Call us old-fashioned, but we’ll be the first to admit that there’s something special about print and radio.
With that in mind, we’re excited to announce that the official Philly Tech Week 2011 Program & Magazine is being delivered to 60 locations around the city today, thanks to the distribution reach of Philadelphia Media Network, a media sponsor of PTW. The kind folks at Red Flag Media (publishers of Grid magazine) helped us design and print the mag.
The publication includes nearly the full Tech Week calendar, which since it was sent to the printers has grown to 60 events organized by 50 organizations.
It also features content we’ve been working on as part of our Transparencity series on open government data, an update on the Videogames Growth Initiative, more from Entrance Exam — our partnership with Independents Hall and Young Involved Philadelphia — and a cover feature about the focus of Philly Tech Week: collaboration. And more.
The magazine should be put on display over the next couple days, but If you can’t find it sitting out in these locations, someone behind the counter should be able to help. And as an alternative, we’re offering the mag here in PDF form for those digital-savvy readers. And if print or PDF aren’t your jawn, grab the iCal version of our calendar instead.
The radio spot for Philly Tech Week that will be running on WHYY
Philly Tech Week Signature Event and Cocktail Reception Details: Rich Negrin will speak about good government and technology
When: Fri., April 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Price: $20 (Open bar and light refreshments; Tickets close morning of the event)
Over the next week, you may also hear Philly Tech Week’s radio spot on WHYY, above, which runs today through next Friday, April 29. WHYY’s Old City location at 6th and Race streets is the official headquarters of Philly Tech Week, hosting our free lunchtime series (and all-week laptop drive with Nonprofit Technology Resources). WHYY is also hosting our Signature Event, a Friday, April 29th evening cocktail reception to celebrate and close the first annual Philly Tech Week.
The city’s Managing Director Rich Negrin will be speaking about government transparency, and we have programming related to collaboration including a video featuring nearly two dozen local technology leaders, and a fun (and hopefully actionable) way of looking at the future of Philly collaboration. Not to mention the fully-catered food and drink offerings, with help from the wonderful event planners at Little Giant. It’ll be a wonderful time. We hope you’ll join us.
After the jump, a map and list of the locations where you can grab the print edition of the Philly Tech Week Program & Magazine.
AKA Music, 27 North 2nd Street
CafÃ© Ole, 147 N 3rd Street
Sweat Fitness, 45 N 3rd Street
The Book Trader, 7 N. 2nd Street
The Next Page, 722 Chestnut Street
Old City Coffee, Reading Terminal Market
Arbol CafÃ©, 209 Poplar Street
J & K Euphoria Inc., 1001 N. 2nd Street. # 22
One Shot Coffee, 217 W. George Street
The Abbaye, 637 N. 3rd St.
The Foodery, 837 N. 2nd Street
Milkcrate CafÃ©, 400 East Girard Ave
Rocket Cat CafÃ©, 2001 Frankford Ave
The Blockley, 3801 Chestnut Street
The Lola Bean, 1325 Frankford Ave
Paddywhack, 202 South Street
Alahambra CafÃ©, 609 S. 3rd Street
Atomic City Comics, 638 South Street
Chop Shop, 513 South Street
Copabanana, 344 South Street
Crash Bang Boom, 528 S. 4th St.
Essene, 719 S. 4th St
Fitzwater CafÃ©, 728 South 7th Street
Hot Bagels, 613 S. 3rd St
Jan’s Bar and Grille, 300 South Street
Johnny Rockets, 443 South Street
Maoz, 248 South Street
Olympia Pizza, 616 South Street
O’neals Pub, 611 South 3rd Street
Optimal Gym, 325 Bainbridge Street
Pietros, 121 South Street
SOS Steaks, 308 South Street
South Street Diner, 140 South Street
Sweat Fitness, 700 East Passyunk Avenue
The Bean, 615 South Street
Olga’s Pizza, 125 N. 15th St
Book Corner, 311 N. 20th Street
Corner Baker, 1701 Market Street
Joseph Fox Bookshop, 1724 Sansom Street
Long in the Tooth, 2027 Sansom St
Tuscany CafÃ©, 222 W. Rittenhouse Sq.
Saxby’s Coffee, 4000 Locust St
The Blockley, 3801 Chestnut Street
CafÃ© 12, 212 S. 12th Street
CafÃ© Mocha, 263 S. 10th Street
Robin’s Bookstore, 110A S. 13th St
Yards Brewery, 901 North Delaware Ave
Dawson Street Pub, 100 Dawson Street
Mad River, 4100 Main St
Main Street Music, 4444 Main Street
Manayunk Diner, 3720 Main St
Colosseo, 1501 Spring Garden St.
Green Village Market, 15th and Cherry
Westies Tavern, 1440 Callowhill St
Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Ave.
Bodhi Ltd, 410 s. 2nd street
Cups and Chairs, 701-03 S. 15th Street
Johnny Brendas, 1201 Frankford Ave
Mr. Joe’s Coffee, 1514 South 8th Street
Grindocre House Coffee, 1515 S. 4th St.
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