TEN Connections: Graduation + Summer Networking

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
4:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: The Strong National Museum of Play | One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607

The Entrepreneurs Network is a Monroe County economic development program powered by Imagine Monroe. TEN has partnered with The Strong National Museum of Play to connect with the creative side of your entrepreneurial spirit!

4:15 :: Check In

Arrive to get settled before the Graduation Ceremony program begins.

4:30 :: TEN Graduation Ceremony

The purpose of TEN Connections is to showcase TEN Graduates. You’ll hear directly from tech startup founders and scalable business owners who will share their entrepreneurial success story.

TEN Connections’ creative collision also includes diverse perspectives from these community leaders:

Jeff Adair, Chief Economic Development Officer, Monroe County
Steve Dubnik, Director, The Strong National Museum of Play
Jim Senall, President, NextCorps (formerly known as High Tech Rochester)

TEN Connections always dedicates ample time for networking among entrepreneurs, investors, business/technical experts, and community leaders.

TEN Networking

5:30 :: TEN Summer Networking Event - Buy a ticket to attend The Happiest Hour - The Strong’s after-hours event for adults only.

Play with a purpose at the Happiest Hour - an after-hours fundraiser to benefit The Strong. Admission to this event is not covered by museum membership. Happiest Hour guests must be 21 years of age or older and provide valid photo ID prior to entry. Bar is cash only; ATMs are on site. Free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase tickets online or by phone at 585-263-2700.

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Join us for space cadet training and compete to earn badges, plus:

  • Dance party with DJ Naps
  • Lightsaber training and battles
  • Sci-fi costume contest
  • Arcade and pinball games
  • Cash bar and a sampling of snacks
  • Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns exhibit
  • Special $3 admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden

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