San Antonio Startup Events for the Week of December 16, 2019

By Iris Gonzalez

Interested in San Antonio startup events? Here are some entrepreneurial events this week in San Antonio of interest to innovators working in tech, science, and engineering, thanks to the San Antonio Business Calendar. co-founders Matthew Espinoza and Michael Espinoza provide a vital resource for San Antonio’s business community listing by compiling upcoming business events in San Antonio. The SA Business Calendar lists over 150 business events every week from different industry sectors. If you are interested in their full list of business events, sign up for the SA Business Calendar weekly events newsletter at

This is the last events post for 2019. We will resume on January 6, 2020. Happy New Year!

Holiday Mega Mixer Presented by: American Marketing Association San Antonio Chapter

Get ready to mix, mingle, and be merry! Join AMA, AAF, PRSA, SPJ, SAAHJ, and SAABJ at the party that rocks your stockings off every year. Date and Time: Dec 16th @ 05:30 PM

AWS Container Immersion Day Presented by: Amazon Web Services (AWS) San Antonio Users Group

This one-day private-invitation technical workshop is designed to provide hands-on exposure to Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS). In this introductory session, through a mix of classroom presentations and hands-on labs led by AWS Solutions Architects, you will learn about Kubernetes basics, Kubernetes architectures, and features of Amazon EKS. Why Attend? Learn how to leverag Date and Time: Dec 17th @ 08:30 AM

2020 Brand Strategy Workshop Presented by: Coach B Michele

This workshop teaches you 6 strategies you can use to build your brand. Date and Time: Dec 17th @ 06:00 PM

Developing A Business Plan Presented by: LiftFund

Join LiftFund and BBVA for a one-hour educational workshop that will equip you with new knowledge, resources, and connections to help drive your business success. In this workshop, business owners will learn the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, business owners will have a blueprint or first draft of a business.  Date and Time: Dec 18th @ 09:30 AM

Erin Stellato: Plan Stability through Plan Forcing with Query Store Presented by: San Antonio League of SQL Server Administrators (SALSSA)

Plan Stability through Plan Forcing with Query Store. Intermittent performance issues due to parameter-sensitive queries are a DBA’s nemesis. By the time you’re notified of an issue, sometimes it’s gone away…or someone else has restarted the instance or cleared the plan cache, and any data you could use is gone. Capturing the different plans for those queries can be tricky, but with Que Date and Time: Dec 18th @ 06:00 PM

EnventureSA Happy Hour Hangout Presented by: EnventureSA

Come connect with EnventureSA! Date and Time: Dec 18th @ 06:30 PM

Capricorn Bowden Tubing Demo and discussion Presented by: San Antonio’s 3D Printers

Installing a Capricorn Bowden tubing on one of my machines. Discussion of pros and cons. Date and Time: Dec 18th @ 07:00 PM

Diversity in Tech – A Panel Discussion Presented by: Tech Talent South – San Antonio

Discussion about diversity is key to running a successful business, keeping the culture alive, and retaining amazing talent! Date and Time: Dec 18th @ 07:00 PM

Bexar County SMWBE CDMS Workshop – December 2019 Presented by: Bexar County Small Business & Entrepreneurship Dept.

Become a registered Vendor with Bexar County! A free event to the public focused on using the Contract and Diversity Management System! Date and Time: Dec 19th @ 09:00 AM

December Founders’ Meetup Presented by: SA Founders’ Coffee Club

Hello Founders! How was your 2019? Come tell us about your highs and lows and everything in between at our last meetup of the year! Join us at Gold Coffee Company at the Freight Gallery in SoFlo to share and collaborate with other Founders on the journey. Date and Time: Dec 19th @ 09:00 AM

4th Annual Tech District Holiday Party Presented by: Tech Bloc

Let’s close out a great 2019 in techie style, and celebrate our Downtown Tech District and growing San Antonio tech industry. Date and Time: Dec 19th @ 05:00 PM

Starting a Business in Bexar County Presented by: Bexar County

Have you been thinking about starting a business? The Bexar County Small Business & Entrepreneurship Department and BiblioTech are here to help you get started! Join SBED at BiblioTech locations for a monthly workshop over how to start your own business in Bexar County. Find out more and register to attend for any of these events online! For more information and to register, visit us online Date and Time: Dec 19th @ 05:00 PM

Make your Business More Accessible Presented by: Microsoft Store

One in five people lives with an accessibility issue. This free workshop shows you how no-cost tools in Windows 10 and Office365 can make your business more accessible for both employees and your customers. In one hour, you’ll learn: how to create an inclusive culture and hiring process how to build accessible materials what ongoing accessibility resources and tools are available Date and Time: Dec 20th @ 11:00 AM

Understanding Exempt and Non-Exempt Payroll Regulations Presented by: SCORE

Please join us for this interesting workshop on Payroll Regulations Date and Time: Dec 21st @ 01:00 PM

SAMSAT Saturdays – Open to the public Presented by Port San Antonio

The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT) is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with guided tours available. Enjoy the STEM demonstrations, Robotics Clubs USA-provided workshops, and tours. Free admission, donations are appreciated. Date and Time:  December 20, starts at 10:00 a.m.

Featured image is from Enventure San Antonio, a new nonprofit chapter launching in San Antonio to help young professionals in bioscience connect to professional opportunities beyond a career in academia. RSVP for the free inaugural meeting Wednesday, December 18 here

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