Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | February 10th 2015 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | February 10th 2015 Edition

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Week of Tuesday February 10th, 2015

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New Events Added From: 10-4 Social Good, General Assembly, Opportunity Hub, Awesome Foundation, Code For Atlanta, Adobe User Group, Digital Good Times, Art Is King, Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Student Consortium, Network Under 40, Black Data Processing Associates, Professional Sports & Entertainment Association, and the Black Women Film Network.

+ February is Kingonomics Wealth Month at Opportunity Hub, and they have 50+ free awesome events this month. Click here learn more.
Tuesday February 10th, 2015
+ A Taste of WCIT (Women in Cable & Communications) feat. speakers from Cox & Turner Broadcasting
+ You are invited to join us to explore how a WICT membership can provide insight into your career growth and future success, connect with other WICT members and learn more about an organization dedicated to developing women leaders in our industry. Featured speakers include executives from Cox Communications and Turner Broadcasting.
+ Organized By WCIT Southeast
+ Villa Christina/Hyatt Perimeter | 5:30pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 11th, 2015
+ Tech Night
+ Tired of staring at a screen all day? We’re bringing together the whole Tech community once a month to let loose and have fun at Tech Night Out. Leave work behind and play a game of pool or Bocce with your peers and pals. All are welcome as long as you love tech. This month we’re hanging out at Ormsby’s in West Midtown. Known for their extensive craft beer selection and classic cocktails, the first round is on us from 7-8pm.
+ Organized By General Assembly
+ Ormsby’s | 7pm – 9pm (Free 1st Round Until 8pm)
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 11th, 2015
+ Getting Started With Adobe Illustrator
+ We will learn to understand the appropriate uses for Illustrator, the difference between vector and raster graphics and more!
+ Organized By Adobe User Group
+ General Assembly | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: $35
+ Register here
Wednesday February 11th, 2015
+ Meet & Greet in the AUC
+ Show your love of journalism and come out for a chance to network with professionals and be a part of the largest organization for black journalists.
+ Organized By The Atlanta Association of Black Journalists Student Consortium
+ Art Galler, Clark Atlanta University
Thursday February 12th, 2015
+ Supplier Diversity Expo, Forum, Reception: New Venues, New Business, Big Opportunities
+ Learn how to secure business with new venue construction and hear new construction projects from diversity professionals at three of Atlanta’s major companies. 
+ Organized By the Atlanta Braves & Atlanta Tribune Magazine
+ 755 Club at Turner Field | 3pm – 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday February 12th, 2015
+ Network Under 40
+ This month, Network Under 40 has partnered with a local non-profit (Music Empowerment Project) to showcase them at the event. They are dedicated to developing global citizens out of America’s youth. Attendees can make donations in addition to their ticket purchase.
+ Organized By Network Under 40
+ Buckhead Saloon | 6pm – 9pm
+ Cost: $10-$20
+ Register here
Thursday February 12th, 2015
+ 10-4 Social Good February Meetup
+ Social entrepreneurs current and future — let’s meet, share our ideas, and work together to build an active community of social entrepreneurs. For the February meetup we’ll pick a couple topics, problems, and ideas that you submit to the group to pitch or for feedback.
+ Organized By 10-4 Social Good
+ Center for Civic Innovation | 7:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Monday February 16th, 2015
+ Setting Creative Career Goals
+ The Black Book Conversations is a series of Artist workshops focused on hands-on artist career development and economics.
+ Organized By Art Is King
+ OHub at Giant | 6pm – 9pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 18th, 2015
+ Marketing Tips from Heath Shackleford
+ The Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) and the Atlanta Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is proud to host an engaging and informative evening with Heath Shackleford on Wednesday February 18th at 6pm. Heath Shackleford, Founder of Good.Must.Grow, will discuss the unique challenges social enterprises and nonprofits face with marketing/storytelling – and how to overcome them!
+ Organized By The Social Enterprise Alliance & Association of Fundraising Professionals
+ Location: TBA | 6pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 18th, 2015
+ The Awesome Happy Hour
+ Join us for our monthly Awesome Hour! It’s the official “office hours” of The Awesome Foundation – Atlanta Chapter. Interested in applying for a future grant? Come out and meet our Trustees, network with other “doers of good” in the city and congratulate our current Grant Winner!
+ Organized By The Awesome Foundation, Atlanta Chapter
+ Fork & Juniper | 7pm
+ Cost: Free 
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 18th, 2015
+ 2015 Tech Trends: The Power of Social Media
+ Organized By Black Data Processing Associates
+ Polygon Atlanta | 6pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Free for BDPA Members/ $10 for non-members
+ Register here
Wednesday February 18th, 2015
+ Synthesizer
