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Follow the Online Calendar for closures, important announcements, and upcoming events at District Hall Providence. Events below are open to the public, but may require registration.

We have strategized on how we can safely offer collaborative workspaces in our public lounge and meeting rooms moving forward, and we’re excited to announce that we are finally OPEN. So, what does this mean? Click here to learn more.

Questions? Email info@districthallprovidence.org.

Sep
24
Thu
Public Lounge Open
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Welcome back! We’ve missed you.

Our public lounge and private meeting rooms will be available at *limited capacities* during summer hours of Monday – Thursday 10AM – 4PM. All spaces have been reconfigured to accommodate safe social distancing. Due to space restrictions, reservations are highly recommended and should be made via Checkfront.

For more information regarding our response to coronavirus as well as our safety plan, please click here. We look forward to seeing you! 

 

 

 

[VIRTUAL VENTURE CAFÉ] Thursday Gathering
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm

Click HERE to learn more and RSVP! 


AGENDA

11:30 AM | Cultivating Innovation: Informal Conversations with RI’s Economic Gardener

Join us for an informal conversation, led by Tuni Schartner, Executive Director of Venture Café Providence and Rhode Island’s economic gardener on innovation for ocean state wind. Every week Tuni will lead the conversation with thought leaders from around Rhode Island touching on a number of topics important for innovators, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in Rhode Island.

In lieu of our Providence Thursday Gathering programming today, we’ll be supporting Venture Café Cambridge Office Hours Program as well as Rhode Island Business Competition: Kickoff Event! 

3:00 PM | Virtual Venture Café Cambridge: Office Hours

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with advisers every Thursday during Venture Café. Below is the list of the adviser’s areas of expertise and times for this week. Please visit our site here for more options.

 

5:00 PM | RIBC: Kickoff Event

Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

[VIRTUAL] Rhode Island Business Competition: Kickoff Event
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Rhode Island Business Competition: Kickoff Event!

 

This event will feature an overview of the requirements of the competition. There will be a panel of past winners and finalists of the Competition, who will share their experiences competing and offer pointers and insights on what it takes to create a winning business plan. This event will also include a discussion about the application process, how to give an effective pitch to the judges, and the value of building a network with advisors and others in order to promote your business.

CHECK IN: https://zoom.us/j/94876040963?pwd=c0w5cHNDczdqT0tTQzlqYWtmMDdmQT09

Featuring:

Rajiv Kumar – President and Chief Medical Officer at Virgin Pulse

Abbie Kohler – Co-Founder and CEO at ResusciTech

John Rafferty – Founder and CEO at Retail Marketpoint

 

This event series is hosted by Rhode Island Business Competition (RIBC) and presented by District Hall Providence:

Rhode Island Business Competition (RIBC): The Rhode Island Business Competition aims to create and foster growth companies in Rhode Island that will increase local employment. It’s all about helping emerging entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.

District Hall Providence: A platform for Rhode Island’s innovation community, District Hall Providence and its signature programming, Venture Café Thursday Gatherings, are operated by Venture Café New England, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit. Designed to bring people together at every level, District Hall offers free public workspace lounges as well as rentable meeting and event space. Our mission is to educate and connect anyone with an idea to the resources and relationships they need in order to successfully launch and grow businesses.

Sep
25
Fri
Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

Sep
28
Mon
Public Lounge Open
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Welcome back! We’ve missed you.

Our public lounge and private meeting rooms will be available at *limited capacities* during summer hours of Monday – Thursday 10AM – 4PM. All spaces have been reconfigured to accommodate safe social distancing. Due to space restrictions, reservations are highly recommended and should be made via Checkfront.

For more information regarding our response to coronavirus as well as our safety plan, please click here. We look forward to seeing you! 

 

 

 

Sep
29
Tue
Public Lounge Open
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Welcome back! We’ve missed you.

Our public lounge and private meeting rooms will be available at *limited capacities* during summer hours of Monday – Thursday 10AM – 4PM. All spaces have been reconfigured to accommodate safe social distancing. Due to space restrictions, reservations are highly recommended and should be made via Checkfront.

For more information regarding our response to coronavirus as well as our safety plan, please click here. We look forward to seeing you! 

 

 

 

[VIRTUAL EVENT] POLISHED: Uncovering the Leader Within!
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Click HERE to learn more and RSVP!

Sterling Clinton-Spellman will explore how to get POLISHED through exercises, tools, and resources to uncover the leader in you!
 

About this Event

You always knew you were born to be great! You were born to lead! You know you have a unique purpose and gift that you must share with the world, but for some reason, you always end up feeling stuck hiding in the shadows of others. Opportunities to play big in the world and to let your light shine are literally all around you. But due to negative experiences; your self-esteem, confidence, and your ability to lead can sometimes get tarnished. Just like tarnished silver sometimes all you need is a little bit of polishing to reveal your true essence. In this workshop, Sterling Clinton-Spellman will explore how to get POLISHED through exercises, tools, and resources to uncover the leader in you.

Rhode Island Small Business Tech Support Office Hours
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rhode Island Commerce has launched a program to provide free 45-minute tech support sessions for small businesses and sole proprietors via zoom or conference call. The program is staffed by volunteers from Rhode Island’s leading tech businesses. The purpose is to assist companies with the accelerated digital transformation required by COVID-19. Small businesses are in need of help with their work from home technology setup, online meetings, security setup, document management, marketing, and commerce. Sessions are available 1pm to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Ready? Visit https://districthallprovidence.org/commerceofficehours/ to book now!

 

[Virtual] Pitch Night in Roxbury
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

A community event! Pitch Night is an opportunity for small businesses and entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas and businesses to a panel of judges for an opportunity to win prize funding! If you want to grow your network, make meaningful connections, and witness up and coming businesses in the Greater Roxbury region, this event is place to be! Grab your free ticket and join us to watch this fun and interactive event! 

PITCH NIGHT IN ROXBURY: RIC X EFORALL 

It Starts With an Idea. We believe that innovation is for everyone. That anyone, anywhere, can have an idea that helps solve real problems. That includes You. Roxbury Innovation Center is providing space for entrepreneurs in Roxbury and the Greater Boston area to pitch their businesses and ideas to judges and the community, and a chance to win prize money!