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2022 Food Incubator Info Sessions

Interested in the reSET Food Incubator? Join an info session to learn more, ask questions, meet other applicants, and get feedback.

Quarterly Alumni Meet Up: The Pros & Cons of Crowdfunding

Join reSET Alumni for an interactive conversation about the pros and cons of crowdfunding as a method to raise capital for your business.Hear from experienced entrepreneurs about how to navigate platform options, what it takes to run a successful crowdfunding marketing campaign and what happens if you raise too little or too much. This conversation […]

Quarterly (Virtual) Eat Up Meet Up: Creating Your Food Business

Bring your favorite snack, pen, paper and creative ideas for this workshop on Creating Your Food Business Plan!Calling all food entrepreneurs and foodies!Looking to launch that dream food business? Already launched and looking for support/resources for building your food business? Come plan your business and its next steps at this engaging workshop. In this virtual […]

Deeper Than The Skin: Telling The Story of Race in America through Song

Voices Cafe 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport

On Sunday, February 20th at 7:30pm the acclaimed duo of Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway bring their signature performance, Deeper Than The Skin, back to Voices Café, in person and livestreamed. Voices Café is located at The Unitarian Church in Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport. For tickets go to voicescafe.org. Deeper Than The Skin […]

$25

2022 Impact Accelerator Kickoff

Join us for our Impact Accelerator's annual kickoff event! Featuring elevator pitches from our newest cohort of social enterprise founders. Join us live or online for our Impact Accelerator's annual kickoff event! Cheer on a new cohort of mission-driven entrepreneurs! This year, the event will feature elevator pitches from our newest cohort of Hartford-based 2022 entrepreneurs. This event […]

ALL IN!! JONI, LEONARD, DYLAN, AND SHERIDAN A Benefit Concert for Ukrainian Refugees

Voices Cafe 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport

Songs of protest, songs of love. The Suzanne Sheridan Band will be playing the music of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, and Bob Dylan in support of the Ukrainian people at Voices Café on Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 pm at The Unitarian Church in Westport. Doors open at 7:30. The concert will be both in-person […]

$25

Time Management for the Solopreneur

We will explore strategies that really work, expose some myths about time management, and offer some perspectives on the unique challenges.Are you a busy, multi-talented solopreneur with a never-ending “to-do” list struggling with how to make the absolute MOST of your time?“I can squeeze that in…”“So sorry, but I’m running a little late…”“There are simply […]

Social Media Engagement

Is your social media engagement stifled, at a standstill, or nonexistent? Join us for an interactive workshop on Social Media Engagement.When used strategically social media can be a powerful tool for entrepreneurs to establish brand awareness. Gain the insight you need, become strategic with your content, and give your social media platforms the spark they […]

SEO Basics: Get found on Google

SEO is complex and ever-changing, but you can easily understand the basics, and a small amount of SEO knowledge can make a big difference.Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a mandatory marketing tactic if you want your website to be found on Google. SEO is complex and ever-changing, but you can easily understand the basics, and […]

Caravan of Thieves Bring Musical Magic to Voices Cafe

Voices Cafe 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport

Well-known for their theatrical, humorous, intense style, Caravan of Thieves is zany, dazzling and defies classification! As pure entertainment, music loving fans will feel compelled to join in with momentary fits of claps, snaps and sing-alongs. The creative force behind Caravan, Connecticut’s own Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, along with Westport native Dan Asher playing bass, […]

$25

Practical Digital Marketing Tools and Tips

This workshop will prepare small businesses or startups to launch a digital media presence.We will introduce different tools (many of which are free) to get started building your online business community and engaging with customers. Topics include:Developing a website (Wix, Squarespace, Shopify)Creating a social media presence (Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin)Launching a newsletter and building your email […]

Understanding Your Startup’s Impact

Join us for an overview of social entrepreneurship - a trend that is quickly becoming the norm in businesses.Join us for an overview of social entrepreneurship - a trend that is quickly becoming the norm in businesses. Companies like Ben & Jerry's and Patagonia, Blue Earth Compost and Asarasi right here in CT, and many […]

Click to Close: Understanding the Customer Conversion Pipeline

The conversion pipeline of any sales process requires multi-steps. This workshop will explore the keys to a successful conversion pipeline.The conversion pipeline of any sales process requires multi-steps. Knowledge of a consumer's buying journey has 6 steps. The key to a successful conversion pipeline is to target a specific market and stay in front of […]

South for Winter Brings Eclectic, Cool “Nashville” Blues Vibe North to Westport‘s Voices Café

