Thinc Local

Savannah. The Hostess City. A place that invites you to walk among history while perusing local shops unique to the city’s canvas. A place where history and innovation are now working harmoniously. Which has led us, as ThincSavannah, to create a quarterly event series: Year of the Local. An evening to bring more awareness to our local companies and promote their products, encouraging guests to incorporate these businesses a regular part of their purchasing lifestyle….

Thinc Member Thurs: Whitney Shephard

Name: Whitney Shephard, Transport Studio Your Business – (the ‘ahah’ moment to entrepreneurial-ship if was one): There wasn’t a “moment”, but rather an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.  Savannah has a relatively small market for transportation planning and engineering.  So, it’s not like I could make a move to another firm down the street.  I realized that I needed to create my own job, and I –eventually- realized that I was lucky enough to be…

Music to Savannah’s Ears: Savannah Stopover

One of the more prominent advantages of coworking is immersing yourself within the diverse, creative professional community of like-minded people. The environment lends itself to idea bouncing, immediate feedback and creative solutions, which may not get tapped if you worked solo. ThincSavannah provides a conducive environment for start-ups, work-from-home’rs, small business owners, freelancers and several others who look for flexible, professional, encouraging workspace.  One of Thinc’s goals as a coworking space is to grow and…

Thinc Member Thurs: Seth Michalak

Name: Seth Michalak Your Business – (the ‘ahah’ moment to entrepreneurial-ship if was one): When the start-up I was working for could no longer afford to pay me, I knew I didn’t want to go back to a traditional office job. At that moment I started looking for clients, and SM Consulting was born. Fun Fact about you: I used to get paid (very poorly) to be on the radio. I still want to get…

Year of the Local Recap

The day began with a quiet air of anticipation. Everyone piddling around the office as usual, and the little details on my end had yet to be fully surmised. A flurry of steps. A tornado of equipment and bodies. An air of urgency filled the space.   It was 4:30p.m., thirty minutes prior to the event‘s ‘official’ open, and things were still being finalized throughout the space. As my first event, seeing this, I was…

Toastmasters is coming to ThincSavannah!

Have you ever wanted to improve your public speaking skills? Here is your chance to learn more about this valuable skill.  Join Toastmasters at ThincSavannah on June 23rd at 5pm, and take a look at how you can better yourself.  It’s free, but please RSVP here.

And The Nominees Are

The 10 nominees for the ThincSavannah Visionary Award are- Mike Ayres (Structured Green), Deborah Dickson (Young Professionals of Savannah), Ken Elwood (BlueLime Studio), Rad Harrell (Talent Soup), Chris Miller (Illuminomics) , Savannah Stopover Crew, Christian Sottile (Sottile & Sottile), Bradley Taylor (Rails Machine), Paula Wallace (SCAD) and Steven Weathers (SEDA).  It’s now in the hands of the ThincSavannah members as they will narrow down this list to the five finalists before the public votes for the…

Now Accepting Nominations…

“2011 ThincSavannah Visionary Award” SAVANNAH, Ga. – ThincSavannah, a coworking and collaborative office environment located at 35 Barnard Street, is now accepting nominations for the first annual “2011 ThincSavannah Visionary Award” in honor of their one-year anniversary. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 18, 2011 at 5 p.m.