Last chance: Digital Mission NYC (22-26 Feb) including Social Media Week, Facebook, VaynerMedia, WeWork, PSFK

Last chance to join the Digital Mission NYC to Social Media Week NYC

The Digital Mission NYC is almost here (22-26 Feb) and you're in luck, there's a couple of places up for grabs if you'd like to join some of the UK's top tech startups and agencies in the Big Apple. Apply here.

The trip organised by Chinwag and UK Trade & Investment USA includes a specially-designed week long programme of the Big Apple's top tier digital media, marketing and advertising players including Facebook, VaynerMedia, WeWork, PSFK, a VC panel, a VIP reception at the HM Consul General's residence in NYC and lots more.

Based in London? More good news. Thanks to UKTI London there are a limited number of grants towards travel/accommodation.

The mission also takes in Social Media Week NYC Insider Pass providing access to 150+ speakers, workshops, the exclusive opening event and the infamous closing party.

Digital Mission

Why go?

This mission is perfect for both tech startups and agencies covering media, marketing, content, mobile and social media including AdTech, MarketingTech, MediaTech, analytics and, of course, social media.

GREATAs a mission delegate, you’ll discover the challenges and opportunities of a new market, make contacts, meet clients, partners and potential hires, networking, investment opportunities.

The aim, by the end of the week, is to empower companies with enough information and contacts to plan your US expansion.

Social Media Week New York 2016 #smw16

About Social Media Week New York

Social Media Week is a worldwide event exploring the social, cultural, and economic impact of social media. Social Media Week New York 2016 is taking place from 22-26 February at The Times Center and The SVA Theater.

Last year SMWNYC included 150 events with over 320 speakers, speakers announced for this year include:

What’s Included in Digital Mission NYC 2016?

The programme will be tailored around the attending company objectives. Typically, this includes:

  • Confirmed meetings include: Facebook, Vaynermedia, PSFK, WeWork
  • Speakers include: NYCEDC, Brandwatch, Econsultancy, Colliers International, Santander, Thomson Reuters, McCann, Edelman, New York Times & more
  • VIP reception at HM Consul General's residence
  • SMWNYC exclusive opening reception at Ogilvy & Mather
  • SMWNYC Insider Pass:
    • access to all official SMW sessions
    • access to masterclasses and interactive demos
    • Dedicated networking & co-working areas
    • Entry to the official SMW party
    • Exclusive insider networking events
  • Mission lookbook, website & marketing
  • Pre-Mission briefing in the UK
  • Visits to Accelerators and Incubator spaces in New York
  • Masterclass on US Business, venture capital
  • Roundtables with potential clients, connectors and local experts

How much does it cost?

We have a limited amount of discounted places going for £799+VAT. Please note that delegates are responsible their own travel and accommodation costs, although we're happy to offer recommendations for flights and hotels.

NB. For London companies who are new to NYC i.e. don't have an office yet a small number of £500 grants are available towards travel/accommodation. These are paid retrospectively and apologies, there's a bit of extra paperwork. But hey, grants!

Where do I sign up?

Companies can apply here

It's worth noting that places are allocated to qualifying companies on a first-come, first-served basis i.e. you snooze, you lose!

For our other events and missions in 2016 including trips to China, register your interest here.

Contact Information

For any other queries, ping us an email missionatchinwag [dot] com.

It's always worth keeping track of @digitalmission and on Facebook.

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