Join the WHIR in Dallas this Thursday!

The WHIR is heading to Texas tomorrow for the last networking event of 2017! Join us on Thursday evening in Dallas from 6 – 9 p.m. at the House of Blues.

Be sure to bring a business card to be entered in a draw to win a prize from one of our sponsors! Here’s what you could win:

  • Infomart Data Centers is giving away a Google Home with custom colored base
  • Radware is giving away a $100 AMEX giftcard
  • Plesk is giving away a JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
  • Datera is giving away an Apple Watch Series 2
  • DE-CIX is giving away a Google Home Mini

RSVP for free today, and please invite your colleagues in the area. See you there!


Dallas WHIR Networking Event – Nov. 16

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WHIR Teams Up with MERGE! Show for Orlando Networking Event

The WHIR is excited to be headed to Orlando, Fla. next week for the MERGE! Show where we will be hosting a special edition of the WHIR networking event on Tues., Oct. 17, from 6 – 9 p.m. at Orlando World Center Marriott.

The MERGE! Show brings together industry leaders across domains and other technology disciplines for 5 days of educational sessions and networking opportunities. While the WHIR networking event is open to all and free to attend, MERGE! attendees will get VIP Expanded Access.

Thanks to our sponsors of the event for providing complimentary food and drink for all attendees:


RSVP today, and feel free to share the link with your colleagues in the area. You can learn more about MERGE! Show and buy a ticket to the conference here.

Don’t forget your business cards!

Join The WHIR This Thursday in Vancouver, B.C.

The WHIR team is on the road again, heading to the West Coast for a networking event in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2017. The free event is held from 6 – 9 p.m. in the Uber Lounge at Steamworks Brewing Co. RSVP for free now.

Thanks to our sponsors, including platinum sponsor Lenovo, new sponsor Datera, and MERGE! Show, we are able to offer complimentary drinks and appetizers to our attendees. Our sponsors are also giving away prizes. Make sure you bring a business card to be qualified to enter the draw. You could win:

  • Lenovo is giving away a Yoga Tab 3 Pro
  • Datera is giving away an Apple Watch Series 2

Feel free to invite your local colleagues as well. The more is certainly merrier when it comes to the WHIR networking events!


After Vancouver, there are still three WHIR networking events left in 2017. You can view the full schedule here. 

Want more information about sponsorship? Get in touch today.

RSVP Today: Denver WHIR Event this Thursday

The WHIR is heading to Denver, Colorado this week to meet up with industry locals at Henry’s 16th Street Tavern. Join us from 6 – 9 p.m. local time on Thurs., Sept. 28, for drinks and conversation with other like-minded industry folks.

As always, we have to thank our sponsors for making our networking events possible. In addition to providing complimentary food and drinks, our sponsors bring prizes which we give away to several lucky winners. Just make sure you bring your business card to be entered into the draw.

If you’re in Denver, we hope to see you this Thursday!


Be sure to check out the rest of our events for October – it’s a busy month! We will be in Vancouver, B.C., Orlando, Fla., and Boston, Mass. Hope to meet you in one of these lovely cities!

If you are interested in sponsoring one of our upcoming events, please get in touch. 

RSVP Today: Denver WHIR Event this Thursday

The WHIR is heading to Denver, Colorado this week to meet up with industry locals at Henry’s 16th Street Tavern. Join us from 6 – 9 p.m. local time on Thurs., Sept. 28, for drinks and conversation with other like-minded industry folks.

As always, we have to thank our sponsors for making our networking events possible. In addition to providing complimentary food and drinks, our sponsors bring prizes which we give away to several lucky winners. Just make sure you bring your business card to be entered into the draw.

If you’re in Denver, we hope to see you this Thursday!


Be sure to check out the rest of our events for October – it’s a busy month! We will be in Vancouver, B.C., Orlando, Fla., and Boston, Mass. Hope to meet you in one of these lovely cities!

If you are interested in sponsoring one of our upcoming events, please get in touch. 

WHIR Networking Events Comes Home to Toronto

For those of you who keep up with the WHIR Networking Events schedule, you know that we are in cities around the U.S. throughout the year. But I have to admit, it is so nice when we host an event in Toronto so we can meet our attendees and sponsors in our own backyard.

