Digital DUMBO: Spring Forward! Sponsored by NYI
Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
Brooklyn, United States
Remember that moment about a month and a half ago when you were making your way across the frozen tundra to another Digital DUMBO, thinking "If only I had Tiger Blood, I would be so much warmer." Well, that moment has arrived! Spring weather is here and now we are all suddenly feeling as if we are made of Tiger Blood and ready to be in the company of New York's finest digital thought leaders. And yes, even we are attempting to capitalize on Mr. Sheen! After all, he is hiring a social media intern.
Digital DUMBO, in conjunction with infrastructure provider NYI, is proud to present Spring Forward, an evening whose only agenda is having a good time. There will be themed cocktails and commemorative t-shirts brought to you by Brooklyn- based designer Kayrock Screenprinting.
If NYI sounds familiar, that's because you probably know them for providing colocation, dedicated servers, managed services and other infrastructure support to the likes of Meetup and RollingStone.com. NYI is also the company you see at the top of the charts whenever there's a list of the best hosting and data center providers.
In addition to one-of-a-kind t-shirts, all Digital DUMBO attendees will also be entered into a special raffle for the chance to win cool tech gifts from Digital DUMBO's own Etsy. As always, the sound system will be spinnin' your favorite tracks and there will be a free beer and wine bar!
For press inquiries and general information, please email Andrew Zarick (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kaitlin Villanova (Kaitlin@digitaldumbo.com)
About Digital DUMBO
Digital DUMBO was founded in January of 2009 to raise awareness and foster business for the local technology community. We do this through collaborative efforts with local organizations, companies and individuals to showcase local talent, educate the community, and facilitate idea exchange. The goal of our efforts is to drive future talent to the area, sustain business and solidify the community as a viable economic player in the New York Metro area.
Established in 1996, NYI is headquartered in the heart of the Wall Street area and owns and maintains its own data centers. The company's core services include colocation, dedicated servers, web and email hosting, and managed services, as well as turnkey disaster recovery and business continuity solutions. With its high-bandwidth connectivity partners offering immediate, sub-millisecond access to more than 20 global markets, NYI specializes in mission-critical data services for the financial services industry, in addition to solutions for customers from a broad range of industries, including media, law, fashion, architecture, life sciences and real estate. For more information, visit: www.nyi.net.
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