Past Meetup

#techdrinkup - Kick Off the New Year - NY Tech Party @ The W Hotel

This Meetup is past

29 people went

Price: $10.00 /per person
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Update 1: 1/10/2013 3:00pm - There are over 400 RSVPs on our Eventbrite page ( But, members of the Meetup group can register here for a special price.

#techdrinkup is a party for NYC's brightest and savviest people in tech to get together at exclusive NYC venues and mingle over drinks and food.

Kick off the new year right by partying with over 500 awesome people in the tech community at a kick-ass lounge with a one-hour open bar!

The next party will be held on January 17th at 8PM at Lilium @ The W Hotel.

After the open bar there will be specials on whiskey --- $6 shots and $7 mixed drinks :)

Lilium is an awesome new lounge... and NYC Tech is taking over

Founder Tip for Rocking #techdrinkup:

@noahkagan (!/noahkagan) & @nevmed (!/nevmed) share tips on networking while watching people make out in a hot tub

The specials:

1.5 hour open bar (from 8:30pm - 10pm) Drink tickets given out before and after the open bar courtesy of our sponsors Super fun lounge Private tables (great spaces to chat and order drinks) Awesome photographer (Alex Mora from Guest-of-a-Guest) Great DJ (music will be awesome but it will be quiet enough to chat

Pics from our last party:

Tech Drinkup is not for everyone. Here are the people who should attend:

Founders of tech companies Developers Designers Creative directors Strategists Online publishers Investors Tech journalists and writers Dress Code

Neat business attire No flip-flops, shorts or athletic gear

Check out what people are saying in our Meetup group (

People who work for companies that are changing the Internet and changing the world party at #techdrinkup.

Some of our past attendees and #techdrinkup regulars include people from:

2tor ▫ ABC News ▫ American Express ▫ appFigures ▫ AppNexus ▫ Audience Science ▫ Aviary ▫ AXA ▫ Azure Capital Partners ▫ Bank of America Merrill Lynch ▫ BBD0 NY ▫ Beta ▫ Big Fuel ▫ Boxee ▫ Brainscape ▫ Brandwatch ▫ Cardwell+Beach ▫ Carrot Creative ▫ CBS News ▫ CITI ▫ ComScore ▫ Deutsche Bank ▫ EMI ▫ Eventbrite ▫ Flavorpill ▫ Google ▫ Greenleaf Capital ▫ HBO ▫ Hewlett-Packard ▫ Indeed ▫ Insight Venture Partners ▫ Invoke Media ▫ Kaplow ▫ Kohort ▫ Lean Startup Machine ▫ LivePerson ▫ Logicworks ▫ Lotame ▫ Mashable ▫ Mccann Erickson ▫ Merrill Lynch ▫ Morgan Stanley ▫ Mr Youth ▫ MTV Networks ▫ Nielsen McKinsey Incite ▫ The NY Times ▫ Ogilvy ▫ OpenX ▫ P&G ▫ PeekYou ▫ Pixable ▫ Porter Novelli ▫ Primus Capital ▫ Proskauer Rose LLP ▫ Publicis Modem ▫ R/GA ▫ Reuters ▫ The Royal Bank of Scotland ▫ Rubenstein Communications ▫ S&P ▫ Sailthru ▫ Searchmetrics ▫ The Shorty Awards ▫ Shutterstock ▫ SoftBank Capital ▫ Sproutlet ▫ Squarespace ▫ TEDxEast ▫ Termor Media ▫ UBS ▫ Ultra Light Startups ▫ VaynerMedia ▫ VH1 ▫ Viacom ▫ WeWork ▫ Zaarly

Contact for Press and Other Inquiries

#techdrinkup is produced by Michael Gold ( (@michaelgold ( on Twitter)

To request a press pass to the event email
For sponsorship info email
For general inquiries or just to say hi email