Month: March 2014

Tips for funding a successful Kickstarter campaign in Buffalo from Cowork Buffalo founders

Part one of three parts covering the talks given at the Perfect Pairings Event Tuesday night. The event, sponsored by Social Media Club of Buffalo, featured several Western New York area business owners who used social media in order to promote their businesses. For Cowork Buffalo founders Kevin Purdy and Brian Fending, Kickstarter not only

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Girl Develop It Buffalo celebrates first anniversary with free party open to the public

It’s about education, skills, and empowerment, but it’s also about community and making connections. That’s what Girl Develop It Buffalo (GDI) hopes to continue to build as the group celebrates their one year anniversary party at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 at the WNY Books Arts Center in Buffalo. The event is free, but requires

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Perfect Pairings event rescheduled for March 25

Tonight’s Social Media Club Buffalo’s event #PerfectPairings has been rescheduled for the 25. If you are unable to attend the new date, SMCB will  offer you free admission to two other Social Media Club Buffalo events, or work with you to refund your money. View the event’s Facebook page for more information.

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Sample Niagara wineries and local food for free at Wine Night, March 14

Enjoy great tasting wines from Niagara wineries and local food–all for free –at “Wine Night” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Town of Newfane Community Center. Wines from Schulze Vineyards and Winery, The Winery at Marjim Manor, Black Willow Winery,  Chateau Niagara Winery  and Victorianbourg Wine Estate will be poured. Three Sisters

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Perfect Parings social media and business discussion, March 12

Learn how some Buffalo businesses are creating success by pairing social media with their businesses at Perfect Parings 6:00pm – 9:00pm Wednesday, March 12 at Paint On Tap Studio in Williamsville.

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Program in developing creativity and innovation in the workplace starts March 7

Learn methods and skills for developing creativity and innovation in your work at the “How to Think Differently to Drive Results” four-day program starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 7 at the Center for Professional Development in Amherst. The program is described as “a highly interactive skills course transferring creative ideas into innovative practices.” Mark

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Confab Women’s Networking, Friday, March 7

Network and mingle with other women across WNY at Confab 2.0 Women’s History Month Kickoff from 5- 7 p.m. Friday, March 7 at the Larkin Filling Station in Buffalo. The event, sponsored by Women Events Buffalo whose mission is to “be a catalyst in advancing women in leadership positions in Western New York” will feature

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Buffalo’s Mini Maker Faire, a fun family-friendly event

Yesterday, I attended Buffalo’s Mini Maker Faire at the Buffalo Museum of Science. I sort of knew the idea behind it – bringing together people with different skills and interests to show how they make stuff by hand (as opposed to mass produced) – but other than that, I was not sure what to expect.

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