Internet Week is upon us, and that means mixers, and parties. Jump into the digital world with a drink in your hand and mingle with the up and coming stars of the web. Here's a glimpse of the parties going on this week. To buy tickets to these events, and see what else Internet Week has to offer, check out the schedule, HERE.
MONDAY, MAY 14th
Official Internet Week NY Opening Party
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
82 Mercer. Internet Week HQ
A special, invite-only event to celebrate the opening of the 5th Annual Internet Week NY.
In collaboration with music partners RCRD LBL & Thrillist. The event will feature a DJ set from Michna and live performances from Wild Belle & MNDR.
Official Internet Week Opening Night After Party
10:00 PM -4:00 AM
The Tribeca Grand Hotel
Did you expect the party to stop? Not at Internet Week NY. Last year, Holy Ghost! and Night People rocked until the wee hours and you can expect another raucous night of cutting-edge music in a sophisticated environment. The best kind of networking. Not working!
This year's line-up is brought to you in collaboration with Last.fm, Mass Appeal and GrandLife..and is definitely a set to impress:
Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire
Kaviar Disco Club
ICE ROD Chatroulette Fake Dorm Room Freestlye Rap in Harlem at Shrine
11:00 PM May 14th - 12:30 AM May 15th
Shrine World Music Venue
ICE ROD performs at music venues, sets up the stage to look like a dorm room and freestyle raps on Chatroulette. This is all projected onto a screen for the audience to watch.
The stage is setup like a college dorm, complete with Bob Marley and Pulp Fiction posters - a snowboard in the corner. ICE ROD (Michael Gaughan), acting as just another bored kid in the dorms, surfs Chatroulette making individual freestyles for other lonely, thrill-seeking, sexually obsessive chatters around the world.
Internet Week Party
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Faces and Names
(between 6th and 7th)
Internet Week is an incredible opportunity for media professionals from all corners of the industry to come together, share ideas and connect with one another. Join Dashcrowd for free appetizers & cocktail specials at Faces & Names on Opening Night! RSVP IS REQUIRED
Faces and Names is a fun/friendly lounge in midtown that is open till 4am and the kitchen till 3am every night of the week!
TUESDAY, MAY 15th
Mediabistro's Internet Week Cocktail Party (sold out)
138 West 25th Street
(Between 6th & 7th Avenues)
Please join Mediabistro for their Internet Week party in New York!
What: Drinks and conversation
Who: Media professionals
Why: To celebrate Internet Week NY!
When: Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Chelsea Manor
Food/Drink: Drink specials and complimentary appetizers
Hosted by: Mediabistro's AgencySpy editor Kiran Aditham and Mediabistro's PRNewser editor Tonya Garcia
WEDNESDAY MAY 16TH
Experience Real-Time Marketing Live on The GolinHarris “Bridge”
10 AM- 5PM
Join us for a first-time ever “brand” open house on May 16 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and be treated to illuminations and refreshments while experiencing all that The Bridge has to offer. You’ll be engaging with media online and off guided by the founders of The Bridge and some of the industry’s smartest digital and traditional media experts.
THURSDAY, MAY 17th
Finnish Design + Technology: A Party
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Projective Space, SOHO
Finnish people are insanely smart and talented. So are New Yorkers.
Fragity and BYO consulting are organizing "Finnish Design + Technology: A Party"on May 17th to celebrate innovative Finnish Design + Technology and officially launch Nuppu Labs, a collaboration between NYC strategists and Finnish designers and developers.
Come ready to drink tasty Finnish drinks, eat yummy Finnish snacks, and network with Finnish designers and developers.
FRIDAY, MAY 18th
GIRLS WHO ROCK
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The show features performances by American Idol finalist and Interscope Records recording artistHaley Rhinehart, Jessica Latshaw from one of New York's most loved viral videos, barrier-breaking rapper Shin-B, and The Jane Doze, along with a special performance from Park Slope Rock School. More surprises will be announced.
MONDAY, MAY 21st
The Webby Awards
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The 16th Annual Webby Awards is scheduled to take place at Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday, May 21st. As always, The Webby Awards will close Internet Week with the biggest party of the year, celebrating the best of the Web in pure Webby style. The show will be streamed again, so don't miss out!