Last Thursday night we had the opportunity to host a networking event at the Pravda Vodka Bar, and there was an incredible turnout of folks working in web hosting, data centers, software as a service, finance, and more. We have to thank our sponsors for their role in supporting our event, without whom none of it would be possible, so thank you Lenovo, ServerMania and MERGE. Our sponsors not only provide the complimentary drinks and food at each event, but also show up with some can’t-miss prizes that we give away to lucky attendees:

  • Lenovo gave away a Yoga Tab 3 Pro to Jeff Woo, Production Manager at weare1188 Creative Studio
  • ServerMania gave away Sony XB650BT Extra Bass Wireless Headphones to John Saleh, President & CEO of IT Tailors
  • MERGEgave away a pass to its conference in Orlando from October 14 – 18, 2017 to Kiera Howe, CTO of Wiley Solutions

Thank you so much to everyone who made it out to the event, and for those of you in the Denver area, mark your calendars because we’ll be in your city on September 28, so RSVP free today.


WHIR Networking Events Comes Home to Toronto

For those of you who keep up with the WHIR Networking Events schedule, you know that we are in cities around the U.S. throughout the year. But I have to admit, it is so nice when we host an event in Toronto so we can meet our attendees and sponsors in our own backyard.

Last Thursday night we had the opportunity to host a networking event at the Pravda Vodka Bar, and there was an incredible turnout of folks working in web hosting, data centers, software as a service, finance, and more. We have to thank our sponsors for their role in supporting our event, without whom none of it would be possible, so thank you Lenovo, ServerMania and MERGE. Our sponsors not only provide the complimentary drinks and food at each event, but also show up with some can’t-miss prizes that we give away to lucky attendees:

  • Lenovo gave away a Yoga Tab 3 Pro to Jeff Woo, Production Manager at weare1188 Creative Studio
  • ServerMania gave away Sony XB650BT Extra Bass Wireless Headphones to John Saleh, President & CEO of IT Tailors
  • MERGEgave away a pass to its conference in Orlando from October 14 – 18, 2017 to Kiera Howe, CTO of Wiley Solutions

Thank you so much to everyone who made it out to the event, and for those of you in the Denver area, mark your calendars because we’ll be in your city on September 28, so RSVP free today.


WHIR Networking Hits Washington, D.C. During Microsoft Inspire 2017

The WHIR returned to the nation’s capital this week for a WHIR Networking Event during the Microsoft Inspire conference, which drew 15,000 attendees from around the world. It was great to see many of our international readers and supporters from over the years in the wonderful city of Washington, D.C.!

As typical for July in the city, the heat was intense, but thanks to our sponsors, our attendees were kept cool with complimentary refreshments.

Thanks to our sponsors for the support, and for providing some lucky attendees with prizes:


  • Lenovo gave away a Yoga Tab 3 Pro to Janine Goodman of Avenue 4
  • H5 Data Centers gave away a $250 Apple gift card to Karl Stallknecht of Slable
  • Infomart Data Centers gave away a Google Home to Keneshe Barns of Tech Data
  • Sabey Data Centers gave away a Nike+ Apple Watch to Shannon Farmerie
  • Radware gave away a $100 AMEX gift card to Sabarinthan Sampath of Racknap
  • Tech Data gave away an Amazon Echo Dot to Susan Emanuel
  • Plesk gave away a JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Speaker to John Masin of SitScope
  • CSC Leasinggave away a UE Boom Portable Bluetooth Speaker to Munesh Jadoun of Racknap

Two weeks from today (July 27) we will be in Toronto, Ontario for a networking event at the Pravda Vodka Bar from 6 – 9 p.m. RSVP today for free and let your colleagues in the area know!

After that we take a bit of a break for August, but we will see those of you in the Denver area on September 28 for another networking event! Keep posted on all of our events here.

If you are interested in sponsoring an upcoming event, please get in touch.

WHIR Chicago Networking Event Recap

The WHIR was in Chicago last week for our networking event at the Rockit Bar & Grill, a very cool and spacious venue, providing the perfect atmosphere for all of our guests that made it out!

Thanks to our sponsors for providing complimentary food and drink as well as several fantastic prizes that they gave away to some lucky winners:

  • Lenovo gave away a Yoga Tab 3 Pro to Brian J. Greenberg of Akrete Communications
  • 1547 Datacenters gave away noise canceling headphones to Rene Pena of cPanel
  • H5 Data Centers gave away an Apple gift card to Corey Northcutt of Northcutt
  • Netrality Properties gave away a $100 AMEX gift card to Craig Ball of The Ball Group
  • Radware gave away a $100 AMEX gift card to Meisha Robinson of Kelzer Care Center

Thanks to all attendees and the sponsors who make our events possible. If you are in Washington, D.C. on July 11 be sure to RSVP to our upcoming networking event, running in conjunction with the Microsoft Inspire 2017 conference.