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Data Week. 111 Minna, San Francisco.
There was a Robert Downy, Jr look-a-like.
OMG, what a LONG week it has been! Despite having a “regular” day job, Dreamforce this year was definitely eventful. This was my first time attending as many parties as I could.
On Monday night, I attended 3 parties:
Bluewolf (Originally from New York City, has an office in San Francisco) hosted a party at 111 Minna aka Minna Gallery. Jonathan from Bluewolf is the first person that I met who worked for the company followed by several others who were standing beside booth tables. Bluewolf is a consulting firm and has about 50 people working based out of the San Francisco alone. Headquarters has a larger number. The event had an open bar and hor d’oeuvres were being brought out by a catered wait staff.
The second party was at Parc 55 here in San Francisco. (I don’t recall the sponsor – sorry!). They had a select open but catered alcohol bar (booths) and tables with various cuisines per table ranging from Asian, Latin, pasta (not quite Italian), and Mediterranean.
The third party was at Jillian on 4th Street. I had been accompanied by other Bluewolf partners as we call left Parc 55 and when we arrived to Jillians, the event had wrapped up but 1 of them was nice enough to use his credit card to buy us a round of drinks while he socialized with fellow employees.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012: I attened 3 parties that night.
First place of that night, I had gone to Pied Piper inside the Palace Hotel. The real crab cakes and chicken on a stick ran out quick but there was a open bar.
The third and final event of the night was at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). Catered food tables, Open bars, coat check, and a candy table. Live DJ set and dancing.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012: I had to work, so I didn’t believe I had time to go see Red Hot Chili Peppers who were playing in Civic Center Plaza (City Hall).
The first place I went that night was at the W Hotel on the third floor. We were given drink tickets.
The second place that I went that night was back at B Bar for more free drinks.
The third place, was back at MOMA but hosted by another company. Free drinks and free food (limited choices). There was a DJ spinning good music and people were dancing.
On Thursday, September 20, 2012, I attended the Zoura hosted Block Party held in the Mint Plaza where we were only given 1 drink ticket but there were plenty of food trucks and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. Then, I spent the rest of the night at City View for a hosted party that had open bars, foos ball, a pool table, and air hockey. There was a charity concert featuring Lady Antebellum, but I didn’t have a certain wristband and a full paid attendee pass for that concert held at Bill Graham Auditorium.
There were no major parties on Friday night.