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SIC 2014 Fun Parties & Things

Here is a quick look at all the fun going on outside the SIC sessions this year.

WIN AN OFFICE PARTY FROM FIRST AID SHOT THERAPY:
Swing by and snap a creative selfie for a chance to win​ a free office party​

CUSTOM SIC SHIRTS FROM POP & GETTY IMAGES:
Customize your SIC shirt at the POP & Getty Images space in the sic://Hub

MAXPOINT AND SHOOT SELFIE CONTEST
Win $100 of Uber​ credit: ​check the back of your badge for info  #MaxPointandShoot.

MIXBY APP
Download the Mixby app before you arrive at SIC to preview content. Discover exclusive daily content activated by BLE beacons onsite, accessible at strategic points and share your #SICselfies

iPhone: bit.ly/mixbyapp
Android: bit.ly/mixbydroid

WEAVE
Watch this year’s event unfold as images, videos and content are weaved together, all in one place.  weave.me/seattleinteractive

PLUS!
Experience the WINTR Origins and Destinations installation, Microsoft Cube, Catalysis fortune tellers, Analytics Pros bocce courts, Moz photo booths, Drawbridge Biz Dev, Y&RG Lounge, Millennial Recharge Stations, coffee, DJs, EMP Maker Faire and more.

SUB POP ART WALL - This art installation allows viewers a glimpse behind the scenes of Sub Pop's most iconic art and advertising on Level 3.

FARMSTR FRUIT BOX - Order Farmstr fruit boxes ahead of the conference and pick it up from the Farmstr truck at the SIC after party. Offer ends on Monday.

Place Orders Here:
Certified Organic Elstar Apple: bit.ly/ElstarApple
Certified Organic Gala Apple: bit.ly/GalaApples
Certified Organic Bosc Pears: bit.ly/BoscPears

PARTIES & NETWORKING

Mimosas: Join the Tune.com team in the hub Thursday at 11:30am for complimentary midday Mimosas.

Onsite Happy Hours: 4-6pm daily networking in the SIC hub presented by Slalom on Wednesday & Catalysis on Thursday

Cey Adams Art Show and Meet & Greet: Wednesday night @ Alive & Well, 705 E. Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98122

SIC Official Closing Party: Thursday Night 6-10pm @ Melrose Market Studios, 1532 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (Located 3 blocks east of the Conference Center) www.melrosemarketstudios.com Presented by Merkle with support from Adaptive Media, Zumobi, Add3, WINTR, and Crown Social.

SPECIAL OFFERS

Free Uber Rides
Get to any of the offsite SIC events free courtesy of Uber. Download the app to your phone and enter promo code: SICWIN to receive a $20 Uber credit towards your first ride.

Puget Sound Sound Business Journal​Tech Flash!
Make sure you’re up-to-date on the latest local tech, innovation and entrepreneurship news. Sign up for their daily TechFlash update here: bizj.us/145zjr

All sessions and agenda are live so you can start planning your schedule: 2014.seattleinteractive.com/sessions

Looking forward to seeing you all next week.

SIC://2014 October 15-16, Dedicated to “Makers,” Those Defining the Digital Landscape

SIC 2014 will be held October 15-16, featuring a jam-packed combination of presentations, structured networking events, a company exhibition Hub and an after-hours party.  Dedicated to the theme of "Makers,” the two-day event is set for The Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle.  We expect more than 4,000 attendees from throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.   

Makers are thought-leaders who drive inspiration and change with the next big idea, as well as companies that successfully cultivate innovation and then translate it into commerce. What can everyone learn from their experiences integrating new ideas and visions? Are today’s companies truly positioned to embrace change? What are the critical new tools at-hand, both for individuals and organizations?

