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The Premiere Networking event in North Alabama!

R.I.S.E. is a FREE Networking group, designed with a goal to help growth focused small businesses, and entrepreneurs network and connect with one another.

Events include panel discussions on relevant business topics, guest interviews with leaders in business and industry, and seminars focused on business growth and expansion.

The focus for our organization has always been centered around building business relationships, and creating collaboration opportunities all while learning practical steps to grow and scale our businesses. 

Join us and make some new friends, learn about other small businesses, but most importantly, let's grow our businesses together and make a powerful impact on our local, regional and national economy all on the back of small businesses!! 

B2B, B2C, and B2G business owners and entrepreneurs are welcome to attend!!


About R.I.S.E.

Formerly HOT Coffee, now R.I.S.E., we continue to grow, we have evolved a bit to meet the needs of the growing R.I.S.E. audience. We host entrepreneurs, innovators, and small business owners across a wide variety of industries;  we have corporate community sponsors to help ensure we have coffee at each meeting! Remaining true to our founding principles, we remain free, open and inclusive to our entire entrepreneurial community!

As national, regional, and local attention is turning to innovation and entrepreneurship, R.I.S.E.'s place in the North Alabama entrepreneurial ecosystem looks solid!



We handpick diverse thought leaders from across the state, experts in their fields, to provide you with quality content that goes beyond inspiration. Our seasoned speakers share practical strategies for business growth, covering all stages and emphasizing effective sustainability. Join us for concise, impactful sessions that bring real-world experiences and actionable insights to spark meaningful conversations and drive your business forward.


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