This article was published on February 22, 2011

Upcoming Tech & Media Events with massive discounts

Upcoming Tech & Media Events with massive discounts
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."

We’re on the move guys! We’ve updated the list with new hot tech and media events we think you should be attending. Of course we have arranged some great discounts for you. Make sure you visit the TNW Events more often, because in the not so distant future we’ll be adding a few interesting twists. You won’t want to miss out on it.

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And remember, The Next Web Conference on April 27-29 should be on top of everyone’s list!

So do make sure you check TNW Events before buying your tickets in future. 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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LAUNCH Conference, February 23-24, San Francisco
Fifty cutting edge, and never-before seen, technology companies will debut at the LAUNCH Conference. There will be two competitions held at the event: LAUNCH 1.0 This competition is for completely new companies that have never had any press, public demos and whose services are currently in closed alpha or beta. LAUNCH 2.0 This competition is for existing companies that are launching new products, or significant new versions of an existing product.

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

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

Code PaLOUsa, March 4-5, Louisville, KY
Code PaLOUsa is a two-day, eight-track software development conference in Louisville, KY on March 4-5, 2011. Designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of technology stack, we will have sixty sessions revolving around Microsoft, Java, and other development platforms plus platform agnostic sessions all featuring well-known professionals plus a keynote from Douglas Crockford of JavaScript and Yahoo! fame. There will also be an exhibit hall where you can see what the top software development companies are up to.

TNW readers get a 15% discount by using discount code “TNW” at registration.

AnDevCon, March 7-9, San Mateo, CA
The Android Developers Conference is the world’s premier independent event dedicated to building, marketing and managing apps for the Android platform. The format includes dozens of top technical classes, workshops and breakout classes. Android handsets are taking the world by storm. Be part of this success!

TNW readers receive $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 using “MEDIASPONSOR” at eRegistration

Enterprise Social 2.0, March 8-9, Brussels
This event will be focusing on driving consumer engagement, business efficiency and CRM through social media. As with our previous summit, top speakers from leading companies will be discussing key challenges and opportunities on how to drive enterprises forward into the digital age.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to develop new business relationships and discuss best practices with your peers in an exclusive networking environment.

TNW readers get €600 (!) off. Register here.

FITC Amsterdam 2011, March 8-9, Amsterdam
Design. Technology. Cool Shit. We’ve brought back some of your favorite speakers, as well as a number of new ones, and we’ve also added a few surprises to keep everyone on their toes. With some of the most interesting and engaging presenters from around the globe, FITC Amsterdam 2011 will be 2 days and 2 nights that will leave you inspired, energized and awed. Join us for an event that you will never forget!

TNW readers get 15% off here with the discount code “thenextweb”

The Cloud Computing World Forum Conference, March 9, Dubai
The Cloud Computing World Forum Middle East and Africa will feature all of the key players within the Cloud Computing and SaaS market providing an introduction, discussion and look into the future for the ICT industry.This one day conference will provide the most complete and comprehensive platform for the global Cloud Computing and SaaS industry.

To buy tickets for this event call 0845 519 1230 or e-mail to [email protected] with discount code “MEAtnw20” and refer to TNW

Follow the new search, March 10, London
With the advent of Googles offer of $3bn for Twitter it seems to support that we are moving to an era of value in individual oponions for search, filtering, discovery and recommendation rather than a faceless algorithim which may be biased and changes at a whim. Does this migration actually represent a full circle as we head back to ‘Local’ and the village ethos where you know who is proving the content and recommendation and demonstrates that a cluster has value. Join us to debate this new paradigm; how follow is the new search.

Get special Mashupevent price tickets here

Social Gaming, March 14, Olswang
Social gaming commonly refers to playing games as a way of social interaction, as opposed to playing games in solitude, like some card games (solitaire) and the single-player mode of many video games. One hundred million people are playing these games and about $1 billion in revenue is expected this year. Social gaming is also changing the stereotype image of games players and through the fast pace of technology changes helping gain adoption for platforms like facebook in the US/Europe and RenRen in China, more so in China the adoption of social gaming into the culture has helped drive the adoption rate of the social networks. We will be debating the future, impact, value and role of social gaming

Get special Mashupevent price tickets here

Innogive, March 16, Washington DC
The Innogive Conference is the pioneer conference focused on mobile giving. The event is co-hosted by NTEN and sponsored by the Verizon Foundation. Mobile giving is one of the most talked about fundraising and communications tools; the event shows how to move from talk to execution and from novelty to implementation. This conference brings a forward looking view of where the sector is going with keynotes from National Community Relations Dir. of the Salvation Army, Major George Hood, Sr. Director of Global Community Affairs at Microsoft Corp., Akhtar Badshah and President of the Verizon Foundation, Rose Stuckey Kirk. The Innogive format combines a great mix of respected keynotes, riveting innovation speakers and super informative panels and hands on classes.

Use IGF code here to get $50 off registration as a TNW reader.

Login 2011, March 17-18, Vilnius
LOGIN 2011 is expanding and this time it will last for two whole days. Participants from all over the Baltics will gather to listen to inspiring keynote speeches, participate in seminars and creative workshops. Login 2011 speakers come from such companies as Mozilla, Amnesty International,,, WIRED, The Daily Telegraph and many more!

Special discount for TNW readers – two days for the price of one day only. Use discount code LOGINTNW here

Mobile Web and Apps World Forum, March 21, Orlando
America’s longest running mobile web and applications event is back as the official partner of International CTIA. We will once again bring together top minds from around the world to discuss how to develop, market, deploy and monetize mobile web and applications. Our event at International CTIA Las Vegas last year drew over 250 attendees and was standing room only!

