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Upcoming worldwide Tech & Media events YOU should be attending [Discounts & Giveaways]

Upcoming worldwide Tech & Media events YOU should be attending [Discounts & Giveaways]
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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’ve updated our list of upcoming SFW events [Suitable For Web-pro’s] that will give you the heads up on trends and entrepreneurship in the international media and technology space. For all mentioned events we’ve organized a special discount for our readers, so make sure to check here before you decide to buy a ticket.
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SES Chicago Conference and Expo, October 18-22, Chicago
Discover the tools of engagement at SES Chicago Conference and Expo. Learn to listen and converse in a more social world and increase organic traffic to avoid “spam” penalties Experts will show you how integrating search, social media, and video in basic ways. The program features 60+ sessions covering marketing attribution, the business value of social media, and brand reputation management

TNW readers get 20% discount

Webtrends Engage 2010, October 19-20, London, UK
Webtrends Engage will bring together bright sparks of marketing, e-commerce, digital and social media, while showcasing organisations that create the perfect concoction of art and science in today’s digital world. Engage 2010 aims to open up the debate of how it’s possible to seize the latest opportunities of Web 2.0 with not only a creative but scientific approach and inspire attendees with note-worthy speakers. The two-day event will also feature a number of short sharp sessions to enthuse even the most experienced digital professional.

TNW readers get 25% off. select ‘Other’ from the dropdown list and then enter ‘ENG-TNW’ here

The Mobile Design Conference, October 21, Barcelona, Spain
Morning Conference: Designing for the Networked City
The Mobile Design Conference is an interactive one-day conference for professionals to discuss and co-create around the theme of “the networked city”. Speakers include: Kevin Slavin, Matt Jones, Usham Haque, Fabien Girardin.
Afternoon Workshop – MDC Lab: Co-Creating for the Networked City
This years’ Mobile Design Conference is proud to present the MDC Lab: a co-creation workshop lead by Liz Sanders with expert participation of the Mobile Design Conference speakers.

TNW readers get 10% discount by using discount code “dotopen”

Social Intranet Summit, October 27-28, Vancouver, Canada
Learn how to drive business value with social intranet at Social Intranet Summit. Your intranet can be an integral part of your organization’s success. No other technology is responsible for simultaneously enhancing efficiency and productivity, retaining organizational knowledge, and enhancing employee engagement. How can you achieve excellence with your intranet? Join intranet managers, social software practitioners, and enterprise thought leaders on October 28, 2010 for a day of inspiring presentations, practical advice, and great networking in beautiful Vancouver.

TNW Readers get $100 discount by using “NEXTWEB” as Promo code

IDCEE, October 28-29, Kyiv, Ukraine
IDCEE 2010 is aiming to aggregate and distribute the ideas and knowledge of the most promising start-ups and innovators with expertise and abilities of leading angel investors and venture capitalists. IDCEE 2010 will gather approximately 150-200 investors participating. Furthermore, the expo provides a broad selection of participative sessions, panels, keynotes and matchmaking events. Special note: The venue – ‘Mystetskiy Arsenal’ is located in the immediate vicinity of the UNESCO world heritage site of ‘Pechersk Lavra’

TNW readers get 20% discount. Email me to get the discount-code.

The Innovation Event, November 2, Amsterdam
The Innovation Event takes place at Pakhuis de Zwijger. During this event, Accenture will organize several activities with “Innovation” as the center focus. There will be inspiring guest speakers present whom will share their insights on the ongoing trends in the Media, Communications & High Tech sector. At the end of the event, the winner of the Innovation Awards 2010 will be announced, along with the public’s favorite concept.

TNW readers get 50% discount here

The How To Web conference, November 3-4, Bucharest
At How To Web you will find inspirational technology entrepreneurship. This event gives you the heads up on the latest developments in Eastern Europe and the rest of the world. How To Web 2010 will feature international speakers from the web entrepreneurship scene in London and Silicon Valley: Ramu Yalamanchi (Hi5), Reshma Sohoni (Seedcamp), Mike Butcher (TechCrunch Europe), Katy Turner (Eden Ventures), Alex Van Someren (UKTI) and…. Patrick de Laive (The Next Web)

TNW readers get 15% by using promo code THE_NEXT_WEB

Tech Search party, November 13, San Francisco
Tech Search Party is a smart phone scavenger hunt ideally suited for the gadget-savvy. At the beginning of the event, teams are given clues to decipher and then have only two hours to scatter throughout Noe Valley in order to find the answers. Smart phones are a necessity, so BlackBerry Curves, Storms, and Pearls, as well as G1s, iPhones and iPads will be out in full force. All proceeds raised go directly to local public school PTAs.

Get Your Geek On in SF…
TNW readers get 25% discount. by using promocode ‘thenextweb’

The Cloud Computing World Forum, November 17-18, Hong Kong
The Cloud Computing World Forum will take place at The Mira Hotel, Hong Kong, and promises to be Asia’s leading Cloud and SaaS based event. Building on the huge success of the European show, this two day conference and free-to-attend exhibition will provide a focused platform for the global cloud and SaaS industry in Asia.

TNW readers get 20% discount by using promo code CATNW20 as ‘further requirement’

ChallengerDay, November 18, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The third edition of Sprout ChallengerDay is a day full of inspiring entrepreneurs. Here you can learn to grow your company and meet up with other inspiring entrepreneurs.Speakers include Ben Huh, founder of the Cheezburger Network and Failblog, Geraldo Vallen, founder of Join the Pipe, the network that ‘creates’ clean drinkwater for the world, investor Hubert Deitmers, Quooker-director Niels Peteri and trendwatcher Reinier Evers ( More to be announced.

Be inspired, and learn from great entrepreneurs. We welcome you to Amsterdam. TNW readers get a 100 EUR discount

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

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

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