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October 2016

ProDev Presents: Fireside Chat w/Matt Shobe

October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

BECU and ProDev are bringing together Seattle's most passionate technophiles, entrepreneurs, job seekers, investors and those simply looking for a fun atmosphere to get to know each other. Enter, the ProDev Fireside Chat: a speaker series, providing the experiences of highly successful entrepreneurs and business leaders, where attendees can learn valuable lessons in an intimate setting. Each Fireside Chat will including a conversation with an accomplished speaker, hosted drinks (thanks, WeWork), networking and conclude with a Q&A (yup, time to…

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December 2016

ProDev Fireside Chat: Liz Pearce, CEO LiquidPlanner

December 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WeWork, 107 Spring St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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BECU and ProDev are bringing together Seattle's most passionate technophiles, entrepreneurs, job seekers, investors and those simply looking for a fun atmosphere to get to know each other.  Enter, the ProDev Fireside Chat: a speaker series, providing the experiences of highly successful entrepreneurs and business leaders, where attendees can learn valuable lessons in an intimate setting. Each Fireside Chat will include a conversation with an accomplished speaker, hosted drinks (thanks, WeWork), networking and conclude with a Q&A (yup, time to ask those pressing questions).…

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January 2017

ProDev Fireside Chat: Jennifer McCullum, editor, GRAY magazine

January 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork, 107 Spring St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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We know we’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but first impressions play a key role in decision making. How you present yourself in terms of appearance in the workplace does impact how your peers, clients and superiors perceive you and judge how “put together” you are. Join ProDev as we hear fashion editor Jennifer McCullum give invaluable tips and tricks on dressing for the workplace. From defining office dress codes (business casual vs. dressy casual? WTF?) to detailing…

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April 2017

Tech Recruiting Mixer

April 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cone & Steiner, 135 S King St.
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

This is not your average recruiting event.  Join ProDev for our first of its kind Tech Recruiting Happy Hour - an evening to kick back, have a drink and meet with top recruiters from the tech industry. Instead of standing behind a table full of marketing, recruiters will be at the event mingling and having real conversations with attendees. No name-tags, no flyers, just straight up networking. We have an awesome guest list of participating companies:          …

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May 2017

ProDev Presents: Driven AF | Fireside Chat with Makenzie Davies

May 31, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
RealSelf Headquarters, 83 S. King St.
Seattle, 98104
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"Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back" Join us for the first of ProDev's "...And Female" events - an evening of women empowering women where you'll have the opportunity to network, mingle and get inspired by your fellow #girlboss. For this event, we'll hear from Makenzie Davies - co-founder and managing partner of davies + dixon, Seattle's hottest emerging experiential marketing agency. Enjoy appetizers, hosted beer and wine, and hear Makenzie's inspiring…

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June 2017

ProDev Presents: Be Your Own Boss

June 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
RealSelf Headquarters, 83 S. King St.
Seattle, 98104
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Interested in learning some tips about starting a new business?Curious about why certain business models fail?  Learning about the journey of established professionals helps build your brand and adds significant value to your career development. Join ProDev in a panelist event where professionals from the SCORE network share advice about starting and growing small businesses.  SCORE is a nonprofit association, started over fifty years ago, that is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their…

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July 2017

I Love My Job | How To Build A Company Culture That Wins Awards And Retains Good People

July 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RealSelf Headquarters, 83 S. King St.
Seattle, 98104
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Company Culture - every company has one. Its elements are defined as company vision, values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, and habits. It can be the difference between retaining a happy, productive team and a revolving door of hiring and training. And while every employee contributes to company culture, a good or bad company culture starts at the top.    Our host RealSelf has been killing it in the company culture arena - the Seattle startup you've never heard of has been…

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August 2017

Community Event: Lunch and Learn with Google and excelerate Digital

August 3, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St,
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
Free

