New York City (PRWEB) October 04, 2013
Techweek New York will kick off its debut conference on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, with cloud marketing technology company Unified as the event’s premier sponsor. Techweek, which has already seen success in Chicago and Los Angeles, will welcome over one thousand technology enthusiasts from the greater New York area.
This year’s festivities include:
High-profile Speakers – Stefan Weitz (Senior Director of Search, Bing), Steve Jacobs (CIO, Gilt Groupe), Shauna Mei (Founder & CEO, AHAlife), and Jon Czaja (COO, Bonobos) are just a few of the technology leaders speaking at Techweek New York.
Startup Launch Competition – 30 tech startups will get the chance to show what they’re made of in front of attendees and a panel of expert judges and investors. Five finalists compete on stage for a chance to win $100,000 in cash and prizes.
Tech Fashion Show – The Techweek celebration will culminate in a fashion show that features top designers who are known for their collaborations with technology companies and innovative fabrications in their collections.
Techweek100 - A roster of the technology leaders making the biggest impact on the New York scene who will be honored at this year’s event.
“Techweek is an incredible opportunity to bring together entrepreneurs, investors and tech luminaries from around the world to highlight the best of what the New York tech scene has to offer,” said Iain Shovlin, Chairman of Techweek. “We’re excited to have Unified on board as a key partner in helping us shine a spotlight on New York.”
“Techweek has established itself as the destination event that attracts every aspect of the technology community, from startups to big brands, and we are thrilled to play a key role in this year’s event,” said Sheldon Owen, CEO and co-founder at Unified.
Techweek’s mission is to showcase, celebrate and enable emerging innovation ecosystems. Debuting this year, Techweek New York, Oct. 14-20 at 82Mercer in Manhattan, is quickly becoming a preeminent destination event complete with partner-sponsored and related events. The conference, Oct. 17, will feature speaking sessions, a launch competition for startups and a tech fashion show. Techweek is also active with events in both Chicago and Los Angeles. For more information, visit techweek.com. Follow along with the event in real time on Twitter at @TechweekNYC, and check out event photos on the Techweek Facebook page.
Unified is an award-winning marketing cloud technology company. Unified provides professional marketers with end-to-end solutions for data-driven insights, real-time social feed optimization and programmatic advertising across all major social networks in one system of record. The cloud-based social operating platform features patent-pending social ROI measurement and predictive engagement modeling. Unified serves over 400 customers, including Global 2000 enterprises and their advertising agencies, from its offices in New York, San Francisco and Chicago. Unified is a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer, a Twitter Ads API partner and a LinkedIn Ads API partner. For more information, visit http://www.UnifiedSocial.com.