Five online events for April 2020

It’s going to be a while before we go back to in-person events. To maintain sales & to keep expanding & maintaining our business networks, on-line & virtual events are going to be the way to go for now.

There are some great things happening on line, I’ve attended several webinars on how to cope with the impact that COVID-19 is having on business. Here is a run-down of some events that may be of value to us tech sales pros:

  1. AWS Innovate

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AWS Innovate Online Conference is designed for executives and IT professionals looking to leverage the AWS Cloud to build and innovate at scale. Hear the very latest in cloud vision during the keynote by Glenn Gore, Chief Architect, AWS, and the closing by Olivier Klein, Head of Emerging Technologies, AWS, and Dean Samuels, Solution Architect Manager, AWS. Take the opportunity to dive deep into any of the 80+ business and technical sessions delivered by AWS experts. This free online conference is designed to inspire you; educate you with respect to AWS services; and help you develop the skills to design, deploy, and operate infrastructure and applications.

2. April 22: Startup Grind Doug Thorner and Sabina Zolot throw some great events. One is coming up on the 22nd.

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3. April 14th: How to maximize sales in a virtual world. (Yes, shameless plug for my meetup)

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4. The great people at Built In Colorado have great events listings.

Chris Kelly co-founded a multi-million dollar business in 2009 during the “Great Recession,” and is in the midst of launching another new venture now that we’re back in turbulent times.

On this live and interactive online event we’ll discuss how entrepreneurs can analyze our current economic situation and strategize to build businesses for the future.

Be sure to RSVP and join at (or at if joining at the last minute)

5. Ramp Up Remote: How to Build Community + Culture in Distributed Teams

APR 9 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Founders Networking

As we all watch the evolving COVID-19 situation, companies around the world have rolled out mandatory remote work to reduce the risk. For many years, people have predicted the rise of technology would allow jobs to become more distant from the office. Is this a revolution and a glimpse into the future of work or just an emergency move?

In partnership with Hypergiant Industries and Salt Recruitment, join us for a virtual panel discussion on the Ramp Up Remote: How to Build Community + Culture in Distributed Teams. We invite you to come and learn how businesses are working to build and nurture a new remote-work culture that can outlast the coronavirus outbreak.

This event will be hosted online (Livestream) due to safety considerations, please check out the “Preparation” section on the bottom of this page. Registered participants will be notified in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the event.

*Please note that by RSVPing to this event you are agreeing to receive communications from our partners.


  • This event is taken completely online via Zoom.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with strong internet connection.
  • Event set up information will be emailed to all signed up the day before the event launches.

BONUS: Denver Growth Hackers, April 16th, 6PM

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Michael Ostrow knows how to run a fun event.

This event will include a Fireside Chat, Virtual Networking Rooms, and the ability to chat 1-on-1 with someone..

The Fireside Chat will be with Rob Krecak, who will be chatting with us about how we can better utilize our tech without becoming addicted..

During a time like this, we may be more invested into our phones and electronics.. Is that a good thing? Are we becoming more addicted to ever little ping and notification on our phone?

Let’s chat about some ways to keep our focus and sanity during this quarantine.

The event is Thursday, April 16th, from 6-7:00pm (with networking after 7pm).

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