Internet Week New York kicks off today, and will continue through June 14. Many panels are relevant to artists and businesses across the music industry, such as talks on how to pitch ideas and find sponsors, as well as how to increase your profits through the Internet.
Started in 2008 to advance New York’s Internet industry and community, IWNY was organized by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). The event will hold a variety of conferences, networking opportunities and performances, covering a range of topics.
This year the festival will include organizations such as Microsoft, Yahoo!, HP, Twitter, PepsiCo., StartupAlpha.com, Google and Forbes to name a few. The Internet Week headquarters will be located at the Metropolitan Pavilion however, many events will take place at different venues throughout the city.
SonicScoop picked out the following highlights throughout the week. Check the Internet Week New York Website to find more! Also watch out on Twitter for impromptu event notices, throughout the week #iwny.
Monday June 7th
12.00-12.30pm Phil Thomas DiGiulio Presents: Mobile Applications in the Modern World (at Metropolitan Pavilion)
12.30-2.30pm StartupAlpha.com Liquid Lunch & “Big Deal Room” Launch (at Whiskey Rebel)
11.00-11.45am Windows Phone 7 in Action: Design and Development Process Guidelines, and Workflow the WP7 Platform (Metropolitan Pavilion)
6.30-8.00pm Pitch out of Water
6.20-11.30pm Girls who Rock Benefit Concert supporting She’s the First and AfricAid (Santos Party House)
7.00-11.00pm SoundCtrl: Fireside Chat, Followed by Performances from Free Sol and Jared Evan. Music by DJ GetLive (DROM)
3.00-4.30 How to Fund Your Project Using IndieGoGo (Soho Apple Store)
9.00-4.00pm NYC Startup Weekend (NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)
10.00-5.00pm Digital Marketing Days (Hilton NY)
7.00-10.00pm The 14th Annual Webby Awards GalaCelebration Hosted by B.J. Novak of NBC’s ‘The Office’ (Cipriani Wall Street)
See you there! — Erika Pontes