- Sarah Parcak - tacos, beer and learn!
You've seen her on National Geographic. She was the winner of the million dollar TedX prize. She's also right here in Birmingham and Bham Now's next BOLD speaker! Ticket includes beverage of your choice from Cahaba Brewery, food by Taco Mama and hear Sarah Parcak tell her story of identifying 800 tombs and starting her new non-profit GlobalXplorer in Birmingham. Limited seating. Get tickets now. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bham-now-bold-speaker-series-dr-sarah-parcak-globalxplorer-tickets-50006539907 Millions of archaeological sites around the world await discovery. Conflict, looting, encroachment and environmental change threaten them. The solution? Crowdsourcing, state-of-the-art computing and mapping technologies, open-source data and community hubs of citizen archaeologists on the ground. Through GlobalXplorer°, founded by Dr. Sarah Parcak, virtual citizen archaeologists based anywhere in the world, including Birmingham, assist with local field work. As new cultural heritage data is uncovered, a global platform makes it accessible to all. GlobalXplorer° began with Peru and is scaling up country by country. Cool, right? Seating is limited, get tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bham-now-bold-speaker-series-dr-sarah-parcak-globalxplorer-tickets-50006539907
- BOLD Speaker Series: Sean Dietrich of Sean of the South - Reserve your seat!
Avondale Brewing Company
Important! We're sold out! Bham Now's next BOLD speaker series will feature Southern author and podcaster Sean Dietrich of Sean Of The South! Come to the upstairs of Avondale Brewing Co. to mingle, drink some craft beer, and learn a little from one of the South's most sought-after voices. His blog, Sean Of The South, has garnered national attention by exploring life in the South in an authentic, down-to-earth way. Doors open at 5:30 and program will be from 6 - 7pm. Bham Now's next BOLD Speaker series is free and open to minors. Two attendees will have the chance to win autographed copies of Sean's books!
- BOLD Speaker series: Derek Waltchack on Bitcoin
The Bold Speaker series features game changers who spur innovation and thought leadership in our city. Our next event features Derek Waltchack, a partner at Birmingham's Shannon Waltchack and quite the expert on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Waltchack will give us a primer including; what is Bitcoin; how has it grown and what has been his experience with it? For a sneak peek, see our interview with Waltchack here: https://goo.gl/yYLGg5 Join us on Thursday, Feb 1st, upstairs at Avondale Brewing Company to grab a beer, mingle, network and learn a little. Did we mention it's FREE? Minors welcome. NOTE: Seating will be limited to the first 75 guests but additional standing room will be available! GIVEAWAY ALERT: come to this event and get the chance to win Pinkcoin and Z coin! RSVP here AND on our Facebook event to save your seat: https://www.facebook.com/events/2011022262475044/ Can't wait to see you there!
- Morgan Copes, VP of United Soccer League Birmingham is our next BOLD Speaker!
Our next BOLD speaker event will feature Morgan Copes, VP of USL Birmingham (http://www.uslbirmingham.com) and former president of the Birmingham Hammers (http://www.birminghamhammers.com)! If you love Birmingham, sports and beer, then our next BOLD Speaker series is for you! Come hear about Birmingham's new professional soccer team and how Morgan is revitalizing the sports scene in Birmingham. You won't want to miss this great networking opportunity to connect with leaders from around Birmingham. Did we mention it's FREE? Just RSVP on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pg/bhamnow/events/?ref=page_internal) to save your seat. And be sure to invite your friends! For more info on Birmingham's new soccer team, click here (https://bhamnow.com/index.php/2017/08/08/usl-birmingham/). Doors open at 5:30 and Morgan will be introduced at 6! Minors welcome! (Morgan Copes is pictured on the far right above)
- BOLD Speaker Series: Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham
Door prize alert! We're giving away 2 Sidewalk Weekend Passes and a chance to win a group Pedal Tour! Join us to hear Jennifer Skjellum, CEO and President of TechBirmingham tonight. The event is FREE! Described as an entrepreneur, educator, and ecosystem builder, Jennifer Skjellum has had a significant impact on our community. At TechBirmingham, she works to grow and strengthen the technology ecosystem in Birmingham. Meet us upstairs in the Avondale Brewing Company, grab a beer, hear a great talk, and meet other professsionals in the Birmingham community! Minors are welcome. Doors open at 5:30 and Jennifer will be introduced at 6pm. Did we mention it's free? RSVP on Facebook here (https://www.facebook.com/events/134843920447487/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A5%2C%22page_id_source%22%3A422795274580146%2C%22action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22main_list%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%22%7B%5C%22page_id%5C%22%3A422795274580146%2C%5C%22tour_id%5C%22%3Anull%7D%22%7D]%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D)!
