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...


    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

    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


    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]


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


    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