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DCWEEK 2011 Badges and Core Events

DCWEEK 2011 Badges and Core Events

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Published by: Peter Corbett on Aug 22, 2011
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2011 Dates: November 4th - November 11th Grab a Badge: dcweek11.eventbrite.com Full Schedule: dcweek2011.

sched.org Everything: digitalcapitalweek.org

DCWEEK is a week long festival in the US capital focused on bringing
together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and social innovators of all kinds. It’s a series of 100s of distributed events powered by the community and complemented by core conferences, parties, and projects created by the festival organizers iStrategyLabs and Tech Cocktail. DCWEEK 2010 was assembled in 3.5 months and drew 6,000 attendees from around the world. This year we’re planning on 10,000+. DCWEEK is a time to:
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ learn from others through sessions, keynotes, workshops and panels meet new friends, clients, partners, investors and collaborators come together to support innovative businesses, people and ideas work on projects that benefit the DC, America and the world experiment with what’s possible have fun at some great parties
Date 11/4/11 11/5/11 11/6/11 11/7/11 11/8/11 11/9/11 11/10/11 11/10/11 11/11/11 11/11/11 Key Event Opening Party Hackathon Hackathon Community Events Geek to Chic Opening Keynotes Core Conference Tech Cocktail Workshops Closing Party Tickets RSVP TBD TBD Various RSVP RSVP RSVP RSVP TBD RSVP Badge Included in Silver, Gold Bronze, Silver, Gold Bronze, Silver, Gold Bronze, Silver, Gold Bronze, Silver, Gold Gold Silver, Gold Bronze, Silver, Gold Silver, Gold A la Carte Price $20 $45 $80 $20 -

click to visit digitalcapitalweek.org and join the twitter conversation #DCWEEK

Access to DCWEEK events will be administered through a tiered badging system. All Bronze Badges will have access to free keynotes (via a required RSVP), workshops and community events. A limited number of Silver, Gold and Patron badges are available to access the open and closing parties, Tech Cocktail, and the conference. All badges are available here: http://dcweek11.eventbrite.com

Price Opening Party Keynotes Conference Tech Cocktail Workshops Closing Party

$0.00 a la carte ($20) Included a la carte ($100) a la carte ($20) Included a la carte ($20)

$40.00 Included Included a la carte ($80) Included Included Included

$100.00 Included Included Included Included Included Included

$250.00 VIP at 9:30 Club + Line Cut + Guest Reserved Seating Included Line Cut + Guest Included Line Cut + Guest

Current Metrics for 2011

Registrations to date (8.21.11): 7,376 Expected attendees: ~10,000 # of Web/Mobile Designers/Devs: 1,504 # of Entrepreneurs: 2,701 # of Funders/Investors: 205 # of Bloggers: 2,505 % from DC/MD/VA: 90 % female: 45 Average Age: 34 Zombie to Vampire Ratio: 2 to 1

Current Metrics for 2011

DCWEEK Opening Party: 11.4.11
The DCWEEK Opening Party will take place at 9:30 Club for 1200 of our friends. Hundreds of musicians are vying for a chance to take the stage. 30,000+ votes have already been cast. Add your voice today: http://istrat.gy/dcwmusic Silver and Gold Badge holders have access to this event.

You can buy a ticket to only the opening party here: http://dcweek11opening.eventbrite.com

DCWEEK Keynotes: 11.9.11 (7-9pm)

RSVP for Keynotes here: http://dcweek2011keynotes.eventbrite.com

We are currently programming a series of keynotes the evening of November 9th -- they will take place at the Warner Theater. Capacity is for 2000 attendees. The theme is “The Future of Mobility” where mobility speaks to both mobile applications and their impact on innovation, as well as how we use transportation in new ways to grow the economy/ develop sustainable modes of transportation. The RSVP and keynoters will be announced in early October.

Core Conference Day

RSVP here: http://dcweek11.eventbrite.com


Our most active day during the festival will be during our conference on November 10th. We have secured the Artisphere, including 11 separate rooms of varying capacities where we will program nearly 50 sessions for participants. The total capacity is 2000 attendees.

Core Conference: Artisphere Venue

Core Conference: Artisphere Venue

Core Conference: Artisphere Venue

Closing Party: Arena Stage Venue

RSVP here: http://dcweek11closing.eventbrite.com The DCWEEK closing party will take place at the Arena Stage on the DC’s Waterfront. It is a magnificent, brand new facility that can hold nearly 2000 attendees. Activations will include: -Performing artists (Music, Dance, Live Art Creation) -Interactive installations (digital graffiti, photo booths, touch displays) -A “24 Hour City” project showcase highlighting what they build during DCWEEK The open bar party will start at 8pm and will wrap by 1am.

Closing Party: Arena Stage Venue

Closing Party: Arena Stage Venue

DCWEEK Projects
View all here
As if parties, keynotes, conferences and sessions all across the city weren’t enough to keep you engaged during DCWEEK, the DCWEEK Projects platform features numerous things you can do during the festival. Whether it be building a web app, teaching a class, or providing pro-bono consulting to a non-profit, there are may ways for you to put your talents to work for your community. Submit an project here: http://istrat.gy/dcwprojs

DCWEEK Community Events

In 2010, over 200 events were created and hosted by DCWEEK attendees. All you need is a conference room/venue and something interesting to convene about and we’ll add it to the festival calendar. You can submit your event here: http://istrat.gy/dcwevent The full schedule is live here: http://dcweek2011.sched.org/

2010 Metrics: Buzz Buzz Buzz
In our first year, we generated as much buzz as Internet Week NY did in year 3. Over 600 blog posts were written about DCWEEK.

2010 Metrics: Buzz Buzz Buzz
13,000 Tweets by 2,434 people. 2,200 in one day.

2010 Metrics: Geography
People came from all over the US & the world

Lots of TV and Print Coverage

Lots of TV and Print Coverage

Register for DCWEEK: http://dcweek11.eventbrite.com Submit sessions, panels, and projects: http://bit.ly/dcw11ideas Join the Facebook Group to meet others: http://bit.ly/dcweekfb11 Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dcweek Visit us on the web: http://www.digitalcapitalweek.org For sponsorship or other info email: goto@digitalcapitalweek.org

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