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Profile of a Geekender: Joe Nehila

Posted on July 27, 2016 By Gregory Yanez

Geekend is a positive economic driver for our area, and it has the potential to help put Savannah, as well as Hilton Head, Bluffton, Ridgeland, and Hardeeville, on the map in a way that can attract real, sustainable, growth. We’re all part of the Savannah Metro area so the more we pull together on initiatives such as Geekend, the more everyone benefits.

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Geekend Celebrates Global Geekdom

Posted on May 17, 2016 By Gregory Yanez

In Quebec there’s the geekbecois, in South Africa there’s GeekFest, in Savannah there’s Geekend. Geeks have truly gone global. To get between all the groups of geeks there’s even Geeks on a Plane, organized by 500 Startups. What’s happening here? Does it matter if you don’t consider yourself a geek?

Miriam-Webster’s defines a geek as (1) a usually intelligent person who does not fit in with other people and (2) a person who is very interested in and knows a lot about a particular field or activity.

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I hacked creative innovation at Geekend

Posted on November 2, 2015 By Coco

“When I’ll be on the plane back to San Francisco, I’m going to tell everyone – Savannah’s really got it going on!” Ben Sykes one of the Geekend speakers was thrilled at his workshop after he raised the question “Who has a real breakthrough idea from the audience?” So many people had… and I was so proud!

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How was Geekend?

Posted on November 2, 2015 By Coco

In short, Geekend was great! Our speakers were a pleasure to work with and brought great insights to the table. Our attendees were engaged and asked smart questions. Our sponsors not only partnered with us behind the scenes, they participated throughout the event as well. Our volunteers were energetic and attentive to the many tasks needed to create a good flow.

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Geek… Count Me In

Posted on November 2, 2015 By Coco

Being a serial entrepreneur, I always seek out opportunities that can sharpen me and my endeavors. The 2015 Geekend Conference presented by The Creative Coast, held October 15th – 17th has exposed my inner “Geek”!

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Geekend 2015 highlights

Posted on November 2, 2015 By Coco

We recently attended Geekend, the awesome annual interactive conference that takes place in Savannah, GA. Thanks for a great conference, Geekend! Thanks for the Southern hospitality, Savannah!

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Geekend Arcade – Showcasing games coded by KIDS!

Posted on August 12, 2015 By Coco

It’s never too early to start – We believe that it’s important to teach kids how to code. It’s obvious that kids can’t be missing from our annual technology, innovation and entrepreneurship conference, Geekend!

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We’re building Geekend together! Huge THANKS to our amazing sponsors

Posted on July 28, 2015 By Coco

There’s still more than two months to go – but over 200 people are already committed to Geekend 2015! Geekend exists to connect and empower the entrepreneurial and tech sectors – their members and all those that what to learn, grow, and create.

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The second round of speakers are here – You have a question, they have an answer!

Posted on June 25, 2015 By Coco

Get to know more of our Geekend Speakers! They’ll help you ask better questions and provide some answers well. Do you have questions about entrepreneurship, technology, or innovation? Of course you do, we do too. Our next group of Geekend speakers can’t wait to discuss them. After Geekend ends, better questioning begins! Below we highlight some of the questions Geekend sessions will address.

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The first group of Geekend speakers are unveiled

Posted on June 2, 2015 By Coco

What a great group of experts, and they all have a mind-blowing session prepared for you! Yes, the first group of Geekend speakers are unveiled — an incredibly diverse group with top-level content from hundreds of miles away and down the street. Meet them October 15-17 at Geekend! We don’t catch you up, we move you forward!

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