About THE Geek Fest

10th Annual "THE Geek Fest" Technology and Innovations Event : Thursday, November 14, 2013 @ CPCC's Levine Campus
THE Geek Fest 2013

Welcome to the official website for the 10th annual celebration of technology and innovation, "THE Geek Fest" 2013 (TGF). This FREE community event highlights emerging technology, industry, career opportunities, startups and innovators. THE Geek Fest is held at Central Piedmont Community College's (CPCC) Levine campus in Matthews, North Carolina (NC) which is just a few miles southeast of uptown Charlotte. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. Geek is chic! #geekfest

Prizes Announced for Geek Game! Play and Win at THE Geek Fest

posted Nov 13, 2013, 12:05 PM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu

Geek Game Prize
Want to win some cool technology and fun prizes? Play our "Geek Game" at THE Geek Fest. For THE Geek Fest 2013, we're happy to release our new "Geek Game" for attendees. The "Geek Game" is a simple mobile game that rewards attendees for attending guest speaker sessions, engaging with exhibit hall interactions and completing goal-oriented challenges. Top scoring participants are highlighted in real time via the leader board. Learn, geek and win!

THE Geek Fest is TOMORROW - Thursday, November 14

posted Nov 13, 2013, 8:12 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 8:14 AM ]


THE Geek Fest, a celebration of innovation and technology, is coming to CPCC’s Levine Campus on Thursday, Nov. 14 and will feature the latest in technology, innovation and professional opportunities. The greater Charlotte community is encouraged to participate in this free event.

Attendees will interact with exciting new technologies, meet innovative companies and learn from industry experts. This year’s event will highlight a variety of exciting topics, including launching a startup business, product development, social media, programming and software development, animation, automotive technology, engineering, mobile computing, instructional technology and much more. Activities will include guest speakers, an exhibit hall, demonstrations, activities, video games, music, contests, food and door prizes.

Don’t miss this must-attend event that will inspire you to discover – and embrace – your inner geek!

WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: CPCC Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd., Matthews, N.C.


Great Guest Speakers and Presentations @THEGeekFest This Week!

posted Nov 12, 2013, 8:29 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Nov 12, 2013, 8:29 AM ]

TGF Schedule
THE Geek Fest offers quality conference-style presentations, guest speakers and topic sessions for one amazingly low price -- FREE. Topics range from software development and animation to social media and education. There is something for everyone and all levels of geek during THE Geek Fest. Sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. and are generally 1 hour in length with 15 minute breaks between. Seating is limited so try to get there early and grab your spot! For more information, review the online schedule.

Learn, geek and win! THE Geek Fest event announces new "Geek Game" for attendees.

posted Nov 1, 2013, 10:17 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu

Geek and compete to win prizes! THE Geek Fest announces new "Geek Game" for event attendees. Learn, geek and win!
For THE Geek Fest 2013, we're happy to release our new "Geek Game" for attendees. The "Geek Game" is a simple mobile game that rewards attendees for attending guest speaker sessions, engaging with exhibit hall interactions and completing goal-oriented challenges. Top scoring participants are highlighted in real time via the leader board. Learn, geek and win!
THE Geek Fest

Call For THE Geek Fest Volunteers + Contributors

posted Oct 30, 2013, 7:18 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Oct 30, 2013, 7:19 AM ]

THE Geek Fest
THE Geek Fest is currently seeking contributors and volunteers to help make this year’s effort a successful learning opportunity. To get involved, please visit the Contribute” area of our website. If you have any questions, please email geekfest@cpcc.edu.

THE Geek Fest hosts BarCamp Charlotte 8 @CPCC

posted Oct 18, 2013, 7:57 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Oct 22, 2013, 1:47 PM by Adam Brooks ]

BarCamp Charlotte
This year, THE Geek Fest is hosting BarCamp Charlotte, the region's premiere technology and innovations "unconference" event. 

A BarCamp is a community-organized democratic event and typically centers around tech and innovation. Professionals and creatives attend and pitch to speak on emerging trends, technologies and topics that they love. Attendees then vote for the day's agenda. BarCamp Charlotte has hosted seven (7) successful events with over 250 attendees. BarCamp brings out the best and brightest in the tech, arts, startups, tech, media, investing, marketing and computer fields. From freelancers to entrepreneurs,to executives and college students, all are encouraged to participate. 

Come geek with us!
For more event details and to register, visit http://barcampclt.org.

THE Geek Fest 2013 Call For Contributors + Presenters

posted Sep 3, 2013, 2:36 PM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Sep 3, 2013, 2:36 PM ]

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THE Geek Fest

THE Geek Fest is seeking your best, brightest and most innovative! In other words, we want your geeks. Content and collaborations for the upcoming THE Geek Fest 2013 event are actively being developed. We are now taking applications! Click here if you'd like to contribute to THE Geek FestDon't miss out on this unique opportunity. Geek is chic @ THE Geek Fest!

10th Annual THE Geek Fest is Coming to CPCC on November 14, 2013

posted Sep 3, 2013, 9:40 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Sep 3, 2013, 2:46 PM ]

FREE community event highlights emerging technology, industry, career opportunities, startups and innovators.
THE Geek Fest

CPCC's 10th annual celebration of technology and innovation, "THE Geek Fest" 2013 (TGF), returns on November 14, 2013. This FREE community event highlights emerging technology, industry, career opportunities, startups and innovators. TGF is being held at Central Piedmont Community College's (CPCC) Levine campus in Matthews, North Carolina (NC) which is just a few miles southeast of uptown Charlotte. The Levine campus event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.. New for this year, an evening technology and business networking series will also be held at CPCC's Central Campus in uptown Charlotte from 5 to 8 p.m. Don't miss this award-winning community event. Geek is chic!

What an amazing line-up of sessions and guest speakers for THE #GeekFest 2012!

posted Nov 9, 2012, 10:09 AM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu   [ updated Nov 9, 2012, 10:09 AM ]

THE Geek Fest

What an amazing line-up of sessions and guest speakers for THE #GeekFest 2012! TGF2012 offers quality conference-style presentations, guest speakers and topic sessions for one amazingly low price -- FREE. Topics range from software development and animation to social media and education. There is something for everyone and all levels of geek during THE Geek Fest. Seating is limited so grab your spot! For more information, review the online schedule.

THE Geek Fest 2012 Event Program Available for Download!

posted Nov 7, 2012, 2:32 PM by adam.brooks@cpcc.edu

Want a digital copy of THE Geek Fest 2012 event program?
THE Geek Fest 2012

The official event program for THE Geek Fest 2012 is now available for download. A quantity of the printed event program will be available for attendees at the event so look for them at the campus entrances and in the first floor display hall. Want a digital copy? Click here to download the event program in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. Geek is chic!

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