A.M. Creative
Jul
25
8:00 am08:00

A.M. Creative

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We are a creative community, a place to gather and be encouraged about what you are creating.  

T"You should start projects because you feel like you are going to either explode, or vomit, or both. You’ve gotta have that kind of burning desire in your stomach to do it." — Kate Bingaman-Burt

3rd Birthday Celebration!
Jul
25
9:00 am09:00

3rd Birthday Celebration!

Join us Tuesday, July 25th from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. for our 3rd Birthday celebration! We're celebrating by offering you 12 hours of free co:working. If you've been curious about what that would entail come join us!* Also--free cupcakes while they last! 

*free co:working doesn't include access to the makerspace

CO:bots
Jul
27
5:30 pm17:30

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!

CO:mmunicate
Aug
15
5:30 pm17:30

CO:mmunicate

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Are you ready to take your social media marketing to the next level (or even learn where to start)? Each month three marketing pros will talk about the latest in social media, dive into specific topics on social media, and take questions to help you grow your business with social media. Read more...

CO:de
Aug
22
5:30 pm17:30

CO:de

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This month our focus will be on getting hands on experience with development tools and how to collaborate on projects. We’ll have a mix of 3 (15 min) segments stepping through the levels of beginner, junior, and advanced. Read more...


CO:bots
Jul
20
5:00 pm17:00

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!
 

CO:de
Jul
18
5:30 pm17:30

CO:de

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Stay tuned for details on this month's topic!

Eager to learn? Want a review of previous events? 

Click here to watch 15min talks from previous months.

No programming experience required to show up and join the conversation, but please bring your laptop so that you can join in on all the programming fun! 

FREE and open to the public, membership isn't needed to attend. 

CO.STARTERS Pitch Night
Jul
13
6:30 pm18:30

CO.STARTERS Pitch Night

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CO.STARTERS Pitch Night is a celebration -- for the businesses that have participated in this session of CO.STARTERS, this is the culmination of the program.  

CO:bots
Jul
13
5:00 pm17:00

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!
 

CO:bots
Jul
6
5:00 pm17:00

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!
 

CO:bots
Jun
29
5:00 pm17:00

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!
 

A.M. Creative
Jun
27
8:00 am08:00

A.M. Creative

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We are a creative community, a place to gather and be encouraged about what you are creating.  

The last 2 month's conversation about street art/murals was a great start so we're going to talk a bit more about the possibility of some action steps to create more of it in Jackson. If street art is appealing to you in that 1) you might like to make it, 2) you might like to help fund it or 3) you want to help get more of it here-- then join us!

Oh and we'll have free bagels & coffee too! Please feel free to bring friends. 

What's that-- you're worried about being a bit late for work? Click here to see all of the amazing reasons why your boss should be thrilled you are amping up the creative influences in your life.

FREE & open to the public, membership isn't needed to attend.

CO:bots
Jun
22
5:00 pm17:00

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!
 

CO:bots
Jun
1
5:00 pm17:00

CO:bots

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CO:bots is a meetup for anyone interested in building and tinkering with...R O B O T S! Bring any builds you've been working on, or come to see what others are making. There won't be a topic each week-- this is more of a gathering place for robotics lovers!

Business Strategy Night
Mar
21
5:30 pm17:30

Business Strategy Night

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Who are you? Who are your customers? And how can you best reach them? Learn by doing at this strategy night. You'll leave with practical tools to take the next steps for your business and market it in a better way. Read more...

MakeShift Session 3: William Donnell
Feb
28
11:30 am11:30

MakeShift Session 3: William Donnell

KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER: DON'T FOLLOW YOUR HEART, FOLLOW THEIRS. | Amidst all of the hubbub of running your business or launching your project, customer feedback might seem low on your list of priorities—but it's CRUCIAL. Explore ways to better connect to your customer now. Read more...

MakeShift Session 2: Preston Powell
Feb
14
11:30 am11:30

MakeShift Session 2: Preston Powell

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RISKY BUSINESS | Understanding the art of following your instincts as an entrepreneur. This will offer a unique look into the start of Yukon Outfitters-- from a 2 item brand at inception, to a now national sports and lifestyle brand. Discover how to focus on the business as markets change and the stakes get higher. Read more...

MakeShift Session 1: Brad Montague
Feb
7
11:30 am11:30

MakeShift Session 1: Brad Montague

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THE MAGIC COMBO OF INTENTION & IMAGINATION | Creating work that connects with both an audience and with your core values is what every leader dreams of. This magic really only happens when you invite intention and imagination to be friends. Discover how you can match your purpose with your priorities. Read more...

