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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.

Nov
24
Tue
[RI Small Business Workshop Series] How to “SEO” Your Website
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This workshop is presented by Mark Collins. 

-Onsite SEO

-SEO basics (Meta titles/meta descriptions/alt text)

-Keywords

-Blog posts

-The Big Three (Google, Yelp, Bing)

Register here. 

Nov
26
Thu
CLOSED: Thanksgiving
Nov 26 all-day
Nov
27
Fri
CLOSED: Thanksgiving
Nov 27 all-day
Dec
1
Tue
[RI Small Business Workshops Series] How to Optimize Your Google My Business Page
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This workshop is presented by Mark Collins.

-How to login

-How to update

-Fill in as many blank fields as possible

-Name Address Profile (NAP)

-Google Local Search

-New features 

-Track visibility

 

Register Here

Dec
3
Thu
Get Your Local Business on Google Search & Maps
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop is presented by Sixcia Devine.

Digital Skills to Grow Your Business

Create or claim your Business Profile on Google

Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps

Use Google My Business to connect with  potential customers

Learn how to use digital skills to help grow your business

Register Here. 

[VIRTUAL THURSDAY GATHERING] ECommerce Workshop
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join Venture Café Providence and our Innovation Studio Partners for an ECommerce workshop from 11:30-1:00 and then come back as we celebrate small businesses this winter season at our Innovation Studio Winter Market from 4:00-6:00pm on Remo.

11:30AM | 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.

12:00PM | Best Practices for ECommerce Stores to Drive Sales

There are several fundamental principles you can use to build sales on your ecommerce site, we’ll take a close look at the most important ones starring your product pages and checkout. We’ll also look at the marketing funnel and cover easy marketing strategies to employ. This workshop is for anyone new to ecommerce or wanting a review on conversion driving best practices.

12:45PM- 1:00PM | Startup Story: Kerly Girl

Kerlyne Jean-Baptiste founded KerlyGirl in 2018 to provide natural haircare products, guided by African botanical science, that are effective for women with coily hair types. Kerlyne will share her startup story as well as show off her ecommerce platform www.kerlygirl.com.

Register for tickets here

Check-in to the event here! (This link will only be active during the event) 

* Check back for more information coming soon!*

Ponga su negocio Local en Google Search Y Maps
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Herramientas Digitales Para Crecer Su Negocio 

Crea o reclama tu perfil comercial en Google

Administre la información de su empresa en la Búsqueda de Google y Maps

Utilice Google My Business para conectarse con clientes potenciales

Aprenda a utilizar las habilidades digitales para ayudar a hacer crecer su negocio

Dec
8
Tue
[VIRTUAL SERIES EVENT] Little States, Big Innovation: Israel x Rhode Island
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Click HERE to learn more and RSVP!

Check in Here (this link will only be active at the time of the event)

Please join RIIC, District Hall Providence, and RIHub each month as we bring you the best Israel has to offer to Rhode Island’s innovation community. Each month we’ll be introducing you to some of Israel’s most exciting entrepreneurs who are looking to expand to the US and collaborate in business, academia and research in Rhode Island. Don’t miss the opportunity to join our interactive sessions and connect with the ‘Startup Nation’s Best and Brightest’.

***THIS AGENDA IS BEING BUILT AT LIGHTNING SPEED. CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES!***


This event series is in partnership with the RIIC and RIHub:

RIIC: The Purpose of The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) is the Promotion of Commerce, Academics and Science. The collaborative is a not-for-profit organization that fosters and strengthens trade, business, academic exchange and research between Rhode Island and Israel to benefit the economy and community of each location. The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) does so by building and strengthening the relationships between government organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, members of academia and the research community in Rhode Island and Israel.

RIHub is Rhode Island’s first Innovation Campus. Started in 2019 under Governor Gina Raimondo, we enable and accelerate entrepreneurial ventures that have a potential to become high impact businesses. We help turn ideas into startups and startups in to scalable growth companies. We work to build an engine of growth for Rhode Island by connecting Entrepreneurs, inventors, students, investors and corporate leaders. We offer the community three global accelerators: MassChallenge, IBM Alpha Zone and CoWrks Foundry. In addition, we provide mentoring services via MIT developed Venture Mentoring Services. RIHub provides incubation space, an online community portal as well as numerous programs to enable growth for entrepreneurs such as Customer Discovery and Entrepreneur’s Journey Map. We provide curated startup introductions to investors and corporate innovation teams to help our startups find a pathway to growth and success.

[Workshop Series] Build a Website with Squarespace Part 1
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What is Squarespace?

Why Squarespace vs. other CMS.

Setting goals for your website

Planning out your website sitemap

Design best practices

Finding graphics

Writing copy

Before you launch checklist

Website examples

Register Here

Dec
9
Wed
[VIRTUAL] Israeli Gamechangers: Revolutionizing the World
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join RIIC and District Hall Providence for our new series on changemakers. Every month we’ll discuss important topics in innovation with key leaders from Israel and Rhode Island. Join us for the first session featuring Udi Mokady on Wednesday, December 9

Register for the program here!