Events
Library Events
Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Bitcoin Explained -
Bitcoin Explained - Opportunities, Risks and Solutions
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.

The essentials of Bitcoin, the digital currency, will be discussed Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society as part of its Entrepreneurship Series of events. Nikhil Chand, founder of CoinNEO, a Northeast Ohio Bitcoin consultancy, will explain the Bitcoin boom.
MBA LITE Session 2:
MBA LITE Session 2: Human Resources Strategies for Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m.

In the second of our four-part MBA Lite Series, Dr. Lori Long from the Baldwin-Wallace Center for Innovation and Growth will discuss upper-level Human Resources Strategies for Entrepreneurs.  Participants who attend all four session will receive a MBA Lite certificate.
This series is made possible by a grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Not-for-Profit Busin
Not-for-Profit Businesses: Your Questions Answered
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Two expert nonprofit professionals will explain the requirements and essentials of doing business as a Not-For-Profit corporation on Thursday, October 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. William Glaeser and Bob Labbe of the Akron SCORE office will lead the workshop. This event is part of the library’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research’s Fall 2014 Entrepreneurship Series of events.
It’s My Busine
It’s My Business
Sunday, Oct. 19, 1:00 p.m. (Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world on October 19.

Greg Getzinger, owner of Pizza Bogo Hudson and inventor of the Portion Padl will talk about brain storming ideas and target marketing on October 26.

MJ Lehman, founder of Nicky Nicole will wrap things up by exploring the concept of need and entrepreneurs on November 2.
 
 Registration is required.
 
**This program is sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
How to Win Federal C
How to Win Federal Contracts: A Panel Discussion
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.

Entrepreneurs interested in doing business with local, state and federal government entities will want to attend Preparing a Federal Proposal Response on October 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. Rich Delisio, Director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Ohio University will lead a panel of experts discussing the public procurement world of contract opportunities at the local, state and federal level. 
It’s My Busine
It’s My Business
Sunday, Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m. (Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world on October 19.

Greg Getzinger, owner of Pizza Bogo Hudson and inventor of the Portion Padl will talk about brain storming ideas and target marketing on October 26.

MJ Lehman, founder of Nicky Nicole will wrap things up by exploring the concept of need and entrepreneurs on November 2.
 
 Registration is required.
 
**This program is sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
MBA LITE Session 3:
MBA LITE Session 3: Leadership, Ownership & Stewardship for Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.

In the third of our four-part MBA Lite Series, Dr. Stacy Feiner of SS & G Parkland will present Leadership, Ownership & Stewardship for Entrepreneurs. Participants who attend all four session will receive a MBA Lite certificate.
It’s My Busine
It’s My Business
Sunday, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m. (Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world on October 19.

Greg Getzinger, owner of Pizza Bogo Hudson and inventor of the Portion Padl will talk about brain storming ideas and target marketing on October 26.

MJ Lehman, founder of Nicky Nicole will wrap things up by exploring the concept of need and entrepreneurs on November 2.
 
 Registration is required.
 
**This program is sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
MBA Lite Session 4:
MBA Lite Session 4: Igniting Innovation with Integrity
Monday, Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m.

 
In the final session of our four-part MBA Lite Series, Dr. Alan Kolp, co-founder of the Baldwin-Wallace University Center for Innovation and Growth, presents a discussion of ideas from his book, Igniting Innovation with Integrity. Participants who attend all four sessions will receive a MBA Lite certificate.  This series is made possible by a grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

 
Learn How to Pitch Y
Learn How to Pitch Your Business
Monday, Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Celebrate Global Entrepreneur Week with LightHouse Ohio, an entrepreneurial accelerator program for high school students.  Learn elevator pitching, negotiating, and public speaking.  This program is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Registration is required.
 

 
Business Author Brad
Business Author Brad Stone - The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.

Brad Stone, Bloomberg Businessweek writer and author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, will speak at the Hudson High School auditorium on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. as one of many city-wide events being held in the City of Hudson in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 16-22. 
Second Annual Entrep
Second Annual Entrepreneur “Pitch Night” Competition and Cash Prizes
Thursday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.
On Thursday, November 20, at 6:30 p.m., the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research at the Hudson Library will hold its second annual “Pitch Night” where entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges. This “shark tank” style program is one of many city-wide events being held in the City of Hudson in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. 

Participants will need to apply online for one of the six 20-minute time slots  available.  Applications will be accepted starting Wednesday, October 1 and must be received by Saturday, November 1, 2014. All entries will be prescreened. 
 
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