Our latest exclusive events wrapup summarizes the must-attend happenings in the Triangle through June, including a handful of industry-specific meetups, informative workshops, interesting discussion events, and more.

WRAL TechWire keeps tabs on the latest and greatest meetups, summits and conferences, workshops and all things happening in the North Carolina startup world. “The Headliners” is a two-part weekly roundup of noteworthy upcoming events to add to your calendar.

Here’s our preview for the extensive lineup of Triangle events happening through June, including some conferences and summits, a handful of lunch and learns, several educational workshops and plenty of networking. The roundup also features application deadlines for competitions, grants and accelerators.

To find out what’s happening in cities outside of the Triangle, check out part two of this week’s “Headliners” column. The digest is paired with a preview of The Collider’s summer lunch and learn series in Asheville.

Another post highlights hot events in July. Monthly meetups that occur on a regular basis are listed in full here.

Check out a full range of events on TechWire’s interactive calendar for more. If you would like an event to be added to the calendar and weekly roundup, feel free to send me an email.

Big Top Startup Crawl
June 18, 6-8 p.m. @Pendo

Each month, Big Top leads an exclusive Startup Crawl taking founders and their teams to the hottest startup spaces in the Triangle. For June, Big Top heads to Pendo’s new office in downtown Raleigh.

TOP TEN Google Tools Hands-On Sessions: Google Hangouts
June 18, 6-8 p.m. @Google Fiber in Raleigh

The Wake Tech Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting a series of workshops to teach local business owners how to master essential tech tools. This track focuses on the Google Suite, with monthly workshops detailing Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sheets, GoogleVoice, YouTube and Google Hangouts. June’s workshop continues the series with a lesson covering Google Hangouts.

IT Innovation & Translation Workshop
June 19, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. @Penn Pavilion in Durham

Duke University’s Office of Licensing and Ventures is hosting a workshop to show attendees how to develop, protect, license and commercialize their software, copyright and data. Lunch is provided.

Triangle Women in STEM 2018 Summer Intern Event
June 19, 4-9 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

This Triangle Women in STEM-hosted event is an opportunity for women interning at local companies to engage with each other and other professionals in the Triangle.

ImBlackInTech Monthly Mixer Series
June 19, 6-7:30 p.m. @American Underground

ImBlackInTech’s monthly mixer event convenes the local entrepreneurial community in support of the growth of founders and professionals of color in the Triangle’s tech startup ecosystem.

Application Deadline: Her Spark Summer Summit
June 19

Triangle nonprofit Her Spark is hosting a week-long coding summit, July 23-27, to teach high school girls practical coding languages and STEM skills. Applications are due by June 19 at 11:59 p.m.

1 Million Cups RTP
June 20, 9-10 a.m. @The Frontier

Research Triangle Park, in partnership with Kauffman Labs, hosts regular informal pitch events for the startup community at The Frontier. Join for free coffee and entrepreneurial community support as Momentum and Barley Labs deliver their presentations.

NC IDEA Summer School Series: Marketing with Frank Pollock
June 20, 12-1 p.m. @American Tobacco Campus

The NC IDEA Foundation is hosting a summer-long series of lunch and learns for the entrepreneurial community every Wednesday. This session will focus on marketing, featuring a presentation by Frank Pollock, marketing expert and president of The Pioneer Group.

UDC Talks: Communicating as Designers—Technology & Data-Driven Design
June 20, 12-1:30 p.m. @COR Museum

UDC Talks, a free lecture series hosted by the City of Raleigh’s Planning Department, is hosting Jake Levitas of Our City for a discussion on the role of design and technology in civic engagement.

RTP AgBio + AgTech Meetup: NC IDEA Grants and Programs—Support for Entrepreneurs
June 20, 4-5:30 p.m. @The Frontier

AgBio + AgTech invites agriculture professionals and companies (and anyone who is interested in the field) to join its June meetup, featuring an overview of the grants and programs offered by the NC IDEA Foundation.

Digital Health Happy Hour: Legislation & Policy
June 20, 5-7 p.m. @HQ Raleigh

This month’s DHIT Happy Hour is being hosted at HQ Raleigh. The focus is on legislation and policy as it applies to North Carolina’s digital health industry, featuring a discussion with state policy-makers, including Representatives Kelly Alexander and Stephen Ross, North Carolina Healthcare Association Senior Vice President Cody Hand and North Carolina Chamber Vice President of Government Affairs Gary Salamido.

IoT Slam 2018
June 21-22 @RTP HQ

IoT business leaders and practitioners are invited to attend a two-day event focused on the adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments.

June 21, 7:30-9 a.m. @Hughes Pittman & Gupton

June’s RTP CFO Forum tackles the topic: “Major Changes & Implementation Risks Associated with ASC 606—Revenue for Contracts with Customers.” The speaker for this event is Cathy Patton of Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP.

Networking with Power: Unlocking the Doors to Effective Networking
June 21, 8-9 a.m. @Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

The next workshop in Raleigh Chamber’s “Networking with Power” series will feature Dr. Thomas Miller, founder of Leaders Building Leaders. He will deliver a presentation on how to use networking to lead and influence people. This event is free for employees of Raleigh Chamber member firms.

Triangle TechBreakfast
June 21, 8-10 a.m. @RTP Headquarters

Developers, designers, startups and tech enthusiasts are invited to join this monthly meetup for free networking over breakfast, plus a series of showcase presentations.

