Grand Circus Community

At Grand Circus, we believe in having an open door to the community. That’s why we love hosting events and seminars for community members to meet other amazing people and learn from each other.

WORDPRESS WORKSHOP

July 7th, 8th, 9th 6pm - 9pm

Leeann Drees WordPress Developer

Every business needs an online presence. However, traditional websites can become costly and difficult to maintain. WordPress bridges the gap for people that need a high-quality, search engine optimized website but are not ready to invest in a full time web developer. WordPress is a web-publishing platform that makes it easy for everyday users to publish content on the web. Over 21% of all websites in the world are powered by WordPress, and with its quick setup, ease of use, and growing community it’s truly a platform everyone can benefit from.

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Excel at Excel Seminar

Thursday, July 23rd 6pm - 9pm

Jared Stasik Vice President at Detroit Venture Partners

This course is geared toward people who use Excel frequently, and are looking to become more efficient and effective. Investing your time in this 3 hour seminar could save you countless hours on the job. From manipulating text values, to lookups and index matching, you’ll walk out being able to utilize Excel in a way you never have.

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BUILD A DYNAMIC WEBSITE COURSE

September 14th - November 23th 6pm - 9pm

James York Front End Developer

It’s hard to imagine a more ubiquitous communication device than the website. Today’s front end web developer is more than an HTML coder; to truly understand and excel in this role takes communication, programming, planning, and imagination. In this 10-week training course you will get a thorough introduction to the technologies necessary to build modern, standards compliant websites.

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Digital Marketing Workshop

August 18th - 19th 6pm - 9pm

Monica Wheat Marketing & Social Media Guru

Marketing and Social Media management can be challenging, especially with the tremendous changes in technology. Come out for a two day workshop to delve into the basics of marketing and help your business grow!

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Intro to JavaScript Seminar

September 1st 6pm - 8pm

Jeseekia Vaughn Front End Developer

JavaScript (or JS) is a dynamic programming language most often used to create interactivity in web pages. JavaScript supports object-oriented programming and is highly adaptable. It’s even used in non-browser environments like cars and microwaves! JavaScript is a programming language that nearly every website in the world uses. As a scripting language, JavaScript is very powerful. It can be used to do anything from dynamically inserting content into an HTML element, to creating smooth, complex, interaction-based transitions, to validating user input, to displaying changing data in real time.

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Learn to Code Workshop

September 21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th 6pm- 9pm

Drew Roberts Ruby Developer

Whether you’re an entrepreneur with an innovative business idea, a working professional looking to develop new skills or an artist seeking new ways to communicate with the world, computer programming is a means by which you can truly do amazing things. And guess what? Anyone can learn to code. So, if you’ve got a desire to learn something new and a passion to do amazing things, you are in the right place! Get ready to start hacking away!

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Cowork at Grand Circus

Can’t get enough of us? If you are an entrepreneur with a company of fewer than 10 people, you can join our coworking space. We’ve got it all – Wifi, coffee, conference rooms, and the Grand Circus mascot, Grant Chirpus. Coworkers are also offered benefits through Grand Circus’ partners - see below for details!

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