- Dave Gray, CEO of Daxko, is our next BOLD speaker on June 29th!
**We're giving away 2 free tickets to Sloss Tech 2017 (http://sloss.tech)** Our next BOLD speaker event will feature Dave Gray, CEO of Daxko, and is FREE! Come hear how Dave turned Daxko into a major success in Birmingham. You won't want to miss this great opportunity to connect with inspiring leaders from around Birmingham. Did we mention it's free? For more info on Dave and Daxko, click here. (http://bhamnow.com/index.php/2017/05/25/dave-gray-daxko-speaker/) Limited seating so RSVP here and under the event on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/bhamnow/)! Doors open at 5:30 and Dave will be introduced at 6! Minors welcome!
- Join Bham Now this Thursday! Early bird pricing ends midnight Wednesday!
Students admitted free! David Sher, longtime business leader, is trying to wake up Birmingham. Sher has a vision shared by many prominent community leaders on how we can make our Birmingham region better for everyone. Come hear what he has to say! Sher has published ComebackTown.com (http://comebacktown.com/), a popular blog to begin a conversation about a better Birmingham for more than five years. Bonus - We will be benefiting the United Way of Central Alabama with 10% of ticket sales. Get early bird pricing today though midnight, April 12th. Tickets here: http://bit.ly/2p2nC85 Limited seats! Minors welcome. http://bit.ly/2p2nC85
- Purchase your ticket by midnight tonight to get discount! Event this Thursday!
Bonus! The GBHS will have their adoption truck at Good People with us. Want to know Reg's most embarrassing moment on air? What about who has influenced Will Lochamy's rise in media? Join Bham Now in a lively 'True Confession' discussion with two of the most prolific media personalities in Birmingham. Scott Register, better known as 'Reg' and Will Lochamy are hosts of Birmingham Mountain Radio's Morning Blend show. Will and Reg will be ready to meet, greet and talk about their lives and careers including what NOT to do while building your career at Bham Now's next BOLD Speaker Series. Doors open at 5:00 for networking, Program from 6 - 7 pm. Door prizes will include LIVE on air time (whoa!) with Will and Reg on the Morning Blend at a time that is scheduled with the winner. As a bonus, we'll be benefiting the Greater Birmingham Human Society (Reg's choice) and Kulture City (Will's choice) with 10% of all ticket sales. They will tell us why these were their personal choices. Scott Register has been described as laid back, tuned in, honest and respected. A man who knows his music. He is certainly all that. He is also, admittedly, just a guy who loves music. And most impressively, a guy who has transformed his enthusiasm for music into a viable, exciting career. Before BMR, Reg became widely known by his 13 year run of Reg's Coffee House where he introduced new music to the public. Will Lochamy, a frequest guest on ESPN's SEC Network, as well as the other half of the 'Lochamy Brothers', is well known around the 'ham and beyond. Will and his brother Reed hostedOh Brother Radio, on Birmingham Mountain Radio and The Iron Bowl Hour, a half-hour comedy show that aired on Alabama Public Television for three seasons. Don't you dare miss this one! Tickets on eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reg-and-will-of-birmingham-mountain-radio-bham-nows-next-bold-speakers-tickets-30783305696)
- Get tickets for Jim McClintock!
Curious about climate change and how it relates to the drought in Alabama? Jim McClintock is an expert marine biologist and was recently recognized by the exclusive 'Explorer's Club' of NYC. Come here Jim talk about his upcoming (15th!) trip to the Antarctic, the impact of global warming and how that impacts the drought in Alabama. As a bonus, we'll be donating 10% to Hand in Paw! Get Tickets here:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-bold-series-to-feature-jim-mcclintock-explorer-author-and-antartic-expert-tickets-28474545131
- Jim McClintock, Explorer and Climate Change Expert
Join Bham Now to hear Jim McClintock talk about the drought in Alabama and how that relates to the coldest part of the earth, the Antarctic as he heads out on his 15th journey.