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Bring your friends, grab a drink,
and let the good times roll. We’re bringing Mardi Gras magic to this Sip
& Science, and you don’t want to miss this night at the museum.
Between our Bourbon Street bead
toss, Canal Street coin challenge, and Mardi Gras SMALLab trivia, this night
will transport you to New Orleans–literally! Snap your photo in front of our
green screen and pose with your krewe in front of some of The Big Easy’s most
famous locations. Want to take it to the next level? Come dressed in your best
Mardi Gras costumes or purple, green, or gold attire for a chance to win our
costume contest. Stop by our masquerade corner to make your very own mask to
wear at all your Mardi Gras parties.
Fun knows no age limit, so get ready
to chow down on Cajun food, drink a Hurricane, and have your King Cake and eat
it, too. Carnival season has arrived!
Guests age 21 (IDs will be checked
at the door)
Tickets: $30 nonmembers/$25 members
Ticket price includes admission,
access to regular and special museum exhibits, drink tickets for adult
beverages (beer and Hurricane punch available), and food.
(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Emerald Coast Science Center
31 Memorial Parkway SW Fort Walton Beach, FL
First Commerce Presents Power Forward with Peter Diamandis
Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, Florida State University
- 222 S Copeland St, Tallahassee, FL 32304
As small businesses continue to power the economy forward, First Commerce will ignite their entrepreneurial passion with the seventh year of its Power Forward Speaker Series. The next Power Forward event
As small businesses continue to power the economy forward, First Commerce will
ignite their entrepreneurial passion with the seventh year of its Power Forward Speaker Series. The next Power Forward event will feature global entrepreneur Peter
Diamandis, named one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune Magazine. His exponential success is
driven by three core principles – Find Your Passion, Be Curious, and Never Give Up.
Power Forward with Peter Diamandis is happening Tuesday, Feb. 4, from
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall on FSU’s campus.
Tickets are now available for the seventh annual Power Forward Speaker Series at tickets.fsu.edu ($40*
base price for main level seating and $30* base price for balcony seating; $10* for students – student ID
required for college students). Tickets also will be sold at the FSU Fine Arts Ticket Office (in the lobby of the
Fine Arts Building at 540 W. Call St.)
Follow Power Forward on Social Media: #PwrFwd @FirstCommerceCU
For more information about Power Forward with Peter Diamandis, visit
(Tuesday) 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Innov8 Community STEM Expo
Emerald Coast Convention Center
- 1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
The Innov8 Community STEM Expo will bring families together to enjoy and participate in a showcase of new and exciting Science, Technology,
The Innov8 Community STEM Expo will bring families together to
enjoy and participate in a showcase of new and exciting Science,
Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach programs such as FIRST®
Robotics and Drone Team Challenge, including hands on activities that
feature the innovative applications of STEM utilized by local businesses
industry employers and organizations.
For those who register to
attend the event through this site and include their email address, you
will be eligible to win several door prizes.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innov8-community-stem-expo-registration-86400029815
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
A black-tie fundraiser is coming to the Emerald Coast
Convention Center for Valentine’s Day Weekend! The inaugural event will raise
money to prepare the next generation for careers in high-demand fields that
will strengthen the region and our nation’s future.
The Fusion Gala, slated for Saturday, February 15, 2020,
features U.S. Department of Transportation Under Secretary Joel Szabat as
keynote speaker. From 5:30 until 10:00 P.M., the fanciful evening will flow
through a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, plated dinner,
and musical performance by students from the Sifonia Gulf Coast Youth
Tickets are $150, and corporate sponsorships are available. Please visit www.FusionGala850.org to purchase tickets or inquire about sponsorship opportunities.
The gala is organized by a coalition of non-profits from
Northwest Florida, collectively called Innov8 , who share the common goal of
inspiring today’s students to aggressively pursue solutions to tomorrow’s
problems. Innov8 programs uniquely fuse student learning and professional
experience, creating a pathway between the classroom and practical application.
The Innov8 steering committee includes the Air Force
Research Laboratory, Boys & Girls Club of the Emerald Coast, Doolittle
Institute, Emerald Coast Robotics Alliance, Emerald Coast Science Center, HSU
Educational Foundation, and Okaloosa County School District Career and
Technical Education. The HSU Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
organization, is the fiduciary for Innov8 .
