MEET UP & LINK UP 4 : A Networking event - October
Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

MEET UP & LINK UP 4 : A Networking event - October

Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner or business professional, this event is the perfect opportunity to get away from your desk, have some good conversations and network with potential business partners, investors, industry professionals and new clients.

If not, just come on out and make some new friends! We've witnessed countless business connections and friendships form at our past events.

Date : 24th October

Time : 5.30pm (It is okay if you are late! Come anyway)

Venue : Colombo Cooperative

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Product Styling Basics
Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Product Styling Basics

This four-hour long, hands on experience will introduce you to the fundamentals of conceptualizing, planning and creating beautiful product imagery. Using props and lighting you can easily find at home, this session is perfect for anyone looking to improve their portfolio or take their online business presence up a notch.

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FREE EVENT - Surviving Breast Cancer
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

FREE EVENT - Surviving Breast Cancer

On Behalf of the Breast Cancer awareness month, Colombo Cooperative along with Mithuruwela brings to you this free event to raise awareness against breast cancer and how to identify it in the early stages to avoid the risks.

Join us on the 4th of October for this great initiative!

Register for free today!

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MEET UP & LINK UP 3 : A Networking event - September
Sep
27
5:30 PM17:30

MEET UP & LINK UP 3 : A Networking event - September

Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner or business professional, this event is the perfect opportunity to get away from your desk, have some good conversations and network with potential business partners, investors, industry professionals and new clients.

If not, just come on out and make some new friends! We've witnessed countless business connections and friendships form at our past events.

Date : 27th of September

Time : 5.30pm (It is okay if you are late! Come anyway)

Venue : Colombo Cooperative

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CyberSmile - An interactive session to create awareness against cyber bullying.
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

CyberSmile - An interactive session to create awareness against cyber bullying.

“The internet needs to be a safe place to enable young people to express their opinions. Cyber bullying or abuse has to be prevented if we want to ensure the full online participation of youth, especially young women, whose voices are less heard,“

What can we do as a community

1) what’s the current status of cyber bullying in Sri Lanka

2) What’s the law and how can you seek legal support

3) As a subject of cyber bullying how should you handle it both socially and mentally & help others

4) How to report future cyber bullying

CyberSmile will bring awareness to these factors during the event.

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Social Media Essentials - for Entrepreneurs
Sep
12
5:30 PM17:30

Social Media Essentials - for Entrepreneurs

What are the essential things to know about social media marketing and why is it important for every business and person today?

This is what you will learn during this 2-hour session with Indu Nanayakkara, one of the leading Digital Marketing consultant, trainer and speaker in the industry.

This event is designed for Startup and SME owners, Solopreneurs, Freelancers, Social influencers, other Public figures and anyone who wants to learn how to manage theirs or their business’s social media presence.

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MEET UP & LINK UP 2 : A Networking event
Aug
22
5:30 PM17:30

MEET UP & LINK UP 2 : A Networking event

Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner or business professional, this event is the perfect opportunity to get away from your desk, have some good conversations and network with potential business partners, investors, industry professionals and new clients.

If not, just come on out and make some new friends! We've witnessed countless business connections and friendships form at our past events.

Date : 22nd of August

Time : 5.30pm (It is okay if you are late! Come anyway)

Venue : Colombo Cooperative

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Change Maker Workshop
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Change Maker Workshop

Do you have an idea or community project gathering dust? Do you need the dedicated time to problem solve and work on bringing your idea to fruition?


Join us for this one-day only workshop with other change makers to unpack and solve ways to test out your idea for impactful change. We'll be working in teams, sharing ideas, using design thinking methodology to create a plan for your idea.

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MEET UP & LINK UP : A Networking event
Jul
26
5:30 PM17:30

MEET UP & LINK UP : A Networking event

Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner or business professional, this event is the perfect opportunity to get away from your desk, have some good conversations and network with potential business partners, investors, industry professionals and new clients.

If not, just come on out and make some new friends! We've witnessed countless business connections and friendships form at our past events.

Date : 26th of June

Time : 5.30pm (It is okay if you are late! Come anyway)

Venue : Colombo Cooperative

You can purchase your ticket online or call us to reserve you a ticket to pay at the counter!

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WORK SUCKS! : A mind-boggling experience
Jul
23
5:30 PM17:30

WORK SUCKS! : A mind-boggling experience

Monday Blues last five days (too) long & you just cant wait to get out! If you feel like your life is getting sucked out of you every time you walk in to office, This is for you! A refreshing outlook to cure that meh feeling!

Come join this once in a life time event & experience what it feels like to never have work suck again!

 

    Date : 23rd of July 

    Time : 5:30 pm  

    Venue : Colombo Cooperative

    Call today to reserve your ticket : 0112372446 (Price at the Venue would be Rs.1000)

    *Please note that all proceed made by the speakers will be donated to the Maharagama Cancer hospital

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FREELANCING 101
Jul
18
5:30 PM17:30

FREELANCING 101

Being a Freelancer in any industry with the skills, expertise and knowledge requires more than just a talent! It requires Business Ethics, Networking Skills, Partnerships, Funds, Marketing Strategies and much more in order to attain the goals you have set for yourselves!

