Thursday of every month, WORK_SPACE hosts a Beer & Business Happy Hour featuring a local brewery and food establishment.  There will be food and beverage samples, networking, and a a live, candid, and insightful panel on small business development with local business leaders.


Following Beer & Business WORK_SPACE joins forces with Lucky Taco (providing a light buffet) and the CT Gay and Lesbian Chamber to create a festive piano lounge featuring musician Justin Vendette. $10 for a seat, a trip to the buffet and a virgin margarita.  6:30-8:30pm


In honor of National Small Business Week, we are hosting 4 Lunch and Learns to help you grow your business.

MONDAY, MAY 6TH – Women Owned Businesses – Led by:  Milena Erwin of the Women’s Business Center – Learn about the unique issues facing women business owners as well as the many resources and opportunities to help them succeed.

TUESDAY, MAY 7TH – 7 Steps to Get to the Next Level – Led by:  Michelle Koehler of the CTSBDC – Growing a successful business can be complicated, yet there are 7 action steps you can take to prepare the framework necessary to breakthrough to the next level of business success.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7TH – The Cyber Mafia and You- Led by:  Andrew Tyler & Brian Mulligan of Kelser Corp. – Experts in the field of cyber security lead an open and frank discussion on the financial motivations behind cybercrime and how to prepare for and survive an inevitable attack

THURSDAY, MAY 8TH – Beyond Social Media: Tips & Tools for Optimizing your Online Presence – Led by: A panel of WORK_SPACE members specializing in digital marketing including: Allison Butler, Animator & Video Editor, Phil Ly, President of I DO STREAM and Emma Petersen, WORK_SPACE Associate


MAKE IT! Art Workshop Series – Values-Based Vision Boards

Join us for a creative and interactive opportunity for personal growth as you learn techniques to honor your values and manifest your dreams. Creating a visual representation of things you value and want to attract in your life is a powerful way to celebrate what you’ve already accomplished while gaining clarity about future desires.  Workshop includes a visualization exercise, all art materials, and light refreshments. Facilitator Stacey Zackin, Manager of WORK_SPACE is a certified professional life coach with a master’s degree and PhD in Depth Psychology.

TED TALK Tuesday is a monthly networking gathering where professionals of different fields come together to watch a TED TALK (or other interesting 20-min or less video) and discuss its relevance to our personal and professional development. May’s video uses humor to explore and overcome the stigma of mental illness.

Bring your lunch and business cards. WORK_SPACE provides beverages and cake (we celebrate that month’s birthdays). We encourage people to share this event with friends and colleagues and suggest that meet you at WORK_SPACE.


WORK_SPACE’s second annual Holiday Pop-Up Shoppe will take place the week following Thanksgiving. This 3-day market will open on December 5th to coincide with both the Town of Manchester’s annual Tree Lighting on Main Street and our own Beer & Business Networking Happy Hour

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