Archive for March, 2011

April RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

There are lots of opportunities to mix and mingle with marketing and communication colleagues in the Triangle. Here’s what’s on tap for April:

April 1Triangle AMA Direct Marketing SIG. At Capstrat in Raleigh. 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.The Direct Marketing SIG will focus on B2B and B2C Direct Marketing. The group is for members who want to discuss trends, address challenges and share best practices in Direct Marketing. AMA members only.

April 6Triangle AMA Tech Marketing SIG. At Syncfusion in Morrisville. 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Discuss B2B marketing in the high-tech industry. First Wednesday of each month. AMA members only.

April 8Web 101. Web Design for Everyone. AIGA. Last day to register – classes begin April 12. Eight experts will lead over 36 hours of workshops covering the basics of functional, well-designed websites. Registration required. Web 101 will meet once a month for one year. Go here for more details, curriculum and schedule. Twitter: @aigaraleigh

April 12Shaping an Event to Meet Your Goals: The Launch of the John Deere Gator™ XUV. Join the John Deere PR team from IMRE for a unique discussion on how to create and execute successful events. Speakers include McGavock Edwards, Kris Welsh and Tracy Lathan. Noon for networking and lunch. Program begins at 12:30 p.m. Triangle IABC. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, 4500 Marriott Drive, Raleigh. Online registration. Twitter: @IABCNCTriangle

April 13Nonprofits and Social Media Executives from Urban Ministries of Durham and their team at McKinney will give an inside look at how they raised awareness for their cause with social media, as part of TIMA’s annual Non-Profits and Social Media event. 6:30 p.m. Triangle Interactive Marketing Association (TIMA). McKinney 318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701 Twitter: @TIMA_NC

April 13Mix Networking Group. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Networking, drink specials and appetizers. The Union 327 W. Davie Street. Downtown Raleigh. Twitter: @mixraleigh

April 20The Principal’s Principles. This is a panel discussion in which leaders of 5 creative firms discuss their philosophies of design & business.Participants include: Dylan Bost (Ulanguzi), Ed Collevecchio (Creative Associates), Woody Holliman (Flywheel Design), Deborah Loercher (Anoroc Agency), and Beverly Murray (R+M Agency). 6:30 p.m. at N.C. State University 2221 Stinson Dr. Raleigh 27640 Twitter: @aigaraleigh

April 21Triangle AMA Luncheon Improve Your Marketing with Storytelling. Robin Kitson is a professional storyteller who weaves stories from any angle, direction and venue. Listen as she explains what we are missing in our marketing pitch – often it’s the story. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Triangle AMA. Brier Creek Country Club. Registration required. Twitter: @triangleama

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