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BarCamp Tamp Bay Readies for Exciting Lineup of Tech Topics & Speakers on Oct. 1st

BarCamp Tampa Bay is the one-day “un-conference” hosted by TechNova Florida, Inc., which is always free to attend. Organizers expect around 800 people to participate and share knowledge in some of the most talked about areas of technology, digital media, software and hardware development, robotics, 3D printing, and much more.

Tampa, FL, September 30, 2016 --( BarCamp Tampa Bay Ready for Exciting Lineup of Tech Topics.

Several hundred of the central Florida’s most passionate tech professionals, hobbyists, and tire kickers will assemble this Saturday, October 1st at USF’s Muma College of Business for an eclectic mix of topics and speakers. This annual unconference known as BarCamp is a global phenomena that occurs in communities all around the globe. It is the ultimate experiment in content crowdsourcing because the agenda isn’t set until the morning of the event and is comprised solely of topics that the attendees decide are worth sharing. Individuals, not companies, in the tech community come to share their knowledge on the cutting edge technologies, tools, and techniques they use every day for fun or for business.

As in past years, presentations cover a wide range of topics but will likely include user experience design, WordPress, wearable technology, robotics, 3D printing, gamification, cyber security, fintech, medtech, block chain, PHP, Python, .Net, Java, and much more. Because BarCamp attracts the region’s highest concentration of tech startups, you can also expect speakers to cover broad early-stage business issues such as how to hire a developer or your first sales person, startup lessons learned, venture and angel funding mistakes, business coaching and other related topics. There will also be demonstrations hosted by Tampa Hackerspace where they will be showing off their inventions and contraptions.

BarCamp is made possible by generous donations from the local tech and business community. Special thanks go out to this year’s sponsors including, Source Toad, Forex Factory, de la Pena & Holiday, USF, Black & Denim, Vology, Haneke Design, Accusoft, Pilgrim Quality Solutions, The Tampa Innovation Alliance, Dabble Lab, The Florida High Tech Corridor, Citizinvestor, Applied G2, M-ize, and Pozytech.

BarCamp Tampa Bay is a Technova Florida, Inc. event and is presented at no charge to attendees. The event will take place on the main campus of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business in Tampa on Saturday, October 1st starting at 7:30AM. To register or, for more information please refer to the BarCamp website at Additional information can be found on Twitter at or on Facebook at

About BarCamp Tampa Bay: Starting in October of 2008, BarCamp Tampa Bay has been held annually with attendance growing from 120 to over 800 people from as far away as Orlando, Sarasota, Miami and Jacksonville; as well as from across the country and Canada. Bringing together the best, brightest and most interesting of Tampa Bay’s technology and new media professionals, BarCamp Tampa Bay showcases the talents and unique projects being developed in and around the Tampa area.

About Technova Florida, Inc.: Technova Florida, Inc. is dedicated to growing the local tech community by operating at the grass roots level, helping people to learn, share and make real connections. We believe that to build a strong technology ecosystem people must be educated on new and emerging technology, develop new products, start new businesses and become resources for one another. Technova produces events to aide in achieving this mission such as BarCamp Tampa Bay, Ignite! Tampa Bay, and “Day of” technology workshops, web and technology Meetups, in addition to sponsoring and supporting other endeavors that share our vision of an open and collaborative tech ecosystem. Technova is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Tampa, Florida.

Contact: Ken Evans
Technova of Florida
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