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Join us on Valentine’s Day at the Women 2.0 Conference – the biggest savings happen when you purchase your pair of tickets by Monday!
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
For co-founders, love birds, friends, partners in crime and perfect pairs alike – we are offering special deals for Women 2.0 Conference tickets to join us February 14 in San Francisco.
Save $50 on a ticket (or $110 on a PAIR of tickets).
Take your vision to the next level and turn it into reality.
By Grace Ng (Director of Product Experience, Lean Startup Machine)
“Most of the time, women don’t know their brilliance. They are certain they ‘aren’t ready’ to take on that next bigger role. They are more attuned to the ways they aren’t qualified than to the ways that they are. They are waiting for someone to validate, promote or discover them.”
Learn how to extend your influencer outreach and add new dimensions to your merchandising and branding strategies at Social Curation Summit (December 12 in Los Angeles, CA).
Discover how brands and retailers across a wide range of business verticals can use curated stories, pictures, and videos to highlight creativity and innovation. Women 2.0 members save 15% with discount code “WN15″ when you register here.
You can post your opportunity for 30 days for $10 until October 31.
By Shaherose Charania (Co-Founder & CEO, Women 2.0)
Great news! We’ve been asked, for what seems like years, “Does Women 2.0 have a job board?” And we did, then we didn’t, then we did and then we didn’t. Using the cookie-cutter job boards just wasn’t working for us. So we put our heads down and quickly put together this for you! There is only one industry right now, globally, that is OVER-employed and that is in Technology.
Save $150 on the Udemy “Smarter Branding For Startups” online class taught by Brenda Bence and learn about the five assets you can use to create a powerful brand, without spending a lot of money.
By Brenda Bence (Instructor, Udemy)
Brands are everywhere. In fact, studies show that the average person living in a large urban city today runs across 3,000 brands every 24 hours. Not convinced? Start counting the brands you see from the moment you wake up tomorrow morning … from your brand of alarm clock, to your brand of sheets, toothbrush, toothpaste, refrigerator, breakfast cereal, smart phone, computer.
Then, head outside and notice the dozens of brands on the sides of busses, in the aisles of your neighborhood store, and the on billboards on the highway. You get the picture.
On June 22-26, 2012, experience a five day celebration of technology and entrepreneurship at the Techweek Conference & Expo. Techweek 2012 offers you the chance to interact with over 5,000 engaged and passionate participants, 2,000 unique brands, 300 speakers, 200 sessions and 100 exhibitors.
Tell us why you want to attend TechWeek in Chicago in the comments below by MIDNIGHT on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 and the best two answers will receive a free passes!
Women 2.0 members save 20% on tickets
Meet the smartest people working in web performance and operations at Velocity Conference (June 25-27, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA).
Web and mobile users expect better performance than ever before. To meet, and exceed, their expectations, you need to master a daunting array of web performance, operations, and mobile performance issues. Velocity offers the best opportunity to learn the newest info on what you need to know to build a faster and stronger web.
Women 2.0 members save 20% when you register here with discount code “WMN20″.
Bringing together startups envisioning a cleaner, more sustainable future – meet them!
Each month, pariSoma hosts a mixer featuring 15 of the hottest startups demoing their products and vision. The event brings together upwards of 200 attendees, including VC firms, startups, journalists and professionals eager to stay on the cutting-edge of their industry.
Women 2.0 members save 10% on tickets when you register here.
The CleanTech Mixer on April 26 in San Francisco includes demos from Cree, Powerzoa, Carbon Lighthouse, Pyro-E, Sylvatex and RidePal.
There’s been a lot of buzz lately about data being the “new oil”. At the same time, businesses from small startups to Fortune 500 companies are under pressure to improve their privacy practices, especially following the White House’s recent release of a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. So what does it mean for you and your business? How can you make the most of data while building trust with users?
Find out at the 3rd annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2012), taking place May 14 in downtown Seattle.
MIT Sloan Hi-Tech Conference (April 13, 2012 in Cambridge, MA).
