Category Archives: Socials

November Happy Hour at Digitas Health – Thu 11/20

Digitas Health will be hosting a PhillyCHI Happy Hour from 6-8pm on Thursday, November 20th in the Atrium at the Wanamaker Building. This event will feature wine from the award-winning Chaddsford Winery and a winery rep to answer all your wine questions, as well as hors d’oeuvres and other refreshments. Digitas Health’s User Experience team will showcase some of their successful campaigns and give a brief tour of our new office space in Wanamaker.

DATE:  Thursday, November 20th, 2008
TIME:  6pm – 8pm
LOCATION: The Atrium @ Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, 9th Floor, Philadelphia, PA
RSVP: by Tuesday 11/18, registration is required*

*Due to building security reasons, you must register by Tuesday 11/18 to attend this social event.


This happy hour is all about the interaction, so put down the mouse and pick up a wine glass!

The PhillyCHI Happy Hour is open to PhillyCHI members and Digitas Health employees.

October Happy Hour – Triumph Brewing Company – Thu, 10/16

Join us for a beer and catch up on what PhillyCHI and its members have been up to. Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you!

DATE:  Thursday, October 16, 2008

TIME:  6:00pm – 8:00pm

Triumph Brewing Company,
117 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

RSVP: (not necessary, but nice)

Welcome Social for Higher Ed Web Symposium – Monday, July 14, 2008

PhillyCHI is pleased to be a sponsor of the Higher Education Web Symposium. In order to give folks attending the conference a chance to meet local UX practitioners, we are holding an informal happy hour on Monday, July 14, 2008. This will be a great opportunity for the local UX community to meet and network with experts from the field and practitioners from throughout the region.

There’s no cover and the event includes an open bar and appetizers.

For information on the symposium, please visit

Event Details
Date: Monday, July 14, 2008
Time: 6:30 – 8:30PM
Location: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-222-1400
Free Parking:


About our Sponsor
Aquent is the world’s largest marketing staffing firm. For 20 years they’ve been the leader in helping marketing organizations find the people they need, on a freelance and direct-hire basis, and in helping marketing professionals find the rewarding assignments they want. They represent talent in virtually every marketing discipline, from brand managers to copywriters, from data analysis to web designers.

In addition, Aquent offers marketing organizations a wide range of services including consulting, studio solutions, project management, and translation/localization.

To find out more about Aquent, visit

Happy Hour with PANMA

Come out and join PhillyCHI and PANMA for a beer, or two!

Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008
Time: 5:30 – 7:30
Location: National Mechanics, 22 S 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106,
RSVP: (nice, but not necessary)


The Philadelphia Area New Media Association serves individuals and companies involved in digital development. By offering a professionally and socially friendly environment, PANMA enhances the interconnections in our community, encourages locally trained and educated professionals to make their homes in the Philadelphia region, and increases employment and business opportunities for our industry.

The Philadelphia Area New Media Association supports the regional digital development community.

We are web designers, graphic artists, database developers, programmers, information architects, marketers and other professionals.

PhillyCHI and IDSA Joint Happy Hour

Please join us as for our PhillyCHI and IDSA Joint Happy Hour. Stop by, have a drink and see what fellow PhillyCHI and IDSA folks are up to.

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: The Black Sheep, 247 S 17th St (South of Locust St), Philadelphia, PA
RSVP: (not required, but nice)

About IDSA

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is the voice of the industrial design profession, advancing the quality and positive impact of design.

IDSA is dedicated to communicating the value of industrial design to society, business and government. IDSA provides leadership to and promotes dialog between practice and education. As a professional association, it serves its diverse membership by recognizing excellence, promoting the exchange of information and fostering innovation.

PhillyCHI | CreativeConnects Joint Happy Hour

* Please note, our regular third Thursday happy hour will replaced by this joint social. *

Please join PhillyCHI and CreativeConnects for a joint social this month. Pass the word and meet your colleagues for a drink and
conversation at Alfa Bar in Center City Philadelphia.

Event Details
Event: PhillyCHI | CreativeConnects Joint Happy Hour
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Time: 5:30 – 8PM
Location: Alfa Bar
Address: 1709 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
RSVP: Not Required


Join us for CreativeConnects, a free social event hosted by The BOSS
Group for creative, marketing, communications, advertising and web
professionals. Come network with colleagues, meet new people, keep up
with industry news and get leads on jobs and business opportunities.

Also, visit our online resource center,, for
links to creative resources, tools, free downloads and our blog.

The BOSS Group
The BOSS Group is, literally, where talent and opportunity meet. It’s
where creative and marketing communications professionals come to find
jobs and assignments, resources and industry connections, and where
clients find the talent that will help them succeed.

We’re committed to meeting the employment needs of employers and
individuals with equal success. Our unparalleled staffing expertise
for the creative industry and close partnerships with our talent and
clients alike offer a true competitive advantage. The BOSS Group is a
certified Women’s Business Enterprise.