(Saturday) 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Mandalay Group in partnership with BlockSpaces, today revealed first details of a groundbreaking new event focused on the future of banking, fintech and
The Mandalay Group in partnership with BlockSpaces, today revealed first details of a groundbreaking new event focused on the future of banking, fintech and payments.
#PAY TAMPA BAY will draw more than 200 global financial technology leaders to Downtown Tampa on Thursday, February 20, 2020 for this special one-day event. Attendees will connect with hundreds of fintech’s boldest and brightest, along with C-Level Executives, Thought Leaders, Disruptive Innovators and senior leading companies in global financial services.
#PAY Tampa Bay will cover a range of different banking, fintech and payments related topics including Open Banking, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities, Invisible Payments, Cryptocurrency, Autonomous Vehicles, Digital Identity, Decentralization and much more.
“We’re partnering with The Mandalay Group to attract attention and investment to the burgeoning Tampa Bay technology community” said Rosa Shores, Co-Founder of BlockSpaces.
Shores, along with her Co-Founder, Gabe Higgins has developed an end-to-end blockchain focused hybrid venture studiolocated inside the new Embarc Collective innovation hub. This new $10 million, 32,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility will be the host location for this leading-edge fintech event on February 20, 2020.
“We’re bringing an International payments event to the Bay Area” said Bruce Burke, Founder of The Mandalay Group. “Our recent Las Vegas event featured 50 thought leaders from across the global fintech industry. Now, we want to bring that same experience to Tampa Bay. This is a special one-day event is designed specifically to attract attention to the Tampa Bay area and bring investment to the ever-expanding fintech community here” reports Burke.
Highlighting the event will be the #PAY Fintech Startup Showcase where ten early-stage companies share their story and battle it out for awards and prizes. “We’re looking for the hottest startups in the space” said Ashok Venkatraman of The Mandalay Group, “Trailblazers in financial services should submit their pitch decks to be included in this high-profile showcase.
The Mandalay Group has announced a call for speakers, sponsors and supporters for this unique one-day event. Partnersfor the #PAY TAMPA BAY event will benefit from exposure to C-Level decision-makers, product managers, developers, disruptors, strategists, academics, creators, researchers, media and startups who are focused on the future of financial services.
#PAY has opportunities for Speakers, Supporters and Startups, for more information please visit: https://www.paysymposium.com/tampa
Early bird registration for #PAY TAMPA BAY is now open: https://paytampabay.eventbrite.com
MEDIA CONTACT: Bruce Burke | PHONE: 1 (727) 612-5775 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Thursday) 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
The White-Wilson Community Foundation will host the 8th Annual Run for the Health of It 5K/8K on Saturday, March 21st. Participants will
The White-Wilson Community Foundation will host the 8th Annual Run for the Health of It 5K/8K on Saturday, March 21st. Participants will take off at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers of all ability levels are invited to participate. Both the race and the after-party are stroller and dog friendly!
The race will be followed by an after-party at AJ’s Oyster Shanty. Participants will enjoy delicious food and beverages. There will be children’s activities including a bounce house. Awards will be given for the top three finishers from each 10-year age group.
All proceeds will help provide health services for community members in need. For more information on the White-Wilson Community Foundation and it’s work in the community, visit www.whitewilsoncommunityfoundation.org.
Early registration is only $25 for adults and $20 for children. Week of registration is $30 for adults and $20 for children.
T-shirts are guaranteed for those registered by March 8.
T-shirts can be purchased (without a race registration) for $15.
For more information and sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, contact Leslie Moland at email@example.com
(Saturday) 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
PowerLink is the largest and most anticipated small business conference and expo. PowerLink is a business to business premium event to reach small business
PowerLink is the largest and most anticipated small business conference and expo. PowerLink is a business to business premium event to reach small business owners, decision makers, business services, distributors, and suppliers. It is the source that connects business owners to other business owners and provides innovative information that encourages growth.
Business Owners attend this event to browse and meet with exhibitors/vendors providing products and services to enhance their business. They will attend this event and network with other small business owners through-out the entire event. If you’re a business owner and want to grow your business, this event is a MUST ATTEND!
may 13 (Wednesday) - 15 (Friday)
The PowerLink Small Business Conference & Expo
Pensacola Bay Center
- 201 E. GREGORY ST. PENSACOLA, FL 32502
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