Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | October 7 2014 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | October 7 2014 Edition

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Week of Tuesday October 7th, 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:
// Opportunities //
Win a trip to Le Web, Europe’s largest tech and innovation conference, by entering this General Assembly contest here.
New Events Added From: JDRF of Georgia/Jezebel Magazine. Love Beyond Walls and ATP
October 6th – 10th
+ SouthWiRED (formerly Digital Atlanta)
+ Now in its fifth year, SouthWiRED (formerly Digital Atlanta) is one of the Southeast’s largest and longest-running digital conferences starring the country’s top innovators. SouthWiRED is fueled by a killer agenda of top-notch content, unparalleled networking and conversations.
+ Atlantic Station (201 17th St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30363)
+ Cost: $50
+ Register here
Thursday October 9th
+ The 2014 Lux List Awards
+ Honoring Xernona Clayton, Andrew Young, Derek Blanks, Xavier Foley, Michael Molina and Natt Taylor. Benefiting StudentsWithoutMothers.org
+ Organized By Urban Lux Magazine
+ Westside Cultural Arts Center (760 10th St SW, 30318) | 7pm – 10pm
+ Cost: $20
+ Purchase Tickets here
Friday October 10th
+ 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 October 11th
+ Love Beyond Walls Documentary Premier Screening
+ Love Beyond Walls is gearing up to show its first short documentary highlighting people in the trenches making a difference. This movie will highlight working class people, homeless individuals, and many who live under desperate circumstances.
+ Organized By Love Beyond Walls
+ Georgia Tech | 6pm – 9pm
+ Cost: Free + VIP
+ Register here
Sunday October 12th
+ Chocolate & Wine, Books Are Diving! Books For Africa Fundraiser
+ Atlantan community leaders show the difference they make in Africa with Books For Africa. Space Limited. Guest Sen. Donzella James.
+ Organized By Books for Africa
+ Home of Jim Munson, Chairman of South African Chamber of Commerce (769 Old Ivy Road, Atlanta, GA, 30342) | 6pm – 9pm
+ Cost: $85
+ Register here
Tuesday 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
Tuesday 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
Wednesday October 17th
+ 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
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
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
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
+ 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
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
// 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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