The Akron, Ohio, section of the Society of Plastics Engineers will have a joint meeting with the Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) on Jan. 9.
The meeting, at the Hilton Inn in Akron, will start with a social networking session at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and the program will follow — a presentation by Jeff Hoffman, a motivational speaker who has been a CEO and founder of multiple startups, and is an innovator in the fields of the internet, e-commerce and entertainment.
Hoffman is a co-founder of ColorJar and is principal of ColorJar/SCALE, which provides strategy consulting, workshops and coating for consulting to entrepreneurs.
He has been a partner in a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. He also is co-founder of the University of Akron's EXL Experiential Learning Center for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement.
The cost is $25 for members and/or guests, $20 for retirees and $10 for students. The event is free for new SPE members attending their first meeting.
Reservations must be made by noon on Friday. Contact Gary Taylor at [email protected] or call 330-419-4380.