About THE Geek Fest

Contributor Setup

Welcome THE Geek Fest contributors! Thank you do much for your involvement with this event. Below is a quick reference of information that you may need to know about setting up for "THE Geek Fest." If you have any questions, please contact the event's main support line at (704)330-4252.
Welcome THE Geek Fest contributors! Our 10th annual celebration of technology and innovation is this Thursday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Below is a quick reference of information that you may need to know about getting setup for the event. 

Location
THE Geek Fest event is hosted at the CPCC Levine Campus. The address is 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105. If you get lost or need directions while on the road, call (704)330-4200 x7257.

Early Check-In and Drop-Off
Early check-in and drop-off is available from 2 - 5 p.m. on the day prior to the event, Wednesday, November 13. If you plan to do this, please coordinate with event staff. The campus will be open and available for you to setup displays as early as 7:30 a.m. on the day of the event. 

Exhibitors
All displays must be prepared and ready for attendees by 8:30 a.m. The event officially begins at 9:00 a.m., but expect early traffic. When you arrive at the Levine Campus, enter through the far left entrance by the international flag circle. Pull up to the sidewalk if you are unloading. Event representatives will be available to assist you. Exhibitors will check-in via the kiosk at this entrance. 

Presenters
Presenters and guest speakers may check-in at the “Command Center” desk in front of room 1400. Please arrive approximately one hour prior to your scheduled session. The campus will be very busy this day and arriving early will allow time for you to park, check-in and setup.  If you are connecting your own laptop or device to our data projector, please bring any adapter(s) that you may need. 

Volunteers
Volunteers may check-in at the “Command Center” in front of room 1400.

Breakfast and Lunch
A free breakfast and lunch is available to event contributors. You will receive coupons for these when you check-in.

Social Media
If you’re a social geek, please use the hashtag #geekfest in your event-related posts. We will be posting updates to Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other popular platforms.


Thank you!
We thank you for being involved and supporting this community event. We look forward to meeting and collaborating with you at THE Geek Fest. If you have any questions, please contact the event's main support line at (704)330-4252.