Friday, June 14, 2002

Courtney Pulitzer's Calendar of Events

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** The "It" Factor Workshops ~
Dates: June 17th
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Place: Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, 919 Third Avenue (55th Street), 24th Floor
Cost: $35 (in advance), $45 (at the door), $75 (for package of three, in advance)
Info: Some people just have 'it', that indefinable quality that sets them apart from all the others. They've refined their personal style into a personal brand.

Etiquette expert and author Hilka Klinkenberg and networking and internet guru Courtney Pulitzer have joined forces to help you develop your personal style and brand. In a series of 3 mini-workshops based on the corporate branding model, they will help you with your personal product development, your product packaging, and your product promotion.

Refreshments will be served during the ample networking opportunity.
To find out more about the program and to register, or call (212) 628-7209.


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** Manhattan Wine Seminars, LLC, ~ 2nd Annual Winetasting Benefit For SHARE
Date: June 17, 2002
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: International Culinary Theater, French Culinary Institute, 462 Broadway (at Grand St.)
Cost: $50 per person or $90 for two.
Info: SHARE is a non-profit organization helping women with breast and ovarian cancer. Help us match the great turnout that made last year’s event such a great success! Join us at the French Culinary Institute’s International Culinary Theater for a delicious evening of food and wine. We will taste pates from Les Trois Petites Cochons, cheeses, breads, buffalo burgers and seasonal produce from the Greenmarket® Farmers Market, along with Gloria Ferrer champagne, Wölffer Le Ferme Martin Merlot, Jacob's Creek Shiraz, Wyndham Estate Semillion, "Green and Red" Zinfandel, Foppiano Vineyards Sonoma Merlot, and other great wines. Contributors include Citibank’s Downtown Commercial Markets Group, The Russian River Wine Company The Wine Spectator and The Long Island Wine Council. Take home a beautiful Long Island Wine Country goblet, and enter a drawing to win a luxury bottle of wine and other goodies. 100% of the evening's net proceeds will be donated to SHARE. Please visit our website at Hit "Event Calendar" for details and payment instructions.
Rsvp: (212) 533-5981 or email us at if you have any questions

** NYSIA's Human Resources and Employment SIG ~ "Training Managers and Employees to Create and Maintain a Discrimination-free Workplace"
Date: June 18, 2002
Time: 8:30 - 8:45 AM meet and greet; 8:45 - 10:00 AM
Place: Drake Beam & Morin, 100 Park Avenue (between 40th and 41st Streets), 11th Floor
Info: Speakers: Sabrina E. Morrissey, Corporate Counsel and Vice
President of Business Development for Guidance Corporation; Raphaelle Sondak, Director of Human Resources, American Institute for Foreign Study. New web site:
Cost: Free for NYSIA members; $20 non-members
Rsvp: Register at

** WWWAC Design & Development SIG Meeting - Information Architecture
Date: June 18, 2002
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Place: CUNY Graduate Center, Room C203, 365 Fifth Avenue (corner at E. 35th; the old B. Altman bldg.)
Cost: FREE Admission
Info: Panelists: Rob Larson, Information Architect, New York Times Digital; Marc Tinkler, President, CTO, Plumb Design; David Wertheimer, Design Director,; Alexander Struminger, Acting Chief Operating Officer, Lightstone Foundation and Community Development Corporation; Moderator: Charles A. Hamilton, Partner, Telosphere, Inc.
Rsvp: Please RSVP to by 1pm 6/18 if you plan to attend; You must say that you are attending the CISDD (CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development) event; You must have a valid photo ID - license, passport, student ID, etc.

** Dining to Make a Difference
Date: June 19, 2002
Time: 5:30 - 9:30 PM
Info: Dining to Make a Difference Finale and Street Fair, Washington Street between Albany and Carlisle. Enjoy music, farmer’s market, food and beverage tastings, storytelling and more while raising funds for selected relief and revitalization efforts. Awards ceremony at 8:30 pm, followed by dancing. Dining to Make a Difference is a program of Vergant, Inc. -- developers of pro-social programs, products and promotions.

** SilverStream's Chief Technology Strategist
Date: June 19, 2002
Time: 8:00 am - 8:30am – Breakfast; 8:30 am - 10:00am - Web Services Presentation and SilverStream eXtend Demo; 10:00 am - 10:30am - Q&A
Place: New York Marriott Marquis-1535 Broadway
Info: Noel Clark, and your colleagues for an opportunity to hear about the reality of Web Services – the concepts, technologies and instructions on how you can leverage them now in your existing infrastructure. Get a chance to speak with a leader in this emerging technology. Walk away with the tools and knowledge to help get you and your team building Web Services today.

** Common Stock Restaurant ~ IS-Wine Merchants' summer bordeaux wine dinner
Date: June 24, 2002
Time: 7:00 PM
Info: Dinner will consist of five tasting courses and six wine courses. Contact Thomas at IS-Wine below to secure your place. We look forward to seeing you for dinner.
Cost: $99.95/person, includes tax and gratuity. VISA/MC/AMEX accepted
Rsvp: We need your reservation by June 20, 2002. Reservations: 212-254-7800

** A Taste of Asia ~ with DigitalFocus and MobileFocus
Date: June 24, 2002
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th St. (between 6th and 7th)
Info: This event is for full-time editorial media and market analysts only! We cannot admit spouses, guests or other non-editorial or non-analyst personnel to this event.
Rsvp: name, title and company to call 866-OK-FOCUS

