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4.16 SFNT – It’s BeaconWeek! Beacons & Retail: Putting Proximity to Work!

April 16, 2015

SF New Tech has partnered with & Wearable World, to host a special event at Wearable World's HQ at the Palace of Fine Arts to explore Beacons & Retail. This time we're going to focus on how to use the power of proximity and how to make it work in retail. Join us and see why you should jump on the beacon bandwagon! What is the BeaconWeek event? BeaconWeek is a unique event themed around the Internet of Things and talking about hands-on experiences of beacon deployments. Twice a month in different locations around the world, hosts special events to build communities and together make our world a better place thanks to beacons. This event is in partnership with Wearable World and SF New Tech. And you're invited! Speakers Include:
  • Marcin Kasz, Beacon Ambassador,
  • Kyle Ellicot, Co-Founder & CTO, Wearable World
  • Garrett Dodge, Rockbot, Co-Founder & CEO
  • Ketu Patel, Rockbot, Co-Founder & CTO
  • (And a few others TBA!)
Who can join the event? BeaconWeek is a networking & business opportunity for:
  • Entrepreneurs and startups interested in the Internet of Things
  • Developers working with iBeacon technology
  • Technology and marketing-based media looking for inspiration
Why you shouldn’t miss it?
  • Beacons can increase conversion rates of advertising 1600+% Don’t believe us? Come see how!
  • Learn about the best use cases that, with more than 9,000 clients deploying beacons around the world, has seen to date.
  • All attendees get: snacks, drinks, a handy BeaconWeek demo kit ($60 value), and the chance to meet the best and brightest in proximity and beacon-based marketing in San Francisco!
DON'T MISS IT! WE HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF PLACES AVAILABLE! About:’s platform puts the real world in contact with the Internet of Things by connecting devices with proximity awareness to the cloud. We go beyond beacons to do this, and have a full suite of innovative technology, starting with bluetooth low energy beacons and moving on with a variety of other hardware and software technologies, and we make it simple for any business or serious hobbyist to create the bluetooth application or business of their dreams. Find out more at   The Location Based Marketing Association is a international group dedicated to fostering research, education and collaborative innovation at the intersection of people, places and media. Our goal is to educate, share best practices, establish guidelines for growth and to promote the services of member companies to brands and other content-related providers. Find out more at Wearable World, headquartered in San Francisco with active Wearable World communities in 18 cities around the globe, is an organization dedicated to creating the social fabric for business around Wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. Our Mission is to connect technology experts, thought-leaders, corporate/startup executives, and investors to build these game-changing emerging technologies. Find out more at