Our monthly networking events are a great place to get started. Here you will meet and learn more about our Hatchery community. These events draw in a mix of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts.
You'll connect with Hatchery team members, sample products from our entrepreneurs, and decide if our network is one you'd like to contribute to! Keep an eye out for our next networking event, and register before it sells out.
The Branch Network
In joining our Branch Network, you will:
Be listed in our internal database as a Preferred Vendor
Gain free access to all of our networking events
Receive a 50% discount for seminars and classes
Get invitations to industry events
Get exclusive information on up-and-coming trends and innovation happening right here at The Hatchery
Opportunities to coach or lead workshops for Hatchery entrepreneurs
The funds help support our mission to provide training and job opportunities for those in Garfield Park and the surrounding underserved communities.
Benefits of joining The Branch Network
|50% off classes and workshops (except Starting a Food Business and Fundraisers)
|Free tickets to Networking Events
|Free and/or discounted tickets to related events (artisan markets, community events)
|Invitations to exclusive industry events
|Strategic connections and business-building referrals
|Inclusion in ICNC | The Hatchery + Make City’s entrepreneurial Service Provider Database
|Opportunity to gain exposure via Make City and The Hatchery incubators
|Opportunity to launch specialized classes and coaching sessions for the entrepreneurial community
|Quarterly Incubator Updates and Industry Expert Networking opportunities
|Invitation to The Hatchery’s Sprout Graduation Tasting Panels
|Exclusive Industry Trends Report
|Unique industry insights and access to emerging brands before launch to market
|LOVE from ICNC | The Hatchery + Make City!