The GofG Guide To Internet Week 2011: Best Parties and Panels

by guestofaguest · June 9, 2011

The 4th Annual Internet Week NYC is here! This festival, celebrating the city's thriving Internet industry and community, will bring out the cities techies from June 6-13.  We've rounded up our picks for the best events of the week, from parties to panels...

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Parties that we will definitely be attending...

No Nametags

When: Mon, June 6, 8:30 pm- 11:30 pm

Where: Invite Only

Why: Join Geekosystem for the No Nametags Internet Week Party. [Details]

Official IWNY Ford Opening Party with music by Noisey.com

When: Mon, June 6, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion. Ticketed Event

Why:Kick of f the week with a night of drinks from Kanon Organic Vodka, DJ sets by the Hood Internet, The Rapture, & DJ Frankenmack, and a live performance from darkwave synthpop band Cold Cave! [Details]

My Damn Channel 4th Birthday Party

Where: The Delancey. Ticketed Event [Details]

When: Mon, June 6, 7:00 pm -11:00 pm

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Official IWNY After Party

When: Mon, June 6, 10:00 pm - 4:00 am

Where: Tribeca Grand Hotel. Ticketed Event

Why: There will be dancing. There will be free drinks from Meebo. And most importantly, there will be Night People and Holy Ghost! [Details]

- 5th Anniversary & Relaunch of Kaboodle

When: Tue, June 7, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Where: Invite Only [Details]

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Section 2 Opening Celebration & Exclusive Preview of Rainbow City

When: Tue, June 7, 7:00 pm - 10 pm

Where: The Lot and Rainbow City. Invite Only

Why: To celebrate the opening of High Line Section 2 and the exclusive preview of  Rainbow City. [Details]

Flavorpill + Chase Jarvis Present: Dasein: An Invitation To Hang Celebration

When: Tue, June 7, 7 pm - 11 pm

Where: Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel. Invite Only

Why: In celebration of Chase Jarvis' interactive installation of Dasein:    An Invitation to Hang [Details]

The 2011 Webutante Ball

When: Tue, June 7, 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Where: Marquee. Ticketed Event

Why: A celebration of the New York tech scene with100% of ticket proceeds will go directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation. [Details]

SoundCtrl & Internet Week

When: Wed, June 8, 7:00 pm - 2:00 am

Where: Gramercy Theater, Open Event

Why: Party at the Second Annual FlashFwd Awards during Internet Week in NewYork. [Details]

Why: Come check out the winners! [Details]

HowAboutWe.com Party When: Thu, June 9, 9pm-12am Where: Invite only Why: The start-up is having a 90's themed party [Details]

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Starters + Startups Party

When: Thu, June 9, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Where: GStaad, Ticketed Event

Why: Come mix & mingle with innovative NYC early-stage start-ups in the tech and media industries and the investors who love them! [Details]

15th Annual Webby Awards

When: Monday, June 13, 8:30pm - 11:30pm

Where: Hammerstein Ballroom, Ticketed Event

Panels that we don't want to miss...

Where Social and Impact Intersect: Lessons for Brands

When: Mon, June 6, 1:00 pm- 1:50 pm

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion. Ticketed Event

Why: Join AOL for this exciting presentation on the intersection of impact and CAUSE-RELATED social marketing. [Details]

Social Media & Hospitality: Driving Traffic, Boosting Sales& Upping Engagements

When: Mon, June 6, 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion. Ticketed Event

Why: Join the online voices of institutions like the GrandLife Hotels and The Gansevoort Hotel   Group in exploring the way social media has changed the hospitality industry. {Details}

What If Consumers Controlled Their Data?

When: Thu, June 9, 2:30pm - 3:30 pm

Where: General Assembly. Ticketed Event