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January 2014 Triangle-RDU Marketing, PR and Advertising Events

January 2, 2014 5 comments

The New Year is here! Why not start on your 2014 resolutions by attending one of these great Triangle marketing, PR and advertising events?

January 8AIGA Raleigh Community Meeting, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at New Kind/Sparktivity, 105 Brooks Avenue, Raleigh. All are invited to 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 8Triangle AMA Higher Education Marketing and Communications SIG, 8:00-9:00 a.m. at the Bryan Center, UCAE Office, Second Floor, 125 Science Drive at Duke University’s West Campus, Durham. This special interest group meets each month to discuss issues of interest. Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 8TIMA Marketing in Motion Kick Off, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Natty Greene’s, 505 West Jones Street, Raleigh. Our first event of 2014 includes pitches, brainstorming, raffle prizes, snacks and a free beer. Meet our new board and contribute your ideas for upcoming events. Everyone is welcome – both current members and future members. Cost: Free, but registration is required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TIMA_NC.

January 9Triangle AMA Content Marketing SIG, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Centerline Digital, 501 W. North Street, Raleigh. Every month, the Content Marketing Special Interest Group explores the principles of and paths to Content Marketing success. Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 10Triangle AMA Social Media SIG, 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. Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration required.  Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 14AIGA Raleigh Homegrown Lunch & Learn, Design vs, SEO: Why Google Doesn’t Like Your Beautiful Website Design, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at 18 Seaboard, 18 Seaboard Street, Raleigh. Join Brian Batchelor, founder and creative director at Brasco Design + Marketing, who will discuss basic tactics and trends in SEO, why designers should care, best practices for designers and how designers of all types can fit and thrive in an online world. Cost: $25 for members and partner members, $30 non-members. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @aigaraleigh.

January 14Triangle 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. Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 14IABC Triangle January Luncheon, Delivering Your Message Above the Noise,  12:00-1:30 p.m. at Midtown Grille, 4421-115 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh. Join us and Hal Weatherman, Chief of Staff to Lt. Governor Dan Forest, to learn what it takes to get heard above all the noise. Cost: $15 for members, $30 for non members, $5 for students, prices rise January 7. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @IABCNCTriangle.

January 15Independent Communicators Alliance Meetup, How to Create Sexy Content When the Content is Definitely Not Sexy, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at O’Malleys, 5228 Hollyridge Drive, Raleigh. Join us to hear the dynamic Cole Watts, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Campaign Coordinator and Social Media Champion for TheeDesignStudio, and Melissa Breau, copywriter, editor and content marketing consultant, explain how you can overcome the challenge of creating sexy content when the potential does not seem to exist. Cost: $5 per person, limited seats remain. Connect on LinkedIn; Twitter: @icatriangle.

January 15AIGA January Town Square 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.

January 16Triangle AMA January Luncheon – What B2B Marketers Need to Know to be Indispensable to Customers and Grow Profitability, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Learn why focusing on your customers’ profitability is the key to your company’s growth and profitability with guest speaker Keith Pigues (@dkeithpigues), co-author of Winning with Customers: A Playbook for B2B.  Cost: $30 for members, $40 for non members; prices rise after January 8. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 22Triangle AMA Healthcare Marketing SIG, 8:00-9:00 a.m. at MedThink Communications, 3301 Benson Drive, Fourth Floor, Raleigh. This monthly round table event on marketing challenges facing the healthcare industry. Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 23Triangle 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 the Digital Marketing & Analytics SIG for an open discussion with AMA members focused on how analytical thinking can inform the marketing process. Cost: Free for members, $10 for nonmembers; registration required. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @TriangleAMA.

January 23AAF-RDU Public Service Campaign: Creative Challenge Finale, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WRAL, Studio A, 2619 Western Boulevard, Raleigh. We challenged students and professionals in the Triangle to create a winning Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign for a local non-profit, E3 Project (www.E3project.org).  At this event, the top three teams present their campaign concepts to a live studio audience.  And the audience (YOU) not only gets to see real, live advertising pitches – you also help choose the winner. Cost: General admission $20, members and students $10. Connect on Facebook; Twitter: @AAFRDU.

January 28SEO What You Need to Know: SEO Basics, 6:30 p.m. at location TBA. Join host Phil Buckley (Twitter: @1918) and others for a look at the basics of SEO. Cost: Free, but RSVP requested.

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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