Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | September 30 2014 Edition

Goodie Nation | Atlanta, GA | September 30 2014 Edition

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Week of Tuesday September 23rd, 2014


Some of the best upcoming events handpicked by our team, and put in a nice little bundle just for you:
:: Because We’re Such Good Friends (Hookups) ::

  • Marketing People Get Chance To Attend The Platform.org Summit For Free: Apply here to participate in Goodie Marketing and, if selected, receive a complimentary registration
  • $1,400 Discount To Platform.org Summit 2014: Use the code “GN2014” before September 30th to register for this amazing conference for just $595. Registration details below.
  • Get Tuition Credit on General Assembly’s Courses: Sign up to get $200 toward the part-time courses and $500 towards a full-time immersive course. Sign up here.
  • $30 Discount on General Assembly Classes & Workshops: Use the code “goodiehack675” to get $30 off all classes/workshops through December 31st. View list of upcoming classes here.
  • Free 1 Month Trial of General Assembly’s Front Row: Get access to General Assembly’s online library of streaming classes covering all things tech, business, design to advance your career. Sign up here.

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Now onto the events…
New Events Added From: Art is King Panel, TechMunch, New Leaders Council, SouthWiRED, Awesome Foundation Happy Hour, & Goodie Marketing
Tuesday September 23rd
+ Art Is King Panel Discussion #3
+ Who Defines “GOOD” Art? Panel Discussion that features Art Galleries, Design Firms, Freelance Professionals and Art Industry Experts. Panelists include Floyd Hall (WonderRoot Interactive Media)
+ Organized By Art Is King
+ WonderRoot (982 Memorial Dr SE, 30316) | 6:30pm – 9pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Thursday September 25th (via Atlanta Startup Gossip)
+ Happy Hour with American Institute of Graphic Arts + General Assembly
+ Students, Professionals, and Friends alike are invited to meet up for informal design-speak and networking all centered around the topics of Design, Art, Branding, Experimental Creativity, and anything in general necessary for a creative mind.
+ Organized By AIGA & General Assembly
+ Argosy (470 Flat Shoals Ave SE, 30316) | 6pm – 8pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Friday September 26th
+ 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
Friday September 26th
+ #TechMunch Atlanta: Food & Blogger Lifestyle Conference
+ TECHmunch, the food blogger conference sweeping North America, is heading to Atlanta for the first time to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!.
+ Organized By TechMunch Food Blogger Conference
+ Monday Night Brewing (670 Trabert Ave. NW 30318) | 9am – 4pm
+ Cost: $99+
+ Register here
Saturday September 27th
+ Networking Doesn’t Have To Suck
+ Workshop: Networking Doesn’t Have to Suck–How to Build a Real Community by Just Being You.
+ Organized By Evi. D Consulting
+ NEX Atlanta (318 Cherokee Ave. SE #104, 30312) | 8:30am – 12pm
+ Cost: $149
+ Register here
Saturday September 27th
+ Fifth Annual Be The Match Soiree
+ Join us for this special evening as we showcase extraordinary stories of healing and hope, and raise funds to help more people receive the life-saving marrow transplant they need.
+ Organized By Be The Match
+ The Foundry at Puritan Mill (916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW, 30318) | 6pm
+ Cost: $150 ($85 tax-deductible)
+ Register here
Saturday September 27th
+ STEMFest: A Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, & The Arts
+ Please join us for a day filled with hands on experiments, demonstrations, and fun focused on STEM and the Arts. The event is opened to 6th to 12th grade students, parents, and teachers. It is a FREE event.
+ Georgia Piedmont Technical College (495  N. Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, GA, 30021) | 9am – 2pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
Tuesday September 30th
+ New Leaders Council 2015 Institute Informational Mixer
+ We have an opportunity to develop Atlanta’s next generation of leadership through New Leaders Council, the premiere leadership institute.
+ Zucot Gallery (100 Centennial Olympic Park Dr SW) | 6pm – 9pm
+ Cost: Free
+ RSVP here
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
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
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
+ Cost: Free
+ Apply to participate 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
+ Register here
// Other Atlanta e-Newsletters You Should Sign Up For //
+ Atlanta Startup Gossip
+ Hypepotamus
+ General Assembly
+ Opportunity Hub
+ Technology Association of Georgia

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