Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | March 5th 2015 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | March 5th 2015 Edition

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Weekend of Thursday March 5th, 2015

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New Events Added From: UNICEF, Ariane Simone, General Assembly, Opportunity Hub, The Brandery, Digital School Atlanta, VO Atlanta, Sony, The Influencers, Ragtrade Atlanta, and Courtney Rhodes.
Friday March 6th, 2015
+ UNICEF’s NextGen Tap-py Hour
+ Join us as we host UNICEF’s Next Generation (NexGen) Atlanta’s Tap-py Hour. UNICEF NextGen ATL is excited to announce Project Tap – giving you the power to provide clean water to children in need – with your phone! UNICEF Next Generation is a group of young leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in their 20s and 30s who commit their resources, resolve and enthusiasm toward supporting UNICEF’s lifesaving work.
+ Organized By UNICEF’s NextGen
+ General Assembly | 6pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Saturday March 7th, 2015
+ Women Entrepreneurs Make It Happen
+ Join Jacqueline Royster (Dean of Georgia Institute of Technology Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts) and Rodney Sampson (Founder & CEO, Opportunity Hub) in an engaging conversation with seven women that are making it happen. Strategically created as the closing conversation of the Inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurial Summit hosted by Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Opportunity Hub, Africa Atlanta & Kingonomics, part of Atlanta’s Startup Week and International Women’s Day, this experience is sure to position your mind, aspirations, dreams and actions toward making it happen as an innovator, entrepreneur or investor at any and all stages and dimensions.
+ Organized By Opportunity Hub
+ Opportunity Hub @GIANT | 10am – 12pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP 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
Thursday, March 5, 2015
+ Producing with the Sony F5 and F55 – Operator Training Workshop #4KnowTour
+ New to the Sony F5 and F55?  The all-day Workshop will show you all you need to know about producing stunning imagery with one of the world’s best cameras. With a combination of hands-on activities and lecture, you will experience the end-to-end workflow of using an F55, including: Camera Build-up, Menu Operation, Shooting your own Scene and having your own 4K RAW footage Color Graded by a professional colorist. This workshop is the very best way to learn everything you need to know about the F55.
+ Sony Professional Solutions of America
+ Turner Studios, 1020 Techwood Drive NW, Atlanta, GA | 10a-6p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here

Thursday, March 5, 2015
+ The Influencers: Volume Twenty
+ Volume Twenty was founded by two of the coolest millennials you will ever meet, Diamonde Williamson and Adrienne Colman. The Influencers is a celebration of people and brands who are making a large impact on the Atlanta, but may go unrecognized by their peers. Some of the best of the city are featured and the night also provides excellent networking opportunities to meet and greet these Influential people. The evening is curated by Sean Fahie with music by DJ100K.
+ Organized by The Influencers – Diamonde Williamson and Adrienne Colman
+ Studio No. 7, 393 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA | 9p-midnight
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
+ Business of Fashion Panel
+ Join leading fashion industry professionals for a candid conversation on Branding/Marketing/PR; Wholesale/Tradeshows; Education and Fashion/Design Technology. Moderated by Dr. C Hammonds.
+ Organized by Ragtrade Atlanta
+ The Art Institute of Atlanta, 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30328 | 6-9p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here

Thursday, March 12-15, 2015
+ VO Atlanta Voiceover Conference
+ VO Atlanta is a Voiceover Conference built around the idea that people appreciate and benefit most from real interaction.  VO Atlanta has grown into one of the largest voiceover gatherings anywhere in the world.  It’s also the largest multi-day conference on the east coast attracting talent, coaches, and other resources from around the country. VO Atlanta prides itself on being the most diverse and engaging conference available.  There are presentations provided by industry leaders, many networking opportunities, and specialty workshops designed for those looking for a small group training opportunity. Talent at all levels are invited to attend the conference.  Whether a seasoned professional or a beginning talent, VO Atlanta provides an environment where learning and growth are possible. 
+ Organized by VO Atlanta
+ Hilton Atlanta Airport, 1031 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30354
+ Cost: $197-$547
+ RSVP here

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
+ Digital School Atlanta: Evaluating Your Idea
+ Once you have a product idea in mind, how do you know if it’s a good idea or not? In this section, we will go through two exhaustive evaluations methods, evaluating both the product itself, as well as the market for your product choice. Your presenter: Roger Lopez is VP of Marketing at Sideqik and sits on the advisory board of several Atlanta Startups. He was previously the head of marketing and digital at an Atlanta based ecommerce company, which has grown 60{73d994cfe2ff8b0a610e87f383cee97a4b5b8ef0e12626b1a91565c29f75a33f} or more every year for the past 9 years, and currently ranks as one of the top 50 fastest growing businesses in Atlanta, and is an Internet Retailer Top 500. Roger has been in the digital space for over 15 years and has seen digital analytics transformed from a simple visitor counter on a website to a full blown business intelligence tool.
+ Organized by Digital School Atlanta
+ ATDC Tech Square, 75 5th St NW Atlanta, 2nd Floor- Community Room, Atlanta, GA 30308 | 6:30-8p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here

Saturday, March 21, 2015
+ Dream BIG 2015
+ Connect. Communicate. Collaborate. An inspiring, informative and invigorating personal brand summit for women professionals, entrepreneurs and big personalities with a dream & brand to leverage.
+ Hosted by Courtney R. Rhodes, Founder of The Brandista Guide
+ Westside Cultural Arts Center, 760 10th Street, NW Atlanta, 30318 | 4-7p
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP 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
Saturday March 21st, 2015
+ How to WOW One of 1000 – Media Training & Emmy Award-Winning Journalists
+ Tips to Boost Your Brand – Become a Savvy Speaker, Media Analyst or Polished Politician. Join us for this interactive workshop!
+ Organized By Kathy Y Times in Partnership with the AABJ
+ The AJC | 8am – 2pm
+ Cost: $45 – $125
+ RSVP here
Saturday March 21st, 2015
+ Entrepreneurship The FEARLESS Way
+ This class is dedicated to empowering, emerging, and established entrepreneurs for the purpose of education and personal growth development. We teach you how to manage your gifts, talents & skills for financial reward all while turning your passions into profits. Our mission is to provide resources and connections that enable people to reach their full economic potential through entrepreneurship by pursuing their God-Given Purpose.
+ Organized By Ariane Simone
+ COZE Event Space | 10am
+ Cost: $125
+ Register here
Saturday March 28th, 2015
+ Goodie Innovation: Student Edition in partnership with the United Negro College Fund
+ 70 AUC students and high school juniors and seniors come up with ideas for cool social impact companies to help Atlanta’s under-served communities.
+ Organized By Amplify 4 Good
+ Cost: Free
+ Get Details here
Saturday April 18th, 2015
+ SEM Link’s 8th Annual STEM Career Fair & Exhibition
+ Organized By SEM Link
+ GA Tech | 10am – 2pm
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
General Assembly

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