Are you new to Birmingham and want to get plugged into the startup & tech ecosystem? These events are a great way to get started!

Coffee & Collisions: Come hear local thought leaders, company founders, and change makers share their story and go into depth on their current projects. There is time to network before the presentation and an open-floor Q & A session at the end. And most importantly, there’s always free coffee and pastries!

When//Where: Every two weeks on Wednesday from 8:30-10:00am @ the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Creative Mornings: These sessions give our city’s fast-growing creative and innovative community a place to gather each month to get inspired, support each other, forge relationships and collaborate.

When//Where: Once a month on Fridays at 8:30-10:30. Location rotates to a new venue each time.

Pitch Prep: A friendly, low-stakes environment for founders to practice their pitches and give feedback to one another.

When//Where: Every Friday from 1:30-2:30pm @ the Innovation Depot Training Room.

Startup Drinks: A casual, no agenda event for anyone working in the startup and tech community in Birmingham to grab a drink and connect with one another. Entry level employees and CEO’s alike are welcome.

When//Where: Once a month from 5:30-7:30pm. Location rotates to different breweries and bars. 

TechTuesdays: A monthly gathering for members of TechBirmingham and guests to hear a speaker with lunch provided. Another great networking opportunity. 

When//Where: Every third Tuesday of the month at 12pm @ the Regions Bank auditorium.


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