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Coworking in the Park

Winter Park SunRail Station

Location

Winter Park Central Park (near SunRail)
148 W Morse Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32789
Community or Meetup: 
Mar 17 2015 9:30a - 2:00p

Coworking Anywhere - while there are awesome coworking spaces in downtown Orlando, sometimes you want to do your coworking near public transit and awesome places to get coffee, eat, hang out, see some art, go shopping and just get outside to enjoy the spring time. Did you know that there is a global community of people dedicated to the values of Collaboration, Openness, Community, Accessibility, and Sustainability in their workplaces? It's called Coworking, and people seem to think it's swell.

If you have the freedom to choose where and how you work or want to support the needs of people who do, you may want to consider joining us in the park on March 17th.

Creative Mornings Orlando with Craig Ustler

Craig Ustler

Location

Urban ReThink
625 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
Apr 26 2013 8:30a

Craig Ustler, MAI, CCIM is the Owner and President of Ustler Development, Inc., a real estate development company, and Vice President of Ustler Properties, Inc., a commercial real estate brokerage company. Ustler is President and a principal of Creative Village Orlando, LLC.  

DrupalEasy Jumpstart Days

DrupalEasy Training

Location

Residence Inn Ft. Lauderdale Plantation
130 North University Drive
Plantation, FL 33324
Apr 16 2012 Apr 20 2012

This five-day training event is designed to get you up-to-speed and on the right track with your Drupal career, whether you wish to build your skills and knowledge from the starting gate, or need some spot training on development and theming. Choose your topics, choose your days, or join us for the week to fuel your knowledge and enthusiasm.

We've consolidated the foundational sessions of DrupalEasy's 10-week Career Program into 5 fast-paced sessions designed to build knowledge sequentially, or rev up key development and theming capabilities.

Pick the Focus you need or sign up for the week:

Drupal in a Day Workshop

Location

UCF Executive Development Center
36 West Pine Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Feb 24 2012 9:00a

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the latest release of Drupal to get you started on how to build and administer a Drupal site: creating and managing content, granting user permissions, expanding your site's capabilities with key modules, and all the basics you’ll need to use this powerful content management system to build web sites without writing a line of code.

Price: $50.00

As a training partner of Acquia, one of leading Drupal firms in the world, we are pleased to offer Acquia's "Drupal in a Day" training course.

Two Orlando tech training startups featured in NYT

Treehouse's Ambassador, played by Michael Poley
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Our friends in downtown Orlando were featured in a New York Times blog today:

Coding Start-Ups Compete for Booming Market by Jessica Bruder:

If you build it, they will code.

Central Florida Coders, Creatives & Entrepreneurs Pow-wow

The Plaza

Location

Voxeo Headquarters
189 S. Orange Avenue 10th Floor
Orlando, FL 32801
Apr 27 2011 7:00p

What is it? Central Florida has several thriving, yet disjointed communities. There are groups of software developers, filmmakers, designers, entrepreneurs and an array of other creative individuals. We're inviting the leaders and members of these communities to join us for a brainstorming meetup on how to build an even stronger, more vibrant community of DOERS. This is a FREE EVENT and open to any and all who would like to participate in building a better community. Why? We have all of the pieces and parts of a strong and vibrant tech & creative community, but somehow we're not quite living up to our full potential.

Awesome Local Interviews by The Daily City

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Since I have been thinking about recording some more episodes of the Florida Creatives Podcast, I was wondering if anyone else has been doing good local downloadable content. We have Radio Rickshaw and Front Porch Radio producing stuff, as well as CMF Public Media and the local WMFE and WUCF stations. Several years ago, Mark Baratelli of the popular Daily City blog produced a show called the Orlando Arts Podcast, but now he will just periodically post mp3 files and players on his site. This can make the content hard to find, so I have created a list.

Who are you?

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Since we have Facebook logins on this site, that means the army of half a billion is collecting anonymous statistics about the folks who use this site. I think it's not a bad representation of the kinds of people that we see in real-life meetups as well.
flcreatives by age and gender
About two thirds male, and more than a third of all our members are 25-34.

But you guys aren't defined by statistics. Who are you... really? Let everyone know. Leave a comment, make yourself known.

Reel Crew: Governor's Film Directory

Press release copied from the Film1 Newsletter:

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF FILM & ENTERTAINMENT’S NEW PRODUCTION DIRECTORY OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

Registration has begun for the Governor’s Office of Film and Entertainment’s new online production directory! Reel Crew, as the directory is known, will revolutionize the way that potential clients find the crew members and support services they need for their Florida projects! Reel-Crew is an expansion to the Reel-Scout system that will create a searchable, electronic database of Florida’s skilled workforce and available production resources.

Urban Think! To re-open as a Creative Center, Please Take the Survey

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Into Coworking? Make stuff? Are you a writer? Looking for a space to hold events? Hoping to have a decent place to work, collaborate, and meet downtown? You should fill out this survey. urbanrethink

In March of 2010, after eight years as a community bookstore in downtown Orlando and Thornton Park, the Urban Think! Bookstore closed its doors, leaving as its legacy the Urban Think! Foundation. The Foundation believes that when creativity flourishes, the community benefits, and through its mission to enrich Orlando's cultural landscape the Foundation is working to re-think the bookstore space as a creative center serving the Orlando community. Please join us in helping shape the future of the former bookstore by filling out this short survey to assess how this new space might serve you.

Take the Survey

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