Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | February 3rd 2015 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | February 3rd 2015 Edition

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Week of Tuesday February 3rd, 2015


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New Events Added From: Women in Cable & Telecommunications, Inland Press Association, Local Media Association, Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, General Assembly, Opportunity Hub, Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA), Enterprise to Empower, BioLogue Program, NBT Talks, Atlanta Startup Weekend, and Atlanta Startup Drinks.


+ February is Kingonomics Wealth Month at Opportunity Hub, and they have 50+ free awesome events this month. Click here learn more.
Tuesday February 3rd, 2015
+ Atlanta Startup Drinks
+ Atlanta’s premier meetup for technology enthusiasts and entrepreneurs.
+ Organized By @atlsuds
+ Der Biergerten | 5:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 4th, 2015
+ 2015 State of the City Breakfast
+ Organized By The Coca-Cola Company
+ Georgia World Congress Center | 7am – 9am
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday February 4th, 2015
+ Burning Plan: Jump!
+ Burning Plan is an open-coat business plan review session. The presenter will show you a project, product or company and then will tell you what they DON’T KNOW! We ask the audience to help brainstorm with us and a few critics about how to fill in the gaps.  This month’s presenter is Jump! is one place for finding, approving, ordering, payments, and delivery of items used in on-location film production.
+ Organized By Nex Labs
+ General Assembly | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: $20
+ RSVP here
Thursday February 5th, 2015
+ 2015 Social Enterprise Career Fair
+ Undergraduate and graduate students are connecting with you: representatives of social enterprises, non-profits, and startups.
+ Organized By Enterprise To Empower
+ Klaus Auditorium (Ga Tech) | 11am – 2pm
+ Cost: $50
+ Register here
Thursday February 5th, 2015
+ NBT Talks feat. DeMarco Morgan & Scotty Kay
+ An inspiring presentation, one of short powerful talks, where individuals who are successfully on the pursuant path of their NEXT BIG THING share first hand experiences of their journey. This experience serves as a platform to encourage, empower, and refresh the way life is lived.
+ Organized By Next Big Thing Movement
+ Aloft Atlanta Downtown | 7pm – 10pm
+ Cost: $15
+ Register here
Friday February 6th, 2015
+ Go Hard(Ware) Happy Hour
+ Join us for an interactive experience of cocktails and the latest innovations in the emerging Tech Hardware industry – from developments in wearables, to the most realistic gaming experiences and coolest emerging collaborations, to the implications of using additive manufacturing technology and 3D printed materials in todays market.
+ Organized By General Assembly
+ General Assembly Atlanta @ North Ave | 6pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Tuesday February 10th, 2015
+ A Taste of WCIT (Women in Cable & Telecommunications) 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
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 Fiel | 3pm – 7pm
+ 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
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
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
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
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
// 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
Collider
Polygon 
+ Center for Civic Innovation
General Assembly

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