DIAMOND SPONSORS
America Online, Inc.
hakia
PLATINUM SPONSORS
Fast Search
IBM
Yahoo!
GOLD SPONSORS
About.com
Adobe Systems, Inc.
Ask
Etelos
Fenwick & West LLP
Level 3 Communications
Microsoft Windows Live
SILVER SPONSORS
Accenture
Cambrian House
Foldera
Fox Interactive Media
Genius
Google
HCL Technologies
Laszlo Systems
Nokia
Radialpoint
Six Apart Ltd.
Sun Microsystems
Yoono
LAUNCH PAD SPONSORS
Mayfield Venture
Norwest Venture Partners
Polaris Venture Partners
BRONZE SPONSORS
Amazon Web Services
Answerbag.com
eSnips
Intel
Intel Capital
Intel Software Partner Program
InternetRealEstate.com
MyDecide
Omniture
ThinkFree
MEDIA SPONSORS
Fast Company
Federated Media
Information Week
Online Publishers Association
Red Herring
Topix.net
Wired Magazine

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

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Monday, November 6, 2006
Pre-Conference Registration Reception (hosted by Nokia)
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Regency Foyer
Skip the Tuesday morning registration lines and come Monday evening to pick up your badge...and a cocktail!

Hosted by:

Nokia

Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Opening Cocktail Reception (hosted by FAST)
Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Location: Gold Ballroom

How to create the ultimate kick-off party FAST:
- Take one part delectable nibbles
- Two (or more) parts tantalizing cocktail concoctions
- Three parts live music
And see what shakes up at the party everyone will be talking about!

Hosted by:

FAST Search

Dinner & Conversation with Niklas Zennstrom (hosted by hakia)
Niklas Zennström, Co-founder, Skype, Joost, Atomico
Time: 8:00PM - 9:30PM
Location: Grand Ballroom

After a long and exciting first day, you need not search for a good meal! Come and join hakia for an exuberant evening of fine food and lively conversation with our special guest Niklas Zennstrom, CEO and co-founder of Skype. We will kick-start the evening with a video introduction to hakia. We are new in town and look forward to making your acquaintance.

An RSVP is required to attend. Registered attendees will receive an email with instructions to reply.

Hosted by:

hakia

After Hours Lounge & Progressive Suite Party (hosted by Yahoo!)
Time: 9:30PM - 11:00PM
Location: Sunset Court and adjoining suites
Didn't have a chance to bump into you-know-who? No worries, the After Hours Lounge & Progressive Suite Party offers a prime opportunity to network with other attendees, speakers, and press. Yahoo! serves up desserts and after-dinner cordials, while you check out the coolest offerings from the hottest Web 2.0 companies.

Hosted by:

Yahoo

Participating Sponsors:

Yahoo!
Suite: Sunset Court

Shorts 2.0
Suite: Twin Peaks North
Similar to the Launch Pad in style, John Battelle will showcase a dozen or so of the funniest and smartest video shorts dominating the web over the past year, focusing on humor, business, and the Internet. Shorts 2.0 will take place opening night during the After Hours Lounge and Progressive Suite Party and also be highlighted throughout the plenary sessions. Brought to you by AOL, Adobe and Level 3 Communications.

About.com
Suite: Sea Cliff
Comfortable chairs, attentive waitstaff, wine, cocktails and music specially chosen by About.com Guides. If 50 million people a month trust About.com to find what they're looking for, then you can count on us to know exactly what you want at the end of a long day.

Etelos Open Source Jazz Lounge
Suite: Presidio
Watch as the whole becomes greater than the sum of its parts. Join Etelos for an evening of Jazz, conversation and fun. Etelos President & CEO Danny Kolke will make a special appearance on piano.

Intel
Suite: Pacific Heights
Social Software Suites in the Enterprise ... come and see how integrated functionality can turn good innovative and creative ideas into great competitive forces for the enterprise and beyond. Take a leap at Intel's progressive suite.

Level 3
Suite: Marina
Unplug. Recharge. Escape the torrent of bits. Draw your inner wiki. Ride the long tail and at its end, relax. Tune out and be your own social network. Let go of the chaos. Let go of the confusion. Let go of the new model and the next and just be. Relax. Let the worries of “everything 2.0” leave your mind. And let Level 3 rid you of your networking angst. The worlds largest, most advanced IP optimized network is offering more than peace of mind, it’s offering free massages and a place to relax. So take a moment for yourself and let Level 3 help you unwind.

Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Reception (hosted by IBM)
Time: 5:15PM - 6:45PM
Location: Gold Ballroom
IBM invites you to unwind with our signature "Blue Mojito" or your favorite beverage.

Hosted by:

IBM

Dinner & Conversation with a Special Guest (hosted by AOL)
Time: 6:45PM - 8:45PM
Location: Garden Court

Please join us for a spirited evening of dinner conversation and laughter. Following dinner there will be a surprise musical guest in the Grand Ballroom. Be sure to RSVP as seating is limited.

An RSVP is required to attend. Registered attendees will receive an email with the instructions to reply.

Hosted by:

Nokia

Thursday, November 9, 2006
Closing Reception (hosted by Federated Media, CMP Technology and O'Reilly Media)
Time: 5:15PM - 6:30PM
Location: Garden Court

Your Web 2.0 hosts send you on your way with cocktails and hor's d'oeuvres, a final chance to make new friends, and a big thank you for attending.

Hosted by:

Federated Media CMP oreilly