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November 2013 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

November 11, 2013 Leave a comment

November Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

The year is winding towards its close, but for Triangle Marketing, PR and Advertising pros the calendar is full of opportunities – why not expand your network and knowledge sets with one or more of these great events?

November 12AIGA Raleigh Homegrown Luncheon, Make the Logo Bigger: How to Have Fewer Client Service Problems, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at 18 Seaboard, 18 Seaboard Avenue, Raleigh. Karl Sakas will share 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. The session includes a hands-on Q&A with Karl to answer your real-life questions about how to handle difficult client situations. Cost: $25 members, $30 non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

November 12Triangle IABC Monthly Professional Development Meeting with Stephanie Scotti, Professionally Speaking, “Changing the world, one presentation at a time,” 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Crabtree Tavern, 5300 Homewood Banks Drive, Raleigh. This session will provide practical strategies that can be used immediately to present at that all-important business meeting, present at a conference or trade show, or to be more confident in any “speaking” environment.   Cost: Members $20, non-members $35, students $5, rates rise after November 6. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @IABCNCTriangle.

November 12Triangle AMA Marketing Automation SIG, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at FirstPoint Management Resources, 1500 Sunday Drive Suite 102, Raleigh. Join other Triangle AMA members for a monthly special interest group to discuss the latest trends, tips and best practices in Marketing Automation for both B2C & B2B. The Marketing Automation SIG is hosted by Neolane, Inc. Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members; registration is requested. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

November 12-14 – Internet Summit, Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh. Join over 2,000 fellow marketers and digital professionals at the 6th annual Internet Summit to learn the latest digital marketing and business strategies and best practices. Topics include Content Strategy, Usability/Design, Mobile Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media, Ecommerce, Email, Search, Marketing Automation, Analytics & Data, and much, much more. Cost: Varies, but limited tickets remain. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @Internet_Summit.

November 13AAF-RDU Breakfast of Champions: What We Do U Can 2, 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, 4th Floor, Raleigh. Senior-level agency and business leaders looking to contribute and shape a future generation of advertisers are invited to learn more about a vital initiative developed by the AAF-RDU Club, to expose, educate and engage North Carolina high school students from varying socioeconomic levels and diverse backgrounds who may be unaware of the many career possibilities that exist within the advertising industry. Please join us to discuss how you can cultivate and inspire a new generation of advertising professionals. Cost: Free, RSVP by October 24 to Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.

November 14AAF-RDU Master Class Series, Handmade Packaging: The Importance of Incorporating Artisanal Elements into Your Design Work, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at AIA North Carolina Headquarters, 14 East Peace Street, Raleigh. Creating handmade elements are good for the designer’s soul and good for business too. Andy Kurtts, Design Manager of The Fresh Market, will walk the audience through a few real world examples from his work where he was able to incorporate elements as well as share ways to get your own hands dirty. Cost: Free for members, $35 for non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.

November 19SEO What You Need to Know Meetup: 10 Steps to Long-Term SEO Success, 6:30 p.m., location TBD. Raleigh’s SEO Meetup is about getting realistic and informational advice on what works with the search engines. Free. Host Phil Buckley is on Twitter: @1918.

November 20 – TIMA and Big Data Experts Roundtable Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett Street, Raleigh. Join TIMA for lunch as we host our annual Big Data Roundtable.  Experts will include Michael Hubbard, Owner, Media Two Interactive; Damian Herrick, Owner, Lake Hill Analytics; and David Stirling, President, Market Vue Partners. These three experts offer many unique perspectives including data exchange, B2B data implementation, consumer marketing and beyond. Cost:  $25 for members, $40 for non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TIMA_NC.

November 20NCPRSA Professional Development Luncheon: Competing on a Shoestring, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Crabtree Tavern, 5300 Homewood Banks Drive (behind Crabtree Valley Mall), Raleigh. Join us to learn how to market and promote your business on a small budget and how to put resources to work through fundraising, collaboration and free resources. Cost: $25 for members, $35 for non-members, $20 for students. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @NCPRSA.

November 20Triangle AMA Digital Marketing and Analytics SIG, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Method Savvy, 502 Rigsbee Avenue Suite 205, Durham. Join other results oriented marketers for an open discussion with AMA members focused on how analytical thinking can inform the marketing process. Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members; registration is requested. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

November 20AIGA Town Square, 7:00 p.m. at Cocoa Cinnamon, 420 W. Greer Street, Durham. This month’s theme will be illustration and hand-lettering. Everyone is encouraged to bring a sketchbook, some great hand-lettering/sign painting/etc. examples they love and/or some work by their favorite illustrator to discuss. A communal sketch pad will be available for group use for doodling, etc. Cost: Free, but registration would be nice. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

November 21 Triangle AMA November Luncheon, Redesign, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Join William Ammerman,’s Director of Sales & Marketing and John Conway,’s General Manager, as they share the goals and strategies that led the overhaul of to achieve more consumer engagement and innovative advertising opportunities, as well as a seamless experience across all devices.  Cost:  $30 for members, $40 for non-members; cost increases after October 11. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

November 25 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 at the Triangle AMA Social Media Special Interest Group (SIG) to discuss the latest trends and tips relating to marketing in a time of Healthcare reform. Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members; registration is requested. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

November 26Raleigh Public Relations Society Monthly Luncheon, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at The Midtown Grille, 4421-115 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Cost: Members $12, guests $20, students $8. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @RPRS.

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

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