Register your event
Host Your Own Event & Become A Citywide Event PartnerAnyone who would like to hold an event during IWNY 2016 (May 16-22) is invited to register as a Citywide Event Partner for the opportunity to have their event listed on the IWNY 2016 Schedule as an Official Citywide Event. Citywide Event Registration opens the first week of March 2016. In exchange for being listed on our online calendar, we only ask that you include our logo in the promotion of your Citywide Event There is no fee to participate, and our structure allows all of our partners to maintain creative control while being a part of the festival overall.
What Kind Of Event Can I Put On?A Citywide Event can be any event that upholds the IWNY mission of celebrating NY’s tech community and the impact of tech on business, entertainment and culture. This can include, mixers, networking session, parties, panels, office tours, meetups, conferences and more.
How Do I Register?Registering to become an Event Partner is simple.To get started, create a profile for your organization, and enter your event details here. A member of the Internet Week team will review your listing to make sure all the relevant info is listed. Once confirmed, we'll publish your event to the website calendar for the general public to see. You’ll be able to return to the site to edit your event listing, or add more events.
Why Participate?IWNY is a great opportunity to promote your company to a diverse digital industry crowd. As a Citywide Event Partner, your organization will become part of an extraordinary list of leaders who have participated in the weeklong festival, including Google, Yahoo!, The New Museum, The Webby Awards, Time Inc., Vice, Meetup, The Creators Project, The Onion, Flavorpill, CollegeHumor, 92Y Tribeca, and more. You will also join a who's who of artists, innovators, and thinkers who have headlined Internet Week New York events, from Will Arnett, Ashton Kutcher, Nicholas Kristof, and Arianna Huffington to Barry Diller, Amy Poehler, and Anthony Bourdain.
Each partner helps spread the word about IWNY, increasing interest in all of the events, broadening knowledge and interaction with your organization to new audiences.
Want More Exposure For Your Event?All official IWNY events have the opportunity to be showcased in the Internet Week New York Guide, a comprehensive guide to the Festival’s events and partners. It will be distributed two to three weeks before the Festival to a targeted audience of 50,000+ through a variety of distribution drops and media partners such as Crain’s New York Business and Advertising Age. The IWNY Guide will feature original content, including insights and announcements around the newest additions and annual festival favorites.
Events will also be highlighted on IWNY’s social media channels, and promoted to international, national, and local media that cover the festival each year. Previous festivals have garnered extensive coverage in outlets including CNN, The New York Times, NPR, The New York Daily News, The Huffington Post, MTV.com, The Hollywood Reporter, and BoingBoing. You can see a complete list of past coverage here.
If you would like to be featured in our Program Guide, contact fnussbaum[at]adage[dot]com