HAVE A HEARTMassachusetts Interactive Media Council is sponsoring Technologists With a Heart Benefit, a gala fundraiser presented by major local technology organizations. The event will benefit technology education programs. From 7-11 p.m. at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 64 Arlington St., Boston. To register, go to Feb. 13

LET’S GET NEWDAquent Partners presents the 2nd annual New England Web Design Awards recognizing the best in regional interactive design talent. At Avalon, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston. For info visit: Feb. 15

CAJUN CONTACTBoston Interactive Media Association is sponsoring a mardi gras-themed networking extravaganza — one of the largest networking events exclusive to the major local technology organizations. From 6:30-10 p.m. at Tratorria Il Panino, 275 Franklin St., Boston. For info, call (617) 277-2822. Feb. 22