you! All are welcome including beginners, experts and everything in between. Come and join in!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

SoCal Innovators, Mentors and Developers Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/socalinnovators/

Be part of a Weekend Meetup group that allows you to ENGAGE in ways you never have before!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

EARTHMAKE-OC Arduino + Raspberry Pi Electronics Makers Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/EarthMake/

Our regular meeting plus open lab Arduinoist & Pi-sters. Refreshments provided and doors open at 6:30 for socializing. Feel free to bring your laptop, Arduino & Pi projects.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Free Small Business Workshop:  Strategic Business Planning, presented by Tom Miller, President of Persuasive Business Plans

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-small-business-seminar-strategic-business-planning-tickets-37431763412

Think it Through!   It’s a process, not a document. If you are thinking about starting a business – If you need money or partners to help you grow your business If you’ve reached a plateau in sales or seen your profits erode…then this seminar is for you!

You’ll learn how to: Research your industry & competitors – Develop a plan of action for your marketing, sales, and operations – Create a budget based on solid, verifiable assumptions.

Friday and Saturday

September 8 and 9, 2017

OFF-SITE EVENT

 

CHN Family Expo

Great Wolf Lodge, Garden Grove CA

http://www.californiahomeschool.net/expo/

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

OC Maker Challenge Orientation meeting #2

http://www.ocmakerchallenge.com/

Friday, September 29, 2017

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

 

Inventors Forum Monthly Members Meeting

http://www.inventorsforum.org/

We have a 2,000 square foot event hall with an adjoined 16,000 sq ft workshop and offers the ability to hold corporate and team building events, build competitions, charity events, school and training programs, and parties. The facility is complete with a Bose public address system and Dell overhead projection system. The large space allows for many table configurations. We have a kitchen that can be used for staging and serving to large groups. We invite you visit Urban Workshop to see the space first hand and envision the possibilities of this truly unique and flexible space, or contact us at events@urbanworkshop.net to book your event today!

August Events At Urban Workshop!

We have some terrific events happening at Urban Workshop this month!  

Tuesday, August 9

6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Raspberry Pi User Group Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/EarthMake/

Our regular meeting plus open lab. We have food drinks and doors open at 6:30 for socializing. Feel free to bring your laptop, Arduino & Pi projects

Saturday, August 12

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

SoCal Innovators, Mentors and Developers Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/socalinnovators/events/242056755/

Get ready to be part of a Weekend Meetup group that allows you to ENGAGE in ways you never have before!
We will introduce you to:
• our new unconventional, trail-blazing approach
• our potent agenda for the coming months, and
• some of the key people within our group.
We’ll also give you a preview of some of our upcoming influential speakers – who are instrumental in improving the success of startups.

Monday, August 21

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Inspire Charter Schools Vendor Fair

http://www.inspireschools.org/

Wednesday, August 23

Off-site event

Excel Charter School Vendor Fair

Brookhurst Community College Anaheim

https://www.excelacademy.education/calendar/event/vendor-fair/

Thursday, August 17

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Selling Your Story to the Investor Workshop

Presented by Persuasive Business Plans

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sell-your-story-to-investors-seminar-tickets-36839251192

 

Friday, August 25

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Inventors Forum Member Assistance Meeting

http://www.inventorsforum.org/

Tuesday, August 29

4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Orange County Maker Challenge Orientation Meeting

http://www.ocmakerchallenge.com/

Orange County secondary and post-secondary student populations have an opportunity to participate in an integrated STEM design project. Join The Maker Challenge for an authentic experience and creative environment that combines STEM technologies, Art and Design in a culture of inquiry, problem solving, and active engagement!

Thursday, August 31

 

Summit Academy Vendor Fair

http://www.summitacademycs.org/

September 8-9

 

California Homeschool Network Annual Expo

http://www.californiahomeschool.net/expo/

We have a 2,000 sq ft event hall with an adjoined 16,000 sq ft workshop and offers the ability to hold corporate and team building events, build competitions, charity events, school and training programs, and parties.  The facility is complete with a Bose public address system and Dell over head projection system. The large space allows for many table configurations. We have a kitchen that can be used for staging and serving to large groups. We invite you visit Urban Workshop to see the space first hand and envision the possibilities of this truly unique and flexible space, or contact us at events@urbanworkshop.net to book your event today!

Registration now open for our 12 week STEM Program!

New for Fall 2017 is our Level 5 Expert Kids Program, which is our most challenging class series yet and will reinforce good shop work habits as the students learn even more advanced skills. The goal is for students to be safe and comfortable in all areas of an open shop environment. Students will learn the skills needed to intermingle technologies from other shop areas.

Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes for ages 10-16 start the week of September 10, 2017 – click here for complete details and to enroll today! Charter School parents: Did you know you can use your charter school funds for enrollment? We are registered vendors for many charter schools in Southern California!

It’s Our Anniversary! Join Us As We Celebrate!

Join us in celebrating our 3 year anniversary Saturday July 15, 2017!  Open house from 9AM to 4PM with snacks and lunch! As our 3 year mark approaches, we are continuing to make some BIG changes and with those big changes we would love your support! To get us to the finish line, we are hosting a fundraiser to promote the new look; all proceeds go directly toward our new Community room that fellow member (and metalwork artist) is remodeling!  Our goal is $1,500 and any amount is welcome! There are many ways to donate: stop by the front desk with cash, check, or Paypal (minibutmightycreative@gmail.com) Urban Workshop greatly appreciates those who have and will be donating!

Free Small Business Workshop – Double Header!

Join Urban Workshop on Thursday, June 22, 2017, as we host Tom Miller, President of Persuasive Business Plans, as he presents this free double-header workshop “The Color of Money and It Takes a Team to Fund A Company”! Learn to attract money and people to your business and accelerate your success!  Free tickets to this event can be found on our Eventbrite page!

Register today for Summer Camp!

This is not our average Summer Camp – more like old school shop classes! Your kids will have fun, get dirty, use loud and obnoxious tools and make a lot saw dust, metal chips and wire scraps along the way! Urban Workshop’s one-week Junior Maker summer camps will give your kids, ages 10 to 16, the hands-on experience of becoming a Maker and develop a life-long love of learning, creating, and building! Geared towards beginners, our program introduces them to a wide selection of hand tools and a wide variety of materials, all in a relaxed, pressure-free environment!

Register today by visiting our Youth Programs/Kids Summer Camp tab!

Free Small Business Workshop!

Thinking about starting a small business? Need money or partners to help grow your business? Have you reached a plateau in sales or seen your profits erode? THEN THIS SEMINAR IS FOR YOU! Join us Thursday, May 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. as we host Tom Miller, President of Persuasive Business Plans, as he presents this free seminar “Think It Through! It’s A Process, Not A Document!” *Research your industry and competitors *Develop a plan of action for your marketing, sales and operations *Create a budget based on solid, verifiable assumptions

Registration is now open for our 2017 Summer Camps!

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Registration is now open for our 2017 Summer Camps!

This summer we are offering Levels 1, 2 and 3, and enrollment will allow your child to advance to the next level in the Fall semester!

This is not your average summer camp – more like old school shop classes! Your kids will have fun, get dirty, use loud and obnoxious tools and make a lot of sawdust, metal chips and wire scraps along the way. For more information and registration, please visit our youthprograms/summercamp page!

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