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Geekend showcases Savannah as potential ‘geek hub’

Posted on November 7, 2009 By Yvonne Jouffrault

Article in Savannah Morning News by Adam Van Brimmer.

The Geekend has turned Savannah into the geekiest place in America for one weekend.

The hope among the local tech community is the three-day conference will contribute to a more permanent geek presence here. The event’s ability to attract 500-plus attendees, many from out of town, in its first year underscores the city’s potential to become a “geek hub,” locals say.

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Get your Geek on! The first ever Geekend Conference kicks off in Savannah next week.

Posted on October 27, 2009 By Yvonne Jouffrault

Article on Connect Savannah by Patrick Rodgers.

Welcome an interesting new member to the pantheon of festivals and cultural events hosted by our fair city: Geekend. Although the name might connote a gathering of Trekkies or some similarly notorious nerdy subculture, there will be a noticeable absence of pocket protectors, glasses held together with tape, and painful memories of wedgies.

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