July Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events
It’s July! Along with celebrating the Fourth and hitting the beach, savvy Triangle-area Marketing, PR and Advertising pros will take advantage of these learning and networking events. Why not join them?
July 5 – Triangle AMA Content Marketing SIG (Special Interest Group), 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Centerline Digital, 509 W. North Street, Raleigh. The Content Marketing SIG, normally held the first Friday of each month, has a special day and time for July. This member-only round table event explores the principles of Content Marketing in depth. SIGs are an exclusive free event for members of the Triangle AMA. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.
July 10 – 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. 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.
July 10 – TIMA WordPress Doctors, 6:00-10:00 p.m. at Hub Raleigh, 711 Hillsborough St, Raleigh. Join TIMA for a “get your hands dirty” WordPress event geared to fixing problems, understanding the platform and making it work! Topics will include popular widgets and what they do; basic care & feeding of a WordPress site, and how to switch themes without crashing. Connect on Facebook. Twitter: @TIMA_NC.
July 11 – Function Pink Developers Meetup on CSS Performance, 6:30 p.m. at Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh. Code School has selected Function Pink as one of a handful of meetups from across the country to host a presentation via Skype about CSS performance with Code School instructor Nick Walsh. Nick is a front-end developer by way of design, having traded in Creative Suite for CSS methodologies and web standards. In his presentation, you’ll learn how advancements in CSS have quickly shifted the conversation from what you can do to what you shouldn’t do. This discussion goes into profiling CSS paint times and frame rates, optimizing selectors, the various implications of retina-friendly images, and common performance pitfalls in stylesheets. Cost: Free; food will be provided by Code School. Connect on Twitter: @functionpink.
July 12 – 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.
July 17 – AIGA Town Square, 7:30 p.m. at Cocoa Cinnamon, 420 W. Geer Street, Durham. 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. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.
July 17 – Independent Communicators Alliance Meetup Session on WordPress, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Blinco’s Sports Restaurant, 6711 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh. Join the Independent Communicators Alliance Meetup group to hear speaker Michelle Gower, owner of Gower Power Business Training & Design discuss WordPress. Cost: Free, but RSVP required. Organizer Mary Ann Bella is on Twitter: @mizmabella.
July 19 – NCTA 101 Webinar, 9:00-10:00 a.m. NCTA hosts a monthly web conference to provide an overview of programs and events along with helpful hints on how to navigate the web site and take advantage of all NCTA membership has to offer. This interactive call, hosted by NCTA staff and the Ambassador Welcome Team, will give participants the opportunity to ask questions and hear from current NCTA members about how their participation has benefited them and their business. NCTA 101 is open to any employees of member companies and individuals interested in joining NCTA. Registrants will receive an emailed confirmation and call/login information prior to the webinar. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCTA.
July 23 – Raleigh Public Relations Society June 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.
July 24 – Triangle 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.
July 25 – Refresh the Triangle “Make the Logo Bigger: How to Have Fewer Client Service Problems.” 6:30 p.m. – until. Location: Bull City Coworking, 112 S Duke St., Durham. If you work at a small marketing agency or as a freelance marketer, this interactive workshop will help you avoid common problems and enjoy your work more. You’ll learn how to find the right clients, how to get clients to pay you for your time, and how to say “no” to clients without burning bridges. Cost: Free. Event capped at 50 attendees. Connect on Meetup: refreshthetriangle
July 26 – Triangle 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.
July 30 – SEO What You Need to Know Meetup “Ask Us Anything” Panel, 6:30 p.m., location TBA. Here’s your chance to ask questions about site SEO, E-Commerce, Usability, User Experience, Code, WordPress, Link Building, Analytics, PPC etc., and have a panel of smart people answer them, including Jon Henshaw, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer for Raven Tools. Jon has been involved with website development and Internet strategy since 1995. Cost: Free. Host Phil Buckley is on Twitter: @1918.
No Triangle-area marketing or program events in July (or not yet posted):
- AAF-RDU Raleigh – Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.
- LinkedIn Live Raleigh – Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @LinkedinRaleigh.
- Mix Networking Group – Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @MixRaleigh.
- NCPRSA – Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCPRSA.
- Triangle IABC – Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @IABCNCTriangle.
Please send event info or corrections to patrick at insidetrianglecomms.com. Our LinkedIn group is Triangle PR and Marketing Professionals.
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