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August 2012 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

Summer may be on the wane, but there are plenty of great Triangle marketing, PR and advertising events to attend this month.  Why not sign up for one today?

August 1 – MonthlyAIGA Raleigh Community Meeting, 6:30 p.m., New Kind, 105 Brooks Avenue, Raleigh.  (Parking is available in the lot underneath the building.) Brian Crawford will announce the Pursuit Fund winners, Hayley Hughes will give a presentation on her work with the Rubin Museum of Art, we’ll talk about the new Wiki and share other membership news.  Introductions start at 6:30, followed by the monthly presentation of chapter updates and announcements. Free. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

August 2 – Function Pink Developers Group Meetup, Breakpoint: A Responsive Layout Generator, 7:00 p.m., Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. Breakpoint is a tool that lets you quickly make responsive layouts by generating media queries for you. Les James, who created the tool, will do a deep dive into Breakpoint. Come check it out! Free. Connect on Twitter: @functionpink.

August 2NC Technology Association Emerging Tech & Trends: BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to Work, 8:30-11:00 a.m., Research Triangle Park HQ, 12 Davis Drive, RTP. Business leaders are faced with the challenge of either providing the latest and greatest digital devices, or integrating their employees personal devices to make them more efficient.  This panel will feature business leaders and IT experts discussing how they are addressing the BYOD trend. Cost: Members free, Nonmembers, $45; registration required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA.

August 10Triangle 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.

August 15AIGA Town Square, 7:30 p.m. at The Crunkleton, 320 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill.  The AIGA Town Square is an open meet-up for designers in the Durham/Chapel Hill area to network, have a beer and discuss ideas & the latest design trends. Free. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

August 16 Triangle AMA August Luncheon: Content Marketing All the Buzz, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Content marketing is not a new concept, but it’s today’s hot buzzword for marketers. Gilad de Vries (@giladdevries), Vice President of Brands and Agencies at Outbrain will share insights from his experience working with the leading content discovery and amplification platform used by more than 200 premium online publishers. Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non members; cost increases after June 15. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

August 21Linkedin Live Raleigh Bi-Monthly Business Networking Event, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle Park,  4620 South Miami Blvd., Durham. The featured nonprofit charity for this event is ActivateGood.org, a nonprofit organization that connects individuals, groups, and companies to volunteer needs with partnering nonprofits in Wake County and surrounding areas and empowering the next generation of young volunteers and community leaders through the Activate Schools Initiative. Cost: Suggested donation $5. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @LinkedinRaleigh.

August 24 – NC Technology Association Executive Briefing, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at The Solution Center, 1101 Slater Road, Suite 200, Brighton Hall/2nd Floor, Durham.  The executive briefing will feature a North Carolina political forecast from John Rustin, Executive Director – North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation. Cost: This Member-Only event is free to attend, but registration is required.  Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA.

August 24Triangle 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.

August 28Raleigh 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.

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

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

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