Michael Scott Novilla, NOVA 535

About Michael Scott Novilla

Hello, I’m Globetrotting Entrepreneur Michael Scott Novilla, lucky enough to have visited 91 countries in search of the world's best parties!! As the founder of my world-class venue NOVA 535, I have produced over 2,000 Live Events. Check out my hilarious first book, It's 5 AM Go Home, a fun to read guide to producing your own amazing, 5-Star, party, wedding or event! If you're in the neighborhood, come visit me at NOVA 535 on Thursday nights in beautiful downtown St. Pete, as I host my Entrepreneur Social Club, an always fun and productive evening! Thanks and good luck to us all! Michael@MichaelSNovilla.com

About NOVA 535

From Startups to Gurus, the Entrepreneur Social Club [tm] is where FUN meets PRODUCTIVITY, every Thursday night since 2009!


Stop Panicking Start Improving

It’s Thursday, March 5, 2020, so once again our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm] is gathering, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at our beautiful 100-year-old HQ building. Here at my historic wedding venue and unique event space, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. But first, we must take some time to gather ourselves, in the middle of a growing storm. Tonight our mantra is Stop Panicking Start Improving. (more…)

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february 27, 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club heads offsite to Sea Worthy Fish Bar Tierra Verde Florida

Sea Worthy Fish Bar

It’s Thursday, February 27, 2020. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, most of the time at our HQ, the world-class historic venue, NOVA 535. We gather for networking, camaraderie, business development, drinks, mentoring, laughs while sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight NOVA 535 is booked for a private party. So we go offsite to Brick and Mortar’s 2nd restaurant, this one out on Tierra Verde, called Sea Worthy Fish Bar. (more…)

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Leap Year Handstands with the Entrepreneur Social Club at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

Leap Year Handstands

It’s Thursday, February 20, 2020, Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at our glorious ESC HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and for honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight we celebrate Leap Year Handstands. Huh? Do read on… (more…)

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Thursday February 13, 2020 Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen at Downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535 for Entrepreneur Social Club with host Michael Scott Novilla

Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen

It’s Thursday, February 13, 2020, and I’m feeling better after missing last week. February 6, 2020 was hosted by tech guru Chris Jenkins. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at our glorious ESC HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and for honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight we discuss conflict resolution, so let’s Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen. (more…)

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Overflowing with Entrepreneurs

It’s Thursday, January 30, 2020, and I’m feeling more “in the grove” as I’m back at the helm of our weekly ESC meeting after a wild adventure through the “STANS”. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at our glorious ESC HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and for honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Good thing I’m in the groove, as tonight as we are Overflowing with Entrepreneurs! (more…)

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Happy 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

Back for More

It’s Thursday, January 23, 2020, and it feels great to be back at the ‘helm’ of the ESC, that’s Entrepreneur Social Club’s [tm] massive meeting table. It’s big. I’m settling in, getting ready for the randomness of meeting new humans, fellow Entrepreneurs, business owners, creators and dreamers. Watching them stroll in, solo or with friends. Of course we’re here at our HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535, in beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. USA.  Each week from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, we gather for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Let’s see who’s Back for More! (more…)

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Happy 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club

It’s Thursday, January 16, 2020, my first ESC meeting after returning back to the USA from another EPIC travel adventures. Republic of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and South Korea. Then landed into Las Vegas for CES 2020, where I spent a few days with ESC pal Seth Mattox. Wow! My head still spinning, I find myself back here at our HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], aka the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. As 2020 is now upon us, let me offer up a Happy 2020 Entrepreneur Social Club to us all! (more…)

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Entrepreneurs Galore

Entrepreneurs Galore

It’s Thursday, October 24, 2019, our last ESC meeting before Novaween 13. We’re here at our HQ, the historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], aka the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Since there are so many new faces, personalities, ideas, pitches, and passions here each week, this blog seems aptly titled, Entrepreneurs Galore. (more…)

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Entrepreneur Social Club at historic downtown St. Pete venue NOVA 535

So Many New Faces

Wow, Time Flies. “Tempus fugit is a Latin phrase, usually translated into English as “time flies”. The expression comes from line 284 of book 3 of Virgil’s Georgics, where it appears as fugit inreparabile tempus: “it escapes, irretrievable time.” {Wikipedia} It’s almost unbelievable that we are here, in downtown St. Pete, again on Thursday night. It seems like just yesterday, que the music. Here at my historic venue, NOVA 535. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], the ESC, gathers each week, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight Thursday, October 17, 2019, there are so many new faces to learn, connect with, mentor and enjoy. (more…)

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