Friday, November 10, 2000

Courtney Pulitzer's Cyber Scene Calendar of Events


New York

November 13, 2000

* * "Differentiate or Die". Panelists include:  Kevin Clark, CEO, ScreamingMedia, Jeff Cutler, CEO,, Robert Levitan, CEO & Founder,, G.M. O'Connell, CEO & Chairman, Modem Media. MODERATOR: Robin Kamen, Editor & GM, Crain's Interactive. It's about Survival. The ebb and flow of the Internet Economy during the past six months have ranged from exhilarating to angst-ridden. We have seen early players such as Pseudo close shop and other high-flyers such as and Urban Fetch wounded mortally. There are others who hang It's about Survival. Time: Registration & Reception 6:30pm; ePanel 7:15pm.  Place: Hotel Intercontinental, 111 East 48th Street (between Park & Lexington Avenues), Astor Room. Cost: Free for New York eComm members; $40 for non-members. Hors d'ouvres will be served.  Rsvp: Please for this event to OR 212.386.5674 with:
Event Title, Your Name, Your Title, E-mail, and Company.

* * 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

* * DON'T MISS NYNMA's NOVEMBER CYBERSUDS(TM): WIRELESS! Sponsored by ThinAirApps; Time: 6–8PM.  Place: The Puck Building, Grand Ballroom, 295 Lafayette Street. Cost: FREE for NYNMA members, $25 for Non-NYNMA members You MUST PRE-REGISTER to attend this event, & pre-reg ends Nov. 10! Register now at

* * 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

* * 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:  

* * NYSIA Human Resources SIG, Compensation Issues In Technology & Software Companies. The issues we will discuss include: developing a compensation philosophy; competitive pay & components of competitive packages; equity distribution creative plan design; should we share our stock, at what level, how should we go about it?; and avoiding common pitfalls.  Time: Program 8:00- 9:30 AM.  Place: Jackson Lewis Schnitzler & Krupman 101 Park Ave. (E 40th Street), 37th Floor
Cost: FREE to members, $20 for non-members. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! To register, call (212) 475-4503 or email

* * "PRESENTATION SKILLS FOR NEW MEDIA/IT PROFESSIONALS" Want to give a dynamic presentation?  Take this one-day course! Great presenters use the same techniques: they become "one" with their audience, provide a memorable message & leave an indelible impression. As a result, they get their audiences to commit. NYNMA's one-day class will teach these 3 winning techniques. Taught by award winning anchor woman and private coach to senior execs from IBM, PWC and US Airways, JILL WILTFONG.
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM, limited to 20 participants. For cost and more info, see  Rsvp: Register by 11/13 - no walk-in registration.

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,

* * 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

* * NYNMA's "Building II: Sustaining a Successful New Media Business" (Part 2 of 4): “Human Resources: Staffing, Compensation & Retention" - Time: 6:15 -9:15pm. Place: Globix, 139 Centre St.  Don't miss "Dr" Dana Ardi & others discussing critical HR issues in this segment of NYNMA's education series, which runs 11/15, 11/29 & 12/5.  Take single sessions or sign up for the next 3; costs & registration at

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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.

* * The New York New Media Association (NYNMA) and Thundergulch in association with Location One present "Museums in the New Millennium"
Featuring: Maxwell L. Anderson, Whitney Museum of American Art
Carl Goodman, American Museum of the Moving Image Jon Ippolito, Guggenheim Museum Astrida Valigorsky, Museum of Modern Art
Time: 6:30 pm. Place: Location One, 26 Greene Street, NYC. Cost: NYNMA Members / Artists:  $10. Non-NYNMA Members / Non-Artists: $15
Students: $5. Space is limited - RSVP required.  To RSVP, please send an email to:  Place "RSVP Art & Culture SIG" in the subject header and be sure to provide your name, company/affiliation, address, phone, fax, and e-mail in the body of your email.  Or call 212-785-7898 x259.

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 18-19, 2000

* *No Business Like Show Business 2000.  It's not too late...don't miss out on this!!!!!  I am writing to inform you about an excellent event coming to the Upstate area this November 18th and 19th for screenwriters and film industry professionals alike.  No Business Like Show Business 2000 is an annual conference held in Saratoga Springs, NY by the Media Management Institute at Audrey Cohen College.  The conference is designed to give creative individuals and industry professionals' insight into the latest business tools and trends for filmmakers, actors, and screenwriters.  How do you sell your film or screenplay?  How do you find those acting jobs right for you?  How can the Internet help someone in the film industry?  These questions and many more will be addressed at this spectacular event while filmmakers and film professionals from all around the Upstate and NYC areas meet and connect with one another.  How often do you get to spend two days with NYC producers, writers, directors, and agents who are working professionally within the industry? Below please find copied a press release listing some of the conference speakers.  You can also access more information and/or conference registration forms at <http:///>. Don't worry about the registration deadline listed on the will be waived for recipients of this email.  Students and Upstate Independents members receive a special discount - 25% off and groups of 20 or more receive over half off!!!

November 21, 2000

* * Courtney Pulitzer Morning Circle Breakfast: "Where in the World is Wireless". Sponsored by OneStudio and UBS Bank. Noted speakers:
Donna Campbell, Director, Ericsson Cyberlab Owen Davis, Owen Davis, Chairman, CEO and co-Founder Seth Goldstein, Principal, Flatiron Partners Gordon Gould, CEO, UPOC.  Time: 8AM Sharp to 9:00AM.  Place: UBS Bank 10 East 50thStreet(btwn Madison and 5th Avenue)
New York, NY. Rsvp is required:

November 23

Happy Thanks Giving!!

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.

* * WIN is pleased to welcome Meg Walsh , CEO of, as our featured guest for the next "Conversations With.." lunch on Wednesday, December 6.  Date: December 6, 2000.  Time: 12 PM Networking 12:30 PM lunch is served 1-2 PM speaker.  Place: The Yale Club 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, NYC (across from Grand Central).  Cost: $55 members, $75 guests (late registration is an additional $10 and
subject to availability). This event is open to WIN members and guests. For Membership information,
please send an email to Please RSVP and send payment early to reserve your place. Seating is limited. Payment is necessary to confirm reservation. Sorry, no refunds can be made.
To reserve either: a. MAIL BEFORE November 27 with your check, to Women In New Media, OR b. FAX BEFORE December 1 with your credit card info (MasterCard, Visa, or Amex only) to 212-369-5282.

"Business to Business 2001" Conference and Exposition. A B2B e-Business Conference and Exposition on Strategy, Solutions, and Internet Technology in "NO TECH" Language for Small & Medium-size Company
Enterprises and Women and Minority Businesses. Date: March 27th & 28th, 2001.  Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (both days).  Place: The Roosevelt Hotel New York, Madison and 45th Street New York, New York. Cost: 2 Day Conference $295. 1 Day Conference $225. Exhibition Only $95. RSVP:  Http:// or email us at -


* * Corporate Venturing hosted by Strategic Research Institute. Date: October 30-Tuesday, October 31. Place: Boston, MA. Cost: $1,595. Rsvp:



* * Model Party Invite. Date November 16, 2000.  Time 9:00PM to 2:00AM.  Place:  GoodBar 9229 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills. Rsvp:,
Event Space Available
* * Event Space Available: Technology/Incubator Building on Houston Street between Sullivan & Thompson seeks strategic partners/investors to create state-of-the-art storefront event space/technology gallery.  Fantastic location, incredible details/ambiance. 5,000 sq ft storefront, 5,000 sq ft usable basement space. Send inquiries to:
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