By Tim Gorta
MANHATTAN — New York City's annual Internet Week festival kicks off Monday.
Internet Week, in its fourth year, is a celebration of New York's high tech and online industry.
The festival, which runs from June 6 to 13, is mostly taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion and the Altman Building in Chelsea. Other events are scheduled at various locations in Manhattan.
Highlights of the festival include the 15th annual Webby Awards, which celebrate excellence on the Internet and will be hosted by "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow, on June 13, and speeches from Sen. Chuck Schumer and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.
Internet Week will also feature a series of panel discussions and networking events throughout the festival.
For more information and a schedule of events, visit internetweekny.com.