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July Events Around RTP!

By Jul 01, 2015

RTP 180: Gaming
July 16th, The Frontier
Long gone are the days where “gaming” meant sitting alone in your room with a tv and Nintendo. While Donkey Kong and Mario will forever be classics, the world of gaming has gone far beyond the controller. These days, companies are making strides and finding new, inventive ways to incorporate gaming into many areas of life. From virtual reality, multi-player and even gamification as a job training tool, people and companies in our area are pushing the joystick forward. The show starts at 6:00pm. See you then!
Sign Up: https://rtp180gaming.eventbrite.com

Stuff The Bus
July 31, The Frontier/Fidelity Food Truck Rodeo

Be sure not to mistake the large, yellow school bus for a food truck! Come out to support a local charity, Crayons2Calculators, by donating school supplies to go to local Durham school teachers. These teachers use supplies not just for their classrooms, but also to give to students who cannot afford to buy their own. Plus, enjoy the delicious weekly grub!

RTP Food Truck Rodeo sponsored by Fidelity Investments
Each Friday, The Frontier

*No Food Truck Rodeo on July 3rd* Each Friday you can grab lunch at our Fidelity Food Truck Rodeos at 800 Park Offices Drive. From 11:30am – 1:30pm there will be tastiness in the middle of RTP. The trucks will change weekly so show up hungry and bring your friends!
View the weekly truck lineup here: http://www.rtp.org/program/rtp-food-truck-rodeo/

Apply To Demo at CED’s Tech Venture Conference
Deadline: July 2nd

Don’t miss your chance to feature your company at the 2015 CED Tech Venture Conference. CED is accepting applications for companies to be featured in the Demo Room and on-stage for Showcase presentations. The deadline for applications is THURSDAY, JULY 2! This is a great opportunity to meet investors, connect with partners and gain audience exposure.
Apply Here: http://ow.ly/NSHmz

Frontier Fair
July 24, The Frontier Atrium

Curious about the companies lurking deep within the depths of The Frontier? Come check out our first Frontier Fair and take a retreat from the heat during our weekly Food Truck Rodeo! Companies that work in the space will have their wares on display and be demo-ing their technology. This date also marks The Frontier’s 6 month anniversary, and staff is pumped to share all the great work our companies are doing. So, stop in a say hello once you’ve grabbed lunch!
More: http://bit.ly/1Nq263v

Starting & Financing a Business in NC
July 29th, The Frontier
Get answers straight from the source! The N.C. Secretary of State is hosting an event for anyone interested in learning how to get their business started on the right foot. This event will be the first in a series aimed at helping those entrepreneurs that are just starting out.
RSVP by emailing
ljohn@sosnc.com

Happy Hour at the RTP, on the RTP              
July 9th, 23rd & 30th at The Frontier
Don’t like traffic? Like free pours from Bombshell Brewing and the company of friends? Join us from 4:30pm – 6:30pm and avoid waiting in the I-40 parking lot. Each Thursday that there’s NOT a RTP 180 there’s music and general merriment inside The Frontier over at 800 Park Offices Drive. See ya then!

Intl bitOlympic Games
July 11, Richir Outreach
The bitOlympic Games are the leading international littleBits event featuring new bitified sports in which thousands of bitsters from around the world participate in a 3-week long competition. The bitOlympic Games are considered to be the world’s foremost littleBits competition with more than 35 nations participating for some extraordinary prizes.

1 Million Cups
Now *Every* Wednesday, The Frontier
Let’s share some coffee together! Come out and join your fellow entrepreneurs, mentors and startups-at-large for Kauffman Labs’ 1 Million Cups. The Research Triangle Park will be hosting Kauffman Foundation’s 1MC each Wednesday at The Frontier. To attend, or sign up your startup to present, visit http://www.1millioncups.com./rtp

2015 Innovate Raleigh Summit
Sept. 25th, Market Hall
Join us as we explore inclusivity for organizations of all sizes with a panel, keynote speaker and breakout session! The session will be followed by a happy hour and networking event.
Get Your Tickets: www.innovateraleigh.com

The Color Run RTP
Oct. 3rd, RTP

Early registration is now open for the Shine Tour 2015! Back for year two, the Color Run is a day full of fun around the Park. Grab your friends and sign up for this 5k event!
Sign Up: http://thecolorrun.com/research-triangle-park/#ad-image-image11

Using Content Marketing to Building Your Brand & Customer Base
July 15th, The Frontier

Join Digital Foundry as they host an event focused on the evolving world of content marketing. On one hand, it costs 62% less than traditional marketing strategies and generates three times as many leads. On the other hand, it can be tricky to create your digital brand, with roughly 60-70% of all content wasted because it is not relevant to the target audience. If you do it “right,” it can be immensely successful and profitable, but if you do it “wrong,” it can be a waste of your valuable time.
Register: https://digitalmarketingfoundry.com/course/how-to-use-content-marketing-to-build-your-brand-and-your-customer-base-rtp/

Come Experience The Frontier
Anytime You’d Like
In January we launched The Frontier, and now we welcome you to come use it! Open from 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, there’s free coffee and free space for anyone looking to work or hold meetings. All you have to do is walk in, find a seat and get to it. Want to book a conference room? Start here: http://www.rtp.org/about-us/the-frontier/drop-space/ 

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