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Events at 79° West
September 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
One event on September 13, 2023 at 4:00 pm
One event on November 17, 2023 at 9:30 am
One event on December 6, 2023 at 4:00 pm
One event on August 18, 2023 at 9:30 am
One event on August 24, 2023 at 4:00 pm
One event on September 28, 2023 at 4:00 pm
One event on October 4, 2023 at 4:00 pm
One event on October 20, 2023 at 9:30 am
One event on December 15, 2023 at 9:30 am
An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating indefinitely
One event on August 11, 2023 at 9:30 am
One event on August 17, 2023 at 5:30 pm
One event on August 22, 2023 at 12:00 pm
One event on August 22, 2023 at 5:30 pm
One event on October 26, 2023 at 4:00 pm
All events at 79° West.
79° West offers innovative programming, interactive events, and office hours to support your business. Meet with professors, researchers, entrepreneurs, and expert practitioners and gain industry insights, develop new skills, and build your professional network.
Second Fridays, 9:30am-11am, Chatham Coffee Chats Sep 8, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 8
Connecting with others who can be helpful for the growth of your business is crucial in all phases of your entrepreneurial journey. Come grab a cup of locally roasted coffee and enjoy an intimate back-and-forth with inspiring, Chatham County thought leaders on the second Friday of each month. Bring any questions you may have for this informal discussion.
Second Tuesdays, 9am-5:30pm, Free Coworking + 79° West’s Hub Hang Sep 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12
Looking for an escape from your home office for the day or to work in a place with a diverse group of Chatham entrepreneurs? Tired of attending the same old networking events, longing to make connections, but the interactions just end up feeling a little forced? Come spend the day with some FREE coworking, followed by 79°West’s ‘Hub Hang’ where you can build professional connections in a personable, relaxed setting on the second Tuesday of every month.
Thu, Sep 28, 4pm-6pm Small Business Resource Fair
This annual event hosted by Innovate Carolina is designed to provide valuable resources, expert guidance, and networking opportunities to help you thrive in the competitive business landscape. The Small Business Resource Fair is a dynamic gathering that brings together a diverse range of professionals, industry experts, and service providers dedicated to assisting small businesses in their growth and success. Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting your venture, this fair offers a wealth of knowledge and practical tools tailored to meet your specific needs. Mingle with representatives and learn more about the Small Business Resource Center, Webb Squared and Launch Chapel Hill Accelerator programs, Startup NC Law Clinic, Carolina Angel Network, Small Business Center, The Chatham Economic Development Corporation, SCORE Mentoring Program, and more! Gain valuable insights, forge new relationships, and acquire the tools and resources necessary to take your business to the next level.
Please note: These events are for members of 79° West only.
Third Wednesdays, 4pm-5:30pm, Member’s Hump Day Happy Hour Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20
Join fellow community members in celebrating making it halfway through the work week on the third Wednesday of every month! What better way to get to know/catch up with your ‘coworkers’ than through great conversation over a drink, that will most likely lead to fun friendships and stellar collaborations? See you there!
Fourth Tuesdays, 12pm-1pm, Member’s Lunch & Learn Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 26
Are you sick of sitting by yourself and gobbling down lunch over another work call? Grab your lunch and get ready to enjoy the company of fellow 79°West community members and chat about a fun topic on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Each month will revolve around a different topic, question, or member experience.
Upcoming Workshops & Events
Wed, Sep 13, 4pm-6pm How To Fund Your Business
Thu, Sep 14, 5pm-6:30pm Living With Artificial Intelligence – Presented by Innovate Chatham
Wed, Oct 4, 4pm-6pm Venture Capital 101
Fri, Oct 20, 9:30am-11:30am Human-Centered Design Customer Discovery
Thu, Oc 26, 4pm-6pm Fireside Chat with Lee-Moore Capital Company President Kirk Bradley
Fri, Nov 17, 9:30am-11:30am From Idea to Execution: Navigating Legal Aspects for Your Innovations
Wed, Dec 6, 4pm-6pm How To Scale Your Business
Fri, Dec 15, 9:30am-11:30am Elevate Your Business with Design Thinking Tools