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Oktoberfest at Groundwork!

October 25, 2017

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Join us for a fun-filled open house featuring workshops, networking, live music, cider, beer, and more. This event is open to all and is intended to celebrate the season while showcasing our amazing coworking community. This is a free event, but please RSVP to reserve your spot.

Workshop Schedule:

Up your game and meet some of the best and brightest of our community. All workshops are led by Groundwork! members.

ALL DAY: Free Coworking

Spots available to work in the main space on a first-come, first-serve basis!

ALL DAY: Chair Massages

by Becky Phelan, LMT for only $1 a minute. First come-first serve.

10AM: ten Local SEO Tricks that Really Work

…with SEO Expert Mark Collins, OnWebLocal
Learn why local search is important, and how to make sure your business is getting found by the people who need it.

11AM: Optimize your Website for Lead Capture and Lead Generation

…with Matt Medeiros, creator of MattReport and Account Executive at Pagely
Learn how to optimize your website and your content to generate and capture more leads. Matt will review the basics of content strategy along with tools and plugins that work.



… with Dolores Hirschmann, strategist, Clarity Coach, and TEDx Organizer

Are you a fan of TED?  This talk will help you understand what YOU need to do to engage your audience the TED way. A TED-like talk requires you to move from TALKING ABOUT WHAT YOU DO to TALKING ABOUT WHAT YOU STAND FOR. Are you ready to lead the conversation in your market? Use speaking for sales growth? Move your audience to action? Then this is the workshop for you!

2PM: Office Yoga

…with Sarah Athanas, Groundwork! co-founder and certified Forrest Yoga instructor
Sarah will lead you through some basic yoga moves that help to offset the stress and tension caused by working on a computer. These moves are carefully selected so that you can do them in your work clothes, in the office, without raising too many eyebrows. Sarah will also explain some of the mechanics at work behind standing and sitting desk postures.

3PM: Introduction to Mindfulness

…with Julie Paquette
Mindfulness is touted as the miracle cure for reducing stress, increasing productivity, cultivating compassion, and more. Experience what this practice is all about in an introductory workshop and guided practice.

4PM: Speed Networking

Join us for a round of speed networking to connect with Groundwork! members and Oktoberfest attendees.

Food Schedule!

11-2PM: Destination Soups Pop-up

Grab lunch from Destination Soups, New Bedford’s favorite stop for homemade soup and delicious sandwiches.

4-6PM: The Burgundian: Coffee and Waffles POp-Up

Satisfy your sweet tooth with locally roasted coffee + Liege-style Belgian Waffles from The Burgundian.

4-6PM: Beer and Cider

Enjoy seasonal, local beer and cider on us as you unwind in the Groundwork! gallery.

This is a free event, but be sure to RSVP here.


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Groundwork New Bedford
1213 Purchase Street, Groundwork
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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