You are invited to connect with excelerate Digital, a full-service digital marketing agency, and Google at our Lunch and Learn with Google on Thursday, August 3rd at Washington State Convention Center for a free lunch and an opportunity to gain insights into the current digital marketing landscape. We hope you will come out and join us for a free lunch and the opportunity to meet and discuss insights about the latest trends in digital marketing that can help grow a business and reach…

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Get Started

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
WeWork Holyoke, 107 Spring St.
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
Free

At WIRED and U.S. Bank, we understand that starting a business can be challenging, and we know that innovations and inspirations are necessary to getting an idea off the ground. Join us for an exciting morning of breakfast, networking and fireside chats with leaders in the entrepreneurial space. Featuring*: Terrence Russell - Editorial Director, WIRED Brand Lab Kristen Hamilton - Co-founder and CEO, Koru Avni Patel Thompson - CEO and Founder, Poppy *Subject to change

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September 2017

Fierce Summit 2017

September 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
W Hotel, 1112 4TH Ave,
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Please join us for 2 days of thought provoking keynotes, powerful breakout sessions, and an opportunity to build your professional network with the Fierce community. This is a unique experience that will leave you with a fresh perspective and new skills for transforming the conversations and relationships in your life. Speakers for this event include our very own Susan Scott, Juliet Funt (founder of WhiteSpace), as well as other compelling thought leaders from around the world.

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Meet the World’s Top Business Schools in Seattle

September 21, 2017 @ 4:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Motif Seattle, 1415 5th Ave
Seattle,, WA 98101 United States
Free

Discover your perfect MBA program by speaking with admissions advisers from top local and international business schools, attend interactive info-sessions, learn how to ace the GMAT through various workshops, network with alumni from top business schools and much more. The QS World MBA Tour is designed to be a comprehensive day that can give you the competitive advantage to make your application a success. Join top-ranked business schools including UCLA, the University of Washington, Notre Dame, the University of British…

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Public Speaking Bootcamp for Women

September 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1414 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, 98101
$100

This event sells out quickly, so contact Alicia directly to register: alicia@alicadara.com Space is limited to 12 participants. Learn the basics of public speaking, including vocal resonance, breath support, and body language, and practice them in a safe and encouraging environment. Ideal for work presentations and greater confidence during job interviews, management reviews, and leadership skills. Beginners welcome! The event will be held at Coterie Worklounge in downtown Seattle, from 5-7pm. The event includes informational materials and individual coaching for each participant. The fee…

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October 2017

ProDev & Seattle Startup Week Present: Expanding Your Business: What Should You Do First? w/Aseem Badshah

October 3, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Galvanize Seattle, 111 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Are you looking to expand your business? Trying to figure out what you should do first? Look no further than ‘growth’ expert Aseem Badshah, founder and CEO of Socedo.  Aseem is teaming up with ProDev and Seattle Startup Week, to discuss just what it takes to grow properly; taking your company to the next level without compromising company values and mission. This ‘fireside’ chat, with fellow young professionals, will expand your knowledge and leave you with great practical advice you…

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GeekWire Summit 2017

October 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Sheraton Seattle, 1400 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
$599 – $699

The GeekWire Summit, presented by Bank of America, on Oct. 9-11, in Seattle, is one of the country’s premier technology conferences, bringing together more than 800 innovators, entrepreneurs, business executives and tech leaders to explore the future of the innovation economy. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be a featured speaker at the GeekWire Summit this year, following the release of his upcoming book, “Hit Refresh.” Other speakers on the agenda: Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson will talk about the transformation of the coffee giant into a digital powerhouse;…

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Seattle Interactive Conference

October 17, 2017 - October 18, 2017
Conference Center at Washington State Convention Center, 801 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
$99 – $499

Seattle Interactive spotlights disruptive ideas and emerging technology. Cutting-edge businesses and cultural beacons from around the world attend SIC to share their work and build critical connections. SIC features keynote speakers, master classes and dynamic networking events. Content covers marketing, strategic development, media, communications, UX/UI, design and culture. Date: October 17th-18th Location: Conference Center at Washington State Convention Center 801 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 Email: jake@seattleinteractive.com Organizer: Jake Newman Number: 206-779-7101 Ticket link: http://www.seattleinteractive.strangertickets.com/ Website: http://www.seattleinteractive.com/