Big Top Talent Talks: June 2018
June 21, 8:30-10 a.m. @AU Classroom, American Underground @ATC

The next guest in Big Top‘s Talent Talk series is Spreedly CEO Justin Benson, who will share how to build a workplace that prioritizes a remote work policy. Breakfast will be served.

AMA Triangle Luncheon: The Total Market Approach—Marketing in the New Marketplace
June 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Brier Creek Country Club

This month’s AMA Triangle luncheon will host keynote speaker Jeffrey Bowman, co-founder and CEO of REFRAME, co-founder of @blacksintech and author of Reframe The Marketplace: The Total Market Approach to the New Majority. He’ll share insights about how the new marketplace approach can be used among businesses that do marketing, branding, advertising, PR or communications. Tickets range from $30 to $55.

RTP180: Weather & Climate
June 21, 5-7:30 p.m. @The Frontier

RTP180’s June program focuses on the topics and research surrounding both weather and climate. Speakers include Dr. Ana Barros of Duke’s School of Engineering, Elizabeth Gardner of WRAL, Joseph “Chip” Hughes of NIEHS, Ben Lord of RTI International and Dr. Pai-Yei Whung of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

#shopsmallDTRaleigh: Third Thursday
June 21, 6-9 p.m. @Downtown Raleigh

Third Thursday is an opportunity for the Triangle community to visit new local and independently-owned shops throughout downtown Raleigh.

SBIR Road Tour Visits Durham
June 21-22

The SBIR Road Tour, a national outreach initiative from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, is coming to Durham on June 22. Local entrepreneurs are invited to learn firsthand about the largest seed fund in the United States. On June 21, the NC Small Business Technology Development Center is hosting a SBIR proposal training session before the event.

StartingBloc Institute Raleigh-Durham
June 21-25

This five-day event launches new fellows into the lifelong StartingBloc community, welcoming them with connections and speakers from across industries and sectors. Applications for the fellowship are due June 1.

Food Shuttle & CompostNow Garden Party
June 23, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. @Camden Street Learning Garden

At this garden party, attendees can celebrate the opening of Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Camden Street Learning Garden outdoor classroom, and enjoy a hands-on composting activity offered by CompostNow. Food, music and a raffle will follow.

Bee Downtown Hive Tour @ The Frontier
June 25, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. @The Frontier

RTP Frontier presents an exclusive tour of its beehive network, installed in partnership with Bee Downtown. A light lunch will be provided.

RIoT XXVI – Intersection of IoT & DoD
June 25, 1-7 p.m. @Boro Station Conference Center (Tysons, VA)

RIoT, in partnership with M.C. Dean, is presenting a one-day workshop to educate the audience about the latest advancements in IoT. Topics to be covered include how blockchain applies to DoD, the evolution of cybersecurity, how IoT improves asset management, and more.

TOP TEN Microsoft Hands-On Sessions: OneNote
June 25, 6-8 p.m. @Wake Tech Northern Wake Campus

The Wake Tech Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting a series of workshops to teach local business owners how to master essential tech tools. This track focuses on Microsoft’s app suite, with monthly workshops detailing Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype and OneNote. June’s workshop continues the series with a lesson covering OneNote.

ReCity Roundtable
June 26, 12-1 p.m. @ReCity in Durham

ReCity Roundtable is a monthly speaker series spotlighting community leaders who are tackling complex social issues through innovation and collaboration.

Triangle Marketing Club: Marketing Automation Conversation
June 26, 6-8:30 p.m.

At this meetup, Triangle Marketing Club participants will learn how to eliminate follow-up failure, stop cashflow ups and downs, build trust, lower customer acquisition cost and stop stressing about the sales process.

NC IDEA Summer School Series: Sales Strategies with Charlie Winn
June 27, 12-1 p.m. @American Underground (@Blackwell)

The NC IDEA Foundation is hosting a summer-long series of lunch and learns for the entrepreneurial community every Wednesday. In this session, entrepreneur Charlie Winn will show the audience how to design and implement a sales process for their early-stage business.

Capital Coalition Event in Raleigh
June 27, 12-1:30 p.m. @HQ Raleigh – Cannon Room

This lunch and learn celebrates the launch of an investor-led tech policy coalition called Capital Coalition. The leadership team will deliver a presentation and invite questions and insights from the local startup community. Light refreshments will be provided.

Ag Biotech Professional Forum: Summer Social
June 27, 4:15-7 p.m. @NC Biotech Center

Join friends and colleagues to share what’s happening in North Carolina’s ag tech industry. Registration is $10 online or $15 on-site.

Startup Grind Triangle: Fireside Chat with Sumit Vohra from Lone Rider
June 27, 6-9 p.m. @HQ Raleigh Warehouse

The next Startup Grind Triangle event features a talk with Lone Rider Founder and Chief Drinking Officer Sumit Vohra.

Diversity in Tech Panel
June 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. @ HQ Raleigh

Tech Talent South’s Raleigh meetup chapter is hosting panelists from all walks of life for a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the local technology community.

Triangle Tech Net
June 29, 7:30-10 a.m. @Family Legacy Financial Solutions in Cary

This free bimonthly event offers a space for local tech professionals to build connections and find potential job opportunities.

Application Deadline: Orange County Business Investment Grant
June 30

The Orange County Business Investment Grant program provides two types of grants to non-farm businesses in the county—small grants up to $1,500 and large grants up to $10,000. Apply today.