July Net2NO Recap: New Media Panel and Announcements

Net2noNet2NO, the fourth largest Net2Local meetup group in the world, has grown from 30 members to now over 1,100 people since 2008. The New Orleans meetup Net2NO has hosted events to connect local entrepreneurs, innovators and tech people.

Local organizers sent out a message to thank everyone who came out for New Media panel, especially to expert panelists: https://twitter.com/goinvade, https://twitter.com/christrew, and https://twitter.com/the_gambit. Serious knowledge was dropped, including:

  • Be prolific
  • Stick to a schedule
  • Know your audience
  • Develop conversations
  • Identify niche communities

Have a question? Use some new new media and tweet them.

Announcements  / Upcoming events

  • Women in Technology (July 26, 10am-2pm) QA (Quality Assurance) Bootcamp presented by Rebecca Snook, Director of QA at TurboSquid http://www.neworleanswit.org/software-testing-workshop/ (Lunch will be provided)
  • Video Games: the Movie opens at Zeigeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center on 7/18. It’s an in-depth look at both the video game industry as well as the community that supports it. You can catch the trailer here: Video Games: The Movie (Official Trailer!)
  • UpAKnotch Party https://www.facebook.com/events/1436856713246038/
  • Delgado community College is looking for business owners and hiring managers to discuss what technical skills they are looking for in new grads. Allyson Hoss attendance and hoping to chat with business owners & hiring managers She’s in the process of updating their legacy IT program from being focused on things like Visual Basic and C++ to more modern, relevant skills. Please contact Allyson at ahoss@dcc.edu if you have any information to share or assistance to provide.


August 5th Meetup:

The next Net2NO meetup will be on August 5 at The Irish House at 6:00 PM. Topic is TBA – RSVP here and leave your ideas for speakers/topics in the comments!