Web 2.0 Expo New York Events

Make sure you block off your evenings to fill your glass and mingle with thousands of other attendees at the one of these official Web 2.0 Expo networking events. We've also added some other cool events to this page that are happening during Web 2.0 Expo.

Location: New World Stages (340 West 50th St.)
Ignite NYC is back once again at the New World Stages for Web 2.0 Expo New York 2009! If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? Find out at Ignite NYC our kick-off event for Web 2.0 Expo New York, where we’ll showcase fast and furious performances celebrating your inner geek. Read more.
Location: Westin NY at Times Square
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics, but they are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.
Location: 1A21
We'll choose five companies to present their new company or product on stage at Web 2.0 Expo New York. Each will have five minutes to present and will receive real-time feedback from a panel of industry experts and the audience. Read more.
Location: Exhibit Hall
Quench your thirst with vendor-hosted libations and snacks while you check out all the cool stuff on the expo show floor. This event is open to all attendees. Read more.
Location: Westin NY at Times Square
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics, but they are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic. Read more.

Community Events

The following events are community-driven events. If you would like more information about these events, please contact the individual groups hosting them.

6:00pm Monday, 11/16/09
UKTI Evening Reception
Location: British Consulate-General, New York
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is hosting an evening reception at the British Consulate-General, New York, to introduce a delegation of over 20 UK-based, digital media companies to the New York market. View the UK companies attending.

For full details and to register for the event please RSVP by Friday, 13 November to:
Suzi Ibbotson
Tel: (212) 745-0418
Email: suzanne.ibbotson@fco.gov.uk
6:00pm Tuesday, 11/17/09
Fusicology After Hours Cocktail Party
Location: Ella Lounge, 9 Avenue A, between 1st and 2nd Streets, New York, NY 10009, ( 212.777.2230 )
Fusicology - an event destination site focusing on urban and edgy culture has joined forces with marketing/consulting/pr company The Bloom Effect to bring a creative/artistic element to Web 2.0 techies, developers, VC’s and social media gurus. Join us at this after hours cocktail party and forum to mingle, network and be entertained in a low key fun environment. No pretense here, just pure pleasurable fun!
RSVP requested
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7:00pm Tuesday, 11/17/09
Bloggers School Tweet Up
Location: The Social Media Hotel, 501 Lexington Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets, New York, NY 10017, ( 212.755.1400 )
The Roger Smith Hotel, known as The Social Media Hotel, in Manhattan, will host Bloggers School’s first Tweet Up during Web 2.0 Expo. Budweiser is donating beer for our guests and Patron will be putting a $250.00 tab towards the bar! Appetizers will be provided as well. Also, get a copy of Gary Vaynerchuk's new book, "Crush It!” We will hand out a limited number of free copies of the book on a first-come, first-served basis. Follow the conversation #BloggersSchool! Read more info
8:00pm Tuesday, 11/17/09
Net Neutrality Debate
Location: IAC Center, 555 W. 18th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, New York, NY
Policy makers in Washington are currently working on Net Neutrality legislation that will have profound effects on the future of the Internet. Key players on either side of the Net Neutrality issue will go head-to-head in an Oxford Style Debate. Tickets go on sale November 11.
6:00pm Wednesday, 11/18/09
Drinks4Startups
Location: Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard Street, New York, NY, ( 212.529.2266 )
Drinks4Startups is mixer for web starters at Gallery Bar on the Lower East Side, hosted by Web2NewYork, Web2Fem and other New York web communities. Our current drink sponsor is Dyn Inc. Just look for a Dyn Inc. rep and grab a drink voucher!
RSVP

6:30pm Wednesday, 11/18/09
Rackspace and Neustar Cocktail Mixer
Location: Westin New York at Times Square, 270 West 43rd Street at 8th Ave., New York, NY 10036

Join Rackspace® Hosting and Neustar for a night of networking with your peers.

As an added benefit, Rackspace VP of Strategy and founder of Tier1 Research, Andy Schroepfer and Neustar’s Senior Director of Professional Services and Sales Engineering, James Willett, will speak briefly on the latest industry trends.

Stop by Rackspace’s booth 1028 or Neustar’s booth 1022 to pick up your all-access pass!

6:00pm Wednesday, 11/18/09
Opera Tweetup
Location: Disiac Lounge, 402 W. 54th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues, New York, NY 10019 ( 212.586.9880 )
All Web 2.0 Expo NY attendees are invited to attend Opera's Tweetup with CTO Hakon Wium Lie on November 18, 2009 at 6 pm. The mixer will be held at 'Disiac Lounge at 402 W. 54th Street- just a short cab-ride from the Jacob Javits Center. Enjoy free drinks and great Opera giveaways!
More Info
7:00pm Wednesday, 11/18/09
Wine 2.0 Expo New York
Location: Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th Street, New York, NY, ( 212.353.1600 )
Wine 2.0 Expo New York connects wine and technology lovers with forward thinking and progressive wine brands in one exciting event, bringing the on-line social network to life for one night.
More Info
7:00pm Thursday, 11/19/09
Next New Networks | Barely Live Party
Location: Canal Room, 285 West Broadway at Houston Street, New York, NY, ( 212.941.8100 )
The conference is over, but the party has just begun! Next New Networks invites you to see some of the people behind this year's biggest online video hits perform live on stage at the Canal Room at the Barely Live Party. AutoTune the News from the Gregory Brothers. DJ Mike Relm. Obama Girl performing Crush on Obama with Leah Kauffman. Music comedian Mark Douglas. Robo.To kiosk on-site. Tickets available at barelylive.eventbrite.com for $10. Special gift if you show your Web 2.0 Expo New York badge. Come on out! #barelylive
Sponsors
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Awareness
  • Blue Kiwi Software
  • Ericsson Labs
  • Jive Software
  • Layered Technologies, Inc.
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenText
  • Opera Software
  • Overtone
  • Qtask
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Sony Ericsson

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Rob Koziura
(415) 947-6111
rkoziura@techweb.com

Download the Web 2.0 Expo New York Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

Kaitlin Pike
(415) 947-6306
kpike@techweb.com

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