Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | April 22nd 2015 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | April 22nd 2015 Edition

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Weekend of Wednesday April 22nd, 2015

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New Events Added From: Amplify 4 Good, Up Global, Influencer Coalition, The Awesome Foundation, Lineur, Black Enterprise, General Assembly, Opportunity Hub, New Leaders Council, Black Women Film Network, and many more!
Thursday May 7th, 2015
+ Rise of the Rest Road Trip w/Steve Case Pitch Competition & Happy Hour
+ While in Atlanta, the tour will be hosting a Fireside Chat, Pitch Competition, and Startup Celebration. During the Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition, 10 of the most innovative startup companies in Atlanta will be given the opportunity to pitch Steve Case and a panel of all-star judges, with a $100,000 investment prize going to the winning startup. Join us to hear from some of the most innovative and creative entrepreneurs in your city as they deliver their 5 minute pitches!
+ Presented By Up Global, Revolution, & Google For Entrepreneurs
+ Opera | 2pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP at
Friday May 8th, 2015
+ Black Enterprise Pre-Entrepreneurs Summit Mixer
+ Join Amplify 4 Good (producers of Goodie Hack + Goodie Marketing + Goodie Innovation), Opportunity Hub, and many of Atlanta’s most powerful entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders, investors, and business professionals for an evening of networking, good music, great cocktails, and an innovation session on how to make Metro Atlanta’s enteprenuerial ecosystem more connected (a pipeline) for communities of color.
+ Organized By Amplify 4 Good
+ Opportunity Hub on Northside Dr | 7pm
+ Cost: Free (Receive Discount Code to $100 Off Summit Registration)
+ RSVP at
May 13th – 16th, 2015
+ 20th Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneur’s Summit
+ Organized By Black Enterprise
+ Hyatt Regency Atlanta
+ Discount Code: Use “GOODIE” to receive $100 off registration
+ Details/Registration here


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 

+ The Awesome Happy Hour: 1 Year Anniversary  
+ It’s our AwesomeVERSARY! Come out and help “The Awesome Foundation for the Arts and Sciences – Atlanta Chapter” celebrate 1 year of granting $1000 monthly awards to Atlantans with Awesome ideas!  
+ Organized By The Awesome Foundation (Atlanta Chapter)
+ Fork & Juniper | 7p
+ Cost: Free 
+ Details here 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 

+ Black Women Film Network Mixer
+ In partnership with the Glenn Hotel we are requesting your presence as a new or current member of BWFN to the Rooftop deck and listen to the sounds of Wind Down Wednesday. Complimentary appetizers and drinks specials to get you over the hump day. 
+ The Glenn Hotel – 110 Marietta St NW, Rooftop Deck, Atlanta, GA 30303 | 5-7p
+ Cost: Free but you must RSVP and MUST be a member of BWFN.
+ RSVP here
Friday, April 24, 2015
+ The “Rock Out With Me” African-American Women in Entertainment and Social Media Panel
+ Your voice matters! Join us for an unscripted conversation with top professionals in the entertainment industry on the current images of African-American women in entertainment and social media and how it is affecting our communities. Get insight on how industry professionals, producers and actresses feel when African American women are being portrayed negative on television and social media. 
+ Hosted by April Daniels and EBONY Magazine In Association With Clark Atlanta University Women’s Initiative Program
+ Clark Atlanta University – Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson Student Center.Multi-Purpose Room, 223 James P Brawley Drive Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30314 | 11:30a-1:30p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here

Saturday, April 25, 2015 

+ Georgia Public Art Mixer  
+ Take the opportunity to network with your colleagues. Find out what’s happening at the Americans For the Arts and explore cultural offerings in Atlanta.We look forward to meeting and greeting with you! 
+ Organized By Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs
+ Manuel’s Tavern | 11am – 1pm
+ Cost: Free 
+ RSVP here
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

+ Lieneur Leadership Series: Dr. Valerie Montgomery, President & Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
+ Join us for an evening to learn about the Morehouse School of Medicine’s new initiatives and community engagement plan
+ Hosted by Lieneur, Inc. 
+ The Loudermilk Center | 6p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

+ The Autopsy: Our Money, Our Power, Our Politics Part 2
+ Join us for an examination of “Our Money”… how it affects Our Power and Our Politics… in Atlanta and nation wide. #AutopsyAtl #OurMoney
+ Hosted by Influencer Coalition of Atlanta 
+ Morehouse College African-American Hall of Fame in King Chapel | 7p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday, April 30, 2015

+ New Leaders Council Atlanta C/O 2015 Networking Event
+ A networking fundraiser & silent auction to benefit future leadership development. All tickets include food and drinks
+ ZuCot Gallery | 6-10p
+ Cost: $35
+ RSVP here

