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TechHire Announcement

We're a TechHire Community!

We are excited (to say the least) to be a part of the TechHire announcement that is going on right now (11am on December 1st). Toledo joins 19 other communities in today’s announcement dedicated to building inclusive tech ecosystems. Livestream of the announcement on Facebook Live from The Iron Yard White House fact sheet Our TechHire […]

Open invitation to 2016 Holiday Mixer

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RSVP (on Eventbrite) for the 6th Annual Geek Dinner Holiday Mixer, December 8, 5:30pm, The Blarney Event Center, downtown Toledo. Why attend? The Mixer is the largest social gathering of IT professionals in the Toledo region. Over 40 people have already signed up and we hope to have about 100. Meet members of about a dozen […]

TechHire pilot: IT Specialist

We have been making good progress with TechHire for the Toledo region: employers signed up, letters of recommendation from elected officials, and a team of partners. Unfortunately, the White House did not make any designations in October, as planned. We are still moving forward and using parts of the TechHire Playbook. One of our pilot projects is […]

Call for Sponsors: December Mixer

For the first time, we are openly soliciting sponsors for the Tech Toledo Geek Dinner Holiday Mixer. What: Largest social gathering of IT professionals in the Toledo region (100 people expected) featuring a recap of 2016 and information on various IT-related groups When: December 8, 5:30pm – 8pm Where: The Blarney Event Center, 601 Monroe […]

User Research for Everyone

Tech Toledo is excited to be an organizer for the 5th User Experience Toledo Region Conference. Tuesday 10/11 9:00am to 5:00pm at the King Road Branch Library. Learn more at user-experience.org. Tickets are still available at Eventbrite. TechToledo provides the financial infrastructure for Toledo Region UX Conferences. TechToledo markets this conference to the regional design, […]

Be a Mentor at GlassHacks

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A team of students at Maumee Valley Country Day School is putting on GlassHacks, a 24-hour event for high school students to learn how to write software and make things with technology. From noon Saturday, October 15th to noon, Sunday, October 16th, one hundred students are expected to participate in GlassHacks. Learn more about the […]

Employer Commitment to TechHire

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You can help the Toledo Region achieve designation as a “TechHire community.” This will kick-start new training in IT skills for our regional workforce. We need employers like you to commit to participating in our TechHire Toledo Region efforts. You do not have to be a “tech company” to participate. Any company that needs employees […]

MakerFest! 9/24

In addition to Connect IT on 9/13, Tech Toledo is helping put on a second major event in September: MakerFest! on September 24th at the University of Toledo It is a celebration of the local “maker movement.” Some of the things you can expect to see: robots, woodworking, kids coding, 3d printers, JitterCritters, art projects, science demonstrations, handmade crafts, […]

2nd EPIC Toledo Connect IT

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Tech Toledo is collaborating with EPIC Toledo to bring you the 2nd Connect IT: “Bringing Together Information Technology Professionals in the Toledo Region.” Tuesday, September 13, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Paramount Auditorium, 1901 Indian Wood Cir, Maumee, OH 43537 FREE but registration is required Come to Connect IT to learn something new, meet other Information Technology professionals, and […]

TechHire Designation for Toledo

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Tech Toledo connects the IT, design and entrepreneur communities in the Toledo region by guiding grass root efforts, organizing events for networking and education, and providing strategic roadmaps for collaboration. Tech Toledo is leading a submission to designate the Toledo Region a “TechHire Community.” Read below to learn more about the initiative, what our approach […]