Friday, November 03, 2000

Courtney Pulitzer's Cyber Scene Calendar of Events


New York

November 6, 2000
* * Harvard Business School Club of Greater NY Internet Conference. Time:   Noon-9pm.  Place: NY Sheraton, 7th Ave at 53rd St. Speaker: Gerry Levin, CEO Time Warner Inc. Cost: $400/$250. RSVP:

* * HBSC: Second Annual Internet Conference. This all-day conference brings together an impressive group of speakers in four interactive panels to discuss the challenges of growing on the Internet. The event includes a buffet lunch, a networking cocktail party and a keynote address by Gerald M. Levin, chairman and CEO of Time Warner, Inc. Time: 12:00PM to 9:00PM. Place: New York Sheraton Hotel and Towers (7th Ave. at 53rd St.). Cost: $175 for members and $280 for non-members! For more information visit or call 212-947-RSVP.

* * eMEDIATAINMENT WORLD. Key decision-makers and top thinkers in the media and entertainment industries converge at this three-day event to discuss relevant issues. Keynote speakers include Richard Bressler, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Digital, and Tom Rogers, chairman and CEO of PRIMEDIA, Inc. Date: Nov. 6 - 8. Rsvp:visit Place: New York Hilton Towers

* * NYSIA eBusiness SIG, Mon. Nov. 6th, 6PM: Information Warehouse, What is it good for and how do I get one?  Time: Reception 6:00 PM Program 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Place: IBM, 590 Madison Ave, (at 57th Street) Room 952. Cost: FREE to members, $20 for non-members. Rsvp: YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! To register, call (212) 475-4503 or email

November 7, 2000
* * TECHEXPO. Time: 10:00AM to 6:00PM.  Place: Sheraton New York, 7th Avenue @ 53rd St. New York, NY.  Rsvp: 212-655-4505
November 8, 2000
* * Paradigm Violators. The next generation network for Internet entrepreneurs. This networking opportunity/conference asks the question: Does the Internet and technology level the playing field? Other topics for discussion include entrepreneurship and raising capital. Time: 7:00PM to 10:00PM.  Place: The location will be disclosed (which we think is part of the fun) upon receipt of your RSVP.  Rsvp:  to

* * NYSIA Active Server Pages SIG, Product Discussion: MacroMedia Dream Weaver UltraDev Time: 6PM Program 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Place: IBM, 590 Madison (57th Street), Room 301. Cost: FREE to members, $20 for non-members. Rsvp: YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! To register, call (212) 475-4503 or email
November 9, 2000
* * All About Selling. Speaker: SCOTT P. KURNIT, Chairman & CEO About Inc. Time: 7:15AM to 10:30AM.  Place: 200 Fifth Club. 200 Fifth Avenue (lobby) at 23rd Street. Opposite the Flatiron Building. Rsvp:

* * Straight Talk on User Experience: A Seminar in Making Real Improvements.  As customer service concerns are on the rise, this two-hour seminar hopes to provide some hands-on solutions in creating the best possible user experience. Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Place: The New School University (66 West 12th St., Room 407). Rsvp: contact Pamela Ellis at

* * KickStart Launch Party. A bash to celebrate the opening of KickStart's tech ready office building. More importantly, there will be open bar, hors d'oeuvres and tunes. Time: 6:00PM to 10:00PM. Place: 535 West 34th St. (between 10th and 11th Ave.) Rsvp: send e-mail to

* * NYSIA Sales & Marketing SIG, Web Sites That Sell
Time:  8:00AM to 9:30AM. Place: New York Academy of Science, 2 East 63rd Street, 4th Floor, bet. 5th & Madison. Cost: FREE to members, $20 for non-members. Rsvp: YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! To register, call (212) 475-4503 or email
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November 13, 2000
NYSIA Monthly Meeting, Monday, Nov. 13th, 6PM: Strategic Alliance "Show
and Tell" Many large software, Information technology, and Internet companies, such as IBM, Microsoft, and Sun, have "Strategic Partnership" and "Strategic Alliance" programs that can be of great assistance to startups and small companies. This month, we will be inviting some of these companies to tell you about their partnership programs in a "Show and Tell" environment. "Show and Tell" programs have worked well at NYSIA monthly meetings. Each company gets a maximum of 5 minutes. You will be exposed to a lot of material in short bursts, allowing you to pick and choose. Which company is right for you? Watch these broadcasts, as we will announce the companies participating.
Time:  Reception 6 PM, Program 6:30 - 8:30PM. Place: IBM, 590 Madison (57th Street), Room 950. Cost: FREE to members, $20 for non-members
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! To register, call (212) 475-4503 or email
November 14, 2000
* * Tech Works NYC: Connecting NYC Employers to Sources of IT Talent
Event Info: This expo and conference will connect digital employers,
Technology trainers and educators and government to be sure that NYC has a homegrown workforce ready to work at all skill levels in the New Economy. Time: 12:00PM To 5:00PM, Expo 12:30, Workshop on "Developing Homegrown IT Talent: Solutions for New York Companies" 4:00PM, Panel Discussion with CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, NYCInvestment Fund's Kathryn Wylde, Public Advocate Mark Green, others on: "The New Economy Workforce: Does New York Meet the Need? If Not, What Can We Do About It?".  Time: 5:00PM to 7:00PM, Networking Reception. Place: Global Digital Sandbox, 55 Broad Street, 4th Floor. Cost: Free.  Lunch sponsored by Pfizer, Inc. Networking reception sponsored by Verizon
RSVP: NYC Public Advocate's Office, 212-669-8557 or
November 15, 2000
* * iBREAKFAST: Silicon Alley Breakfast Club. Priceline Webhouse Club's outgoing president, Steve Mott, talks about the "Primrose Path to Profitability".  Time: 7:30AM to 10:00AM.  Place: New York Marriott Marquis (46 & B'way - 23rd Fl.).  Cost: Breakfast Club Members in advance: $50, Non-members in advance: $60. At the door: Members $60  Nonmembers $70.  Rsvp: or call 800-273-2832.