+ You’ve heard the show, now you can experience the physical manifestation of Digital Good Times for our inaugural Synthesizer at Collider.
+ Organized By Digital Good Times
+ Collider | 7pm – 9pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Friday February 20th, 2015
+ United Way Connecting For Community Change (C3) Conference
+ C3 – Connecting for Community Change – is the only immersive conference experience in Atlanta connecting a diverse group people who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed for positive, sustainable change. Join more than 500 agents of community change including nonprofits, corporations and philanthropists across our 13-county region for a day of collaboration and innovation!
+ Organized By United Way
+ Atlanta Marriot Marquis | 8:30am – 4pm
+ Cost: $35+
+ Register here
Saturday February 21st, 2015
+ CommunKnowledge
+ Join fellow Atlantans for the second installment of our learning circle with a series of conversations that will inspire and enlighten.
+ Organized By Think For Good
+ HandsOn Atlanta | 9am – 12pm
+ Cost: $10
+ Register here
Saturday February 21st – Sunday February 22nd, 2015
+ CodeAcross Atlanta 2015
+ South Downtown is a neighborhood that’s been long ignored and overlooked. But it’s brimming with potential. The buildings are there, the density is there, and the people are arriving. South Downtown is waking up. Our hosts at the Center for Civic Innovation are kicking off a long-term effort to shape the future of South Downtown, and Code for Atlanta is partnering with them on this goal.
+ Organized By Code For Atlanta
+ Center For Civic Innovation
+ Cost: Free
+ Register here
Monday February 23rd – 25th, 2015
+ 2015 Key Executives Mega-Conference For Newspaper Industry Professionals
+ This year’s conference is expected to draw an even larger audience of publishers, key corporate executives, digital and advertising executives, research and development partners, journalism educators and others.
+ Organized By Inland Press Association, Local Media Association, & Southern Newspaper Publishers Association
+ Marriott Marquis Atlanta
+ Cost: $795+
+ More Info Here & Register here
Tuesday February 24th, 2015
+ TechCrunch Meetup & Pitch-off 2015
+ TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Atlanta! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs can dazzle and excite the judges in under sixty seconds.
+ Organized By TechCrunch
+ Prive | 6pm
+ Cost: $10
+ Register here
Tuesday February 24th, 2015
+ Media Disrupted: Reinventing The Media Through Technology, Innovation, & Investment
+ Disruption is happening. Hear success stories that describe how high-quality, targeted content, alternative means of distribution, audience consideration, and quick growth opportunities involving missing demographic partnerships, all help to expand market opportunities for existing and new entrants. Network and hear from a panel of top experts.
+ Organized By WICT Southeast
+ GTRI Conference Center | 5:30pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Free For Members/$40 For Non-Members
+ Register here
February 27th – March 7th is Atlanta Startup Weekend
Friday February 27th – Saturday February 28th, 2015
+ Goodie Hack: The Hackathon For Under-Served Communities
+ 24 hours. 10 non-profits. 10 teams. A whole bunch of fun.
+ Organized By Amplify 4 Good
+ Google Atlanta | 7pm – 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ Register here
Saturday February 28th, 2015
+ The 5th Annual PESA Summit 2015
+ The Summit 2015 will be a monumental event that inspires students to follow their true passions through professional opportunities, educational seminars and networking. This event gives students and attendees the opportunity to gain extensive exposure to professionals in the areas of sports, TV/Film, music and fashion.
+ Organized By The Professional Entertainment & Sports Association @ Terry (UGA)
+ University of Georgia in Athens at Brooks Hall | 9am – 4:30pm
+ Cost: Free – $20
+ Register here
Wednesday March 4th, 2015
+ Startup Riot 2015
+ 1 Day. 2 Keynotes. 30 Startups.
+ Organized By Grok Ventures
+ Terminal West | 7:30am – 7pm
+ Cost: Varies
+ Register here
Thursday March 5th – Saturday, March 7th, 2015
+ Black Women Film Summit
+ The Black Women Film Summit will feature the inspiring “Untold Stories” luncheon, the annual Black Women Film Festival (BWFF) and a number of seminars and activities that will connect key industry players with aspiriting entertainment professionals.
+ Organized By The Black Women Film Network (BWFN)
+ Atlanta Marriott Marquis
+ Cost: Varies
+ Register here
Saturday March 21st, 2015
+ BioLogue STEM Fair for Girls
+ The mission of the BioLogue STEM Fair For GIRLS is to provide girls the opportunity to develop successful work via, teamwork, time management, responsibility, discipline, ethics, organizational skills, communication skills and presentation skills. Contestants MUST submit a research project to compete for top prizes in their grade categories.
+ Organized By BioLogue Program
+ Exchange Park Recreation Center | 9am – 12pm
+ Cost: Free
+ 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
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
// Other Atlanta e-Newsletters You Should Sign Up For //
+ Atlanta Startup Gossip
+ Hypepotamus
+ General Assembly
+ Opportunity Hub
+ Technology Association of Georgia
// Great Spaces In Atlanta (Also Available To Host Events) //
+ Nex
+ Opportunity Hub
+ Center for Civic Innovation
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