We have brought together an exciting panel of freelancers who are ready to share how they made it and how they are rocking at what they do!

Don't Miss out on this absolutely insightful event.

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Pushing Boundaries with Hash & Manga!
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

Pushing Boundaries with Hash & Manga!

Hash & Manga both followed a different line of design - Graphics and Fashion Design. Wonder how they were able to collaborate both streams into the work they do?

Well, they said that it is not that hard, Design itself is a form of problem-solving, and by picking out some of the problems Hash & Manga came across, they related to some of their hobbies, and put together a couple of solutions.

This led to their first brand but also the first skateboarding brand in Sri Lanka "PUSH Skateboards".

Interested? Hear them speak about the new age of creative entrepreneurship!

Learn what they do and how they do it!

Don't miss out on this great event!

Register today!

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The Hustle Talks, Talk Session 1
Jun
13
5:30 PM17:30

The Hustle Talks, Talk Session 1

A series of public talks centered around the stories of various startups.

Learn about how businesses started, what they overcame, and be inspired by their stories!

IEEE Innovation Nation 2019 is a competition aimed at budding start ups to help them grow. As a part of their campaign they will be hosting, along with Colombo Cooperative a series of talk sessions open to the public on various topics related to startups, conducted by professionals in the field.

More details coming to you soon!

Don't miss out on this event! Register today!

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Brown Girl in the Ring Change Maker Residency : Media 101 Workshop + Mentor Session
Apr
1
6:00 PM18:00

Brown Girl in the Ring Change Maker Residency : Media 101 Workshop + Mentor Session

What does working with the media mean today for business and socially minded projects? What are the principles of media practice that help tell a valuable story, captivate audiences, or change mindsets? How can we go beyond the hashtag and engage audiences in meaningful and impactful ways for both movements of change and business?


Jeanne Long and Kishani Gunasekera have teamed up with Brown Girl in the Ring Podcast and Colombo Cooperative to share their expertise in the area of media and communications.


Join us for an introduction to media principles as Jeanne and Kishani explore current case studies and give you in an insight into developing your own public relations plan.

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HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS IN 2019!
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS IN 2019!

When your business is something you’re passionate about and you put purpose into it, your business thrives!

Whether you are planning to start on a business idea or just started your own company or even 5 years into your business, if you are searching for ways how you can make your business thrive, this is the workshop for you!

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 WOMEN'S DAY SCREENING + DISCUSSION : MAGALIR MATTUM
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

WOMEN'S DAY SCREENING + DISCUSSION : MAGALIR MATTUM

We are excited to invite you to an evening of discussion on Women, Empowerment & Intergenerational Transformation.

"Prabhavati, an independent documentary filmmaker, with the help of her friends takes her mother-in-law, Gomatha, on a surprise trip to reunite with her school friends" An excellent, fresh and exciting movie with a great deal to discuss especially around intergenerational transformation which is a great topic!.

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TEA KATHÄ WITH MAHAS
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

TEA KATHÄ WITH MAHAS

‘Millennial’ is a term coined to define those born between 1982 and 2004. In popular use, millennials are considered those who 'came of age' in the new millennia with its technology, new age thinking and new way of doing things.Older generations also seem to hold a very generalized view of millennials as a group of persons with a callous attitude towards tradition and the 'old school' way of doing things.What is very clear is that millennials have a distinctive style, and should be spoken to in a manner tailored to them.In this edition of Tea Kathä with Mahas; Shannon Misso and Sashane Perera join the conversation, on ‘Messaging Millennials’, an exploration into how best to communicate with the millennials.

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START UP SPOTLIGHT :  FINDING YOUR CO-FOUNDER
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

START UP SPOTLIGHT : FINDING YOUR CO-FOUNDER

In the month of finding love, fall in love with a business idea and find yourself a co-founder! Join us for an exciting and unique event sharing tips and how to from the best out there! Pitch your own idea, get direct feedback to your business-case and find your future co-founders. You have no idea? Its okay! The perfect idea may be just around the corner and you might even discover it here!

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LIKES CAN BE DECEIVING
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

LIKES CAN BE DECEIVING

Are you a startup or a pro in business? Then this event is for you! We are super excited to host this event in collaboration with Google Business Group on the overview of Social Media Landscapes for 2019 catered both locally and globally. 

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THE SOCIAL MEDIA GAME FOR 2019
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

THE SOCIAL MEDIA GAME FOR 2019

The objective of this workshops is to disperse knowledge on the technical details of how to build scalable brands online using social media and how tools can help them achieve this. We would be going through other products in the Industry as well as taking on few case studies as well. The target audience of these workshops is entrepreneurs and small business owners who are in the startup stage or thinking of building a business that has the primary marketing channel as social media.

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