INSTIG8 2017 Calendar
NOTE: This is a living page (it changes). As the calendar develops, more details and specific event registration will be available by selecting the event’s title (link).


  • First Friday Pitch Night
    • 2/3, BDCC Offices
  • Boosting Your Business: How to Leverage Relationships with Facebook
    • 2/15, Mondo Mediaworks, Cotton Mill
    • With 1.79 billion monthly active users, it’s clear to see why Facebook is still one of the best ways to reach, engage, and grow your following. Learn about the current trends, best practices, and tips for managing a Facebook business page.
  • Watch a Talk
    • 2/28, BDCC Offices, 76 Cotton Mill Hill
  • 802 Cups – Brattleboro
    • 2/21, BDCC Offices, 7:30 a.m., 76 Cotton Mill Hill
  • 802 Cups – Bellows Falls
    • 2/28, Flat Iron Exchange, 7:30 a.m., Bellows Falls (this is a new, rescheduled date / time)



  • First Friday Pitch Night
  • Sweet Tweets: How to Leverage Twitter for Business
    • 4/19, 4:30 p.m., Mondo Mediaworks, Cotton Mill
    • Is your business a good fit for Twitter? This workshop covers the basics of using Twitter for business, types of content to use on Twitter, and strategies for driving engagement.
  • Startup Lab – 1st Cohort
  • Insurance for Small Business
  • Ready, Set, Scale Kickoff
  • Amazon Web Services – Micro Tiers and More
  • One Day MBA Saturday
  • 802 Cups – Brattleboro
  • 802 Cups – Wilmington / Dover









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INSTIG8 the region’s center for quality entrepreneurship training, scale-up services, and innovation.

INSTIG8 is a BDCC initiative located in Windham Region and initially sponsored by the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCEDP).

This program strategically fosters a safe environment for creative entrepreneurs to try, fail, learn, build, explore, and connect to other like-minded individuals while developing their business concepts and models.

It’s a series of workshops, events, and co-working. INSTIG8 will be the catalyst for engaging, business-minded, creative community of entrepreneurs, innovators, and instigators.

Why is this work a benefit to the region?

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation leads to new businesses and job creation
  • Higher levels of entrepreneurship gives people employment choices
  • Ideas lead to new combinations of existing concepts which lead to business creation