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ABOUT

When many people think of Las Vegas, they immediately think of the Strip, casinos, shows and restaurants. Stepping off the Strip and digging a little deeper, they’ll find Las Vegas has a lot more to offer. A tech community may not immediately come to mind when people think of Las Vegas, but that is about to change.

The Vegas Tech scene grew over the last few years. First consisting of individual interest groups, it is flourishing into an honeycomb of connected and collaborating people. From Start-Ups to BioTech, Vegas has it.

PEOPLE

Vegas is home to people with many diverse talents. Back end programmers. Front End programmers. Ruby / Rails. WordPress. Hackers. Robotics. Marketers. Business. InfoSec. User Experience. Designers. Vegas is home to people with many diverse talents. Chances are some one knows a person in town with that interest. Not sure where to start? Check out the Las Vegas Tech People Directory tab for a list of people who make the Vegas Tech scene tick.

COMPANIES

Las Vegas is one of the most entrepreneurial communities in the nation. It’s a city full of risk takers. Until recently, most of those companies had been working in silos with little interaction with other Tech Companies. This is quickly changing as more and more Las Vegas Tech companies are coming together to support each other, do business together, and to create a community of strong tech companies in Las Vegas. Check out some of the Las Vegas Tech companies and be sure to add your tech companies with more being added all the time.

EVENTS

Small or large, Vegas has it. You can find a small meet-up, some casual co-working, and some of the largest tech conferences happening all in the same week. Luncheons with a local business alliance? We have those covered, too. Connect and collaborate with some of the people of Vegas Tech by attending an event. Find out what’s going on under the Las Vegas Events tab.

VegasTech.com is a community effort. So, help out by doing the following:

  • Add a Tech Person – If you’re in Tech, add your information to the website. Let others know you’re in tech in Las Vegas
  • Add a Tech Company – If you have a tech company in Las Vegas, add it to our list of Las Vegas Tech companies
  • Add a Tech Project – Add your Tech Project so others can see what’s happening in Vegas Tech
  • Add a Tech Event – Let us know about all the Tech Events happening in Las Vegas

We look forward to continue bringing the Las Vegas Tech community together. We’ll see you at a future Las Vegas Tech event.

Welcome to #VegasTech!

WELCOME TO VEGASTECH.COM!

Thanks for stopping by VegasTech.com!  Without going into a bunch of history, we’re hoping that VegasTech.com will become a hub for all of the great tech activity that’s going on in Las Vegas.  There’s no doubt that tech has always been around Las Vegas.  There was a surge of tech companies in the original dot

UPCOMING EVENTS

HACKNIGHT WITH THE RUBY GROUP

Date: 12/7/11 (Wed)
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: /usr/lib
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“We’re taking a field trip to /usr/lib. Come join the Las Vegas Ruby Group for HackNight. Projects built in all languages are welcome.” *If you plan to come, RSVP so we have an accurate count. HackNight is the place to learn and teach Ruby/Rails or any other language. Come join us for pizza, drinks, programing. If

HTML5 HAPPY HOUR WITH RYAN STEWART

Date: 12/7/11 (Wed) – 12/7/11 (Wed)
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: McMullan’s Irish Pub
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Adobe Evangelist Ryan Stewart is coming back to Las Vegas. He’ll talk about building mobile apps using HTML5 and PhoneGap. Ryan will share news about new HTML5 animation tools, the Adobe Creative Cloud, and the new Adobe Touch apps for iPad and Android tablets.

VEGAS GAME DAY

Date: 12/10/11 (Sat)
Time: 2:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Location: /usr/lib
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Vegas Game Day is a free, monthly “mini-con”, which brings together the local gaming community to play and teach old school, “analog” social games like roleplaying games, board games, card games, and tactical miniatures. Find local groups looking for players or meet new players for your home games!

NEONCON 2012 :: CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Date: 12/10/11 (Sat)
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: /usr/lib
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If you are interested in helping out with NEONCON 2012, come down to Vegas Game Day an hour early and find out how you can help our local geek con grow!

DESIGN DRIP

Date: 12/10/11 (Sat) – 12/10/11 (Sat)
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: The Beat Coffeehouse
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Design Drip is a monthly casual meeting where all creatives are welcome. Designers, Illustrators, Photographers, Filmmakers, Writers … Join us for coffee with a side of inspiration.

PYTHON MEETUP

Date: 12/13/11 (Tue)
Time: 7:00 pm – 12:00 am
Location: /usr/lib
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Demonstrating the Cheetah templating system; also, why not to use templates The venerable Python-powered Cheetah templating system makes it easy to output any kind of text, not just HTML. It’s used by Fortune 500 companies; we’ll demonstrate its uses. Yet the creator of Cheetah today disparages templating systems. We’ll look at an alternative to templating in general.

6TH ANNUAL LAS VEGAS DIGITAL MEDIA AWARDS BANQUET

Date: 12/14/11 (Wed)
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: 
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Las Vegas Digital Media Awards Banquet will be held to announce the winners for their creative work across 10 different categories. The evening will feature a silent auction, dinner and guest speakers along with cocktails and networking for all participants and attendees.

WORDCAMP LAS VEGAS 2011

Date: 12/17/11 (Sat)
Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Not Listed
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Join us for a day filled with everything related to WordPress.

2012 STORAGE VISIONS CONFERENCE

Date: 1/8/12 (Sun) – 1/9/12 (Mon)
Time: 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Location: The Riviera Hotel and Casino
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This CES 2012 partner event focuses on digital Storage and its use in content creation, distribution and use, especially in consumer electronics.

AT&T MOBILE APP HACKATHON

Date: 1/8/12 (Sun)
Time: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Location: Palms Casino Resort
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Your goal for this hackathon is to build that mobile app you’ve been dreaming, see a few speakers, and learn!

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http://about.me/rictandag http://LVHelpGro.net @rictandag @LVHelpGro Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Republic of the Philippines 1979-1980; Financial Management training Program [FMP], G.E., Appliance Park, Louisville, Kentucky 1981-1982 Champion [two days] Jeopardy 1986 Attorney, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1995 Disabiility Rights Attorney, www.NDALC.org, Las Vegas 1998-1999 Immigration Asylum Attorney, throughout the State of Kansas 1999-2001 Supply Logistics Specialist, UPS Las Vegas, 2006- present http://www.ups-scs.com [business] http://InternationalAidAdvocate.com http://rictandag.tumblr.com/ http://www.facebook.com/rick.passo http://www.linkedin.com/in/rickpasso http://www.twitter.com/rictandag http://paper.li/rictandag http://rictandag.i.ph/blogs/rictandag/ http://ricktandagvegas.blogspot.com/ https://rictandag.wordpress.com/ advocate for: http://www.gk1world.com [Gawad Kalinga, tagalog for "to give care"] http://www.jacintoandlirio.com http://www.civitan.net/diverse http://www.Rags2Riches.ph
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