Co-Co Events and Curated Programming
Get inspired, ask questions, spark ideas and broaden your network to propel you forward wherever you are on your journey. From moderated cohorts to panel discussions, social gatherings, and office hours, you will hear from experts and your voice will be heard as you continue to grow into your fullest self within the supportive Co-Co community.
The Thursday Conversation
Moderated circle discussions are held from 12-1:15 pm each Thursday. Mark your calendar to get the know-how, support, and inspiration you need to get things done and pursue your passions. Included in all membership levels. Limited number of spots available for non-members. Please feel free to arrive at The Co-Co from 11:30 am to co-work and network as parking can be challenging at lunch time in downtown Summit.
Entrepreneur Cohort: Whether you have a seed of an idea for a business or you’re a seasoned entrepreneur, join us for a moderated discussion to share your ideas, get feedback and support, and celebrate the wild ride of entrepreneurship in community. The first Thursday of each month.
Action Cohort: Expand your awareness of current trends and needs with a variety of contributors from the for-profit and non-profit sector and determine how to create meaningful work for yourself, take action and have impact. The second Thursday of each month.
Inspiration and Encouragement Cohort: Get a fresh perspective on your personal and professional development from a variety of experts on a curated set of topics. Harnessing the beauty of The Co-Co community, this cohort helps you to refine and tackle your goals with the support of fellow members and friends. The third Thursday of each month.
Writers’ Cohort: Focus on your writing--whether it’s your fourth novel, a short story, a cover letter, or a pitch. Get feedback, get unstuck, and come away with a more polished version of your work. The fourth Thursday of each month.
Prioritize self care within your workday with offerings ranging from meditation and fitness to nutrition and holistic wellness. Refresh your mind, body, and spirit so you can return to your day with energy and clarity. Included in all membership levels. Limited number of spots available for non-members. The fourth Wednesday of each month at 11:30 am
The Co-Co Cocktails and Conversation
Join us as The Co-Co gathers thought leaders and experts from across fields in a forum to exchange ideas, spark dialogue, and learn from one another. These events range from salon dinners to panel discussions and guest speakers. The first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm.
Co-Co Community Programming - Member Exclusive Events
We are here to support you! These offerings foster members’ continued growth and sense of belonging in this community.
One-on-one time slots available for tips from experts on everything from sharpening your pitch, auditing your social media presence, launching a website, and updating your resume to relationship coaching or the college admissions process. Periodically based on expert availability.
All members are invited to start their day with a light breakfast, coffee, and inspiration from The Co-Co community. Hear about what’s new at The Co-Co, ask questions, welcome new members, and make connections. This monthly gathering fosters your involvement in and uncovers opportunities for you within the vibrant Co-Co community. Members may bring a friend for a free guest pass. The second Friday of each month at 9:00 am.
The Co-Co Connection: Build your Network and Have Some Fun
Join for a drink, make connections in the influential Co-Co community, and have some fun with us. The third Tuesday of each month from 5:00-6:30 pm.
Want to participate in Co-Co events?
Sharing successes, challenges, and expertise amplifies whatever members are working on and encourages others in their endeavors. We would love to have you involved at The Co-Co!
Interested in sharing your expertise or product offering at The Co-Co? Let’s do this! Options for you to consider:
Host Your Own Workshop at The Co-Co
Participate in a Co-Co Pop-Up Shop Event
Lead a Co-Co Signature Co-Learning Event
Rent the Co-Co Space for Your Event
Host your own workshop at The Co-Co
Leverage the beautiful Co-Co setting to complement your brand in a workshop or presentation with clients and/or prospects. Reserve The Co-Co conference room (seating 10 people around the table) for up to four hours during business hours (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm). We’ll provide the space, the rest is up to you! Promote, ticket, and price your event to best serve your business objectives.
Members may also take advantage of Co-Co promotion channels to spread the word:
Announce your event at a member breakfast or social hour
Post on the community board app and in-space bulletin board
Apply for inclusion in the Community and Partner Events section of our weekly email blast. [link to application page].
Reserve the conference room on The Co-Co app using conference room time included in co-working memberships or rent the space at the hourly member rate ($45/hr.).
2) Showcase your Brand at a Co-Co Pop-Up Shop Event
The creative Co-Co membership lead a wide range of product and service-based businesses. Co-Co Pop-Up Shop Events provide a venue for members to showcase their brand and product offering at The Co-Co. Get the word out about your business by introducing yourself to the influential Co-Co community and friends of The Co-Co from across New Jersey.
The first Co-Co Pop-Up Shop will be held on the evening of Wednesday, December 4th, from 7-9pm, timed for holiday shopping (and New Year’s resolutions for self-improvement!) with a festive, holiday party atmosphere. Participating businesses will line the perimeter of The Co-Co space, and guests may mix and mingle over drinks and nibbles while learning about your product or service.
Ready to align your brand with The Co-Co at our Pop-Up Boutique? Register (spaces are limited, so early registration is recommended) and send us some details on your business.
Reserve your spot (eventbrite link). Upon registration, we will request some details on your unique offering for The Co-Co Pop-Up so we can promote your participation in this event.
3) Apply to lead a Co-Co Signature Co-Learning Event
Beyond a physical space to get things done, The Co-Co offers events and curated programming for our community to connect, collaborate, and grow both personally and professionally. Co-learning provides our community with the support and resources needed to continue to build on whatever they’re working on.
Members benefit from first preference to anchor signature Co-Co events. This approach furthers the intent of our community. Each member gives and gets in equal measure by being involved. Moreover, members’ potential to share their business (and gain access to our influential membership) is a benefit of their investment in The Co-Co.
We have limited spots available for featured speakers in any given month. Co-Co signature programming is booked well in advance to allow ample time and access for our community. In addition to The Co-Co promotions, we ask that featured speakers promote their event within their networks and on social media (tagging @theco-conj).
We feature expert speakers at the following signature events:
The Thursday Conversation: Moderated discussions from 10:45am-12pm on Thursdays, including
The Entrepreneur Cohort (1st Thursday)
Inspiration and Encouragement Cohort (3rd Thursday)
Writers’ Cohort (4th Thursday)
Held in The Co-Co conference room, these co-learning events encourage sharing of successes, challenges, and vulnerabilities. Participants gain tools for the journey and confidence from the knowledge that they are not alone in your efforts. Contributors provide expertise to promote skill-building and personal and professional growth. In this way,
Office Hours: Subject matter experts, from web designers, social media, and wellness professionals to coaches, lawyers, and parenting experts host office hours offering one-on-one time slots for members to learn from their expertise and move forward in whatever they are building.
Offered the third week each month and periodically based on expert availability.
The Co-Co Cocktails and Conversation: These evening events feature thought leaders and experts from across fields in a forum to exchange ideas and spark dialogue. These events range from salon dinners to panel discussions and guest speakers.
Offered The first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm.
Apply here to lead a Co-Co Thursday Conversation, Office Hours, or Cocktails and Conversation event.
Application details: Co-Co Signature Programs
Thanks for applying to lead a Co-Co Signature Program. We’re glad you’re here.
Before applying, we encourage you to take a look at past and upcoming Co-Co events to get a sense of the content and approach that resonates with our membership. We will be in touch with you as opportunities come up. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Rent the Co-Co Space for Your Event
Rent the beautiful Co-Co space for your own private event. Check out the options to rent the conference room or the entire Co-Co space here.