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WHIR Networking Event: Washington, D.C.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Lost Society, 2001 14TH ST. NW., Washington, D.C., 20009, USA (Map and Directions)

SPONSORS: Litle&Co, Meritus Payment Solutions, e-onlinedata, SiteWit, Softlayer, Wolf Byte Technologies, Dyn

Thank you to our kind sponsors

WHIR Networking Events: This is an opportunity for you to meet face-to-face with local like-minded industry executives and corporate decision makers of small to medium size companies with an interest in the Web hosting and Cloud Services industry. We will provide a unique relaxed environment where you can expand your network and create new business opportunities. You can also opt-in to participate in speed networking at each local networking event.

Keep checking this page for updated information.

Litle & Co
is giving away a $200 Amazon Gift Card
e-onlinedata is giving away a roku player
Meritus Payment Solutions is giving away beats by dre earbuds
SiteWit is giving away a Beats Headphones
SoftLayer is giving away an iPad Mini
Wolf Byte Systems is giving away an Apple TV
DYN is giving away a Jabra Solemate in Yellow

Companies Attending: Litle & Co., Meritus Payment Solutionse-onlinedataSiteWitSoftLayerWolf Byte Systems, DYN, Agile Defense, Inc., ASI, Big Brain Global Networks, BizTech, BlackMesh, BPSNode.com, Brand Technology Consulting, Bright Plaza Inc. / Kaje, BusinessNet, Capgemini, Carpathia Hosting, CDW, Celerity, Cheval Capital, Inc, Cloud Strategix, LLC, Critihost, Crunch Hosting,  Crypto Global Fund, CSC Leasing Company, CyrusOne, Data Center Knowledge, Data Centers, Data Sales Co., Defense Acquisition University (DAU), Dedispec, LLC., DFT, Digital Realty, DivvyCloud, DPR Construction, Emergent, EvoSwitch, Fidelis Cybersecurity, Fireblade, Fortitude Systems, Gartner, GoDaddy, harrell, Hedgehog Hosting, Hosting Network India, Hostopia, IBM, iMiller Public Relations, InfoRelay Online Systems, Inc., INetU, Insight, InterWorx, Janglewood LLC, Jaymie Scotto & Associates, JTEK Data Solutions, Juniper Networks, Kaiser Permanete , Kemp Technologies, Layered Tech, Leaseweb , Lenovo, Marcus & Millichap, Metrolink Networks, Microsoft Corporation, Net Data Centers , Neovera, Netflix, NGA.Net, NTT America, Open-Xchange, Optics, Peters & Associates, PC, Prager Law PLLC, Rackspace, Ragingwire Datacenters, Raytheon Cyber Products, rift.com, RioRey, Roka Security, Securis, ServInt, SGK Media, Synogy Consulting, The Jonathan Rick Group, Tech Assets, TEKsystems, Tiggee, tw telecom, UtilityHosting, Verizon, Virtualaw LLC, Visual Link , vXchnge, W. David Snead, PC, WebFolkz, WebNet Hosting, XO Communications, Yellow Fiber Networks and many more!

About the venue:  Lost Society - Located on the corner of 14th and U, Lost Society stimulates your eyes, ears, and taste buds.

Designed to evoke an underground, Victorian atmosphere, Lost Society consists of two levels. The first is our main dining room, which features décor vignettes that render each table's dining experience unique. The second level is comprised of the lounge and roof deck. On this level you will find our DJ booth, an indoor and an outdoor bar, and a more laid back ambiance than in our downstairs dining room.


Venue Address: Lost Society 2001 14TH ST. NW. WASHINGTON DC 20009, 202-618-8868

Parking: Parking is available on the other side of U Street at the Reeves Center - 2000 14th Street, NW  - $15 before 10pm (cash only), Metro: Green & Yellow @ U Street

Food and Drink: Appetizers and complimentary drinks will be available. Enjoy a selection of tasty appetizers, including vegetarian options. Thanks to our sponsors, an open bar will be available.

Hotel Information: Washington Hilton - 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20009, USA 1-202-483-3000

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Sponsor Supported Evenings: These events are free for you to attend, thanks to the kindness of our sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring WHIR Networking Events, please contact us.

Who Are WHIR Events For? If you are a Web hosting company executive, Web hosting reseller, Cloud Service provider, IT consultant, Data Center provider, Small business owner or web hosting customer, this event is for you - our readers and clients. However you are connected to the Web hosting and Cloud services industry this is an opportunity for you to mix and mingle with other industry-related individuals.

Why We Are Hosting These Events? Web Host Industry Review realizes the value in face-to-face interactions in our electronic industry. We feel we have an obligation to you, our valued readers, to provide an opportunity to come together and form more cohesive local communities within the Web hosting and Cloud services industry.

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About our Sponsors:

Litle & Co. / Vantiv Powers the payment processing for companies that sell direct to consumers through internet retail, online services, direct response marketing, and multichannel retail. As a leading authority in card-not-present (CNP) commerce, we offer intelligent processing solutions that help contain costs, generate revenue, and manage risk.

Our fully-integrated payment processing solution is built on a foundation of agile, best-of-breed technology. Through constant innovation, we provide the most efficient, and reliable set of products and consultative merchant services available. From robust core processing and payments acceptance to value-added solutions, we help our clients optimize revenue streams while addressing security concerns and combating fraud. Whether you offer one-time ticket or recurring payment options to your customers, donors, or members, we offer comprehensive solutions tailored to fit your unique business needs

Meritus Payment - With a client-first mentality, Meritus provides international payment solutions that include mobile, credit and debit cards, gift and loyalty cards, fraud management, Automated Clearing House (ACH) and more. Proprietary products such as Internet-based payment platform, Payment XP, along with merchant-defined risk engine, Fraud XP, and Chargeback Management System allow companies to conduct business wherever it takes them. Built on a foundation of excellence, Meritus is dedicated to maximizing the success of your business.

e-onlinedata offers 360 degrees of payment processing solutions to fit the needs of any type and size of business. Earn a recurring monthly income through e-onlinedata with our easy-to-implement reseller program, designed specifically for the Web Hosting and Software industry. As the cost leader for Authorize.Net and through our many partnerships with other industry leading gateways, the integration process for your merchant is quick and simple.  Ask us about our Integrated Application API that allows you to bundle our payment processing solutions with your core product to create a full business-in-a-box solution.

SiteWit  provides paid search advertising campaign management software for Google, Bing and Yahoo used by tens of thousands of SMBs to automate online marketing campaigns.  SiteWit’s web hosting partner program helps hosts sell more websites, increase profits and lower churn by giving site owners an easy and affordable way to drive traffic to their websites.  SiteWit’s software as a service automates ad creation, key-word selection and campaign optimization by analyzing website content and traffic.   Integrations with cPanel, WordPress and Yola make it easy for web hosts to offer SiteWit to their customers.  For more info, visit www.SiteWit.com

SoftLayeran IBM Company, operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With 100,000 devices under management, 13 data centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLayer’s modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured API and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible unified platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices, and a worldwide network for secure, low-latency communications. For more information, please visit softlayer.com.

Dyn solutions are at the core of Internet Performance. Through traffic management, message management and performance assurance, Dyn is connecting people through the Internet and ensuring  information gets where it needs to go, faster and more reliably than ever before. Incorporated in 2001, Dyn’s global presence services more than four million enterprise, small business and  personal customers. Learn more by visiting dyn.com.

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OLDER: Amsterdam, NL

NEWER: Dallas, TX