Written by Abby Riley
Interested in networking opportunities? Fahrenheit Marketing listed the top six professional groups in Austin so you can connect with like-minded individuals. Check out their weekly and monthly events and become an active member.
In the past decade, Austin has grown to be a technology hub full of ambitious, driven professionals who desire to learn and connect with fellow Austinites while building their business. Nowadays, meeting these individuals can be easily done through signing up for networking meetups online, but which professional groups are worthwhile in participating in?
To help with your decision-making process, we’ve hand selected the best professional meetup groups for you to check out while living in Austin:
Working remotely definitely has its perks: flexibility, freedom, and independence in your professional life. However, as time goes on the virtual lifestyle can feel lonesome as you miss the social interactions and shared physical spaces with coworkers.
If any of this sounds like you, then Austin Virtual Workers is a weekly meetup group designed for telecommuters looking to develop meaningful professional relationships while meeting at local shops and coworking spaces. Check out their upcoming events on MeetUp and sign in to join their group.
Chartered in 2000, AWT provides a platform for women passionate about technology to learn and grow in their professional and personal lives. As a nonprofit, its mission is to create an open community that provides networking, leadership, and educational programs to craft women’s’ skills and boost their confidence.
If you’re a woman in Austin working in technology, sign up for their newsletter to receive event schedules and important announcements.
Action Design ATX is a discussion group which explores how to make products and services better through the analysis of behavioral economics, psychology, persuasive technology, and plenty more. Their goal through implementing these discussions, projects, and presentations is to discover how to make a positive impact on consumers’ behaviorisms.
Check out their MeetUp group profile for events, discussions, and more!
In 2011, a group of coders wanted to make an impact within their field to improve the experience of female engineers and coders. Through this ambition, they founded Women Who Code, a global non-profit organization and now the world’s largest community in inspiring women to dream big in the tech industry.
Luckily, there is a chapter right here in Austin. Check out their events and how you can get involved in the organization.
Startup Grind is a global community with a mission to connect and inspire entrepreneurs. As a chapter in Austin, they partner with Capital Factory to host discussions and guest speakers ranging from local to national figures.
If you’re interested in building relationships with passionate go-getters, explore the types of events and ways you can participate in Startup Grind to make the most of it.
Creative Mornings provides inspiration in the creative Austin community through guest speakers and discussions that provide riveting storytelling and lessons for the audience. During these meetups, there are opportunities to network with creative professionals from all different backgrounds.
If interested, you can sign up to attend the events or become a volunteer and help orchestrate Creative Mornings meetups on their website.
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