This article was published on November 29, 2010

Upcoming Tech and Media Events You Should Be Attending [Discounts and Free Tickets Here]

Upcoming Tech and Media Events You Should Be Attending [Discounts and Free Tickets Here]
Sophie Op den Kamp
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Sophie (SophieODK) is Operations Director at TQ in Amsterdam (TNW's Tech Residency for exceptional startups). Finds good karma in geek-to-pe Sophie (SophieODK) is Operations Director at TQ in Amsterdam (TNW's Tech Residency for exceptional startups). Finds good karma in geek-to-person advocacy. Her motto: "Don't take yourself too seriously, it gives you freaky frown lines."

Sharing Thanksgiving party pics, sending dancing elf e-cards, spending at web giftshops… yeah the holiday season is already in full force on the web. Also many events upcoming weeks are in connection with interactive media. We’ve listed the events for which we’ve arranged a special discount for TNW readers. So make sure to check here before you decide to buy a ticket. Enjoy the events, but don’t let the scene kill you :)

For newcomers: This list is, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, and is laser-focused on tech & media events. Would you like to have your conference or event listed here? Contact us
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Apps World, Nov 30 – December 1, Olympia, London
Apps World aims to address the entire app ecosystem and the challenge of delivery, development and design of apps across multiple platforms. Bringing together leading operators and app stores worldwide, and drawing in parallels between the mobile & TV App platforms. A two day workshop event with free to attend exhibition. Free to attend Developers track & exhibition, register here

Discover the Future of Multi-Platform Apps!
TNW readers get 10% off with code TNW10, call the booking line +44 (0) 1179 468876.

Market Research in the Mobile World, 2-3 December, Berlin
Gone are the days of paper questionnaires where you often get poor response rates. With the advancement of mobile technology, data collection can be seamlessly integrated into mobile apps, making it fun for consumers to respond. The international conference on Market Research in the Mobile World will bring together top researchers and practitioners to discuss the key challenges and opportunities of using mobile platforms for generating consumer and business insights.

TNW readers get 10% off by using discount code “thenextweb10” during registration

Online Video Summit, December 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Join the Online Video Summit and get inspired and informed by more than 15 experts sharing with you how your organisation could employ online video as a valuable marketing, communication, advertising and monetization tool! Speakers from Jet-Stream, ABN AMRO, GoViral, KPN, Reelseo, IAB, Tremor Media, Sapa Pana Travel, AbouthorsesTV, SuperHeroes, Rabobank, OncologyTV, Sport1, Consumentenbond, Kia Motors and others.

Get the vital insights to optimise your online video strategy! TNW readers get 100 euro discount with code ‘TNWGO’

Interactive Local media, December 7-9, Santa Clara, California
Interactive Local Media 2010 (ILM:10) is BIA/Kelsey’s annual conference devoted to digital media with a local focus. This event features the true innovators of interactive local media and marketing, encompassing directories, search, mobile, social and direct marketing.

TNW readers get $200 off ILM:10 registration with promo code ILM10TNW

LeWeb, December 8-9, Paris, France
Last but not least. . LeWeb brings together the most influential audience in the Internet ecosystem. Top industry entrepreneurs, executives, investors, senior press & bloggers gather for 2 days in Paris to focus on the key issues and opportunities in the web marketplace. LeWeb features the most timely topics and discusses the hottest trends as they happen. This year’s theme is platforms and speakers include: Carlos Ghosn, Marissa Mayer, Dennis Crowley, Alexander Tamas, Sebastien de Halleux, Michael Arrington to name a few.