Sorry, no discount. But hey, haven’t we spoiled you enough with lots of other discounts ;-)?  So buy your tickets here.

The Future of Tablets, March 22, Orlando
After the overwhelming response to our first tablets event in San Francisco we are proud to once again present the next event at International CTIA in Orlando. The Future of Tablets will be will address the key trends and issues that will affect the future of tablets for developers, publishers, media, e-commerce and those in the value chain.

Same reason as mentioned above! Buy your tickets here.

Interactive Local Media East, March 21-23, Boston
Interactive Local Media is BIA/Kelsey’s definitive conference on local digital advertising and marketing. Join the local online media community in Boston, March 21-23, for ILM East, where the focus will be on new local marketplaces, keying in on the latest developments in search, mobile and deals.

TNW readers get $200 off the public rate by using discount code “ILMETNW”

Marketing 2.0 Conference, March 28-29, Paris
The Marketing 2.0 Conference is aimed at all professionals who think that today’s marketing industry is in need of a change! We are bringing the world’s best experts and specialists together to discuss the future of marketing, (social) media, and advertising, as well as new technology. The main goal of the M2C is to exchange ideas and learn how to handle the dramatic changes in media, marketing, and consumer behavior in your day-to-day business using the latest knowledge, best practice, and trends.

Social media World Forum, 29-30 March, London
Now in its 3rd year, the SMWF 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 4000 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, developers, and the like.

TNW readers get 20% off tickets by using discount code “TNW2011”

Socialize: Monetizing Social Media, March 31 – April 1, New York
Mediabistro’s Socialize: Monetizing Social Media unites business leaders in gaming, virtual goods, mobile, marketing, and media for two days of learning, connecting, and sharing about all things social. Through two days of comprehensive learning, focused discussion and diverse perspectives, our experts show you how all the social media pieces fit together to create a unified business strategy. This event delivers up-to-the-minute social media techniques, and processes for successfully enabling customer-facing revenue generation strategies that tap the power of social media.

TNW readers save 15% with code “SZTNW” here

iPhone/ iPad DevCon East, April 4-6, Boston
Building on the success of the first event in San Diego (428 delegates), iPhone iPad DevCon East, April 4-6 in Boston, will offer one day of intensive workshops, followed by two days of technical classes. A key program change is an added focus on managing apps, making the event appealing to enterprise users too. The conference will include an expanded exhibit area.

TNW subscribers receive a $100 discount off the Full Event Passport and/or gain free admission to the exhibits (first time registrants only) by inserting the code “MEDIASPONSOR” here

MI EXPO, April 7, London
MI EXPO is a platform showcasing innovation within the marketing sector. The event promises to inspire and educate, whilst bring together the companies and individuals driving the industry forward creating networking and new business opportunities. Speakers for the event include: Peter Fisk -Bestselling Author and Inspirational Speaker, Ashley Highfield- MD Microsoft, Marko Balabanovic – Head of Innovation, & Anna Bateson – Director of Marketing YouTube, EMEA, plus many more…
The Marketing Innovation Awards, nominated for by the UTalkMarketing Community will take place at the end of the day during a drinks reception. Click here to enter for these awards.

Register with discount code “TNW15” to receive a 15% discount. Early bird rate available til 28th Feb.

The Next Web Conference 2011, April 27-29, Amsterdam
The sixth edition of The Next Web is coming up in April. It is THE event that you should have visited. The Next Web brings together the best audience and companies from Europe and the US to discuss the future of the web and mobile.. We’re looking forward to welcome 1200 web and mobile professionals for 3 days of interesting talks, business and fun at The Next Web in the city we love so much; Amsterdam. Again we have a bonus. Right after the conference it is Queensday, a national holiday and the biggest party in the Netherlands. 17 million people dress in Orange and go out on the streets to have fun, party and to celebrate the anniversary of our Queen.

Get your tickets now before it’s too late!

Future of the Web, May 16-18, London
FOWD hits London again this May! After the huge success of 2010’s new format, we’re bringing our new-look show back to town: two days of conference sessions, each with two tracks to choose from, and a day of intimate workshops, allowing attendees to gain a deeper understanding of their chosen topic. Join us for some of the biggest names in web design, amazing networking opportunities, one-on-one design clinics with our speakers, and our legendary attendee party – hope to see you there..

Use discount code “NEXTWEB15” here for a 15% discount on 2 Day Conference Passes

SMOC: Social Media Optimization Conference, May 23-24, San Francisco
Produced by Mediabistro and SocialTimes, Socialize Media Optimization Conference (SMOC) is a two-day event dedicated to social media optimization and social advertising. Boost search engine visibility, increase linkability, and fuel your readers’ desire to share your content. Industry leaders will also show you how to get results when advertising on the social web in terms of strategy, targeting, privacy, and metrics. Our experts include Brian Solis (author, Engage), Rohit Bhargava (SVP, Digital, Strategy & Planning Group), Gary Ware (Covario), and many more.

TNW readers save 15% with code “SXTNW'”! Register here

AR Summit, June 16, London
June 16th, 2011, London, UK: Augmented Reality Summit is designed to explore this new dynamic reality and provide delegates with the perfect opportunity to uncover Augmented Reality in full and explore the opportunity’s AR brings any brand or company. The AR Summit is positioned at the forefront of this exciting continually developing new industry. Whether you are a Brand, Advertiser or Agency, Technology provider or Developer looking to meet key industry figures, keep up with the latest developments, technology’s & tools or simply to network with other from the world of AR

TNW readers get 25% off tickets here by using discount code “TNW2011”

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