Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | October 14 2014 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | October 14 2014 Edition

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Week of Tuesday October 14th, 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: Get Connected, The BOSS Network, Nex Labs (Updated Info), covello, Code For Atlanta, and AT&T.
Tuesday October 14th
+ Code For Atlanta Workshop & Brainstormin’
+ This event will feature a Civic Hacking 101 workshop to introduce new folks to the broader civic hacking movement and recap our recent history here in Atlanta.
+ Organized By Code For Atlanta
+ A&T Foundry (75 5th St Suite 110) | 7pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Wednesday October 15th
+ 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 October 16th
+ Young Professionals Business Exchange
+ This signature event gives Atlanta’s emerging executives and seasoned professionals more than just an opportunity to meet and greet.
+ Organized By Atlanta Tribune Magazine
+ Loews Atlanta Hotel (1065 Peachtree St NE, 30309) | 6pm – 7:30pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday October 16th
+ 2014 ATP Awards Gala
+ The ATP Awards Gala boasts the premier event where the who’s who of communications technology professionals rub elbows and honor outstanding achievements for the year.
+ Organized By ATP
+ Cobb Galleria Centre | 5pm
+ Cost: $200
+ Purchase Ticket here
October 16th – 17th
+ Southern K-14 Education Innovation Summit 2014
+ The Center for Digital Education has partnered with the Technical College System of Georgia and Georgia Piedmont Technical College to bring together a unique group of college presidents, district superintendents and other regional education leaders to discuss the role of technology, pedagogy and partnerships to create a new K-14 educational paradigm in the southern states.
+ Organized By The Center for Digital Education
+ Georgia Piedmont Technical College (495  N. Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, GA, 30021)
+ Cost: Free (Open to Public Sector only)
+ Register here
Friday October 17th
+ TEDxPeachtree 2014 “Illuminate”
+ TEDxPeachtree seeks to bring the TED experience to Georgia and is one of the most established TEDx groups in the state. At our event, recorded TEDTalks and live speakers from Georgia and beyond share ideas to solve macro and micro challenges in a day-long conference.
+ Organized By TEDxPeachtree
+ Buckhead Theatre (3110 Roswell Rd, 30305) | 9am – 4pm
+ Cost: $139
+ Purchase Tickets here
Friday October 17th – Saturday October 18th
+ AT&T Mobile App Hackathon: Public Safety
+ With the adoption of 4G LTE, law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel will finally leverage the same high-speed data networks the general public uses every day. Vaulting them into the world of networked communications, these first responders will need mobile apps to help respond to emergencies more efficiently, fight crime more effectively, and help make our communities safer.
+ Organized By AT&T Developer Program
+ AT&T Foundry (75 5th St NW, Suite 110, 30308)
+ Cost: Free
+ Register here
Friday October 17th
+ 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
Tuesday October 21st
+ 12th Annual Moving Your Business Forward Conference: Planning 2015
+ Join Atlanta Tribune as we bring you sessions on crowd funding, technology, marketing, social media, branding & supplier diversity.
+ Organized By Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine
+ UPS Headquarters (55 Glenlake Parkway NE, 30328) | 8am – 1pm
+ Cost: $50
+ Register here
Wednesday October 22nd
+ Boss “Ladies That Lead” An Evening With Beverly Johnson
+ The BOSS Network 5th Anniversary featuring Beverly Johnson hosted by Cameka Smith. Arrive early for small bites & a cocktail toast
+ Organized By The BOSS Network
+ B Lost Atlanta (690 Miami Circle Suite 600, 30324) | 69m – 8:30pm
+ Cost: $40+
+ Register here
October 24th – 26th
+ Platform.org Summit 2014 Hosted by Morehouse College & Georgia Tech in partnership with YesWeCode
+ The premier event focused on diversifying the innovation economy. Speakers include Van Jones, Reggie Hudlin, Ben Jealous, & 30 others
+ Organized By Platform.org
+ Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
+ Cost: $1,995 (use the code “GN by September 30th for a $1400 discount!)
+ Details/Registration here
Sunday October 26th
+ Goodie Marketing: The Marketing Jam Session benefiting Platform.org
+ Goodie Marketing is an action-packed and fast-paced event where creative people use their superpowers to solve the marketing challenges of nonprofits that support under-served communities.
+ Organized By Amplify 4 Good
+ Collider Tech Startup Space (3pm – 9pm)
+ Cost: Free
+ Apply to participate here
Monday October 27th
+ NewME Accelerator Atlanta PopUp
+ Held in various cities across the country NewME invites you to experience a tech accelerator in your own backyard. Participants will be accelerated through extended mentorship and guidance via the NewME platform.
+ Organized By NewME Accelerator
+ Opportunity Hub’s @HJR NEW Location (170 Northside Dr. 30313) | 10am – 9pm
+ Cost: $59
+ Register here
Tuesday October 28th
+ Burning Plan feat. Split
+ An entrepreneur or team presents a business plan. Then, they tell you what they don’t know. Panelists & the audience brainstorm solutions
+ Organized By Nex Labs
+ 805 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30308 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
+ Cost: $20
+ Register here
Wednesday November 5th
+ The One Party Hosted by JDRF Georgia & Jezebel Magazine
+ JDRF of Georgia will honor the 2014 honorees of The One Group at The One Party to fund a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.
+ Organized By JDRF of Georgia
+ The Estate (3109 Piedmont Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30305 | 7:30pm – 11pm
+ Cost: $75
+ Purchase Tickets here
Mid-November
+ Fishbowl
+ A “tables turned” approach to pitching where major companies pitch their tech-related projects or challenges to qualified startups and creatives.
+ Organized By covello
+ Get more info 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
// 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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