Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2011
6 Press/Blogger/Influencer competitors including:
- Josh Baer, @joshuabaer
- Larry Chiang, @LarryChiang
- Amanda Coolong, @acoolong
- Lydia Leavitt, @lydialeavitt
- Harry McCracken, @harrymccracken
- Nan Palmero, @nanpalmero
WHAT: Das IronGeek is a set of 5 “geek-oriented” competitions on the SXSW tradeshow floor, featuring:
- Das Keyboard (also presenting sponsor), @daskeyboard
- Mapquest, @MapQuestTech
- Seidio, @seidioseidio
- SoftLayer, @SoftLayer
- Triviatise, @triviatise
WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 3 – 4 pm Texas time
WHERE: SXSW Tradeshow Floor, beginning and ending at the Das Keyboard booth, #1214
WHY: Over 200 companies exhibit to over 30,000 attendees, and 1,500 press and bloggers come to Austin to cover it all. Shouldn’t we create a fun event to let attendees watch press compete at fun – and funny! - challenges created by exhibiting companies? Das IronGeek brings it all together to crown the Geekiest of SXSW!
HOW: Press and bloggers interested in covering, speaking with participating companies or competitors, please contact Laura Beck, 512-786-1098, firstname.lastname@example.org or @laurabeck. Details on Das IronGeek can be followed through out at http://www.dasirongeek.com or @dasirongeek. Tweets should use #irongeek.
About Das IronGeek
Started at SXSW 2010, Das IronGeek was created by Das Keyboard to offer technology influencers, journalists and bloggers a fun opportunity to compete over a set of “geeky” challenges at events and tradeshows. Das IronGeek encompasses a set of different competitions, testing different “strength areas” for competing influencers. Whether a typing speed contest or accuracy in building a server, Das IronGeek helps determine which influencers are truly geekiest. For more information, see http://www.dasirongeek.com, follow us on twitter @dasirongeek, and track activity with #irongeek.