I am organizing a dinner for Mac small business owners and developers on Wednesday, January 10, at Chaat Cafe in San Francisco starting at 6:30 p.m. Next week’s dinner extends the tradition of MacSB meetings held during each year’s Macworld and WWDC conferences in San Francisco, bringing together small software businesses within the Mac developer ecosystem to meet face-to-face, reflect on Apple announcements, and share tips and war stories.

Google Map of Chaat Cafe in San Francisco

Chaat Cafe is located at 320 3rd Street (corner of 3rd and Folsom) in downtown San Francisco, one block from Macworld and the Moscone conference center. The restaurant has free WiFi and power outlets near some tables, so bring your laptop to show off your latest creations. You will order food and drink individually near the restaurant entrance and pay only for what you personally eat or drink (typically less than $10). Metered parking is free after 6 p.m. or you may park in the building’s parking garage (enter on 3rd Street) with two hours of validated parking if you choose to drive.

Anyone is welcome to come join us. People with some expertise in small business services are especially encouraged as there are generally many questions raised and good knowledge sharing. At last year’s dinner recent Cocoa converts Potion Factory connected with Karelia Software and others to discuss the impact the latest version of iLife might have on their publishing tools. Plasq found a new employee for their small team while others learned the ins-and-outs of online payment systems, marketing, and testing. A few fans of Mac software came by to meet their favorite software creators. Lots of fun.

I have warned the restaurant staff to expect a big crowd, but you can help make things run a bit smoother by leaving a RSVP in the comments of this post or on Upcoming.org.

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