In the guest chair:

Kashi Sehgal & Eric V. Holtzclaw

Kashi Sehgal & Eric V. Holtzclaw

SuperNova South Executive Director, Kashi Sehgal joined our guest host, Eric V. Holtzclaw in studio this morning to give details on what’s new at this year’s October event and why you should go!

SuperNova South is a four day series of workshops, lectures, networking and social events that brings together entrepreneurs, innovators, business leaders, solution providers and executives to discuss leading innovations in technology, explore opportunities in the digital space and highlight how Atlanta and the south are leading the charge in many of these areas.

In the headlines:

  • Ashton Kutcher is joining the Shark Tank.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is the next host of NBC’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice.’
  • Federal contracting officials now have the power to award sole-source contracts to women-owned businesses, a tool that should help the government finally achieve its goal of awarding 5 percent of its procurement dollars to women.
  • This past weekend, Ponce City Market was buzzing with activity as the first tenants opened at the highly-anticipated Central Food Hall, which features a slew of concepts from big-name chefs.
  • Porsche unveiled on Monday a prototype battery-driven sports car with which it aims to challenge Tesla Motors Inc., the upstart maker of high-end electric cars whose success has shaken more established car makers.
  • A GoPro camera travels space and finally returns to Earth.
  • Nintendo’s Super Mario Turns 30 and names a new President.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2” begins pre-production in Atlanta.
  • 2015 continues to be a strong year for the metro’s housing industry as it saw another healthy month in August — Atlanta home sales are up 8.4%.

Other stuff:

Join us Monday, September 21st for the next Dana Barrett Show Business Book Club! Get ready to use the power of relationships to connect and help your colleagues, friends, and associates and increase you personal success so that everyone wins! This month’s selection is NEVER EAT ALONE: and other secrets to success, one relationship at a time by Keith Ferrazzi. We will meet at American Food and Beverage in Buckhead. Get all the details and sign up to attend here:

For other events and appearances, check out Dana’s event calendar:

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