Spotcast connects consumers and local businesses with real-time, location specific insight into amazing deals, cool finds and events. During widespread events like Beakerhead, attendees will be able to use Spotcast to locate specific real-time Beakerhead events around them and share their experiences with other users. "Spotcast is a daily local discovery app that helps organizers promote awareness around their events and drive higher attendance” commented Marco Hunstad, CEO, Spotcast. “We are thrilled to be named the official app of Beakerhead.”
Beakerhead will run in Calgary from September 11-15th and features a weeklong smash up of arts, engineering and science events with mechanical creatures, multi-story art installations, talks from famous and soon-to-be famous scientists and astronauts, and performances by people and machines. “With more than 40 arts, science and engineering events and performances happening in Calgary over five days, we are thrilled to have collaborated with Spotcast to help create additional awareness and provide location specific, real-time event information on where everyone can find Beakerhead events and offers around them,” said Michelle Htun-Kay, Marketing and Communications Director for Beakerhead.
The event is expected to draw thousands throughout the city for its first annual event.
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Beakerhead brings together art, science and engineering from across the city, province, country and world to build, compete and exhibit interactive works of art, spectacle and entertainment during an annual weeklong smash up of art, science and engineering each fall. The five days are packed with activities, so be sure to check the official Beakerhead website for a look at the full online calendar - Beakerhead.org