Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | November 18 2014 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | November 18 2014 Edition

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Week of Tuesday November 18th, 2014


Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for real-time event alerts…Now onto some of the best upcoming events & promotions handpicked by our team, and put in a nice little bundle just for you:
New Events Added From: Femfessionals, 3 Day Startup, Think For Good, Switch Pitch, and Friends of Refugees.
Tuesday November 18th
+ The 2014 Global Education Benefit hosted by 11Alive News Anchor Blayne Alexander
+ The event will celebrate the achievements Focal Point Global has made in empowering underserved youths through peer education and low cost technology in USA, Cameroon, The Gambia, and Namibia. In addition, Focal Point Global will pay tribute to those who exemplify the vision of Focal Point Global and have helped make our HIV/AIDS and Child Trafficking Awareness education initiatives and workshops possible – friends, partners, and change-makers like yourself. 
+ Organized By Focal Point Global
+ Bill Lowe Gallery (764 Miami Circle #210, 30324) | 6pm – 9pm
+ Cost: $50
+ Purchase tickets here
Wednesday November 19th
+ Daybreaker ATL
+ On Wednesday, November 19th, DAYBREAKER will launch in Atlanta. No more dreary treadmills or circular runs around the track going nowhere. No more boring, lackluster mornings. After an amazing few months in New York, San Francisco, London, and Los Angeles, DAYBREAKER is coming to ATL. We have a gorgeous space lined up, sexy beats by DJ Tabone, KIND snacks, and Well ATL will be in the building and other fun surprises. And for the brave, we’re offering pre-dance yoga to kick things off from 7 am to 8 am (please bring your own mat) — or just join us to dance from 8 am to 10 am.
+ Organized By James Andrews (@keyinfluencer) & Karl Injex
+ Sound Table (483 Edgewood Ave) | 7am – 10am
+ Cost: $20 – $25
+ Purchase tickets here
Wednesday November 19th
+ Technology + Social Activism Hosted by Dave Huddleston (11Alive News Anchor)
+ An open discussion about the use of technology to support grassroots social change initiatives.
+ Organized By Technologists of Color
+ Polygon Atlanta | 6pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: Free
Wednesday November 19th
+ Femfessionals Atlanta Workshop: Mastering The Sale
+ Join Femfessionals Atlanta as Jordan Hayles provides practical tools for everything from building your sales pipeline and staying on top of follow-up, to making the ask, pre-selling, and charging your worth.
+ Organized By Femfessionals
+ Nex Atlanta | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: $5+
+ Register here
Thursday November 20th
+ 10-4 Good Atlanta November Meetup
+ We have some awesome businesses/nonprofits presenting at our next meetup: (1) Art to Aid empowers people to do good through the act of creating. (2) New Story connects donors with homeless families around the world to create life-changing stories. (3) Party with a Purpose uses entertainment as a channel to conduct philanthropy to empower and enrich lives.
+ Organized By 10-4 Good Atlanta
+ Center for Civic Innovation | 7:30pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Friday November 21st – Sunday November 23rd
+ 3DS: 3 Day Startup: Focus on Social Entrepreneurship
+ The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a technology company over the course of three days. We rent work space for an entire weekend, recruit 45 students with a wide range of backgrounds, cater food and drinks, invite top-notch entrepreneurs and investors, pick the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and release a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend.
+ Organized By Various Orgs
+ Opportunity Hub @ GIANT (426 Marietta St,  30313) | 7pm – 12am
+ Cost: Free
+ Register here
Friday November 21st
+ SharkTank Season 6 #ConnectWatchPitch Weekly Series
+ Each and every week during ABC Sharktank’s Season 6, we’ll come together to watch the hit show, dissect and discuss the deals, connect and network with influences, entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and service providers and hear some great pitches from Atlanta startups! .
+ Organized By Opportunity Hub
+ Opportunity Hub’s @HJR NEW Location (170 Northside Dr. 30313) | 7pm – 12am
+ Cost: Free
Saturday November 22nd
+ CommunKnowledge
+ Do you have the next disruptive idea that will change the city forever? What ideas should be common knowledge and spread across Atlanta? What are you longing to do, be, create? Join fellow Atlantans as we reignite the LEARNING CIRCLE with a series of conversations that will inspire and enlighten. Whether you are a trainer, speaker, thought leaders, or just d@mn good at what you do, join the CommunKnowledge Learning Circle to share and learn from the best in the city.
+ Organized By Think For Good
+ Points of Light HQ | 9am – 12pm
+ Cost: $5
+ RSVP here
Monday November 24th
+ The Awesome Foundation (Atlanta Chapter) Awesome Cocktail Hour
+ The awesome cocktail hour where the chapter will award a no-strings-attached grant of $1,000 to a project that they deem Awesome. Learn more about the organization and network.
+ Organized By The Awesome Foundation (Atlanta Chapter)
+ Fork & Juniper (Hyatt Atlanta Midtown – 125 10th St. Midtown, 30309) | 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday December 4th
+ Atlanta Tribune Magazine 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
+ For the 16th consecutive year, Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine & The George A. Lottier Gold Foundation will formally recognize the distinguished careers & lifetime achievements of Georgia’s most notable individuals.
+ Organized By Get Connected
+ 755 Club at Turner Field | 7pm – 10pm
+ Cost: Varies
+ Purchase Tickets here
Thursday December 4th
+ East African Coffee & Tea Tasting
+ Take a trip to East Africa without a passport! Enjoy an authentic Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and take home a coffee favor bag! (Decaf coffee and tea are optional as well!). Cafe Clarkston is the internet Cafe for the international community of Clarkston, GA serving as an employment assistance center and computer training site. We invite you to celebrate 2014 annual highlights of the program and our impact in the community. Bring a guest to enjoy!.
+ Organized By Friends of Refugees
+ Cafe Clarkston (3895 Church St., Clarkston, GA 30021) | 7pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: Varies
+ RSVP here
Tuesday December 9th
+ Switch Pitch
+ SwitchPitch is a role-reversal event where established companies pitch funded innovation projects to qualified startups looking for great partners. This isn’t Networking. This is deal-making. This event is not about face time or bacon-wrapped apps, it’s about engaged large companies looking for qualified startups to complete pre-funded innovative projects for which large companies lack bandwidth. Be a part of this new wave in targeted business development.
+ Organized By Switch Pitch
+ Terminal West | 1:30pm – 6:30pm
+ Cost: $49+
+ Register here
Saturday January 10th. 2015
+ The 3rd Annual Georgia Entertainment Gala
+ A night of immaculate elegance showcasing the immense talent that Georgia has to offer in the entertainment, Business Industry. Black Tie!
+ Organized By Get Connected
+ Georgia World Congress Center | 6pm – 11pm
+ Cost: $50+
+ Purchase Tickets 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
// Other Atlanta e-Newsletters You Should Sign Up For //
+ Atlanta Startup Gossip
+ Hypepotamus
+ General Assembly
+ Opportunity Hub
+ Technology Association of Georgia
// Great Co-Working Spaces In Atlanta (Also Available To Host Events) //
+ Nex
+ Opportunity Hub
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