On the Scene: Upcoming Networking Events in the Baltimore Area

Networking is a powerful tool for generating new business and growing your connections. So where should you be seen in Baltimore? We’ve compiled a list of local events that will be taking place in the coming months.

Network After Work Baltimore at Little Havana

Feb. 15 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Although not industry-specific, the Network After Work events are a great opportunity to meet a variety of business owners and marketers from across the state and beyond. Enjoy face-to-face networking in a casual and upbeat atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to fuel your career or business goals.

Little Havana
1325 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD

Cost: $15-399

Click here to register.

(Side-note: We’ve attended these before, and they are well-attended with professionals of all ages in all industries).

AMA Mingle: Fire Up Your February at Planit

Feb. 16 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Network with colleagues, make new connections and talk about what’s happening in the industry at the American Marketing Association’s first networking event of 2017, Fire Up Your February at Planit. Whether you’re looking for an exciting opportunity, hoping to meet your next new hire, or working to expand your network, this face-to-face networking event is designed for marketing, advertising and creative professionals.

1414 Key Highway | Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21230

Cost: $10-15

Click here to register.

(Side-note: Planit moved to this new location about a year ago, so if you haven’t yet, this will be a chance to check our their new digs.)

Baltimore Public Relations Council: Diverse Media Voices

Feb. 21 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

How can your media outlet best present its message in a diverse city full of myriad points of view? Visit the Reginald F. Lewis Museum and find out from Diverse Media Voices panelists, including:

  • Michelle Williams, General Manager, WEAA-FM
  • Joshua Runyon, Editor, Baltimore Jewish Times
  • Joy Bramble, Publisher, Baltimore Times
  • More panelists will be announced.

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
830 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore 21202

Cost: $15-30

Click here to register.

AAF Baltimore: Hops and Headshots

Feb. 21 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Details and ticket information will be posted here.

NET/WORK Baltimore 2017

Feb. 23 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

NET/WORK is a technology jobs fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking talent and talented people seeking work. Nothing stiff or stuffy about it. The companies at NET/WORK are psyched to show off their company culture—and get to know you outside of your resume.

Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230

Cost: $5-10

Click here to register.

Small Business Resource Center: Making the Sale and Bringing in More Business – Part 2

March 2 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon

Get the tools you need for your sales efforts. Your sales and marketing strategies and action items drive your career or small business. Join the Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) at the Hopkins East Incubator for a a second installment on boosting qualified lead generation and converting prospects to clients.

Johns Hopkins University Eastern Campus
1101 East 33rd StreetSuite C 307
Suite C 307
Baltimore, MD 21218

Cost: $25

Click here to register.

AAF Baltimore: 2017 Addy Awards

March 9 from 6:00-10:00 p.m.

This event recognizes and rewards the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising across all mediums. This epic awards party showcases the winners.

American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230

More information coming soon. Click here.

Generation Startup Screening

March 9. Pre-Screening Happy Hour starts at 5:30 p.m. Screening Begins 6:30 p.m.

Panel Q&A After the Film

R. House
301 W 29th St.
Baltimore, MD 21211

Cost: Free

Click here to register.

Baltimore Business Journal: Diversity in Business – Expand Your Circle

March 10 from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Find out from a distinguished panel of experts why hiring a more diverse staff and reaching out to new clients and vendors is crucial to growing your company and the local economy. Panelists include:

  • Veronica Cool, CEO & Founder, Cool & Associates
  • Torin Ellis, Diversity Strategist
  • Wayne Frazier, President, Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association, Inc.
  • Theos D. McKinney III, Assistant General Counsel, Exelon

Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: General admission is $55 and for $140 you can receive general admission and a one-year subscription to the BBJ. Register here.

B’More Creatives: the eXchange – A panel discussion on growing your creative business

March 10 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Find out how your creative business can continue to grow in a seemingly saturated market. Panelists include:

  • Justin Allen, Creative Strategist, What Works Studio
  • Linda Brown Rivelis, President, Eye Byte Solutions, LLC
  • Brooke Hall, Founder & CEO, What Works Studio
  • John Sherman, CEO, Storyfarm
  • Moderated by: Kendall Ludwig, President of CurlyRed

1111 Light Street
4th Floor
Baltimore, MD

Cost: $25-35

Click here to register.

Baltimore TechBreakfast: Melys, and More!

March 29 at 8:00 a.m.

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations.

6225 Smith Ave.
Baltimore, MD

Cost: Free

Click here for more information.