Thursday, April 30, 2015
+ Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association Spring Skyline Mixer
+ Join AIMA for our the spring Skyline Social at Atlanta Tech Village’s new rooftop deck! Come out to Atlanta’s hottest tech hub to enjoy networking with your peers and enjoy the best views of Buckhead’s skyline. Last year the AIMA spring social SOLD OUT, so make sure to buy your tickets today.
+ Hosted by Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association + Atlanta Tech Village Rooftop – 3423 Piedmont Road Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30305 | 6-10p
+ Cost: $25-$50
+ RSVP here
Saturday, May 2, 2015
+ Workshop: Intro to Film Business
+ The Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents the Introduction to Film Business workshop with Producer Linda Burns. Interested in the growing Georgia film industry, but don’t know where to start or fit in? This class walks you through the basic duties, responsibilities, and hierarchy of each department working on a film set, introduces you to basic production lingo, and offers advise on how your past work experience, hobbies, or natural abilities may be a transitioning entry point. 
+ Hosted by Atlanta Film Festival
+ Little 5 Points Community Center – 1083 Austin Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307 | 9a-noon
+ Cost: $75
+ RSVP here

Thursday, May 7, 2015

+ Atlanta Press Club Social Media Mash-Up
+ Grab your smartphone and join us on May 7 for a night of connections! Just like other Atlanta Press Club mixers you’ll enjoy laughs and libations, but at the Social Media Mash-Up you’ll be networking in cyberspace too. At the mash-up your photos, tweets and videos will be displayed for other attendees (and those following along at home) to see and engage with you.
+ Hosted by Atlanta Press Club 
+ Kirkyard Public House – 1963 Hosea L Williams Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30317  | 6-8:30p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Saturday, May 9, 2015

+ KIPP WAYS Academy Annual Fundraiser: Brunchin’ For Technology
+ The KIPP WAYS Academy Advisory Board cordially invites you to join us for delicious brunch eats, bottomless mimosas, and a silent auction in support of our annual fundraiser, “Brunchin’ for Technology.”
+ Hosted by KIPP WAYS Academy Advisory Board
+ Negril Village | 1p
+ Cost: $45
+ Details here

Saturday, May 16 – Sun., May 17, 2015
+ The PA Academy
+ This two day, bootcamp-style Production Assistant workshop is perfect for those just starting their career as a PA as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on set production assistant working on commercials, industrials, music videos, independent films, television series and studio features.
+ Hosted by Georgia Production Partnership, in association with the Atlanta Film Festival and Production Consultants & Equipment (PC&E)
+ Production Consultants & Equipment / PC&E – 2235 Defoor Hills Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30318
+ Cost: $150
+ RSVP here

Tuesday, May 19 – Wed., May 20 2015

+ Digital Summit Atlanta
+ Join Digital Summit Atlanta for two days of leading-edge digital media and marketing content, mixed alongside top-flight networking with internet execs, online marketers, entrepreneurs and digital strategists.
+ Hosted by TechMedia 
+ Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339 | 8:30a-6:30p
+ Cost: $295-$495
+ RSVP here

Monday June 1st, 2015
+ 20th Annual George A. Lottier Scholarship golf Tournament
+ The George A. Lottier Golf Foundation (GALGF) was created to preserve the memory of George Lottier and his love for the game. Its mission is to provide support and training for future golfers and to assist qualified minority journalism students in enriching their education. To date the event has provided over $145,000 in internships and scholarships.
+ Organized By the Atlanta Tribune
+ Country Club of Roswell | 8am – 4:30pm
+ Cost: $50+
+ Register here

Friday, July 17 – Sun., July 19, 2015
+ 2015 NFHS Network Broadcasting Academy
+ We invite all student broadcasters, their teachers and families to join us for the first annual NFHS Network Broadcast Academy. The Academy is designed for student broadcasters to hear from successful sports broadcasters from major networks, develop skills through hands-on broadcast training sessions and be recognized for their accomplishments during the first annual NFHS Network Broadcast Academy Awards Ceremony.
+ Hosted by The High School Sports Network
+ The Westin Buckhead Atlanta – 3391 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30326
+ Cost: $250-$450
+ RSVP here

Thursday December 10th, 2015
+ Small Business Expo 2015
+ Small Business Expo is the largest and most anticipated business-to-business networking event, trade show and conference for business owners, entrepreneurs and decision-makers.
+ Organized By The Show Producers
+ Atlanta Convention Center at America’s Mart (Building 2, 2nd Floor) | 9:30am – 5pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
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