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May 2013 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

April 29, 2013 Leave a comment

May Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

May is merry in the Triangle! How many of these marketing, PR and advertising events will you attend?

May 1A Night Under the Stars: North Carolina PRSA InSpire Awards Dinner and Reception, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Morehead Planetarium, 250 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill. Join us as we celebrate our best work from 2012 at the fifth annual InSpire Awards program. This is a great opportunity to network with fellow practitioners during the cocktail reception, dinner, planetarium show and awards ceremony.  Cost: $45 for members and $55 for non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCPRSA.

May 1 – Triangle AMA Social event – Take Control of your Career, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park, 101 Soccer Park Drive, Cary. In this hour of self-discovery, Stefanie Zizzo (@stefaniezizzo), professional career/life coach and speaker, will discuss how taking ownership of your career can bring you greater satisfaction than you ever thought possible. Attire is business casual and drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. We will also be hosting a raffle for Carolina Railhawks tickets! Cost: Free. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

May 1 – AIGA 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, held the first Wednesday of the month. 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.

May 3 – Triangle AMA Content Marketing SIG (Special Interest Group), 8:00-9:00 a.m. at Centerline Digital, 509 W. North Street, Raleigh. This member-only round table event is held the first Friday of each month to explore the principles of Content Marketing in depth and define paths to success. SIGs are an exclusive free event for members of the Triangle AMA.  Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

May 8 – TIMA Luncheon, Marketing in the Healthcare, Pharma and Insurance Industries, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the RTP Foundation, 12 Davis Drive, Durham. How do marketers in the heavily-regulated healthcare industry still manage to reach their consumers while keeping their marketing programs compliant? Is it possible to run a successful marketing campaign in this increasingly complicated regulatory environment?  Panelists include: Greg O’Donnell – Group Account Director at MedThink; Jason Papagan – eMarketing Manager at Rex Healthcare; and Claire Spina Russell – Director, Digital Strategy at Quintiles. The panel will be moderated by Evan Sanchez, Senior Marketing Consultant. Cost: $20 members, $35 non members; prices rise after May 7. Connect on Facebook. Twitter: @TIMA_NC.

May 9AIGA Raleigh Fresh Cut Film Series: Design & Thinking, 7:00 p.m. at Rialto Theater, 1620 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. We’re excited to kick off exclusive, one-night only screenings of great new design films with AIGA Raleigh’s Fresh Cut Film series.  Join us casual evening at the Rialto Theater for a first view of the documentary Design and Thinking.  This documentary asks, what is design thinking? How is it applied in business models? How are people changing the world with their own creative minds?  Cost: $10 for members, $15 non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

May 10 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.

May 14 – IABC NC Triangle Happy Hour and Networking Event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Baby Moon Cafe, 100 Jerusalem Drive, Suite 106, Morrisville. Happy hour is back! 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 for members and non members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @IABCNCTriangle.

May 14AAF-RDU May Mad Social, 5:30-7:30p.m. at Spy Raleigh, 330 West Davie Street, Raleigh. Enjoy 60’s-inspired cocktail specials, get information about our upcoming events and membership drive and be entered to win a door prize. Cost: Free, but RSVP is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.

May 14LinkedIn Live Raleigh at the Historic Matthews House, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Matthews House, 317 West Chatham Street, Cary. Since 2006, Linkedin Live Raleigh (LLR) has been helping LinkedIn members in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area deepen the connections they have online, and build new connections in the real world. Averaging 150 attendees per event, LLR is definitely an event you don’t want to miss! Cost: Free. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @LinkedinRaleigh.

May 15 – AIGA Raleigh Town Square, 7:30 p.m. at Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham. The AIGA Town Square is an open meetup for designers in the Triangle area to network, have a beer and discuss ideas and the latest design trends. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

May 16AAF-RDU Presents a Very Special Evening with Ad Legend Helayne Spivak, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Centerline Digital, 509 W. North Street, Raleigh. VCU Brandcenter Director Helayne Spivak, formerly with Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness and other top New York ad firms, has created award-winning campaigns for Sears, Burger King, UPS, Club Med, Kraft, Kodak, General Motors, and many, many more. Cost: Free to members, non-members and students. Cost: $25 for members, $45 for non members,  prices rise after May 14. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.

May 17Triangle 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 focuses 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.

May 23 Triangle AMA May Luncheon –Branding Best Practices with Target Corp.’s CMO, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from this national brand. Target Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Jeff Jones (@jjones), will speak at what promises to be a sold out event for Triangle AMA’s monthly luncheon program.  Jones will share research, creative and branding insights that have helped build Target into the brand it is today. Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non members; prices rise after May 17. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

May 24Triangle 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.

May 28Raleigh Public Relations Society May Lunch Meeting, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Midtown Grill, 4421-115 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Cost: $12 for members, $20 for non members, $8 for students. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @RPRS.

No Triangle-area marketing or program events in April (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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