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November 2017

Year One: What Happens One Year After Your Start Your Own Business? With Leslie Feinzaig

November 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlas Workbase, 500 Mercer St.
Seattle, 98109 United States
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YPOS Elite Members, enter your access key for free ticket.  Not a member? Follow this link to find out how to join.​ YPOS and ProDev are once again bringing together Seattle's most passionate technophiles, entrepreneurs, job seekers, investors and those simply looking for a fun atmosphere to get to know each other. This month's fireside chat - moderated by Nick Hughes of Founders Live - we’ll hear from Leslie Feinzaig, CEO and Founder of Venture Kits and Female Founders Alliance, about what to expect a year after starting your…

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January 2018

MARRIAGE & MONEY: PLANNING FOR FOREVER AFTER

January 20, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Swedish Cultural Club, 1920 Dexter Avenue North, Viking Room - Main Floor
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Join us for Seattle's Only Joint Financial Planning Workshop Are you or someone you know getting married this year? You know Money is the #1 stressor for adults according to the American Psychological Association but conversations regarding budgets and 401ks can be difficult.  Marriage & Money: Planning For Forever After workshop addresses these and goes beyond basic budget conversations to address the tough aspects of couple communication, emotion, and differing money values. Participants in the 3-hour workshop receive: -The Six…

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February 2018

ProDev Day Seattle

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Atlas Workbase, 500 Mercer St.
Seattle, 98109 United States

Let's network one more time before the year is over! Join 150+ young professionals, Tuesday, Dec.19th, 6pm @ Barca for some schmoozing and networking.   In true YPOS fashion you will network in a relaxed setting (no name-tags, no sales pitches). See you there!

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The Information’s Hybrid Cloud & AI Event

February 14, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, 98121
Free

Cloud computing has revolutionized how companies operate, allowing companies to slash how much they spend on computer hardware. Even big companies are shifting to the cloud, taking advantage of “hybrid cloud” offerings. At this event, we’ll explore "multi-cloud" and “cloud native” technologies, including why many companies use containers and Kubernetes. Finally, we will look at how artificial intelligence will be the next big money maker for public cloud providers. In addition, breakout sessions will be held on topics such as…

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Why Bots, Why Now? By Liil Cheng: Microsoft CVP of AI & Research

February 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Delta Dental of Washington, 400 Fairview Avenue #800
Seattle, 98109
Free

***150 LIMITED SEATS*** REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-bots-why-now-by-liil-cheng-microsoft-cvp-of-ai-research-tickets-42021014987 Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of AI & Research, Lili Cheng will be speaking to kick off 2018’s first Chatbot Meetup. Join us on February 15th to learn how Lili Cheng and the AI & Research Division developed Microsoft Bot Framework and Language Understanding tools to help hundreds of businesses build and maintain bots. Learn about the bot brain and the way software design changes with the advent of conversational AI.

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Founders Live Seattle – YPOS Edition

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10

This event is FREE for YP Elite Members!

Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the country where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for what you think will be the next big thing… built in Seattle.

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March 2018

Practice Your Pitch with 3C Comms

March 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Riviter – Fremont, 1300 North Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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Elevator pitch, investor pitch, sales pitch, negotiating with a toddler, you name it - we’re all trying to get somebody to see things our way and/or take a specific action. How good are you at getting your ideas across and driving action? When was the last time you got feedback from an expert outside of your immediate circle? Get that outside perspective at 3C’s Practice Your Pitch Meetup hosted by communications consultant and coach Christina Brennan. Our first session will…

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Spring Into Action for SCLC

March 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Arctic Club, 700
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
$50

Seattle Community Law Center is pleased to announce our 2nd annual Spring Into Action for SCLC on March 15, 2018! Join us for a fun-filled evening to support legal advocacy for people with disabilities who are homeless or low-income and to celebrate their right to economic stability. King County Councilmember, Rod Dembowski, will speak about the importance of social justice in the region. Dembowski was appointed in 2013 to represents District 1. Today more than ever people who are poor are…

