& cplSiteName &
SlideshowLeading Lights Happy Hour
Sarah Thomas
10/3/2013
50%
50%

NEW YORK -- Ethernet & SDN Expo -- Hundreds of communications executives joined Light Reading editors and Heavy Reading analysts at The OUT hotel in New York City Tuesday evening for the Leading Lights awards dinner. (See Light Reading Announces 2013 Leading Lights Winners.)

And even though the Interop and Ethernet & SDN Expo events opened their doors early Wednesday morning, everyone was taking full advantage of the open bar during the cocktail hour preceding the dinner and awards.

And as you can see from the following pictures, there was plenty of merry-making before the Leading Lights winners were revealed and humanoid chickens, lobsters, and hula-hoopers took over the room. (Yes, humanoid chickens...)

There are many more photos to come, but to get started, here are some of our happy hour snaps.

 

Faces in the Crowd
It was all smiles at Light Reading's Leading Lights happy hour.
It was all smiles at Light Reading's Leading Lights happy hour.

All photos by freelancer photographer Jenna Bascom.

— Sarah Reedy, Senior Editor, Light Reading

(4)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
albreznick
50%
50%
albreznick,
User Rank: Blogger
10/4/2013 | 12:54:45 PM
Re: Names with faces
Quite literally, eh? It was quite an evening. Don't think they could've packed any more people in there. We might have to move the party to the Javits Center next year. Uh, maybe not.  
acohn
50%
50%
acohn,
User Rank: Light Sabre
10/3/2013 | 4:44:55 PM
Re: Names with faces
...masters of the universe. 
Ray@LR
50%
50%
[email protected],
User Rank: Blogger
10/3/2013 | 12:02:53 PM
Re: Names with faces
The open bar at the beginning of the evening helped.... :-)

 

It was a great evening. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and someone even won the Pipe of Gandalf 

http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=705484&image_number=8

 

in our special raffle...

Thanks to evryone who came along!
Sarah Thomas
0%
100%
Sarah Thomas,
User Rank: Blogger
10/3/2013 | 7:44:06 AM
Names with faces
The event was a ton of fun! We had such a great turnout, and it was great to meet everyone. That said, if I got any names wrong or didn't indentify your colleagues, please let me know, and I'll update the slides. :)
Featured Video
Upcoming Live Events
September 17-19, 2019, Dallas, Texas
October 1-2, 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana
October 10, 2019, New York, New York
October 22, 2019, Los Angeles, CA
November 5, 2019, London, England
November 7, 2019, London, UK
December 3, 2019, New York, New York
December 3-5, 2019, Vienna, Austria
March 16-18, 2020, Embassy Suites, Denver, Colorado
May 18-20, 2020, Irving Convention Center, Dallas, TX
All Upcoming Live Events