Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010 Networking 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'll also be adding some other community events to the end of this page that are happening during Web 2.0 Expo.

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Location: Mezzanine (444 Jessie Street @ Mint)
Average rating: ****.
(4.19, 16 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to show their answers. Join us for another Ignite San Francisco, the official kick-off event for Web 2.0 Expo. Read more.
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Location: Web2Open
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Web2Open is Web 2.0 Expo's "unconference"- a free, community-driven event happening at Moscone West, where you can connect with other participants to discuss Web 2.0 topics and questions. Read more.
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Location: Marriott Marquis View Lounge (55 Fourth Street)
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(3.33, 9 ratings)
If building the Web of tomorrow is your passion, this tweet-up is for you. Opera Software warmly welcomes you 39 stories above the the streets of San Francisco to talk all things Web. Read more.
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Location: InterContinental Hotel (888 Howard St.)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Come party with Tableau Public and ReadWriteWeb along with other Web 2.0 attendees on the terrace deck of the InterContinental hotel, across the street from the conference. There’ll be music, food, drinks, prizes, and more. Read more.
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Location: Marriott Marquis (55 Fourth Street )
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
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.
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Location: Web2Open
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Web2Open is Web 2.0 Expo's "unconference"- a free, community-driven event happening at Moscone West, where you can connect with other participants to discuss Web 2.0 topics and questions. Read more.
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Location: Keynote Room - 3rd Level
Marshall Kirkpatrick (Little Bird), Ellen Pack (Elance, Inc. ), Brian Singerman (Founders Fund), Lev Mazin (AskYourTargetMarket.com), Mike Courtney (AskYourTargetMarket.com), Jeff Boudier (Stupeflix), Nicolas Steegmann (Stupeflix), Francois Lagunas (Stupeflix), Patrice Lamothe (pearltrees), Francois Rocaboy (pearltrees), Edward Balassanian (Strings.com), Adam Blum (Rhomobile), Lars Burgess (Rhomobile), Ahmed Siddiqui (Go Go Mongo!), Baoshi Yan (Engleasy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 7 ratings)
American Idol but for startups? Yes, that's right. With a panel of industry experts providing real-time feedback and a People’s Choice Winner, you can't miss Launch Pad, Web 2.0 Expo's live demo program. Read more.
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Location: 3018
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
At Web 2.0 Expo Zoosk is connecting great ideas to powerful minds in the investment community. The VC and Start-Up “dating” service allows hungry start-ups to pitch their idea in a one-on-one date format. No PowerPoint demos, just you, your pitch, your wits, and three minutes of a respected VC’s time. Read more.
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Location: Expo Floor
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 18 ratings)
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.
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Location: Marriott Marquis View Lounge (55 Fourth Street)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Join Enterprise Ireland in the View Lounge on the 39th floor of the Marriott Marquis for a Tweet Up. Read more.
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Location: Marriott Marquis (55 Fourth Street )
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 3 ratings)
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.
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Location: Marriott Marquis View Lounge (55 Fourth Street)
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(2.50, 2 ratings)
Hey, looking for something to do mid-Web 2.0 Expo??? Come Tweet up with Cisco! Grab a beer and some good food and hang out with your friends at the View Lounge in the SF Marriott Marquis on Wednesday night. We’ll be showing some of our new application and Flip video demos. See you there! Read more.
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Location: 2014
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Join Brian Solis and his Special Guests in room 2014 on Thursday, May 6th at 3pm to discuss lessons and observations from his new book "Engage: The Complete Guide for Brands and Businesses to Build, Cultivate, and Measure Success in the New Web" 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.

Friday April 30 - May 2, 2010 Event Logo
Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that provides networking, resources, and incentives for individuals and teams to go from idea to launch. Get connected with local developers, innovators and entrepreneurs the weekend before Web 2.0 Expo begins. Read more.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 Event Logo
Bingaoke brings an epic night of live entertainment with karaoke DJ RogerNiner (remember him from SXSW?). So brush up your Pat Benatar or bust out that Lady Gaga outfit and join us for a night of singing, dancing, free food & drink and a karaoke contest for you die-hard fans. Read more.
Tuesday May 4, 2010
The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany Trade & Invest, and the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., California Branch cordially invite you to an evening reception on the occasion of the Web 2.0 Expo. Read more.
Tuesday May 4, 2010
Come hang out with us plus other uber cool designers, developers, product managers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketers, business strategists and everyone who is embracing the opportunities created by Mobile technologies, plus the [Startup Digest] co-founders, BizTechDay founder, everyone from SFentrepreneur and Web 2.0 Expo. Read more.
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The Web 2.0 Berlin Night is a great place to meet and mingle with international folks in the industry who will gather at ROE from 7-9pm for food, fun and drinks. Please be sure to arrive early as entrance is based on a first-come, first-serve basis! Read more.
Wednesday May 5, 2010
Join us for happy hour and a Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Eve Lounge (within walking distance of Moscone). Read more.
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Come Celebrate With Us! Cast your professional net(work), catch a private screening of our first TV commercial and rock your boat to the hot new Zoosk Girl single from T-Pain and Flo Rida. You can dip into rare edible delicacies from the deep...curious? And if the mood grabs ya, you can drink like a fish at our open bar! Read more.
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PrivacyCamp is an “unconference” - a space to meet with, discuss, debate, and share knowledge about privacy and social networks with engineers, privacy advocates, academics. Join us on May 7 after the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco and help us define the dialogue. We’ll meet in the morning to determine the day’s agenda and topics, and then break out into groups for sessions. Read more.
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ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit, An Unconference, May 7th, Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. ReadWriteWeb is hosting the smartest people in mobile and you for a wonderful day of brainstorming and innovation in action. Read more.
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Sponsors
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • .CO
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Ericsson
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • IBM
  • Berlin Partner
  • blueKiwi
  • EffectiveUI
  • HP
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenSRS
  • OpenText
  • PayPal
  • Pearltrees
  • The Planet
  • SOASTA

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

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

View a complete list of Web 2.0 Expo contacts.