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GGG 09

Keynote Speaker: Bill Reichert

This year’s keynote speaker is Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a California-based seed- and early-stage venture capital fund. What these guys don’t know about starting & growing a successful technology company isn’t worth knowing! Reichert will speak about The Future of Innovation: Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, and Emerging Technologies.

Confirmed Speakers:

Tim Launder, Weta Cave

You want gadgets? We bring you Ray Guns! Dr Grordbort’s minion, Tim Launder, will unlock the technology, creativity and just plain coolness that is concocted on our very own doorstep.

James Everett, Sidhe

Sidhe is New Zealand’s largest game development company. Founded in 1997, Sidhe has produced quality titles across all platforms and many genres. Sidhe’s most recent release “Shatter” is now one of the highest rated downloadable games for PlayStation 3. James will speak on how Sidhe make games.

Confirmed Exhibitors:

Once again, GGG brought you a diverse and engaging array of exhibitors showcasing the very latest in Gadgets, Games, and Geekdom, including specials, giveaways and spot prizes! This year included exhibits and giveaways from:  Amberdms, Centruflow, Openside, Instinct Entertainment,  theChoice, CrackerJacks, Sidhe, WIZBIZ ,  CVB.co.nz, Virtual Expos,  VideoPro,  Weta Cave, Harvey Norman, HP, YouDo, 920, Norne, and QSP.

Date: Monday 24th August 2009
Time: 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: St James Theatre, 77 Courtenay Place
Gallery: click here
Reviews/Comments: 2
Twitter hash tag: #GGG09
Flickr tag: GGG09
Note: This is an 18+ event, minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

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Gadgets, games and geeks wow the capital
National Radio: Morning Report, Tuesday 25 August, 2009
The times may be tough but that’s all the more reason for businesses to raise their profile and chase those sales. (duration: 3′51″)
http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/national/mnr/2009/08/25/gadgets,_games_and_geeks_wow_the_capital

More media coverage:

Scoop: Gadgets, Games and Geeks: Leading Techfest Returns
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0908/S00008.htm

IT Brief - Wellington techfest boasts Silicon Valley-based guest
http://www.itbrief.co.nz/200908063535/wellington-techfest-boasts-silicon-valley-based-guest.php

Alex - Gadgets, Games and Geeks
http://mctalex.blogspot.com/2009/08/gadgets-games-and-geeks.html

ION e-Letter - Geeks Gather for Games and Gadgets Fest
http://geniusnet.blogtown.co.nz/2009/07/13/ion-e-letter-junejuly/

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