As much as you might love your desk, it’s important to take a step back, make room for big thinking, and get outside of your comfort zone. Whether you’re a tenured executive or are just getting your foot in the door, meeting new people is a crucial aspect of your career development.

Here are five networking events in Atlanta you won’t want to miss in 2019.

Venture Atlanta

What: As the largest venture conference in the city, Venture Atlanta certainly draws a high-caliber crowd. This annual event brings together leaders and tech enthusiasts from the most innovative companies in the southeast. If you’re looking to get inspired by all things tech, this is one event you won’t want to miss.

When: October 16-17, 2019

Where: Southern Exchange (200 Peachtree)


TAG Networking Events

What: On the second Tuesday of every month, TAG Young Professionals hosts a networking event for Atlanta’s budding business community. Whether you’re looking for a tech job in Atlanta or are ready to find your company’s next rockstar employee, these networking events in Atlanta can be a great place to start.

When: 2nd Tuesday of Every Month

Where: Location Varies

ATLeaders Cocktails & Co.

What: Powered by WeWork, this professional gathering has no agenda other than providing attendees with a safe space to gather with their peers. If you have trouble getting out of the office during regular business hours, this can be a great option. Did we mention there are free refreshments?

When: August 8, 2019 | 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Where: WeWork (3280 Peachtree Road NE)


What: We all love TED Talks. Imagine an entire day of technology, entertainment, and design inspiration, surrounded by your peers. As Georgia’s premier TEDx event, TEDxPeachtree draws a considerable crowd and plenty of time to form new connections. Though 2019’s event already passed, you can be sure 2020’s event will be here quickly, so stay on the lookout for dates.

When: TBD

Where: TBD

WIT Connect

What: WIT is on a mission to support the development and empowerment of women in STEAM, and this interactive event helps make it happen. With a unique auction format, this event consistently attracts the city’s top technology executives. It’s the perfect Atlanta networking event for those looking to mix and mingle with some amazing women (and men!) in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

When: June 20, 2019 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Where: Georgia Aquarium

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