Women in Business Meet-up in Raleigh on Tuesday and the latest Tech Jobs Under Big Top job fair later this month highlight regional tech calendar events.

  • Women in Business Meet-Up details

The Women in Business Meet-Up is happening on Tuesday from 5-7:30PM at CAM Raleigh.

“We’re celebrating women in business and the networks that support them. We’ll feature fireside chats with Caroline Foy Welch of ABC11, Cindy Whitehead formerly of Sprout Pharmaceuticals, and Sharon Bui of Frill. We’ll also provide opportunities to connect with 10+ interactive booths featuring community organizations and nonprofits and offer complimentary food + drink,” the group says.

“Tickets for the event are just $5 and all proceeds go to participating nonprofits.”

Event Details & Registration can be found at:


  • Tech Companies Under the Big Top – Big Top Job Fair

The next Tech Jobs Under the Big Top job fair is Feb. 23 from 6-9 p.m. at The Frontier in RTP.

“Looking to find that perfect job in the tech sector? Are you an employer seeking the best skilled and most motivated employees? Tech Companies Under the Big Top is an event that brings together jobseekers and employers in a fun, energetic and informal setting that connects people together like no other job fair you have ever been to. It’s not your father’s job fair. Come join us and hundreds of your peers and see who is hiring,” the organizers say.

“The best tech companies pitch to YOU. We’re looking for individuals from all backgrounds: software developers, executives. sales professionals, project managers and recent graduates. No resumes or suits necessary.”

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Other events, as compiled by Innovate Raleigh: and from other sources:​

  • Exit Event: Startup Social – Monday, February 15th at 5:30pm at 21c Museum Hotel
  • Sustainable Spirits: Durham – Tuesday, February 16th at 5:30pm at Fullsteam Brewing
  • Triangle Tech Breakfast – Thursday, February 18th at 8:00am at Hunt Library (NC State)
  • Startup Grind Raleigh hosts Justin Miller – Thursday, February 18th at 6:00pm at HQ Raleigh
  • RTP 180: Gene-Environment Interaction – Thursday, February 18th at 6:00pm at The Frontier
  • Avoiding Startup Pitfalls presented by Hutchlaw – Friday, February 19th at 8:00am at Hutchlaw
  • Dude Solutions Tech Day 2016 – Saturday, February 20th, 9:00am to 4:00pm at Dude Solutions
  • Hatch: The Nest Soft Launch Party – Saturday, February 20th at 3:00pm at Nest Raleigh
  • Tech Talent South: Beer & Bootstrap – Wednesday, February 24th at 5:30pm at HQ Raleigh
  • Quillor Venture Stories – Wednesday, February 24th at 7:00pm at The Frontier
  • Nine local Wilmington startups pitch their value propositions on Thursday, Feb 25th, from 4:30-6pm at The Reel Cafe. NC IDEA also outlines its grant application process. A Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington event.

  • Dream Big… Dream STEM Student Conference 2016 – Saturday, February 27th, 9:00am-1:00pm at The Perimeter Conference Center

March and beyond

  • CED Life Science Conference – March 1st-2nd at Raleigh Convention Center
  • RIoT VIII: Use Cases in IoT – Tuesday, March 1st at 6:00pm at TBD
  • High Five Conference 2016 – March 2nd-3rd at Sheraton Downtown Raleigh
  • Patent Searching for Entrepreneurs presented by Flynn IP Law – Thursday, March 3rd at 8:00am at The Frontier
  • Innovate Raleigh + e51 Happy Hour – Wednesday, March 9th at 5:00pm at HQ Raleigh
  • Southeast Venture Conference – March 16th-17th at Ritz Carlton Tyson’s Corner
  • Triangle Tech Breakfast – Thursday, March 17th at 8:00am at Hunt Library (NC State)
  • RTP 180: Storytelling – Thursday, March 17th at 5:00pm at The Frontier
  • Data4Decisions Conference – March 22nd-24th at Raleigh Convention Center
  • EnviroTech Summit – April 10th-11th at CAM Raleigh
  • Inaugural InnovateEDU Summit – Wednesday, April 13th, 4:00pm to 8:00pm, in Downtown Raleigh
  • RTP 180: Women in Tech – Thursday, March 17th at 5:00pm at The Frontier
  • Women in Tech Conference – Saturday, April 30th at McKimmon Center
  • Moogfest 2016 – May 19th-22nd in Downtown Durham
  • 3rd Annual Innovatours – Friday, June 3rd at 5:00pm in Downtown Raleigh
  • 5th Annual Innovate Raleigh Summit – Thursday, August 25th at 5:00pm in Downtown Raleigh

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