July Member Mixer

Hey Hubbers

Last month, in Hub Berkeley, there was a great community event which allowed members to get to know one another and hear about some of their projects. In July, THE HUB BAY AREA MEMBER MIXER is in San Francisco on Thursday, July 29 from 7pm. Members will have tables set up to discuss their organizations, there will be a few short presentations and it is a great opportunity to get to know one another!!! If you are interested in showcasing your company, please email Calgary.Brown@the-hub.net. You can sign up to attend here: http://julymembermixerhubsoma.eventbrite.com/

Hub SoMa Continues to Evolve

1) We received 30 new chairs today making it all the easier to find yourself a seat. More tables are on their way.

2) The internet now has three access points, Hub SoMa Front, TheHubSoMa, and Hub SoMa Back. So depending on where you are sitting in the space, please connect to the internet through the appropriate router. It will make your web experience much smoother.

3) There are now 6 hosts, including myself, eager to meet with you and build the Hub community. Please connect with Jenn, Annie, Andy, Sarah, Alyssa, or Kartika next time you are in the space to get to know your friendly SoMa staff.

4) The Hub is now connected to Rogue Markets! County Line Harvest will be showcasing and selling boxes in the space on Wednesdays during Sexy Salad Pot Luck Lunch!! Order your box by email at clharvest@gmail.com

Hub Events and Services

Hanson Bridgett now has standard monthly legal office hours for Hub Members. Next Thursday, August 5 from 2pm-5pm, you can get professional legal advice about your business. If you are interested in this, please go here: http://doodle.com/7d82qw7cwvrch5h2 and sign up for a session.

Hub partner Triple Pundit is pleased to announce that they will be be hosting exclusive office hours for Hub members the last Thursday of every month from 3-6 in Berkeley. Triple Pundit is one of the leading blogs about sustainable business with thousands of visitors every day. Come visit with Managing Editor Jen Boynton and tell her about your company, find out how you can submit a guest post to 3p, or just ask that burning question about twitter or Google Buzz. For more information or to RSVP, email jen@triplepundit.com.

This and the HB office hours are part of the Hub Accelerator Series. The Hub Accelerator Series will provide ongoing resources and actionable training for Hub members. The series aims to develop, improve, and reinforce members’ current skill set and ability to bring their respective ideas to reality. The Accelerator breaks down into four components: Workshops (facilitated by larger organizations), Labs (member-facilitated workshops), Office Hours, and Peer-to-Peer Groups. Please look out for the official roll out of the Hub Accelerator Series soon!

On Wednesday, July 28 join member Scott Cooney as he hosts the Bay Area Green Business Meet-up Group. Starting at 6:30 at Hub SoMa, you can meet other green business leaders from the area interested in exchanging resources and ideas. This monthly meet up group will focus on “The Changing Face of Media in the New Economy.”

Just to let you all know, we have cleared 300 members and are going strong. Thanks for all your support!



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