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Wed / March 15, 2017

Thompson Hine Entrepreneurship Series: The Playbook

Metro Atlanta is one of the fastest growing high-tech urban centers in the country, home to more than 13,000 technology companies and a wealth of knowledge and expertise for entrepreneurs and new businesses. Thompson Hine’s Early Stage & Emerging Companies practice and Skipping Stone LLC are pleased to host the first of our Entrepreneurship Series:The Playbook, an interactive panel presentation and networking event focused on connecting the innovation community in Metro Atlanta with the resources needed for success. 

Participants will learn from a panel of experts, including venture capital and private equity investors and successful entrepreneurs, about effective ways to raise capital and launch products and services. The panel will share creative ideas and best practices, and explore the range of resources available to help new businesses achieve their goals. 


Please register online by March 13 and join us for this valuable, complimentary program!

12:00 AM

Thompson Hine

Thu / March 16, 2017

The Atlanta Area Total Internship Management Workshop

Everyone knows the value of internships, but do you run a strong intern program that maintains a pipeline of highly qualified candidates for full-time roles at your organization? This event is the perfect way to increase retention rates, work with interns to complete short-term projects, and identify future hires. On March 16th, the Robinson College of Business, The Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia State University Career Center will welcome Dr. Robert Shindell from Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading research & consulting firm to share a newfound approach to internships based on in-depth research and proven strategies. In this full-day, highly interactive and participatory workshop, participants will learn how to:

> Effectively implement an impactful internship program;
> Identify future hires through a no-strings-attached 12-week interview;
> Create and maintain a pipeline of highly qualified and educated full-time job candidates;
> Increase your organization's brand awareness on university and college campuses; and
> Build long-lasting relationships with local colleges and universities.

We invite you to join us on March 16th for this day of professional development and training.

8:30 AM

Georgia State University , The Knowles Conference Center, 85 Park Place Atlanta, GA

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Tue / March 21, 2017

Pivotal Atlanta Grand Opening

Pivotal has recently moved to one of its newest and fastest growing offices - Atlanta. As a major hub for our partners and clients in the southeast, we are collaborating with some of the most iconic American companies. Located in the revitalized yet historic Ponce City Market, we are among a thriving tech community in the Atlanta innovation scene with direct access to exceptional southern cuisine.

In honor of joining a neighborhood that is dedicated to innovation, Pivotal would like you to join us for a special evening, where you’ll be able to meet and mingle with senior executives from Pivotal, our clients, our partners, and members of the community while enjoying entertainment, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Space is limited so register today.

We look forward to you joining us.

Should you have any questions or would like more information about this event, please email Peter Schmitt at

12:00 AM

675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE

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Wed / March 22, 2017

Small Business Basecamp:

Join Salesforce, Airbnb, Chase for Business, SalesLoft, Square, Squarespace, WeWork, Zenefits, and others for a powerful half-day growth extravaganza. Hear from experts and get hands-on advice about growing your business, running faster, and building strong connections with customers.

Join us and learn how to:

Manage all of your customer relationships in the cloud
Effectively market your business on the web
Set up health insurance and human resources
Easily manage your small business travel and finances
Successfully pitch your business to investors

Please stop in anytime between noon and 6 p.m. Don’t miss out on this free, half-day-only event!

12:00 AM

The Estate

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Wed / March 29, 2017

Atlanta's 27th Annual HR Conference

Join SOAHR 2017, SHRM-Atlanta’s 27th Annual HR Conference, March 29-30, 2017. This is the event for Atlanta HR professionals to participate in cutting-edge educational content while creating meaningful relationships with your peers. Mark your calendars today and look for coming information! Two thought-compelling keynote presentations 27 innovative, career-advancing educational sessions Opportunity to earn up to 9 HRCI CEU’s and SHRM PDCs Networking opportunities including a Welcome Reception on the first night (New!) Jam-packed Resource Partner Showcase filled with valuable products and services to fit your needs (Look who's coming to SOAHR 2017 as a sponsor or exhibitor!) Complimentary professional headshots Hear IMPACT Award winner announcements And much, much more!

12:00 AM

Cobb Galleria Centre

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Wed / March 29, 2017

SOAHR 2017, SHRM-Atlanta's 27th Annual HR Conference

The event for Atlanta HR professionals to participate in cutting-edge education content while creating meaningful relationships with your peers. Visit their website for more information and registration.

12:00 AM

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Wed / March 29, 2017

ARKE CX Summit

ARKE is hosting their second annual conference, Arke CX Summit. They will be returning to the Buckhead Club with a great line-up of thought-provoking speakers. There is limited space so registering is important. For more information and registration, visit their website.

12:00 AM

Buckhead Club

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Wed / April 12, 2017

12th Annual GACE Statewide College Career Fair

The GACE Statewide Career Fair is the largest collaborative fair in the state of Georgia. Employers have an opportunity to recruit students and alumni from over 50 colleges, universities, & technical schools from across the state. Registration is now open!

11:00 AM

Cobb Galleria, Ballroom A

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Thu / April 13, 2017

KSU Non-Profit/Government Career Fair

All KSU students meet with non-profit and government employers/recruiters to find internships, co-ops, full-time and part-time positions. Visit their website for more information.

12:00 AM

Kennesaw State University

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Thu / April 20, 2017

Jesse S. McClardy/Gregory A. McCrary Celebrity Memorial Golf Tournament

Spring will be here soon, it's time to get outside and enjoy the coming of a wonderful day to play golf. We are excited and thrilled to annouce that the Jesse S. McClardy/Gregory A. McCrary Celebrity Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Southland Golf Club in Stone Mountain, Georgia on April 20, 2017.

To become a sponsor, please contact:

John F. Powers, Fundraising Chair at Clark Atlanta Athletic Boosters Association Inc, at or send mail to

Post Office Box 42811

Atlanta, GA 30311

10:00 AM

Southland Golf & Country Club