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Balancing Profit and Mission: Decision Making for Social Enterprises

March 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Table by FareStart, 399 Fairview Ave North
Seattle, WA
$10

How do you make business decisions day to day, balancing profit with mission? How do you determine when to expand your business and what ventures are valuable? Join Matt Gurney, VP of Social Enterprises at FareStart and Kila Englebrook, President and CEO of Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) (flying in from Tennessee!!) to learn more about the balance between profit and mission. Network with other Social Entrepreneurs and Mission Driven Leaders with drinks and appetizers catered by FareStart, at their new…

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Growing Food Policy – Food Tank Seattle Summit

March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University, Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University (Su Campus Walk
Seattle, 98122
$299

On March 17, 2018, 35+ standout speakers will share a stage at Seattle University for Food Tank’s inaugural Seattle summit: “Growing Food Policy.” Over the course of an ideas-packed day, we expect 450 attendees from Seattle and beyond to participate in interactive panels on policy innovation and entrepreneurship in the food system. These will focus on how to ensure that food policy is forward-thinking, is designed to support women and youth,  facilitates technological advancement, and recognizes the unique ability of cities to…

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Ladies Get Paid: Salary Negotiation 101

March 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly
$45

At Ladies Get Paid, we believe the first step to closing the wage gape is negotiating your salary. Hands down, we think this is the best salary negotiation class you'll find. We know that's a bold statement but we are that confident. Come and see for yourself! :) Who is this class best for? Anyone at any stage of their career, whether they're negotiating for a new job or at a current one. If you are serious about getting to…

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April 2018

Yelp University 201 | A Class For The Established Business User

April 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mr. West Cafe Bar, 720 Olive Way
Seattle, 98101
Free

If you have a good grasp on the basics of Yelp for Business Owners and want to level up, then this workshop is for you! This session will educate you on the additional tools available to business owners to help you convert more consumers, plus changes you can implement to gain more exposure on the site. Join us for complimentary bites and insights from Yelp's Seattle Local Business Partner, Christy Augsburger, at this workshop which will include: Guidance on how to…

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Lunch and Learn with Executive Coach Glen Stewart!

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  As a compelling storyteller and master facilitator, Glen Stewart has 20 years of experience helping leaders and brands like REI, Expedia, Starbucks, Microsoft and Seattle Children's Hospital lead with maximum impact and leave lasting legacies. In this compelling and interactive talk, Glen offers a roadmap for participants to create awareness, grow their potential, and create a path to becoming their best selves.   Come learn how to develop into the leader and person you want to be and produce…

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May 2018

Think-On-Your-Feet Mastery Improv Classes: Kiss Shy Goodbye and Gain Red-Hot Confidence

May 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Want to overcome shyness? Feel confident with public speaking? Enhance your people skills? Do it the fun, easy way! Learn how to unleash your creativity, exude self-assurance, and be more present. Feel more at ease on job interviews and dates. Sign up now to enjoy red-hot confidence and kiss shy goodbye.

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ProDev Day Seattle – May ’18

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Atlas Workbase, 500 Mercer St.
Seattle, 98109 United States

Let's network one more time before the year is over! Join 150+ young professionals, Tuesday, Dec.19th, 6pm @ Barca for some schmoozing and networking.   In true YPOS fashion you will network in a relaxed setting (no name-tags, no sales pitches). See you there!

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Sell it Like Serhant: Real Estate Sales Masterclass

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave
Seattle, 98122

New York City’s top self-made real estate broker Ryan Serhant (of Million Dollar Listing New York and the upcoming Sell It Like Serhant on Bravo) brings you Sell It Like Serhant: Real Estate Sales Masterclass, a very intimate real estate sales seminar. From $1,500/month rentals to $615M in closed sales in 2016, Ryan built his business on his own from the ground up. Ryan will walk you through how to work with buyers and sellers to build a highly successful…

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