Archive for July, 2012

July 2012 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

July is off to a scorching start – why not beat the heat with these marketing, PR and advertising events in the Triangle?

July 11 – Monthly AIGA Raleigh Community Meeting, 6:30 p.m., New Kind, 105 Brooks Avenue, Raleigh.  (Parking is available in the lot underneath the building.) We’ll be discussing the results of the Community Feedback survey. If you haven’t taken the survey yet, please take a few moments to fill it out. We will use the results to guide us as we work on the programming schedule for the upcoming year at our board retreat in August. Introductions start at 6:30, followed by the monthly presentation of chapter updates and announcements. Free. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

July 11TIMA WordPress Doctors “Hack-a-Thon” 6:00-10:00 p.m. (dinner 6:00-7:00, program 7:00-10:00) at Lulu, 3101 Hillsborough St, Raleigh. Join TIMA and our host Lulu in a “get your hands dirty” WordPress event geared to fixing problems, understanding the platform and making it work. Cost: $25 members, $40 non-members; Members get first reservation. Connect on Facebook. Twitter: @TIMA_NC.

July 13Triangle AMA Social Media SIG, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. Join other Triangle AMA members to discuss the latest trends and tips in Social Media. Free for members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

July 20 Triangle AMA Healthcare Marketing SIG – 8:00-9:00 a.m. at MedThink Communications, 3301 Benson Drive, Fourth Floor, Raleigh. Join other Triangle AMA members to discuss marketing challenges facing the healthcare industry in 2012 and beyond. Free for members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

July 24Raleigh Public Relations Society 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.

July 27Triangle AMA Digital Marketing and Analytics SIG, 8:00-9:00 a.m. at 8:00 ET at Brooks Bell, 711 Hillsborough Street, Suite 200, Raleigh. Join other Triangle AMA members who want to address the special concerns of B2B technology marketing.  Free for members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

July 31SEO – What You Need to Know Meetup: How to Audit Your Site for SEO, 6:30 p.m., Location TBA. This month’s event is a Do-it-Yourself session. We’ll walk through the 10 simple steps that any good site audit needs to hit . . . and the numerous sub-steps. Bring a notebook, and you’ll leave with a to-do list to improve your site. Free.

No Triangle-area marketing or program events in July (or not yet posted):

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