** WITI at TECHXNY/PC EXPO ~ WITI's Business and Professional Development Track at the WITI Theater on the PC Expo Exhibit Floor
Date: June 26, 2002
Time: Starting at 10:00 AM
Place: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City
Info:,Tracks moderated by leading Professional Women will include: Women in Media: Women-owned Businesses Using the Internet; * Women IT Professionals: Getting Hired in a Tough IT Market; * PC Expo: The Woman's Point of View: Five Tech Trends Women Need to Stay in the Game; * Women in Technology: The Insider's View of Success Register NOW for your FREE expo pass and 15% off early-bird pricing on any
conference package.
Rsvp: 3 EASY STEPS: 1. Jot down this SOURCE CODE: MKAWIT; 2.; 3. Click to register

** Ecommerce Development Workshop ~ presented by AIP-LA and Powerful Hosting
Date: June 29, 2002
Time: Morning session - The Basics: 9:00 - 11:45; Lunch served 12:00 - 1:00; Afternoon session - Advanced Design: 1:00 - 3:30
Place: BEST WESTERN Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, 1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, California 90404
Info: Everything you wanted to know about Ecommerce web site development but
were afraid to ask! A full day workshop covering everything from marketing your web design services to utilizing one of the cutting edge e-commerce template based systems to design sites quickly and efficiently and still have lots of
design flexibility. Presenters: Dave Drekter, CEO,; Tim McEwen, EVP,; Dave Drekter and Tim McEwen are principals of and were responsible for developing its cutting-edge E-Commerce applications, eStore and eCart.
Cost: Members $20, Non-Members $30 Lunch included; Sign up online at: To RSVP only or for more info, call 1-888-884-2766 or

** BDPA 24th Annual Conference
Date: August 7-11, 2002
Place: Disney

** High Tech Happy Hour
Date: June 20, 2002
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Place: Sky Lounge, 416 Congress
Info: Austin's summer heat by cooling off next week at the Sky Lounge. Come by and meet Primus Networks, Beloved Pixel, Sales Leprechauns and the Capital Area Food Bank. There will be cool drinks and plenty of AC.

** PayPal's VIP Reception
Date: June 21, 2002
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Place: Anaheim Marriott
Info: To pick up your free PayPal T-Shirt and have a chance to win $250

** Veterans of the Web Wars (VWW), Unite! Join WWWAC, Cocktails with Courtney, EventMe, NYCEDC, Noend-NY and the MIT Enterprise Forum "Veterans of the Web Wars Night."
Date: June 21, 2002
Time: 7:00 PM Show / 8:30PM Post - Show Party (Ticket Holders Only). Party: Post-Show Party at the Village Tavern, 46 Bedford Street (Ticket Holders Only)
Place: Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street (3 blocks south of Christopher Street, west of Seventh Avenue South).
Info: See the highly acclaimed off-Broadway show 21 DOG YEARS: DOING TIME @ AMAZON.COM. and the Village Tavern.
Cost: $21

** WWWACnic
Date: June 23, 2002
Time: 1:00 PM until everyone goes somewheres else
Place: Central Park, around the Spector Playground NW of the Great Lawn (Just inside the park using the W 85th Street Entrance, taking the path up the hill on the North side of 85th.)
Info: ~ Yes, the time's finally arrived for the first of what will hopefully be several WWWACnics! This time around we'll be meeting up at Central Park, but we'll descend upon other parks for future WWWACnics. So come out to the park for some fun and frolic in the sunshine. Be sure to bring your kids, dogs, friends, skates, frisbees, *food*... whatever. Maybe we'll have some people from far away lands on hand, in town for Techxny. Come meet your fav WWWACies and put faces on the names. I'm sure there will be exciting pics, but that's just not the same as being there.
Cost: It's free for all! (but TANSTAAFL*, so bring yer own)

Date: JUNE 25, 2002
Time: 6:00 PM - Try kayaking in the Hudson River with Manhattan Kayak Co. (first come first serve - bring a swimsuit, shorts, footwear if you plan to boat) or have a cocktail on the pier & watch some playboaters go off to DJ Mannes' crazy tunes (if you don't know what playboating is you should definitely come)
8:00 PM Riversense screening
9:30 PM Auction of original William Nealy artwork & fundraising for Riversense American Whitewater Times Square video screening AW presentation by Executive Director Risa Shimoda - membership drive
10:15 PM Party continues with live music from the Riversense band: Mark Westin, Steve Giordano, and friends & DJ Mannes
Place: PIER 63 - right behind Basketball City at 23rd Street and the Hudson River, NEW YORK CITY
Cost: $10 (for a very full evening) & cash bar
Info: (go to "maps") RIVERSENSE a documentary by Kate Geis fundraiser and work-in-progress screening: Searching for the meaning of life through river running. Riversense is a physical and spiritual journey down some of America's most beautiful rivers and into the lives of 5 whitewater kayakers.
for more info:

** book signing party ~ "The Autobiography of Vivian"
Date: June 26, 2002
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Barnes & Noble (240 East 86th Street)

** CVENT product seminar
Date: June 26, 2002
Time: 11:45 AM
Place: Essex House

** New York State Trade Mission to Italy
Date: July 15-19, 2002
Info: If the Italian market is in your 12-month strategic plan, consider the New York State Trade Mission to Italy July 15-19, 2002. Lead by Charles Gargano, Chairman of NYS Empire State Development company, the mission is limited to 10 companies. The mission will include prescheduled meetings with targeted businesses, briefings by business and government leaders and networking receptions. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 14.

** Places with many other events listed:
Alley Event -
Bernardo’s List -
EuroCircle –
T/Bex mailing list -
WWWAC List –