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Published: March 1999.
Attendees met colleagues and built their personal network at the many social events throughout Museums and the Web.
Numerous social events, including an Exhibitors' Reception,
Birds-of-a-Feather Breakfast, and a closing Conference
provided great opportunities to network with colleagues from
March 11 - OPENING RECEPTION
After the workshops and before the conference got
underway, attendees were invited to the Cabildo, one of
eight sites in the
French Quarter maintained by the Louisiana State Museum,
for wine and
cheese. It was a perfect jumping off point for meeting
others, finding a group
to join for dinner and getting together with old friends.
March 12 - EXHIBITORS RECEPTION
Immediately after the Best of the Web awards ceremony, the
exhibit halls opened for a sumptuous feast. For the next
several hours attendees ate, drank and saw the best that vendors have to offer
March 13 - BIRDS OF A FEATHER BREAKFASTS
Attendees started the day with continental breakfast with others who shared
their interests. These informal discussion groups have been
the hit of prior
years - and were a hit again during MW99.
March 13 - JAZZ JAM RECEPTION
Attendees enjoyed a Saturday night reception at the Historic New
Orleans Collection, with a local jazz band which issued
an invitation to
MW99 participants to join them in a jazz jam. Attendees ate, drank
and showed off
March 14 - CLOSING BRUNCH
Between sessions devoted to mini-workshop and
demonstrations, we took a break for a delightful New
- Sunday brunch with the best of local cuisine.