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The 16th Annual Webby Celebration: May 20-21, 2012

Cocktail Characters
Sunday

6:00PM — 8:00PM

TOP OF THE STANDARD

The Standard, New York

848 Washington Street at 13th Street

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A proper celebration deserves a proper kick-off. That’s why we’ve chosen The Top of the Standard to welcome Webby winners and special invited guests. Join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, hob-nobbing (and one heck of a spectacular view) at this exclusive rooftop lounge.


*Special Ticket Required

Ceremony
Monday

Get started early with Webby winners and special invited guests at a pre–show celebration featuring cocktails and tons of swagger.

4:00 PM @ Hammerstein Ballroom

311 W. 34th Street (btwn 8th & 9th Avenues)

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Pre-show cocktails will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom, a magnificent, century-old former opera house. Enjoy a few drinks with fellow winners, network with special honorees and invited guests, and settle in to the venue that has hosted everyone from Jay-Z to Radiohead.

Note: This year’s celebration begins at 4:00 PM EST

16th Webbys

We've chosen the best theater-style venue in NYC to bring the Web to life. We’re broadcasting the Webby Awards live in HD, all across the Internet so your win can be seen worldwide. Expect star-studded Special Achievement honorees, surprise performances, and plenty of 5-word speeches from you, our winners. It will be a party and celebration that will go down in Web history!

5:30 PM — 7:00 PM @ Hammerstein Ballroom (seating at 5:15 PM)

311 W. 34th Street (btwn 8th & 9th Avenues)

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We'll be sure to keep the drinks flowing prior to and throughout the duration of the show. Don’t fill up on too many liquid refreshments before you get to the reception, which will be well-equipped to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites.

Reception

Join your fellow winners and special invited guests at the renowned Edison Ballroom to partake in a feast worthy of the Internet’s finest.

7:30 PM — 9:30 PM @ Edison Ballroom

240 W. 47th Street (btwn 7th & 8th Avenues)

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What better way to fuel up for the big night then with a wide array of delicious delectables? Now’s your chance to let loose, scmooze with fellow Webby winners and get your grub on before the party kicks into high gear.

After Party

Keep the party going at the official Webby Awards after party at the breathtaking Edison Ballroom, reserved exclusively for this event.

9:30 PM — 12:00 AM @ Edison Ballroom

240 W. 47th Street (btwn 7th & 8th Avenues)

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Keep the party going at the official Webby Awards after party at the nearby Edison Ballroom. Special musical guests will be DJ Sets by Q–Tip and Tim Sweeney, and a live performance by Action Bronson.

Standard Hotel
SoHo Grand

New York City’s celebrated luxury lifestyle hotel is located in SoHo New York, Manhattan’s most iconic neighborhood. Industrial and raw with an energy that has inspired artists for decades, SoHo’s reputation for creativity and culture give visitors an authentic downtown experience. Sprawling artists’ lofts and elegant cast iron architecture rise over charming cobblestone streets and historic bottle glass detailed sidewalks.


The SoHo Grand is the official hotel of 16th Annual Webby Awards, offering a special group rate starting at $289. Book as soon as possible to get the best rates. to make reservations: call 212.965.3000 and request the Webby Awards room block for may 19–21, or visit sohogrand.com and use the promo code: WEBBY.