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March 2012 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

February 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Spring is just around the corner! Check out the many March events that offer opportunities to learn and network in the Triangle:

March 1 – Function Pink Developers Meetup 7:00 p.m. at Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. Discussion Topic: Modernizr, an open-source JavaScript library.  Free. Connect on Twitter: @functionpink.

March 7 – AIGA Raleigh Design Community Monthly Town Square 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at New Kind, 105 Brooks Avenue, Raleigh. Introductions start at 6:30, followed by the monthly presentation of chapter updates and announcements. Free.  Connect on Facebook. Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

March 7Idea Storm. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m at Center for Creative Marketing 3801 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh. Do you have an idea that needs feedback? Or a new product or service you’d like to bring to market? Five people will be selected to introduce their idea. The audience becomes your sounding board to build on, question, add to and vet the idea. Twitter: @CCMRaleigh

March 8 – NCTA Technology and Innovation – America’s Comeback  8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. RBC Center Arena Club, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh.  Networking breakfast and presentation by Gary Shapiro, President & CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and author of The Comeback:  How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream. Cost: $45 NCTA Members, $65 Nonmembers. Registration includes breakfast and a complimentary copy of the book. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA

March 13 – Triangle IABC Full-day writing workshop with Ann Wylie  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. SAS world headquarters, SAS Campus Dr., Cary. Workshop with renowned communications specialist Ann Wylie will focus on business communication and web writing. Cost: $150 for members, $195 for non-members, $100 for students. Connect on Facebook; Twitter @IABCNCTriangle.

March 13AIGA, Writing for the Web: Fewer Words, More Action 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sitti, 137 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh. Homegrown Lunch & Learn series with local expert Alice Williams. Cost: $20 for members and partner members, $25 for nonmembers. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

March 13 – AIGA Web 101 Workshop Series Final Class 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Crabtree, 4100 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh.  SOLD OUT.

March 13 – LinkedIn Live Panel discussion on Effective Strategies for Media Outreach Time TBA, Spy Raleigh, 330 W. Davie St., Raleigh. Free monthly networking event. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @LinkedinRaleigh.

March 14 – Downtown Raleigh Marketing – My Marketing Challenge, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The Architect, (above Volcano Bar) 108 1/2 E Hargett St, Raleigh  $5 suggested donation (all proceeds will be given to featured charity Cause for PAWS of NC) Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @DTRmarketing

March 14 – Triangle IAMA Evening with the Web Doctor: Extreme Makeover Edition  6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Spy Raleigh, 330 W. Davie St, Raleigh.  Learn online marketing best practices, get custom website feedback, and connect with fellow marketers. Cost: Free for TIMA members with early registration; $10 for non-members with early registration; $15 for all after 3/13/12 or at the door. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TIMA_NC.

March 14 – NCTA Build Buyer-Centric Messaging that Works: A Marketing Master Class  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. NCTA, 4020 Westchase Blvd, Suite 350, Raleigh. Presenters are Sami Jajeh, Principal, and Ann Revell-Pechar, VP/GM of the Carolinas, Arketi Group. Free to NCTA Members who are CXOs, or Director’s and VP’s of Marketing or Communication or Public Relations.  Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA

March 15 – Triangle AMA Making Multi-Channel Marketing Magic with NBC News Digital Network  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh.  Mary Stenmark, Senior Director for NBC News Digital Network, will discuss multi-channel marketing, where one media platform plays off the other to generate the highest brand lift and sales. Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

March 20 – AAF Raleigh/Durham David Ogilvy: The Original Mad Man 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Perkins Library Gothic Reading Room, 411 Chapel Drive, Durham. Ken Roman, former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, discusses his new book The King of Madison Avenue: David Ogilvy and the Making of Modern Advertising. Free and open to the public. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.

March 21 – NCTA Member Appreciation BBQ & Game Night with the Canes  5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. North Patio, RBC Center, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. Each ticket includes pre-game BBQ and networking with NCTA member companies, along with a lower level ticket to the game. Cost: $50 NCTA Members (Registration is available only to NCTA members and their family/guests.) Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA

March 21 – NCPRSA Professional Development Lunch  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant, Crabtree Valley Mall, Raleigh. Monthly lunch meeting, topic TBA. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCPRSA.

March 27 – Raleigh Public Relations Society (RPRS) Monthly lunch meeting  11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. at Midtown Grille, 4421-115 Six Forks Road, Raleigh.  Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @RPRS.

March 28 – NCTA Emerging Tech & Trends Series Kickoff Meeting  8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Location, Topic and Panelists TBA. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA

Please send event info or corrections to patrick at insidetrianglecomms.comOur LinkedIn group is Triangle PR and Marketing Professionals. 

This post created through the kindness of Carol Steckbeck. Thanks Carol!

Group Name: Triangle PR & Marketing Pros