Launch Party Magic: Looking Back on 1 Year!
February 28, 2020 was an absolutely magical night! Friends, family, fellow small business owners, entrepreneurs, artists, supporters, and makers all showed up to opening night at The CoLab and I never wanted the night to end!
It was a celebration of the culmination of so much hard work and sweat and dreaming! I felt so loved and supported and knew that I was surrounded by people who were just as excited as I was for the space to be here - for The CoLab to be open and taking on a role in the community.
2020 was full of challenges but one thing we have learned is that COVID can’t stop us! We’ve adjusted and worked hard to overcome the challenges and are better because of it! We have had a year of events, collaborations, workshops, coworking, creating, and so many good things at The CoLab and it feels REALLY good!
From tearing the space completely apart and making such a mess to watching it slowly coming together AND finally having people in the space was amazing! I stepped back during the party and thought this is what I pictured all along. I was so thankful that I opened when I did and had three weeks before COVID shut everything down. I was able to see that people in the community really wanted The CoLab and that it mattered.
Sarah of Sarah Beirne Photography took many of the photos shown and as always was a huge supporter of The CoLab!
When you have a crazy talented team of people surrounding you that make you look oh-so-good. A good party starts with the perfect invite! Jen at Minor Details CLE created our logo (LOVE!), the invitations, and the favor tags for the launch party. She nails it every single time!
Plus the food was unbelievable and delicious. There was a gorgeous spread of hummus, stacks of cheeses, bowls of olives in herbs and oil and deviled eggs by Brooks at Toot Sweet and desserts by Kara Lasher that people STILL talk about!
We are a year in and The CoLab keeps getting better! We recently welcomed Delaney Fello to the team. Delaney is The CoLab's Community Manager and she is full of ideas and enthusiasm for our community.
2021 is off to a fabulous start and we are making lots of additions and upgrades to the space. We recently installed a 65" Samsung Frame with screen mirroring capability and sound system. This is a huge plus for your business presentations as you will now be able to easily direct audiences to presentations on a large screen with full control! The screen also functions perfectly as a slide show for private events and the perfect spot for a private movie night booking!
TV not your thing? Either display the art included on the system -OR- We have installed beautiful, floor-to-ceiling panels to conceal the screen as needed!
We can’t wait to see you! Remember it's not just Try it Tuesday anymore - stop in Monday through Friday for a day on the house and see how much you love it! Check in any time from 9-12 and work as much as you’d like, on us, 'til 5pm!