Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | November 25 2014 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | November 25 2014 Edition


Week of Tuesday November 25th, 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:
This Week: Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy it with family and friends and be safe if you’re traveling. Events will pick up next week.
New Events Added From: Social Enterprise Alliance of Greater Atlanta, Georgia Day of Code,  The SWEeT Alliance of Community Partners, and Hive Global Leaders Program.
Wednesday December 3rd
+ SWEeT (Social, Web, Entrepreneurs & Tech) Holiday Party
+ Push the work aside and pick up a peppermint stick (or schnapps, if you’re truly into holiday spirits) while you ring in the holiday cheer with a few hundred of your closest friends. Any money made off of the event will be donated to springBoard, which is Hands On Atlanta’s skills-based volunteer initiative. They enlist talented business and technology professionals to provide pro-bono consulting services for nonprofit organizations. They are looking for folks with know how in: technology planning, website creation & productivity, budget forecasting, marketing planning, branding, human resources, and more.
+ Organized By ATDC, the Atlanta Tech Village, AWDG, Hypepotamus, StartupChicks, Pear’d and Opportunity Hub
+ RiRa Irish Pub – 1080 Peachtree St. NW) | 7pm – 9pm
+ Cost: $15
+ Purchase tickets here
Thursday December 4th
+ Social Enterprise Alliance of Greater Atlanta Holiday Party
+ Please feel free to bring your significant other. SEA ATL will provide hors d’oeuvres. Cash bar. Charter members will be acknowledged and honored at the party. Please bring a toy for a child to be donated to Beacon of Hope, Inc. Your contribution of a toy will bring a smile to a child’s face this holiday season!
+ Organized By SEA
+ Castle Atlanta – 87 15th St. NW Midtown) | 6pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Toy for a child
+ RSVP by December 1st at 1 pm to
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
Friday December 5th
+ Deadline to Apply For The January 2015 Cohort of the Hive Global Leaders Program
+ Hive is a global network of 200 extraordinary leaders and entrepreneurs from more than 40 countries who are committed to changing the world. Hive is holding its next educational program January 16-19, 2015, in San Francisco, California. The Hive curriculum combines learning from experts in leadership, mission-aligned business, cutting-edge technology, design thinking, mindfulness, social entrepreneurship, and more. Best of all, you get to connect with a network of truly amazing people that will support you personally and professionally.
+ Organized By Hive Global Leaders Program
+ Program Takes Place in San Francisco
+ Cost: No Application Fee
+ Apply at
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
Wednesday December 10th
+ Georgia Day of Code
+ Hour of Code is an introduction to computer science designed to show that anyone can learn the basics. provides hour-long tutorials featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Angry Birds, and more— for your computer, tablet, smartphone, or with no computer at all!
+ Organized By Technology Association of Georgia – ED
+ Across The State
+ Cost: Free
+ You can help this grassroots, teacher-driven campaign reach 100 million students by the end of the year by signing up to participate
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
Polygon (events only)

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