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What’s Going on in the Phoenix Startup Community
NSCoders Phoenix (Tempe/Gilbert)
When: Tuesday, Nov. 1st, 6 – 9 pm
Where: 1st & 3rd Tuesday @ Coffee Rush, Baseline & Gilbert in Gilbert. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays @ Paradise Bakery, Tempe Marketplace, Tempe.
November’s Council Connect will be hosted by GottyCode and cover usage statistics of QR Codes and SMS messaging as well as implementing these new marketing tactics in your small and medium size business. GottyCode has assembled a group of marketing professionals currently using QR codes in their businesses and our panel will each individually discuss their business and the decision to implement QR code technology into their strategic marketing plans. Other things that will be covered include: Industry Update by GottyCode (covering mobile and social), Why QR Codes/SMS Help B2B Focused Organizations, Examples From Our panel and Other Best Practices, ROI: Low Cost and Driving Traffic.
Every week there’s a new topic, ranging from culture to community to code. A great time to experience Gangplank for the first time. Just show up, and bring a lunch or join people for lunch after the presentation.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 5:30 – 11:30 pm
Where: 260 S. Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ
Gangplank offers a weekly hacknight that acts as an ability to connect, share ideas and launch new ventures in the community.
Phoenix iOS Developer Group
When: Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 7 – 9 pm
Where: University of Advancing Technology (UAT), 2625 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, AZ 85283
A monthly meeting of iOS developers (iPhone, iPad, etc.) with presentations, demonstrations, and networking. Everyone’s welcome, whether you’re an experienced developer, someone just learning, interested in find a developer, or just want to learn more.
When: Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Chino Bandido, 15414 N.19th Ave Suite K Phoenix, AZ 85032
Get together with other community technical people for a fun lunch. Talk about consumer technology, social media, development or anything else that’s on your mind, it’s casual! Note: For the latest updates, search for the hashtag #TechLunchNorth on Twitter.
Authority Labs sponsors Startup BBQ, an opportunity to experience Brian LaFrance’s expert cooking skills, as well as mingle with local startups and small business.
Bi-weekly HeatSync Labs meeting. Bring your projects, and enjoy presentations and open project hack night.