Well, hey there! Whether you’re a denizen of the Big Apple looking forward to meeting up with old faces or you’re in from far away to make new friends, Internet Week NYC is an exciting event–bringing together everyone from affiliate marketers to techie journalists to start-up-minded dreamers. Here is a fairly accurate guide to all the parties and events you should make time for this week, then. If you don’t see your event listed here, drop us a line and a snappy reason for why your event belongs in this list!
× How to Survive Internet Week: Using Social Media to Make Offline Connections, 4:00 PM. Sure the internet can make or break you, but talking face-to-face plays a pretty big role in getting the internet to care about you in the first place.
×eHow Rachael Ray & Buddies Launch Party, 7:00 PM. This Demand Media-hosted party is invite-only, but if you’re driven enough, find an in and sweet talk your way into the list–if only because there will be food and drinks.
× mediabistro.com’s Internet Week Party, 6:30 PM. One of the media/advertising/PR world’s main sites will be hosting an evening of cocktails and appetizers, with founder Laurel Touby hosting the event.
× 2011 Webutante Ball, 8:00 PM. If you are a fan of technology, prom-like settings, internet celebrities, and getting fancied up, go here! All ticket proceeds go to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
× 10 NYC Start-ups to Watch, 6:30 PM. Time editors scoured the emerging NYC tech scene to bestow this honor upon.
Ignite NYC XII @ Internet Week New York. This sold-out event features panelists on a variety of multimedia topics.
× Full Moon Party, 9:00 PM. We’re still a bit hazy on how this particular party ties into the wired world of Internet Week, but $20 does get you a ticket to an all-night party, featuring performances by four bands, featuring The Knocks.
× Internet Week Kickball Tournament, 7:00PM. Sometimes networking is more effective when you’re able to hearken back to the days of grade school.
× 15th Annual Webby Awards, 8:30 PM. Come celebrate the cream of the web crop at the industry’s landmark event.
More to be posted soon!