St. Petersburg, FL, March 04, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The first Gasparilla Interactive Festival will be held on March 6, 2015 at Port Tampa Bay, Cruise Terminal 3. The Gasparilla Interactive Festival (GIF) is Tampa Bay’s showcase for cutting-edge technologies, digital innovation and entrepreneurial inspiration.
The Festival features compelling presentations and forums from the brightest minds in emerging technology, interactive media, and disruptive entrepreneurialism and will include exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders. The event will have a series of speakers and an expo. Confirmed speakers include Faris Yakob, Joanna Lord, Savannah Peterson and Peter Shankman.
The festival is a community event and is made possible through the collaboration of Tampa Bay’s public, private, non-profit, and academic institutions. Partners include AAF Tampa Bay, Ad 2 Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County, EDI2, University of Tampa, Port Tampa Bay, Visit Tampa Bay, Collaborative Technologies of Tampa Bay, Schifino Lee, The Publicity Agency and the Gasparilla International Film, Art and Music Festivals.
“We are extremely proud to be one of the founders of Gasparilla Interactive Festival,” said OT9 Design president and lead architect, Sean Williams. “As technology advances, so does architecture. We are fortunate to live and work in a community that supports the advancement of interactive technologies.”
The festival is organized by the Gasparilla Interactive Festival Inc., a Florida non-profit organization that was founded by leadership members of the American Advertising Federation and Ad 2 Tampa Bay chapters.
Attendees may register for $150 or purchase a Founder’s Club membership for $1,000. Founders and sponsors will be invited to an Opening Reception the evening of Thursday, March 5. Visit www.gasparillainteractive.org to register and for more information.
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About OT9 Design
Founded in 2012 by Sean Williams, OT+9 Design is a Florida-based architectural design firm focused on contemporary, sustainable buildings. Williams is a seasoned speaker on a variety of design and sustainable living topics and is available for consulting. For more information, visit www.ot9design.com