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Wednesday, April 20 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Catalyst Anniversary Party!

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Showcasing Creativity and Innovation in Downtown Orlando

It has been an amazing year for our inspiring coworking space and we want to celebrate our accomplishments with our members and the rest of Orlando’s entrepreneurial community.  Join us and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando Economic Development Commission Senior Vice President Dave Porter, and Ustler Development and Creative Village Orlando PresidentCraig Ustler for an evening at Catalyst Spaces showcasing creativity and innovation in downtown Orlando. 

Since we opened our doors 12 months ago, we have:

  • Grown to over 100 members who represent 40+ companies

  • Helped our members’ businesses pivot, grow, improve, and scale through our community and our events, resources, and network of advisors and investors

  • Hosted 100+ community events, which have brought over a thousand new visitors through our doors

  • Won a Downtown Orlando Partnership Golden Brick Award for Community Engagement 

  • Won an Orlando Business Journal Award for one of the Coolest Office Spaces in Orlando

  • Served as the birthplace and home of VentureScaleUp (Orlando's business accelerator focused on identifying, nurturing, and accelerating high-growth entrepreneurs) and its Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 classes, resulting in graduating companies raising over $500K in investment capital to date.

To celebrate these achievements and our awesome community of diverse, execution-focused entrepreneurs in Downtown Orlando, we’re hosting a One Year Celebration on Wednesday, April 20th starting at 5:00 pm. Bring your friends, make new ones, and enjoy a night of food, drinks, music, talks, networking, and partying.


5 - 5:30 pm Check-in and pick up a free coworking day pass for you and a friend. Mingle, network, and enjoy a drink

5:30 - 6 pm – Cofounder Dennis R. Pape, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando Economic Development Commission Senior VP Dave Porter, and Ustler Development and Creative Village Orlando President Craig Ustler will say a few words about Catalyst and its role in scaling creativity and innovation in downtown Orlando. 

6 - 8 pm – Visit demo tables showcasing some of our awesome member and VentureScaleUp accelerator companies

6 - 8 pm -- Appetizers, drinks, networking, and more networking. Cocktails by Tito's Handmde Vodka and Bungalow 23. Organic hand crafted beer by Orlando Brewing. Craft coffee by Vespr Craft Coffee and Allures.

Explore Catalyst, meet the doers of Orlando's entrepreneurial community, and celebrate one-year with us. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, April 20th!

Organizers & Speakers
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Dennis R. Pape

Managing Director, Catalyst Spaces

Wednesday April 20, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Catalyst Spaces 1 S. Orange Ave., Fifth Floor Orlando, FL 32801