Come and hear leading speakers that together represent many of the most influential figures in the global technology sector, including both established leaders and entrepreneurs driving fundamental disruptions in internet, media, and mobile markets.
Women 2.0 members save 10% with discount code “WOMEN20″ when you register here.
Keynotes from Jeff Nick (CTO, EMC), Stephanie
On March 22-23, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA, BlogHer will host their second annual event designed for women who want to start something, whether their goal is to strike out on their own with a brilliant idea, or to bring an entrepreneurial approach to innovation within a company…something often called “intrapreneurism”.
Women 2.0 community members receive 10% off tickets by registering here.
Attend BlogHer Entrepreneurs and bet on yourself and your big ideas!
The OPEN Women Leadership Forum (February 11, 2012 in Mountain View, CA) is a one day conference all about reinventing yourself for a new successful future, and for new opportunities to brand and re-brand yourself in these changing times.
Women 2.0’s Angie Chang will be speaking at this event and participating in lunchtime mentoring. Network with an impressive group of leaders and entrepreneurs belonging to technology, finance, social enterprise, medicine, and social media
O’Reilly’s Tools of Change for Publishing Conference (TOC) is happening February 13-15, 2012 in New York City.
TOC is where the publishing and tech industries converge, as practitioners and executives from both camps share what they’ve learned from their successes and failures, explore ideas, and join together to navigate publishing’s ongoing transformation.
Women 2.0 members save 15% with discount code “toc12women”.
By Jen Consalvo (Co-Founder & COO, Tech Cocktail)
We are excited to be hosting Tech Cocktail mixers in California — from San Francisco to Santa Monica and San Diego, these events showcase and connect the local technology scene.
Join us for an evening of fun mingling with other technology enthusiasts, investors, bloggers, and entrepreneurs as we showcase local technology companies and take a closer look at their latest achievements. Tech Cocktail could be the place where you meet your next employee, co-founder or even get a date.
Did you know?
- A typical US mobile device contains 18 apps.
- 10% of adult cell phone users have downloaded an app within the past week.
- 20% of those under age 30.
- 8 in 10 Americans own two or more mobile devices.
- Mobile advertising will cross the $1B mark in 2011 on its way to $2.5B in 2014.
The pii2011 Venture Forum is a new event from the team behind the Privacy Identity Innovation conference — the only tech conference that looks at how data is being created, shared, collected and secured; where innovation is heading in areas like mobile apps, social media and location-based services — and what it means for the future of digital identity, trust and reputation. The pii2011 Venture Forum will bring together an exclusive group of executives, entrepreneurs, investors and analysts to explore the market for personal information.
Women 2.0 memebers save 20% with discount code “Women2″ when you register here.
CloudBeat 2011 on November 30 – December 1, 2011 in Redwood City, CA will be unlike all other cloud events. Using a customer-centric approach (rather than vendor-centric), the event will hone in on revolutionary instances of enterprise adoption of the cloud. The focus will be on 12 case studies, where we’ll dissect the most disruptive examples in each of three layers of the cloud: 1) web applications (SaaS), 2) middleware (PaaS) and 3) back-end infrastructure (IaaS).
These customer case studies will highlight the core components of the cloud revolution:
Next week’s Socialize: Monetizing Social Media -– West will bring together business leaders for two days of comprehensive sessions, focused discussions, and diverse perspectives on gaming, mobile, marketing, and media.
The four-track conference in San Francisco on October 20-21, 2011 will give social media enthusiasts a comprehensive look at how to effectively use social media to create a unified business strategy.
Women 2.0 readers save 15% off of Gold Passports with discount code “SZW2″.
Android Open (October 9-11 in San Francisco, CA) is the first conference to cover the entire Android ecosystem.
We’re gathering software engineers and programmers, product managers, marketers, and entrepreneurs to discuss, dissect, and explore all things Android. The comprehensive program will not only teach you new tips and tricks but will also present valuable business information geared to take your company to the next level of success. Women 2.0 members save 20% with discount code “ao11web” when you register here.