Business & Tech

Weekend business agenda

Saturday, Feb. 17


Fashion industry focus

Those in fashion businesses or interested in starting one are invited to visit The Haute House University, a fashion business school, for a workshop on how to minimize startup risk in the fashion industry. Panel speakers will cover marketing, styling, finance, conscious design, and manufacturing. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Microsoft Store, The Shops at Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Suite 27, Boston. $25. Register online or visit the business agenda at


The future of aviation

Attend the third annual Moving the Future conference hosted by the Harvard Business School Aviation and Aerospace Club. Industry leaders and speakers from MassPort, SpaceX, Boeing, MIT Senseable Labs, and other organizations will discuss the future of aviation. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spangler Center, Harvard Business School, Batten Way, Boston. Tickets range from $20 to $40. Register online or visit the business agenda at


Help on returns

Those looking for assistance filing personal 2017 income tax returns can meet one-on-one with trained volunteers. Bring your Social Security card, photo ID, a copy of last year’s federal and state tax returns, and all relevant 2017 tax documents. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St., Newton. Free. No registration necessary.

Sunday, Feb. 18


Entertainment and media


Harvard’s Entertainment and Media club is holding its annual Entertainment and Media Conference. Network with media professionals, entrepreneurs, technologists, and MBA students to discuss the latest trends in the media and entertainment industries. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Harvard Business School, Spangler Center, 117 Western Ave., Boston. Tickets range from $25 to $40. Register online or visit the business agenda at

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