Voices Cafe 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport

South for Winter brings a blend of dreamy acoustic duets, foot-stomping folk and bluesy ballads to Voices Café, in-person and live stream. Doors open at 7:30. For tickets go to: voicescafe.org. Multi-instrumentalists and songwriters New Zealander Nick Stone, Colorado native Dani Cichon, and Michigander Alex Stradal create an eclectic, original mix combining cello, guitar, mandolin, […]

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Small Business Tech Tools

Whether you’re a road warrior or flying a desk, having the right tools for your job can help you get work done safely and efficiently.Whether you’re a road warrior or flying a desk, having the right tools for your job can help you get work done safely and efficiently. This webinar will offer tips, tricks, […]

Customer Service 101

Turn your customer service into your competitive advantage by reviewing, assessing, and adjusting your customer service journey.Many business owners underestimate the power of great customer service as a foundation of their business. It can make or break your reputation and impact your bottom line. Turn your customer service into your competitive advantage by reviewing and […]

Foodie Demo Day 2022: Women Who Rock the Kitchen

Parkville Market 1400 Park Street, Hartford, CT

Join us on May 25 IN PERSON at Parkville Market as reSET & partners present the latest food biz owner cohort growing out of Hartford, CT!On Wednesday, May 25th, reSET and Hands on Hartford will present this year’s Food Incubator cohort. Join us for an evening with 15 CT-based food start-ups from reSET’s Food Incubator […]

Closing the Deal: The Art of Negotiation

This webinar will help you sharpen your Negotiation Skills. The session is upbeat and highly interactive. It is not a PowerPoint lecture.This webinar will help you sharpen your Negotiation Skills. The session is upbeat and highly interactive. It is not a PowerPoint lecture. You will be able to use the ideas immediately.You will learn to: […]

COST’s Energy and Environment Conference

Aqua Turf 556 Mullberry Street, Plantsville, CT

Hear from experts in the field and key lawmakers regarding energy and environmental issues affecting municipalities, including: Under Construction: How to Mobilize Investment for Environmental Infrastructure in Your Community - Bryan Garcia, President & CEO, Connecticut Green Bank New Energy Programs & Environmental Laws Affecting Towns - Josh Ryor, Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and Matt […]

Diana Jones at Westport‘s Voices Café on June 11 for Refugee’s Benefit

Voices Cafe 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport

Award winning singer/songwriter Diana Jones in concert raising funds for the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants’ (CIRI) Apartment Set Up Team which settle refugees in Fairfield County. CIRI has been settling refugees in Connecticut for 104 years. In person and streaming tickets at: https://voicescafe.org/ She has been a major literary voice in contemporary song […]

$25

Quarterly Eat Up Meet Up: Best Practices for Outstanding Customer Service

Join us for an evening of tools and tips for outstanding customer service and keeping your ideal clients!Now more than ever, customer service is one of the major drivers and ways to sustain your business. At a time when both you and your customer are stretched during stressful moments, it helps to have some tips […]

Venture Showcase 2022: Scaling Human-Centered Businesses

Connecticut Science Center 250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT

On Thursday, June 23, reSET presents this year’s Venture Showcase featuring the 2022 Impact Accelerator Entrepreneurs!On June 23, reSET presents this year’s Venture Showcase at the beautiful Connecticut Science Center. The event features all CT based startups from reSET’s Impact Accelerator as they present their business pitches. 91% of businesses are women-owned and 81% are BIPOC-owned. […]

Push has Come To Shove – Getting Our Kids the Education They Deserve

777 Main St 777 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT

Join the P.A.C.C.C - Parents and Community as Children Champions. Learning together to ensure children have effective ED supports & optionsIt goes without saying, the Covid-19 pandemic has created new norms in public education. As a result, failing children can no longer be a viable option. We MUST center children in public education and offer […]

2022 Retail Business Plan Workshop

Join us for a workshop with Sarah of reSET to learn about the ins and outs of developing a business plan.Join us on zoom for a how-to on developing a business plan. Learn about how applying to the reSET/Breakfast Lunch & Dinner Retail Incubator can support you through this step in your business growth.

2022 Retail Incubator Networking

229 Trumbull St 229 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT

Network w/ reSET, Breakfast Lunch & Dinner and Hartford retailers to build your network for fall retail opportunities!Build your connections to prepare for fall retail season--mix with new vendors and established retailers to support your next steps in business growth. Get final questions answered to finish your application to the reSET/Breakfast Lunch & Dinner Retail […]

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