Join us to celebrate the season and experience all that our community has to offer! Oktoberfest is a free, all-day event at Groundwork! Full Schedule: 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, OnWebLocalLearn 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 PagelyLearn 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. 12AM: 18 MINUTES OF IMPACT: HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR AUDIENCE THE TED WAY AND CLOSE THE SALE … 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 instructorSarah 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 PaquetteMindfulness 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. *** Groundwork! is New Bedford's only coworking space. We offer flexible work stations, meeting rooms, events, community, and more. Work, learn & meet people. Make it happen at Groundwork.
Join us on Wednesday, September 25 to network with the area's leaders in economic development, academia, non-profits and small business. Our elected officials will be there too! The NBEDC's Annual Meeting will feature Dr. Laura Douglas from Bristol Community College - a key partner in higher education with a campus in the heart of our downtown.
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The City of New Bedford was founded as a town in 1787 and again later in 1847 as a city. Located in Bristol County New Bedford was once known as the whaling capitol of the world.
A vast amount of history is within the city for example there are the Art Museum, Fire Museum as well as the Museum of Modern Heritage and the Whaling National Historic Park.
It was not to long ago that the city was named one of the top ten "Green Cities" in the country. All year round the city has festivals for numerous occasions and from the lovely parks to the spectacular ocean beaches. New Bedford is a place everyone should visit and want to live.