Is the weather depressing where you are? It is for us but looking at the upcoming tech events there’s hope for creating some warm referrals! ;)
We have listed interesting meetups and events for techies and media professionals with a nice discount for our beloved TNW readers. Only the hottest events make it, so make sure you visit TNW Events whenever you’re looking for one or before you’re about to book one.
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We’re currently working behind the scenes on the third edition of Kings of Code, the gathering for developers, set for Monday September 19th. The best developers will gather in Amsterdam to explore and discuss the latest trends, developments and best practices in development technologies. A ticket gives access to the Hack Battle in the weekend preceding the conference as well (September 17 – 18). Still very hush hush, but feel free to get on the list, or contact us with speaker ideas or sponsorship opportunities (email Sophie). More updates to come..
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So let’s check out the updated list!
(*) denotes events we’ll be attending.
Social Commerce Conference, July 26-28, San Francisco
Social Commerce Conference: Driving Revenue Through the Power of Social Networking. Attendees will leave the conference with a much stronger understanding on the hidden value of promoting brands online and establishing trading infrastructure through e-commerce environment to manage online social commerce. Hear from industry leaders within Social Commerce, Social Media and E-Commerce, from eBay, Yahoo!, Groupon, Microsoft, Dell, Napster, Best Buy and Hallmark.
Mention “TNW” and receive up to a 50% discount off regular registration prices! Email Michele Westergaard at Michelew@marcusevansch.com for more information.
(*)GROW, August 17-19, Vancouver
GROW is a unique three-day conference that brings together the top minds in business, entrepreneurship, technology and startup investment to inspire and engage the next generation of disruptive entrepreneurs. This annual conference is the place for Canada and Silicon Valley’s leading entreprenuers to brainstorm, innovate, and connect; strengthening their networks, companies and broadening their scope of possibilities. GROW is more than a three day conference, it’s a movement.
TNW readers will have 50% discount on all tickets here.
SocialDevCamp, August 26-28, Chicago
SocialDevCamp Chicago is “summer camp for the social web” a weekend conference + unconference + hackathon all about making the most of the social web. It’s the event for social app and platform developers, mobile developers, strategists, evangelists, and enthusiasts. At SocialDevCamp you’ll join hundreds of passionate developers and creators for a weekend of robust talks on social platforms, apps, APIs, mobile experiences, identity management, and new media.
TNW readers receive 20% off General Admission tickets by using discount code “thenextweb.” here.
Conferencia Crowdsourcing, August 29, São Paulo
Brazil´s 1st international Crowdsourcing Conference. They’ll be presenting Crowdsourcing frameworks, tools and successfull projects in Brazil and Worldwide. They have both local and international recognized speakers to present their experiences in areas such as Open Inovation, Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding, Social Production such as: FIAT, Tecnisa, Crowdflower, MUTOPO, JOVOTO, Vivo, Telefonica, Catarse (Brazilian Crowdfunding company similar to Kick Starter).
All TNW readers will get 30% discount at the admission fee here.
Apps World Asia, September 1-2, Singapore
Apps World Asia 2011 will delve into the highly populated yet dynamic region and its app eco-system of Asia. With countries like China, Japan and India in the spotlight, they will also cover the unsung heroes such as Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Indonesia and more. The event of choice for the region’s App Developers, Network Operators, OS Vendors, Brand & Marketing Managers and Technology Providers; looking to connect, build partnerships and network whilst becoming educated and inspired by the latest developments within this exciting industry.
The Next Web readers can get 15% off by entering NEXTWEB15 when registering for the event here.
Social Media World Forum Asia, September 1-2, Singapore
Now in its 3rd year, the SMWF Asia event this year will be providing a format for networking, engagement, and lots of social media debate around the latest tools, technologies, platforms, and emerging trends within social media marketing. With over 1500 attendees last year, the show has grown significantly to become one of the leading shows in its field, hosting a variety of free to attend workshops & conferences for marketers, PR professionals, brands, agencies and SME’s.
As a TNW reader get a 15% discount by using the discount code “NEXTWEB15” when you register.
MyGreatFest, September 17, London
The @MyGreatFest event is set to be the worlds first iOS/Jailbreak convention ever held and is the brought to you by the founder, Craig Fox, aka @flawlessfox. It will feature talks from some of the most prominent Developers in the community, to name just a few, Jay Freeman (aka @Saurik) Joshua Hill (aka @p0sixninja). They will be running BIG giveaways all day, and will be selling the latest and greatest iOS accessory via our stalls.
Register here with promo code TNW20 and save 20%!
(*)Kings of Code, September 19, Amsterdam
At Kings of Code 400 developers will gather in Amsterdam to explore and discuss the latest trends, developments and best practices in web development technologies. A ticket gives access to the Hack Battle on September 17 – 18 as well. More updates to come..
Arctic15, September 22, Helsinki
More than 500 attendees from all over the world will get together in Finland to witness the hottest Nordic and Baltic startups of 2011 launch their businesses and services. Not only will there be interesting new companies to meet, Arctic15 will witness some of the most inspirational speakers from the region and beyond.
