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1 Million Cups McAllen

1 Million Cups McAllen

1 Million Cups is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. The 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a six-minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather real-time feedback, connect…

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I&E Network

This networking event for inventors and entrepreneurs meets every fourth Thursday of the month. In every I&E session, participants discuss individual project accomplishments and roadblocks on moving their projects to market. Fellow colleagues are asked about suggestions or lead to overcome the obstacles presented. Then, the group gets a break to connect with others inventors, entrepreneurs or representatives of local resources. The last part of the meeting is a presentation…

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IMAS Gingerbread Workshops

Gingerbread House

IMAS hosts hour-long Gingerbread Workshops all month to encourage others to get into the holiday spirit. IMAS supplies materials for the building and decorating of each gingerbread house. Come in your holiday-inspired outfit and be ready to enjoy some hot cocoa, compliments of IMAS. Participants should register early, as workshops fill up quickly. The fee is $5 per participant or $4 for IMAS members. Workshop times are 1:30-2:30 p.m. and…

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IMAS Gingerbread Workshops

Gingerbread House

IMAS hosts hour-long Gingerbread Workshops all month to encourage others to get into the holiday spirit. IMAS supplies materials for the building and decorating of each gingerbread house. Come in your holiday-inspired outfit and be ready to enjoy some hot cocoa, compliments of IMAS. Participants should register early, as workshops fill up quickly. The fee is $5 per participant or $4 for IMAS members. Workshop times are 10:30-11:a.m., 1-2 p.m.,…

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McAllen Holiday Parade Rolls On

The final float with Santa and his reindeer at the McAllen Holiday Parade.

On Dec. 7, the City of McAllen held its annual McAllen Holiday Parade, the largest illuminated holiday parade in Texas. Presented by H-E-B, the parade featured 39 giant balloons and 55 illuminated floats all set to celebrate McAllen as the official South Pole of Texas. The parade began at the McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium with a route following Bicentennial towards Business 83. Parade viewing was free along the route, with…

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Gingerbread House Workshops

Gingerbread House

IMAS hosts hour-long Gingerbread Workshops all month to encourage others to get into the holiday spirit. IMAS supplies materials for the building and decorating of each gingerbread house. Come in your holiday-inspired outfit and be ready to enjoy some hot cocoa, compliments of IMAS. Participants should register early, as workshops fill up quickly. The fee is $5 per participant or $4 for IMAS members. Workshop times are 10:30 a.m. –…

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Upcoming 3,400-Acre Development Seeks Public Input

(photo Killam Development)

Killam Development is in plans to develop approximately 3,400 acres in Mission and McAllen into a large master planned development. As part of the planning, Killam will seek input from the public and community stakeholders on what they want to see in the development. Killam Development is working with Able City and Dover Kohl, a group of professional architects, designers, land planners and artists. The group will use their expertise…

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Exploring Your Market

marketing

“Exploring Your Market” teaches potential and existing business owners the importance of market research and its impact on key, business decisions. Tools to conduct market research; target marketing; relevant industry trends; competitors; and quantifying market research for business decisions are topics of this workshop. The UTRGV SBDC presents the session with host the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. There is no fee to attend. To register for this workshop or…

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1 Million Cups McAllen

1 Million Cups McAllen

1 Million Cups is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. The 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a six-minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather real-time feedback, connect…

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