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January 2013 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

Happy 2013! Start the New Year off right by attending one of these great Triangle marketing, PR and advertising events.

January 8 LinkedIn Live Raleigh bi-monthly Business Networking Event, 6:00-9:00 at The Chef’s Academy, 2001 Carrington Mill Boulevard, Morrisville. Linkedin Live Raleigh (LLR) aims to help Linkedin members in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area deepen the connections they have online and build new connections in the real world. Cost; A suggested $5 donation collected at the door will benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, a nonprofit organization that has provided food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina for more than 30 years. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @LinkedinRaleigh.

January 9 TIMA 4th Annual Futurist Panel, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Hub Raleigh, 711 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh. Our annual Futurist panel will present what to expect in digital trends, reputation management, online advertising, social media and community building in the coming year. Our panelists: Digital Marketing, Zach Clayton, CEO of Three Ships Media; Reputation Management,  Andy Beal, CEO of Trackur; Online Advertising, PPC & Media Buying, Mark Rockett, CEO of RockettInteractive; Online Community Development & Open Source Advocate, Jason Hibbets, Red Hat, CityCamp Raleigh, Code for America, southwestraleigh.com. Cost: $25 members, $35 non members; prices rise after January 7. Connect on Facebook. Twitter: @TIMA_NC.

January 9AIGA Raleigh Community Meeting, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at New Kind, 105 Brooks Avenue, Raleigh. All are invited to join us at our Monthly Community Meeting. There’s no better way to see what’s going on in the Triangle creative community, get involved, and participate in shaping the chapter’s growth. Introductions start at 6:30. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

January 10IABC NC Triangle January Happy Hour and Networking Event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bella Mia Coal Fire, 2025 Renaissance Park Place, Cary. We’ll provide the snacks and the chance to chat; you’ll need to cover your own drink. Join us for an opportunity to network with fellow communications professionals from across the Triangle. Members and non-members are welcome. Cost; free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @IABCNCTriangle.

January 10AIGA Raleigh Home Grown Lunch & Learn – Design & Business: The Art of Entrepreneurship, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at 18 Seaboard, 18 Seaboard Street, Suite 100, Raleigh. Join Raven Manocchio (@ravenmanocchio), founder of the award-winning design firms BLDG25 and Stop Studios as he leads a lively discussion about the joys, drudgery, and pitfalls of building design-based businesses. Cost: $25 for members and partner members, $30 non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

January 11 Triangle AMA Social Media Marketing SIG (Special Interest Group), 8:00-9:00 a.m. at Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. This member-only monthly round table event includes discussion of the latest trends and tips in Social Media. SIGs are an exclusive free event for members of the Triangle AMA. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 11NCTA Post-Election Executive Briefing, 8:00-10:00 a.m. at The Solution Center, 1101 Slater Road, Suite 200, Durham. This briefing will feature elected leaders from the US Congress and the North Carolina General Assembly.  We will explore how the recent elections might impact the IT sector and the business community.  This is a partnership event with CompTIA, the national IT industry association. Cost: complimentary advance registration, $25 at the door. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA.

January 16AIGA January Town Square at Alivia’s Bistro, 900 West Main Street, Durham, 7:30-9:00 p.m. The 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. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

January 17 – NCTA Thought Leaders Series: Walt Mossberg, Live and Unplugged in NC, 8:00-10:00 a.m. at the Umstead, 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary. Mossberg, the Wall Street Journal columnist and All Things Digital Co-Creator, will share insights on the state of the tech industry and will discuss gadgets, cloud computing, and many other issues. A consumer technology showcase will be held before and after the program. Cost: $50 for NCTA members, $75 for non members. Registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA.

January 17Triangle AMA January Luncheon – Learn How to Get Today’s Consumers to Buy, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Learn how to truly engage consumers and increase revenue with guest speaker Colleen Sharp, Vice President of Insights Integration at The Futures Company.  Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non members; prices rise after January 11. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 18Triangle AMA Healthcare Marketing SIG (Special Interest Group), 8:00-9:00 a.m. at MedThink Communications, 3301 Benson Drive, Fourth Floor, Raleigh. This member-only monthly round table event on marketing challenges facing the healthcare industry in 2013 and beyond. SIGs are an exclusive free event for members of the Triangle AMA. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 25Triangle AMA Digital Marketing and Analytics SIG (Special Interest Group), 8:00-9:00 a.m. at Brooks Bell, 711 Hillsborough Street, Suite 200, Raleigh.  This member-only monthly round table event focuses on B2B marketing in the high tech industry and other market sectors. SIGs are an exclusive free event for members of the Triangle AMA. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 29 SEO – What You Need to Know Meetup: SEO Basics, 6:30 p.m., location TBA. This SEO 101 session will review the dramatic changes to SEO in the last 12 months, give an overview of what SEO is about and how to do it right. Free. Host Phil Buckley is on Twitter: @1918.

No Triangle-area marketing or program events in January (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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