New Year, New Ideas
Jan
26
5:00 pm17:00

New Year, New Ideas

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Sometimes living with your head in the clouds pans out...come hear from the people making big ideas happen in Jackson! Come grab a drink, listen & offer your feedback!

At 5:00 p.m., join us to hear quick talks from some of those new endeavors that will be launching this year. Then we’ll spread out around theCO and you’ll have a chance to give each project’s team your feedback and potentially find ways you can be a part.

The projects being presented involve movies, a moongate, kayaks, micro-retail spaces downtown, artwork and more!

CO:CONSPIRATORS
Nov
22
5:30 pm17:30

CO:CONSPIRATORS

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FREE & open to the public, membership isn't needed to attend. This meet-up is for white hat hackers-- meaning we would love to hear about all of your non-intrusive, non-threatening hacks. Seriously, tell us what cool things you've done. This is a laid back group-- come willing to share your ideas as well as hear some great new things to try.

West Tennessee Maker Exhibits
Oct
22
11:00 am11:00

West Tennessee Maker Exhibits

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The maker movement is not only a celebration of building and creativity, it’s sharing all of those methods of making with our community. The West Tennessee Maker Exhibits will showcase the work of all kinds and ages of makers-- they are embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it together) spirit and wanting to share with an appreciative audience--that's where you come in! 

Pop-Up Art Gallery
Oct
21
5:00 pm17:00

Pop-Up Art Gallery

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For the Pop-Up Gallery, each of these local artists will create a piece based on the words of John Steinbeck, "But I have a new love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lovely and unique thing in the universe. It is always attacked and never destroyed - because 'Thou mayest.

OPEN CRAFT
Aug
5
Aug 6

OPEN CRAFT

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OPEN CRAFT is for artists and crafters of all levels to join in a common space to work on individual projects.

Virtual Reality Day
Jun
30
9:00 am09:00

Virtual Reality Day

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Virtual Reality Day — are you ready for it? Maybe you’ve been curious what all this fuss is really about, maybe you’ve tried it and you already know you love it...

Typography & Hand Lettering Workshop
Apr
16
9:00 am09:00

Typography & Hand Lettering Workshop

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Learn the basics of typography & hand lettering and walk away with the tools to keep practicing your skills. Bring a favorite quote to create a finished piece for yourself or a gift. 

Screen Printing 101
Apr
16
9:00 am09:00

Screen Printing 101

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You'll learn how to transfer your design to a silk screen and then make a print with your custom screen. We have just 8 spots available, so sign-up fast!

Eureka!
Apr
2
7:00 pm19:00

Eureka!

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Eureka is designed to inspire college students to develop the drive necessary to succeed as an entrepreneur while also connecting local business owners and organizations to fresh ideas. 

Social Media Bootcamp
Mar
23
6:00 pm18:00

Social Media Bootcamp

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We'll cover EVERYTHING you need to stay on the leading edge of social media marketing to get real business results.

Screen Printing 101
Mar
19
9:00 am09:00

Screen Printing 101

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You'll learn how to transfer your design to a silk screen and then make a print with your custom screen. We have just 8 spots available, so sign-up fast!

CO:de
Mar
15
5:30 pm17:30

CO:de

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Connect with others interested in all aspects of current technology. No programming experience required to show up and join the conversation! 

Business Strategy Night
Jan
19
5:30 pm17:30

Business Strategy Night

Who are you? Who are your customers and how can you market to them? Learn by doing at this strategy night. You'll leave with practical ways to identify your business and market it in a better way. 

PechaKucha Night: Volume 2
Oct
30
7:00 pm19:00

PechaKucha Night: Volume 2

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Bring your friends and get ready to be inspired by innovative people across Jackson as they share stories, projects, and what inspires them to live and work as creative individuals.

PechaKucha, translated as 'chit-chat' in Japanese, is an inspiring speaking event now held in over 800 cities worldwide. The night is based on a unique presentation style in which creative individuals have six minutes and forty seconds to share their presentations in the traditional PechaKucha format -- 20 images with 20 seconds to talk about each image. 

CO.STARTERS Info Night
Oct
27
5:30 pm17:30

CO.STARTERS Info Night

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CO.STARTERS is a 9 week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships and tools needed to turn their business ideas into action. Unlike traditional platforms, it applies the Lean Business Model methods popular with high-growth startups to businesses of all kinds. Is CO.STARTERS for you? Come to Info Night to find out.