Calendar

Dec
1
Sat
Artisan Pop-up Shoppe @ Dehn Gallery
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Artisan Pop-up Shoppe @ Dehn Gallery

Local artisans and crafts people will bring their talents and wares to this 3-day craft expo. Food, music and unique gifts will all be on hand.

Interested in being a vendor? Contact info@WORKSPACEmanchester.com

Dec
18
Tue
TED Talk Tuesday: How to Succeed @ WORK_SPACE
Dec 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
TED Talk Tuesday: How to Succeed @ WORK_SPACE
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Arianna Huffington is the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books. She is the co-host of “Left, Right & Center,” a political roundtable radio program.
This month, we will watch her TED talk titled, “How to Succeed? Get More Sleep”.
TED TALK Tuesday is a networking gathering where we watch a TED TALK over lunch, discuss the talk, and then eat cake. You bring your lunch (and business cards). WORK_SPACE will provide drinks and cake to celebrate December birthdays. This is a great opportunity to network with other engaged professionals, feel free to share this event with people you’ve been meaning to reconnect with.

 

Jan
3
Thu
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Meet up @ WORK_SPACE for a free tasting from upcoming breweries and local eateries. Community manager, Dr. Stacey Zackin, hosts a live, candid, and insightful panel on small business development. We will be talking with our sponsors, Connecticut Valley Brewing Company, Subway, and Sunstone Insurance Group, LLC. Afterwards, stick around to enjoy our art exhibit or head over to one of downtown Manchester’s incredible restaurants for some dinner.
You can catch a glimpse of last month’s event with The Angry Egg, Creative Images Photography, and M&R Liquors here.
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::Beer & Business::
Open to the Public 21 years and older: WORK_SPACE hosts a Happy Hour program featuring a local brewery or business owner from the food and beverage industry. Each month they highlight a business, sample their wares, and have fun networking. RSVPs are appreciated; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please bring your business cards and I.D.
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AES-THET-ICS 2.0 @ WORK_SPACE
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Art Gallery Pop-up: “Aes-thet-ics 2.0” 

Featuring a variety of up-and-coming artists expressing themselves in a variety of mediums. Meet local creatives and discover something new! Light refreshments will be served.

Artists: CT Designs | Cristal Tatoos | Eyeslo Picasso | Kimberly Caruso-Poley | Kimberly Heil | Kimberly Mawson | Kyle MankusPatterns & Beyond by Prathima Bhargav | Same Sosa | Katina | Stacey Zackin | Jeff the artist |

Curator: Christiane O’Brien a.k.a. TJV ann – artist

Stop by for Beer & Business: Networking Happy Hour (5 – 6P), then stay for the art opening!

Jan
9
Wed
MAKE IT! Dynamic Discovery through Doodling (postponed to a later date) @ WORK_SPACE
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

MAKE IT! Art Workshops Series:
Dynamic Discovery through Doodling with WORK_SPACE manager, Stacey Zackin 

Stacey Zackin, Manager of WORK_SPACE took her hobby of doodling and turned it into a workshop on psychology and business strategy. Leave with a beautiful piece of art to treasure.

We are so thankful to have such a strong connection with the Connecticut arts community. If you haven’t visited WORK_SPACE before, we believe that wall space is synonymous with public art gallery. To celebrate this, we are offering a series of art workshops in our main street gallery space.

Jan
15
Tue
TED Talk Tuesday: Are You a Giver or a Taker? @ WORK_SPACE
Jan 15 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
TED Talk Tuesday: Are You a Giver or a Taker? @ WORK_SPACE | Manchester | Connecticut | United States
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist; who after years of studying the dynamics of success and productivity in the workplace, discovered a powerful and often overlooked motivator: helping others.
This month, we will watch his TED talk titled, “Are you a Giver or a Taker?”.
TED TALK Tuesday is a networking gathering where we watch a TED TALK over lunch, discuss the talk, and then eat cake. You bring your lunch (and business cards). WORK_SPACE will provide drinks and cake to celebrate January birthdays. This is a great opportunity to network with other engaged professionals, feel free to share this event with people you’ve been meaning to reconnect with.

 

Feb
7
Thu
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Beer & Business: Free Networking Happy Hour @ WORK_SPACE

Meet up @ WORK_SPACE for a free tasting from upcoming breweries and local eateries. Listen to a live, candid, and insightful panel on small business development. Meet with our sponsors; Urban Lodge Brewing Company and others.

After the event, stick around to enjoy our art exhibit or head over to one of downtown Manchester’s incredible restaurants for some dinner.
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Listen to insights from previous guests here.
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::Beer & Business::
Open to the Public 21 years and older: WORK_SPACE hosts a Happy Hour program featuring a local brewery or business owner from the food and beverage industry. Each month they highlight a business, sample their wares, and have fun networking. RSVPs are appreciated; however, walk-ins are welcome. Please bring your business cards and I.D.
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Feb
13
Wed
BNI: CT Valley @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Greater Hartford area looking to expand sales?
Join us for a fun, engaging, money making, educational, meeting. BNI is a strong group of local business owners and professionals that only allows one member per profession. Come check it out and see how they can help you grow by referring quality leads to you.

The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP

What is BNI?

BNI is a world-wide organization of business professionals who work together to develop business, improve training of its members and increase sales opportunities of each members sales team.

We have all heard of networking but did you know it is the most powerful and effective method of improving your business?

Location: WORK_SPACE, Seminar Room 2
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).

BNI welcomes guests to attend a meeting for free to see if the group may be a good fit for your business.
Please RSVP. Light refreshments available.

BNI: RiverEast @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Are you a business owner or professional located in the Manchester/ Glastonbury area looking to expand sales?
Business networking International or BNI is a worldwide networking organization. The objective of BNI it’s for members to help each other to grow sales and productivity through a collaboration efforts. The group only allows one member of each professional classification so as not to have competition within the group. 

If anyone is interested in joining a BNI group, you are invited  sit in on the meeting as a guest. The meeting is free to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP with the information provided. Light refreshments available.

Location: WORK_SPACE, Main Gallery
Parking available in back (Orange Lot).

MAKE IT! Introduction to Alcohol Inks @ WORK_SPACE
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

MAKE IT! Art Workshop Series:
Intro to Alcohol Ink Painting with Charlene Misuraca

Create beautiful designs by mixing different mediums and colors with alcohol to produce this mesmerizing effect.

We are so thankful to have such a strong connection with the connecticut arts community. If you haven’t visited WORK_SPACE before, we believe that wall space is synonymous with public art gallery. To celebrate this, we are offering a series of art workshops in our main street gallery space.