TNW readers get 15% off on all tickets here by using the discount code: A15THENEXTWEB
Webprededor, October 10-15, Santiago de Chile
Webprendedor 2011 is an event to push the digital entrepreneurial culture in Chile. Is one of the biggest event for wannabe entrepreneurs in LatAm and this year want to build a real bridge between Silicon Valley and LatAm. This year there are 2,300 pre-registered attendees and the event will run for a week during October 10t-15th.
Registration is open in a few weeks. TNW readers will have 20% discount using discount code: TNW2011
Mobile Augmented Reality, October 11, San Diego
The Mobile AR event of CTIA Enterprise and Applications. This full day (11-6) event will cover the opportunities for developers, brands, agencies and the enterprise.
As a TNW reader get a nice discount by contacting them at firstname.lastname@example.org for special registration code.
Enterprise Marketing 2.0, October 12-13, Amsterdam
EM20 – Enterprise Marketing 2.0. Cutting edge Online and Social Media Marketing – what’s next? 20+ industry leading social media experts from large (B2B and B2C) companies including Nike, BMW, Carlsberg, Ericsson, Jamie Oliver, Philips & Unilever. 8+hours of networking opportunities. Eat, drink and party on a boat in Amsterdam for free! You can follow #em20 for updates.
TNW readers get €100 off tickets. Click here to view the full programme and registration form.
CLOUD, Developer Convention, October 13-14, Hamburg
Developers, programmers and designers from all over Europe are invited to come to the design hotel EAST Hamburg for a two day Developer Convention on 13./14. of October 2011 to hack awesome applications and services on top of the worlds leading and most popular cloud computing infrastructures. During the whole event mentors from the worlds leading cloud infrastructure providers support them to implement their ideas.
The Pivot Conference, October 17-18, New York
Pivot is the only conference focused purely on how major brands, agencies, marketers and content creators can succeed by understanding, accessing and influencing the emerging Social Consumer. Hosted by Brian Solis, author of Engage, Pivot delivers two full days of unique content and experiences that illuminate the altered marketing landscape, delivered by transformational thinkers, technologists, entrepreneurs and entertainers.
Register here with promo code TNW20 and save 20%!
JAX London, October 31-November 2, London
JAX is the most comprehensive Java Ecosystems conference covering web and enterprise development. It is the ideal forum for software developers, project managers and architects to learn about the latest Technology, Architecture and Agile Methodologies.
TNW readers can get a 15% discount on all passes by enter discount code JAX11TNW when registering here. They’re also offering a free Intellibook to anyone who registers for the full 3 days of the conference.
Social Media World Forum North America, November 1-2, New York
Now in its 2nd year, the SMWF North America event this year will be providing a format for networking, engagement, and lots of social media debate around the latest tools, technologies, platforms, and emerging trends within social media marketing. The show has grown significantly to become one of the leading shows in its field, hosting a variety of free to attend workshops & conferences for marketers, PR professionals, brands, agencies and SME’s.
There is a 15% discount to The Next Web readers by entering the discount code NEXTWEB15 when registering here.
Apps World North America, November 1-2, New York
Apps World N.America brings together many of the region’s top app Developers, Network Operators, OS Vendors, Brand & Marketing Managers and Technology Providers; looking to connect, build partnerships and network whilst becoming educated and inspired by the latest developments within this exciting industry. The event of choice for the region’s App Developers, Network Operators, OS Vendors, Brand & Marketing Managers and Technology Providers; looking to connect, build partnerships and network whilst becoming educated and inspired by the latest developments within this exciting industry.
The Next Web readers can get 15% discount on admission prices by entering NEXTWEB15 when registering for the event at here.
BlogWorld & New Media Expo, November 3-5, Los Angeles
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide conference, tradeshow and media event dedicated to blogging, podcasting, social media, social networking, online video, music, Internet TV and radio. BlogWorld conference attendees enjoy more than 120 cutting-edge educational sessions presented by leading bloggers, podcasters and content creators, while the New Media Expo provides the only industry-wide new media marketplace for networking, online business and marketing resources.
As a TNW reader register here with the promo code TNW20 to save 20% off any conference pass, or use code TNW50 to save 50% off Expo Passes (which include access to the Exhibit hall as well as all keynotes and parties, just like the conference passes).
Android DevCon, November 6-9, San Francisco
The 2nd Android DevCon, the technical conference for software developers building or selling Android apps, arrives after a smashing debut in March, 2011 (nearly 1,000 attendees and 20 major sponsors). It will offer one day of intensive workshops, followed by three days of technical classes. More than 1,000 software developers, engineers and entrepreneurs from 35 nations are projected to attend Android DevCon and choose from 70 classes to bring Android open source development to a high level.
TNW readers receive a $100 discount off the Full Event Passport and/or gain free admission to the exhibits (first time registrants only – cannot be combined with other offers) by inserting the code MEDIASPONSOR here.
Under the Radar, November 9-10, Mountain View
Under the Radar is a catalyst for doing deals. Meet with 350 decision-makers from global carriers, brands, technology companies, startups, and investors responsible for helping companies leverage new mobile technology in the fast-evolving digital landscape.
TNW readers will get special price tickets here.
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