Fashion Week For Geeks: Your Social Media Week Event Guide

by SARAH KUNST · February 1, 2010

The uptown designers and downtown muses might have Fashion Week, but that 10 day bacchanal has nothing on the start up crowd's 5 day tech bender. No, not CES or even SXSW. Between those two nerd fests there is a global meet up with non-stop panels, networking events and open bars.Social Media Week is here and we've got the inside track on which parties to hit and which panels to miss.

Digital Somethings When: Mon, February 1, 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Where: Destination Why: Someone will be doing something digital. But it's at Destination Bar so we already knew that [Details]

The Official PressLift Launch Party When: Tue, February 2, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Where: Invite Only Why: Communications sponsor PressLift helps to kicks off the week with their official launch party [Details]

Social Diva Celebrates Digital Divas When: Tue, February 2, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Hotel On Rivington Why: The ladies of tech convene for a "fabu" cocktail party. [Details]

February 2010 - Social Media Week (& Haiti fundraiser) When: Tue, February 2, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where: FIT - Haft Auditorium Why: The monthly tech meet up goes givey with proceeds going to Haiti [Details]

Rock and Bowl When: Wed, February 3, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Where: Brooklyn Bowl Why: It can't be a real tech event without showing Brooklyn some love, this bowlathon will raise money while rocking out [Details]

OBLITERATI: Social Media Week When: Thu, February 4, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where: R Bar Why: Nick McGlynn, Peter Feld and a bunch of others have teamed up to take this monthly party to a whole new level. [Details]

Digital Culture NYC: Breaking Down the Walls, hosted by MoMA When: Fri, February 5, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Where: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Why: Head uptown for a night of culture meets technology [Details]

Social Media Week Closing Party When: Fri, February 5, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Where: RDV Why: Daniel Merriweather will be headlining at this farewell party [Details]