Win tickets to the invite only Girl Geek Dinner in Johannesburg
A Girl Geek Dinner in Johannesburg is a special thing. The event follows a pretty standard process: tickets go on sale and you literally have to book and pay within a matter of hours to reserve your spot. Once the dinner roles around you’re greeted by a gorgeous goodie bag, a scrumptious meal and a chance to listen to some kick ass female speakers who inspire and motivate. You also have the opportunity to meet a host of other fabulous Girl Geeks and just let your hair down.
After a few years of running the dinners, I had the awesome opportunity to join the incredible team of ladies behind the event. Tech Girl came on as the official media partner towards the beginning of 2016. For our September Girl Geek Dinner in Johannesburg we’re doing something a little different. During the course of all our dinners we’ve realised there is a small dedicated group of ladies who purchase tickets for every dinner. They’re at every event and are our biggest supporters.
We want to reward these ladies.
So for the September dinner we’re closing up ticket sales and turning the event in to an invite only affair. This is our chance to award those loyal ladies and pamper them a little bit. The event will take place on the 28th of September at Cube Tasting Kitchen. It is going to be an evening of incredible food and, more importantly, incorporate two amazing speakers in to the mix.
Mandy Weiner, who has won numerous awards and is, without a doubt, one of the most respected journalists in SA will be speaking about Business Lessons from the Dark Side – a talk about her experiences working with the one of the highest South African profiles on twitter @MandyWiener. The talk will also likely focus on some of her incredible books including Killing Kebble and Behind the Door: The Oscar and Reeva story – which she co-wrote with Barry Bateman. I’m incredibly excited for this one.
Christelle Van De Merwe from Mimecast will also be speaking and will focus on ransomware attacks.
Both talks promise to be educational and entertaining.
As I mentioned before, this one is invite only and isn’t going to cost attendees a cent. This is really thanks to our incredible sponsor, Mimecast, who wants to reward loyal Girl Geeks and also contribute to the female tech community. The event promises to be something spectacular.
So why am I telling you about an event you can’t attend?
Because there is a chance you could attend! I have two double tickets to giveaway to two lucky ladies (and you’ll each be able to bring a friend). If you weren’t on the invite list or maybe have never been to a Girl Geek Dinner in Johannesburg then this is your chance to win!
All you need to do is comment on this post telling me why you are deserving of the tickets. You’ll also need to send a little tweet encouraging others to enter as well. Follow the Rafflecopter prompts to enter. Good luck!
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