Events

From tips for startups and small businesses, to fireside chat events with global business leaders, Metro Collective events offer a rare opportunity to interact and engage with speakers.

Interested in sponsoring an event series? Its a great way to grow your netwok and reach a diverse set of people.

Freelance Rochester – Day 3

Port 100 Cowork - Rochester 350 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

10 am - 1 pm  |  Open Coworking at Port 100 1 pm  |  The How & Why of Hosting & Guesting. Podcasting Panel: Ben Albert, Jesse Cramer, Andrew Biernat, Linda Heeler, Jonathan Goehring. 2 pm  |  Niching Down Was the Best Decision for My Business. Glenn Clark, Owner of Crafting a Brand. 3 pm  |  Scaling a Freelance Business […]

Freelance Rochester – Day 4

Mercantile on Main 250 E Main St, Rochester, NY

11:30 am  |  Encountering our Crossroads. Gary Friedman, Published Author & Speaker. Lunch Pass for The Mercantile on Main 1:30 pm  |  Managing Client Expectations as a Freelancer. Jeremy Bittle, Founder of JSB Collaborative 2:30 pm  |  Workshop: How To Explain What You Do (Using The Power of Story). Ashley Falletta, StoryBrand Copywriter & Marketing Strategist. 3:30 pm  |  Workshop: Enhancing […]

Food and Beverage Pitch Battle

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Startup Grind and Metro Collective are partnering to bring you another round of #SGPitchBattles. The top Food and Beverage startups in our community will come together and online pitch for all the glory. HOW TO WORKS APPLY by April 12th (4/12) 5 Finalists will be selected by April 18th (4/18) Pitch Battle will be streamed on […]

Freelance Rochester – Day 5

Innovation Center 640 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY

10 am - 3 pm  |  Open Coworking & Networking.  Includes Rochester, Buffalo, and Erie attendees, sponsors, and speakers. 3 pm  |  The Future of Freelance: Economy & Legislation Panel. Rafael Espinal, The CEO of the Freelancer’s Union, Julie Cortes, Founder of the Kansas City Freelance Exchange, Sean Fedorko, Founder of Radius CoWork (Erie, PA), Matt Enstice, CEO of […]

Recurring

Rochester Open Coffee Club Weekly Meetup

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Bringing together founders, investors and community stakeholders to build Rochester’s startup & entrepreneurial climate. ROCC is a group of Rochester and Roc region professionals who want to see the start-up and entrepreneurial climate THRIVE! We meet weekly to share knowledge, learn about regional business opportunities, and learn from area business people and B2B companies. We […]

Sabbatical from Survival

Mercantile on Main 250 E Main St, Rochester, NY

  If you’re like most of the business owners out there you’re feeling the burn out. We’re connecting our communities so we can better support each other during these daily pivots. Maureen Ballatori, Jarrett Felton, Karrie Laughton, and Christina Roushey will talk about the decisions they've made over the years as they have built their […]

Recurring

Rochester Open Coffee Club Weekly Meetup

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Bringing together founders, investors and community stakeholders to build Rochester’s startup & entrepreneurial climate. ROCC is a group of Rochester and Roc region professionals who want to see the start-up and entrepreneurial climate THRIVE! We meet weekly to share knowledge, learn about regional business opportunities, and learn from area business people and B2B companies. We […]

Recurring

Rochester Open Coffee Club Weekly Meetup

Virtual 0

Bringing together founders, investors and community stakeholders to build Rochester’s startup & entrepreneurial climate. ROCC is a group of Rochester and Roc region professionals who want to see the start-up and entrepreneurial climate THRIVE! We meet weekly to share knowledge, learn about regional business opportunities, and learn from area business people and B2B companies. We […]

Recurring

Rochester Open Coffee Club Weekly Meetup

Virtual 0

Bringing together founders, investors and community stakeholders to build Rochester’s startup & entrepreneurial climate. ROCC is a group of Rochester and Roc region professionals who want to see the start-up and entrepreneurial climate THRIVE! We meet weekly to share knowledge, learn about regional business opportunities, and learn from area business people and B2B companies. We […]

Fireside Chat with Jenn Smith

Port 100 Cowork - Rochester 350 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Fireside Chat with Jenn Smith: Startups, Economic Development and Access to Funding.**Jenn Smith has joined the Chat** We are thrilled to welcome Jenn Smith, Director of Grow-NY, to the May Fireside Chat. 💬🔥 Join us at Port 100 Cowork Rochester on May 19th at noon for this in-person chat with Jenn, who will talk with […]

Free

Lunch and Learn: Women and Retirement with Stephanie Keur

Neutral Ground Coffeehouse 45 Schoen Place, Pittsford, NY

Women face unique challenges in saving for retirement. Many have less investable income, or are the heads of their households or act as the primary caregivers for family members.* These factors and many more can lead to women facing a critical shortfall of assets and income at retirement. That why we’re pleased to invite you […]

VIRTUAL PowHer Hour Co-Working Session

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ARE YOU FEELING A LITTLE BURNT OUT? Need some motivation to help you get through the rest of your week? Join us for a PowHer Hour Session and get the support and accountability that you need to get you back on track with your goal(s) for the week. This event is FREE for Founding and […]