TNW readers get a special 200 euros discount here By using discount code TNW2010

Vator Splash NY, December 15, New York
Vator is looking for the most promising startups to present onstage at Webster Hall in New York City on December 15. We know that New York, and the East Coast in general, is becoming a hotbed for emerging companies, and venture capitalists are seriously taking notice. RRE Ventures is backing Vator Splash NY to ensure that the event is one that rocks the house. Vator Splash NY will have an open bar from 4 pm to 11 pm. So, it’ll not only be a great event to be onstage, it’ll be a fun networking evening ;-)

TNW readers get 30% off the ticket prices here by using discountcode “NextNewWeb30”

The Gamification Summit, January 20-21, 2011 San Francisco
The Gamification Summit brings together top thought leaders in game mechanics and engagement science for the first time. Hear what works and what doesn’t in this dynamic and fast-moving field through case studies, workshops, keynotes and panels delivered by experts such as Gabe Zichermann (author, Game-Based Marketing), Amy Jo Kim (gamification guru) and Jane McGonigal (TED fellow, author debuting her new book) and network with other leaders in the space.

TNW readers get 10% off by using discount code “next10”

IMME, January 26-27, Utrecht, The Netherlands
The Interactive Media and Marketing Event (IMME) offers in-depth and practical information on the use of interactive marketing and media. Common issues addressed during the event include:
– How to measure the effectiveness of new mediachannels?
– What are the possibilites of Gamevertising, Mobile and Video for my company?
A visit to IMME is an experience: you are challenged to participate actively in different workshops, debates and testpanels on subjects like Social media, Performance Based Marketing, Gamevertising, Dialogue marketing and Mobile.

A visit to IMME is free after registration here

The Webwinkel dagen (webshop days), January 26-27 2011, Utrecht, The Netherlands
If you are responsible for or involved in, the online activities of your company, the Webwinkel Vakdagen is a ‘must visit’. It is the main event of the e-commerce industry in the Benelux
In 2010 the exhibition attracted well over 7000 decision makers and more than 130 leading e-commerce suppliers. The combination of exhibition and conference guarantees information, interaction and innovation. You will be informed on topics such as Email, Analytics, Multichannelling, Webshop software, Social Media, Payment, Fulfilment and Security.”

A visit to Webwinkel dagen is free after registration here

Green Data Centre Conference, February 1-3, San Diego
The Green Data Center Conference will present attendees with the newest trends in building data centers to meet the business and environmental standards of today. Industry experts and executives will gather to discuss the growing importance of green technology and the associated benefits, along with corporate case studies demonstrating how existing data centers have been retrofitted and new facilities built from the ground up. This conference will share valuable information that can be brought back and used immediately.

TNW readers get $100 discount by using promocode “NEXTWEB795” here

Vator Splash SF, February 3, San Francisco
CEOs and/or founders of 10 companies, chosen by their peers and vetted by judges, will have the opportunity to present onstage and give a three-minute pitch in front of some 400 business professionals, comprising of executives from startups and large companies, angel investors, VCs, and media.
Vator is holding its fourth Vator Splash event in San Francisco to find up-and-coming, early-stage startups to present at the Vator Splash event on the evening of February 3, 2011 at Cafe du Nord in San Francisco.

TNW readers get 20% off here by using discount code “nextnewweb20”

SoCon11, february 4-5 2011, Atlanta, GA

Celebrating 5 years, the 2-day SoCon11 event kicks off with a Friday-night shindig at the historic Carter Center in downtown Atlanta complete with music, gourmet dinner buffet, and cash bar. Following is a day of networking and break-out sessions with some of the biggest names in digital media. Through the past 5 years the SoCon series has provided an innovative and timely approach to the new media environment by putting attendees in contact with the foremost experts in the field. This year it’s all about mobile.

TNW readers get 10% off the already economically priced tickets by using code “TNW10” here

Social media strategies for travel, March 2-3, San Francisco
Attend the world’s leading social media conference solely dedicated to the travel industry – now in it’s 4th successful year! This is the event where top travel brands and social media experts meet to drive forward best practices in social media.

TNW readers get $100 discount by using discount code ‘TNW100’ here

Are you hosting an event yourself? Think it would be relevant to our readers? Please contact Sophie to discuss media partnerships with TNW

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