* * ExcitePR & presents its November  "Meet & Greet" Happy Hour! Featuring live performances by 10 Heads High, complimentary massages from & $3 drink specials. Chances to win exciting prizes including tickets to a comedy show starring Pat Galante, an autographed football from Hall of Fame, former Dallas Cowboys running back, Tony Dorsett and tickets for the awesome "Midnight Safari" NYC bar tour!  Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM.  Place:  Club JOY, 253 West 28th St. (between 7th & 8th Ave).  Rsvp: Questions, please contact JoAnn Soo-Leung,
November 16, 2000
* * Are you raising equity capital to take your company to the next level? Join us for a networking breakfast sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Springboard 2000 Enterprises. Time: 7:30AM to 9:00AM. Place: Greenberg Traurig, 200 Park Avenue, The Met Life Building, 15th Floor. Host: Judy Fryer & Linda Mintz, Greenberg Traurig and Kay Koplovitz,National Women's Business Council. RSVP: No later than Friday, November 10th Kathleen Lynch, Greenberg Traurig,, 212-801-6533

* * You're Invited. Launching A Successful Startup eBusiness
Top Investors And Experts Share Their Experiences! Time: 8:30AM to 10:30AM. Place: TIS Worldwide FLITE Lab. 115 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10006. Rsvp: by November 9 or call toll-free 1.877.TIS.9983.
November 17, 2000
* * Creating Buzz About New Technology Endeavors. The Internet has spawned thousands of new business opportunities for both new companies as well as traditional market leaders. This interactive forum will discuss how to break through the clutter and generate positive energy internally and to potential investors, employees and customers. Panelists include: Kevin Dugan, HSRB2B, Jeff Eberlein, Strata-G, Kristine Glenn, Dan Pinger Public Relations, Greg Sendi, Northlich. Time: 7:30AM to 9:00AM. Place: The Bankers Club, Fifth Third Center, Downtown Cincinnati. Cost: $15. Seating is limited and the first forum sold out, so please Rsvp:  7:00AM register in advance by contacting Blaine Clark at to register using Visa, Mastercard or AMEX. You can also register online at Cash payments at the door can be arranged with Blaine, space permitting.
November 14, 2000
* * The Internet and Securities Law current issues and trends. Sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. Location:  Roosevelt Hotel, 45th Street and Madison Avenue.  Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost:  Free. Advance Registration is required.  Register online at:  
November 15, 2000
* * Ad Club of New York "Plain Talk About Technology" The Internet
Marketing Mix. Event Info: Internet advertising has evolved, marketers now have a variety of on-line media choices, including Rich Media, E-mail (list rental or newsletter sponsorship), Text Links, Site Sponsorship, Interstitials, Paid Search Results, and even Wireless adverting.  How do clients and their agencies decide how to allocate on-line budgets efficiently?  Are some kinds of media more effective than others?  Are new media types on the horizon? Time: 6:00 PM
Place: MSN/Microsoft, Worldwide Plaza 825 8th Ave 18th Floor. Cost: $30 Ad Club Members $35 non-members. Rsvp: Ad Club of New York 212-533-8080
Future New York
* * Touched by Angel.  Date: November 29, 2000.  Place: New York, Marriott Marquia. Steve Brotman, Managing Partner, Silicon Alley Venture Partners leads our band of Angels. Chris Mutkowski, CEO, InternetAngel$ and CEO Coach, McAdory Lipscomb, Jr.take on the start-ups and help them get ahead. The great start-up derby returns to New York. Send your 150-word submission now to
Once again, we present our band of angels and an audience of Investors,
Media and Business Development executives who will help you get to the next level in your funding efforts.
* * Corporate Venturing hosted by Strategic Research Institute. Date: October 30-Tuesday, October 31. Place: Boston, MA. Cost: $1,595. Rsvp:


November 6, 2000
* * VIC Summit Kids & Teens -Clicking with Kids & Teens: Developing &
Marketing Content In The Digital Age. This program is designed to create a dialogue between industry professionals in television and new media who need to be on the cutting edge of trends in the creation, marketing and distribution of cross platform content for kids and teens. Time: 9:00AM to 6:30PM. Place: Skirball Cultural Center,2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 Cost:VIC Members: $250, Non-Members: $300 Students: $75. RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, November 3, 2000 at
November 9, 2000
* * VIC Mix@Orange County.  Want to meet people who are involved in digital media technologies? VIC@Orange County is a monthly forum that provides digital professionals in and around Orange County a great opportunity to network with other high-level multi-disciplinary industry professionals.  There will be appetizers, a no-host bar and sponsor tabletop demos. Be a part of VIC and instantly connect to a membership-based community that reaches over 9,500 digital media professionals in Southern California and beyond. We look forward to seeing you and your friends. Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM. Place: Aysia 101
2901 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92663 (949) 722-4128
For more information or directions, please go to Cost: Free.  RSVP: Please RSVP by noon, Wednesday, November 8, 2000
* * In celebration of the regional diversity of American music, Heineken USA presents first-ever Ampt Music Series at Double Door on November 3, 2000. Time: 10PM.  Place: Double Door, 1573 N. Milwaukee Chicago, IL. Rsvp: Meredith Cammaker For Heineken USA. (212) 686-5300 ext. 327 (917) 554-5921 (cell)
Event Space Available
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