Top 5 Upcoming Tech Events In NYC For 2016

The West Coast might be the nation’s Silicon Valley and technological hub, but New York is where all the financial decisions are made. NYC has also emerged as a hotspot for numerous day and night events, right from music concerts to entrepreneurship conferences.

The city is also host to some of the world’s most prolific technology events, including TEDx. So, if you’re in the Big Apple and looking to gain some technological insight, here a look at the top 5 upcoming tech events that will take place in the city this year.

1. OPS (June 7th)

OPS is a digital revenue operation and strategy conference that brings together the industry’s best digital media strategists, allowing them to share their knowledge and insight into the various trends in digital media. The conference is a must-attend for anyone looking to set up a digital media business or makes their existing business more profitable.

The conference will host some of the sharpest minds in the industry, who will offer their insight into future of digital marketing. OPS also attracts some of the biggest influencers of the digital media world, giving attendees the chance to rub shoulders with them.

Why you should attend:

  • Learn about the disadvantages of ad blocking and bot traffic
  • Find out how to effectively execute bring cross-platform campaigns
  • Learn how to Leverage CPMs in advertising, marketing, and management
  • Get insights into the future of advertising
  • Find out about the latest over-the-top and connected TV platforms
  • 360 degree perspective The future of media buying – from all sides
  • Learn digital ad optimization from the industry’s top media strategists
  • Find out the best content-to-commerce programs

2. Cloud Expo (June 7th – 9th)

Cloud Expo Event

The cloud has quite obviously become the biggest thing since the introduction of personal computers and the internet itself, so it only makes sense that there’s an expo dedicated to this most transformational of technology shifts. Cloud migration is currently at its tipping point, and the 2016 Cloud Expo is a comprehensive exhibition that will host over 150 sessions and seminars.

The expo is organized by some of the industry’s top players, with equal representation from both infrastructure and service providers from the cloud computing and Big Data ecosystem. The Cloud Expo is marked by the presence of high-energy players senior cloud technologists. The event is a must-attend for anyone from CEOs to CIOs, and anyone else who uses the cloud.

The Expo gives visitors to change to interact with numerous cloud-based professionals that are involved in network and storage management, or enterprise architecture and communication.

Why you should attend:

  • Understand the relevance of cloud computing in today’s business, economic and technological environment.
  • Get first-hand insight from industry experts in the evaluation of cloud-based systems.
  • Discover the potential benefits and pitfalls of cloud migration.
  • Learn how to choose the right kind of cloud service provider, with respect to security and value for money.
  • Find out how to convert traditional, expensive, and less durable data centers to the flexible and highly stable cloud computing environment.
  • Learn how to enhance your business processes by lowering operating costs, as well as high capital expenses.
  • Learn what actually works, what does not, and how to implement quick and affordable fixes.

3. Digital Publishing Innovation Summit (July 13th & 14th)

Organized by Innovative Enterprise Limited, the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit is a flagship event that is considered to be one of the most exclusive gatherings of the world’s senior-most executives, who operate on digital publishing and online media platforms.

Hosting the cream of the crop from the online media & publishing industry, the event is a high-energy summit that brings together the collective knowledge of the world leaders in the digital space. The summit is a must-attend for anyone in the online publishing industry as it gives them the opportunity to interact with media heads and partake in Q&A sessions with them.

Why you should attend:

  • Understand how social media is altering the online publishing landscape.
  • Learn how online publishers grow and maintain their target audience.
  • Understand the ever-increasing role of mobile in digital publishing.
  • Discover the wonders of storytelling and its critical role in online publishing.

4. Velocity Conference (September 19th – 22nd)

Velocity Event

Hosted by Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), the Velocity Conference is an event that allows industry participants to engage in core issues that web developers face when creating modern websites. The conference discusses various opportunities and challenges faced in the scalability, reliability and overall performance of the dynamic website.

The conference is aimed at reducing the time and costs involved in the creation of interactive websites. Velocity is a must-attend for web developers and operations experts to learn best practices and share their ideas.

Why you should attend:

  • Hear motivational keynotes focused at web developers.
  • Attend comprehensive training courses & tutorials that cover current trends.
  • Two days of intensive technical seminars that cover all practical issues.
  • A huge exhibition of dozens of the latest web tools and apps.
  • Unlimited networking opportunities.

5. Advertising Week (September 26th – 30th)

Advertising Week

Advertising Week is a leadership summit, established in 2004, that has given those in the advertising industry a common platform to share and interact with each other. Advertising Week is a world-renowned event that brings together industry leader and year-round special events.

It is a global gathering that brings together various professionals from the advertising and marketing industry. The event is a must-attend for anyone who wants to meet and interact with the advertising world’s most influential players.

Why you should attend:

  • Exposure to a week-long assembly of the advertising industry’s leaders.
  • A common platform for brand marketers, media influencers to share ideas and interact with like-minded individuals.
  • Immense opportunities to grow, and nurture advertising talent.
  • Experience a truly inspirational platform that showcases the real potential of the advertising world and its participants.