An Early Bird Registration special is in effect through midnight this Sunday, September 7, providing a 20% discount

Some of the more than 75 featured speakers at SIC 2014 include:

  • Nick Hanauer, a renowned entrepreneur, investor, author and activist.  Hanauer has managed, founded or financed more than 30 companies,  These  Include Amazon.com (he was instrumental in the initial funding of the company), Aquantive Inc., (purchased by Microsoft in 2007 for $6.4 billion), Insitu group (purchased by Boeing for $400 million), and Market Leader (purchased by Trulia in 2013 for $350 million). 
  • Cey Adams, a digital and design pioneer who created visual identities, album covers, logos, and advertising campaigns for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Notorious B.I.G., Maroon 5, and Jay-Z;
  • Greg Whitely, an award-winning filmmaker who is currently completing a documentary about creativity, innovation and education in the 21st Century.  He is well known as the mind behind “Mitt,” a political documentary about former presidential candidate Mitt Romney;
  • Janelle Maiocco, CEO and Founder of Farmstr, an online farmer-to-consumer marketplace. Her company aims to disrupt the current global food system by creating an efficient sales channel for small local, sustainable producers to sell direct to customers, increase sales and margin;
  • Jeremiah Owyang, Chief Catalyst and Founder of Crowd Companies. He and his company focus on how disruptive Web technologies—such as social media, the collaborative economy, and interactive marketing—impact the relevance of corporations to customers today and in the future.

“We are excited to bring SIC 2014 attendees a world-class mix of perspectives directly from many of those driving and defining what the digital landscape is today and will be in years to come,” said Brian Rauschenbach, SIC curator.  “SIC 2014 builds on our heritage of providing individuals and companies from throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond with useful new information, powerful networking opportunities, actionable lessons and practical takeaways.”

In addition to a full slate of programming, SIC 2014 will again feature structured networking breaks during the conference, a bustling exhibit area for sponsoring companies to directly interact with attendees, post-show Happy Hours, and an after-hours party. 

SIC Wearables Hackathon October 26-27 + Winners Featured at SIC2013

SIC x AT&T Wearables Hackathon

What would you build if you could simply and easily store data from thousands of devices deployed in the real-world and connected via wifi and cellular networks?

Seattle Interactive Conference and the AT&T Developer Program, with support fromCobalt, Greenqloud and Microsoft, have partnered to create a unique Hackathon event on the weekend of October 26-27 at REACTOR, 2820 Elliott Ave at Broad St, Seattle, WA 98121 (new venue), immediately prior to SIC.

AT&T is launching a service that enables developers to simply and easily store large sets of connected device data directly in the cloud. We invite you to participate in an opportunity to obtain early access to the service and to collaborate with us to build a powerful developer-focused ecosystem. The best applications and services built at the the Wearables Hackathon will have the chance win prizes and meet with the Business Development team from AT&T's M2M group.

This two-day Hackathon will cover the ins and outs of the service, the client libraries, and will include the participation of ecosystem partners. Snacks, lunch, dinner and beverages included!

Five finalists will then present their concepts at the Seattle Interactive Conference on Tuesday afternoon, on-stage and in front of our hand-selected industry judges.

Staff members from HaikuDeck.com will be available and on-site to help you with your presentations for Tuesday if you are selected as a finalist. The winner of the hackathon will have the option available to them to showcase their product at SIC://2014.

Where: REACTOR, 2820 Elliott Ave at Broad St, Seattle, WA 98121 (new venue)
Dates: Saturday, Oct 26th + Sunday, Oct 27th

Read more details about the Hackathon, or register for the event.

Where’s Timmy? Photo contest #2 theme is #HometownTimmy

Guys and gals, what better way to celebrate your city than with Timmy?

Take a photo of Timmy at your favorite local haunt or landmark (bonus points if you pair it with a clever caption à la your locale), and post it on Instagram with tags #sic2013, #wherestimmy, and #hometowntimmy. The deadline is Mon Sept 16th at 11:59pm and the winner will be announced Wed Sept 18th! 

Read more details and download Timmy here: www.seattleinteractive.com/wherestimmy.

Where’s Timmy? Photo contest #1 winner is…

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner for the Where's Timmy? Instagram contest! We asked our agency friends around Seattle to take a picture of Timmy at their place of work. Man, it was a tough call! Creativity abounds with these guys. But we can only choose one...

Congratulations @weareratio, you won a free Gold Pass to the 2013 Seattle Interactive Conference!

Did you miss the deadline this go around? No worries! Over the next month, there will be three more chances to win a free Gold Pass to the 2013 conference. We will be announcing the next theme and the due date later today. Stay tuned!