Fireside Insights Summer of Success: Workshops, Career Fairs, Summits, and More!

The summer is a great time to catch up on networking and continued learning opportunities for your career and professional development. We’ve done the hard work for you by sifting through numerous events across the country that would be just right for all of our FI followers.  This list contains FI-approved summits, workshops, networking opportunities, job fairs, and courses. Check it out!

Atlanta, GA

Trailblazer Business Summit Learn how to increase your brand visibility, productivity, and profitability at this networking event for entrepreneurs. April 29, 2017 Cost: $127

Business and Balance Ladies Re-Launch Networking Event Network with other ladies in the Atlanta area with an element of spirituality. May 9, 2017 Cost: $18

Digital Philanthropy Join this panel discussion to learn about the power of social giving. May 11, 2017 Cost: FREE

Atlanta Startup and Tech Networking Mixer Network with tech and startup professionals while enjoying drinks. May 17, 2017 Cost: $18

United Career Fairs: Atlanta Job Fair Shop around for the perfect career opportunity at this fair featuring small and Fortune 500 companies. May 18, 2017 Cost: FREE

Conversations: The Business of Fashion and Lifestyle Blogging Learn about how to make blogging your business while interacting with Atlanta fashion and tech professionals. May 25, 2017 Cost: Free

Baltimore, MD

Startup Fest 2017 This is an event for startups and students to network and create opportunities. Students will even have the opportunity to give their elevator pitch in the hopes of landing an internship. April 29, 2017 Cost: FREE

Synergy “A Business Networking and Employment Fair” Attend this event to learn about upcoming partnering and subcontracting opportunities with the BWI Airport as well as network with local and state employers who will be hiring on the spot. May 2, 2017 Cost: FREE

Spark Baltimore Freelancers Meetup: Public Speaking Workshop This is the perfect opportunity to brush up on your public speaking skills. May 3, 2017 Cost: FREE

Making the Sale and Bringing in More Business Hosted by the Growth Coach of Greater Baltimore, this event will teach you effective business development skills to drive your business to success. May 4, 2017 Cost: $25

2017 Baltimore Local Small Businesses Expo This event is a great opportunity to become acquainted with local business and network with community members. Small business owners also have the change to showcase their products and services May 7, 2017 Cost: FREE

Branding in Business Brunch Tour Join the the 2nd Annual Branding in Business Brunch DMV to talk branding and business with other professionals, speakers, and authors. July 15, 2017 Cost: FREE

Boston, MA

Biomedical Informatics Entrepreneurs Salon: Jonathan bush, Athenahealth Enjoy pizza while discussing entrepreneurship at the crossroads of biology, medicine, and computers. April 26, 2017 Cost: FREE

Beyond the Exit: How to Plan Ahead and Proceed with Confidence This event is for all who are interested in planning for the future. Learn from an expert speaker who has made a successful career out of wealth management research. May 4, 2017 Cost: FREE

C-Suite Collaboration and the Success of a Data-Driven Enterprise Engage in panel discussions to understand how successful C-suite executives gain and sustain competitive advantage through innovation May 34, 2017 Cost: FREE

Programming for Non-Programmers Learn about website development and programming from one of the founders of Social Sci May 6, 2017 Cost: $250

Healthcare and Human Services Job Fair This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking opportunities in healthcare. May 7, 2017 Cost: FREE

Excel Bootcamp Explore the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel during this one-day workshop. May 13, 2017 Cost: $250

Intro to SEO Learn how to make the best of search engine optimization (SEO). This course is perfect for bloggers. June 26, 2017 Cost: $75

After 5 Social: Dinner Cruise Have a blast networking on a boat over dinner, drinks, and dance. July 11, 2017 Cost: $30

Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Compensation and Benefits Package This workshop will help you understand and optimize your professional benefits package. July 12, 2017 Cost: $45

Chicago, IL

Business Loans and Business Law Tips for Business Owners Attend this event to learn about small business loans and mistakes to avoid as a small business owner. April 24, 2017 Cost: FREE

Black Women in Science and Engineering Presents…”Careers and Conversations” with Melvin Flowers  Come and learn about the emerging field of blockchain in this educational workshop. April 29, 2017 Cost: FREE

Career Shift Crash Course This workshop will teach recent graduates and young professionals how to tailor their professional resume and ace interviews. May 13, 2017 Cost: $210

Productivity at Work and on the Go Learn tips and tricks of being productive at work and beyond from industry leaders. May 16, 2017 Cost: FREE

Talk Data to Me Learn how to leverage data to drive success with industry thought-leaders. May 2, 2017 Cost: FREE

