According to http://nanowrimo.org/, November is National Novel Writing Month with 157,483 people signed up to write a novel in 30 days. Almost 5,989 people including this writer are representing the Philadelphia area. Various "write-ins" are happening all across our city with a West Philly write-in scheduled for October 31st at the Green Line Cafe on 45th and Locust Street - http://nanowrimo.org/regions/usa-pennsylvania-philadelphia. Save the date in the November schedule for the following cost-effective networking events :
Saturday November 2nd, 2013 11am - 3pm Philadelphia Business & Community Expo hosted by the Biz Knows at the Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport, 4101 Island Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19153. This is a FREE event. Register at http://2013expopa.eventbrite.com
Wednesday, November 6th, 3 PM - 7 PM "One-on-One Session with a Patent Attorney" Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, 19103 Schedule a free appointment with John Childs, Jr., an attorney with the law firm Paul and Paul of Philadelphia specializing in Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law. Each appointment is for approximately 30 minutes. Pre-registration is required. Appointments will only be scheduled by calling 215-686-5394.
Friday, November 15th, 2013 8am - 10am - PWBN Northwest Chapter Meeting. Ladies, join co-leaders Laura Roane and Tara Colquitt for the monthly meeting. Following networking time and individual introductions, they will have a round table discussion. Topic: "Joint Ventures - Who Is On Your Power Team?" Please bring 20 business cards and your 30 second commercial. Learn more @ https://www.facebook.com/events/102209759965363/
Saturday, November 16th, 2013 12pm - 4pm - Fall Fashion Fling at The Bainbridge Club 1523 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146 with 4 designers in the Fashion Showcase. Tickets are 15.00 online and 20.00 at the door. RSVP @ http://fallfashionfling.eventbrite.com
Monday, November 18th, 2013 5pm - 6pm - The 16th annual Be Your Own Boss Bowl® Information Session. BYOBB is a business plan competition in which matriculated students, alumni, faculty and staff from all 17 schools and colleges within Temple, as well as Temple organizations (library, tech transfer, etc. ) compete for ten prizes, including a grand prize worth over $115,000 in cash, Microsoft products and professional services. Read more at: http://www.fox.temple.edu/cms_research/institutes-and-centers/innovation-entrepreneurship-institute/competitions/be-your-own-boss-bowl/#sthash.9PLuLoZ8.dpuf
Wednesday , November 20th, 2013 9:30am - 11:30am - OSTRC present Peer Networking on "Classroom and Behavior Management" The OSTRC's monthly Peer Networking Meetings provide OST staff with an opportunity to share resources, develop new professional relationships, and use these experiences to enhance their programs. Attending PNMs can also count toward formal training credit hours. RSVP @ http://www.sp2.upenn.edu/ostrc/pn/index.html
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM "Create a Winning Culinary Brand: The Secret to Success" Parkway Central Library, Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, 19103
Learn how Philadelphia's mobile food culinary entrepreneurs built their businesses.
* Discuss the resources needed to create a successful mobile food business
* Explore the business strategy behind the mobile food concept
* Discover how a strong brand creates profitable returns