It’s no secret that a lot of the magic of Affiliate Summit East happens off-the-clock, at the countless parties that tend to follow a long day at the exhibition hall. Dotting Manhattan’s West Side, a lot of these parties are more than an opportunity to grab dinner on-the-go through free finger foods–they’re a great way to build deeper relationships with prospects who you may have had a chance to say “Hello” to during the show, but not necessarily, “How are you doing?” So stay up-to-date with our curated list of all the Affiliate Summit East 2011 parties. An official list is being kept here, but here are the ones we have our eye on. If you’re throwing a bash of your own and want us to highlight it, send us an email with the details!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20TH, 2011
Buy.at’s Give Back Event
Where: Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel (145 E. 50th St)
Best way to get there: 6 train to 51st St.; E, M trains to 53rd St-Lexington Av.
Who’s throwing it: Buy.at, GirlyChecks, TicketSizzle
What’s the venue like: Think pink for this pre-ASE shindig where a couple sponsors have agreed to give $2 for a good cause for every party guest wearing pink–attire or accessory.
RSVP: Details here
MONDAY, AUGUST 22ND, 2011
Where: London Bar @ London Hotel (151 W. 54th St.)
When: 4:00 PM
Best way to get there: B, D, E trains to 7th Av.; N, Q, R trains to 57th St-7th Av.
Who’s throwing it: Optizmo, MediaTrust, Popular Marketing
What’s the venue like: A great place for posh noshing.
Performance Marketing Event presents Exclusive PMA Networking Event
Where: Manhattan Penthouse Rooftop (40 Leroy Street)
When: 6:00 PM
Best way to get there: 1, 2 trains to Houston St.; A, B, C, D, E, F, M at West 4th St.
Who’s throwing it: Performance Marketing Association
What’s the venue like: It’s a private penthouse roof-top–the perfect place to relax on a late August night.
RSVP: Click here, but priority given to PMA members first.
engage:BDR @ leadsCon / affSummit
Where: Greenhouse (150 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013)
When: 9:00 PM
Best way to get there: 1, 2 trains to Houston St.; A, C, E trains to Spring St.
Who’s throwing it: engage:BDR and Ads4Dough
What’s the venue like: Two floors, mellow, and very eco-friendly. Word has it that the staff wears eco-friendly fashioned designed by Bono’s wife.
Where: Arena (135 W. 41st St)
When: 10:00 PM
Best way to get there: 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R trains to 42nd St-Times Square; B, D, F, M trains to 42nd St-Bryant Park
Who’s throwing it: ClickBooth, Optizmo, Verified Credible, ProminentLeads, Authorise, Calculated Creativity
What’s the venue like: Slightly Jetsons chic and conducive to people-watching.