How to Leverage Volunteering This event will teach you how to make the best of volunteer opportunities while networking. May 2, 2017 Cost: FREE

CEO Visions and Cocktails Create a vision board to expand your business and visualize success during this relaxing networking atmosphere. May 12, 2017 Cost: $45

Black Economic Advancement Conference Come network and learn from guest lecturers over refreshments while attending business workshops and business discussions. June 10, 2017 Cost: FREE

DIA Drug Development and Life Sciences Career Fair Network and probe career opportunities in healthcare consulting and life sciences roles. June 18-19, 2017 Cost: FREE

Cleveland, OH

Wine Women and Wealth This is a networking event hosted by the Ladies of Transmerica for women meet in a supportive environment. You will also have the opportunity to pitch your business by making a small donation. May 2, 2017 Cost: FREE

Dr. Kirsten Ellenbogen – Transforming Education in the 21st Century Come listen to Dr. Kristen Ellenbogen, PhD, President and CEO of the Great Lakes Science Center speak about transforming education and building smart communities. May 5, 2017 Cost: FREE

“Get Your House in Order” Health and Wellness Reception Chat about health, wellness, and everyday finances while enjoying yummy food and inspiring speakers. May 6, 2017 Cost: FREE

Cleveland Career Fair This career fair is as great way to learn about small businesses and Fortune 500 companies that are hiring in the Cleveland area. There are opportunities for entry-level seekers and executive-level employees alike. May 10, 2017 Cost: FREE

Networking in a Jar Network while preparing your very own mason jar salad during this event. May 10, 2017 Cost: $15

Tech Elevator Open House Come and learn about tech careers and speak with industry experts about upcoming coding events and how to land the perfect opportunity. May 13, 2017 Cost: FREE

Non-Profit Summit This interactive event will feature speakers from the Cleveland Foundation and Leadership Geauga to talk about innovative problems solving and leadership. May 24, 2017 Cost: FREE

Caffeinated Ideas – in Cooperation with Braintree Business Development Center Attend this think-tank event to brainstorm and test drive ideas with other business owners, mentors, and small business professionals. June 13, 2017 Cost: FREE

Black professionals Leadership Speaker Series- Carole F. Hoover Although hosted by the Black Professional Charitable Foundation, this is an inclusive event that will focus on how niche businesses grow to take over an industry. July 18, 2017 Cost: $20

Dallas, TX

Effective Networking for Small Business Owners Learn how to create a business strategy and expand your business. May 2, 2017 Cost: FREE

Behance Creative Portfolio Review This is the perfect opportunity to have your creative portfolio reviewed by local professionals and other creative individuals in the Dallas area. May 11, 2017 Cost: FREE

The Regional Career Entrepreneurial Expo and Events Career Fair Learn about local career opportunities. April 28, 2017 Cost: FREE

Leader Her Empowerment and Mentor Summit Network with industry mentors and experts and engage in talks that will help you understand essential business skills such as salary negotiation and self-empowerment. May 13, 2017 Cost: $30

Conscious Capitalism: Redefining Capitalism in the 21st Century Enjoy free bites and drinks while learning from key business stakeholders such as customers, employees, investors, communities, suppliers, and the environment. May 17, 2017 Cost: FREE

Starting a New Business Workshop 1 on 1 with #IamMyBrandyByMonica Business Coach This workshop is an opportunity for female entrepreneurs to capitalize on their passions, expand their business, and create a business checklist. Attendees will also receive business coaches. June 17, 2017 Cost: FREE

Real Estate and Business Influencer Event This is an event for real estate professionals to trade tips and tricks with interactive teaching experiences and live entertainment. August 28, 2017 Cost: FREE

Denver, CO

Coast-to-Coast Career Fairs: Denver Job Fair This is a one-day hiring event for job seekers to meet with employers. May 1, 2017 Cost: FREE

An Evening of Data Science, Star Wars, and Tacos with SendGrind and NVIDIA Eat tacos while networking with data scientists and learning about how to make actionable decisions with data. May 4, 2017 Cost: Free

Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers This event is a great time to network and about user experience (UX) and and design from professionals. May 8, 2017 Cost: FREE

The Future of Media + Technology Network with local entrepreneurs and learn about the future of journalism, advertising, and the role technology plays in each. May 9, 2017 Cost: FREE

Denver Startup and Tech Networking Mixer Entrepreneurs and tech professionals gather to network and make meaningful connections. May 17, 2017 Cost: $18

New Ideas to Grow Your Business This is a workshop for business owners, managers, and salespeople to learn effective business strategies including growing online revenues, optimizing social media, and hosting successful events. May 17, 2017 Cost: FREE