A ?Cyber awareness and I.T. Confidence Trade Fair, dubbed as the very first Marikina Cyber Festival is a city-wide event that aims to enhance the awareness of Filipinos about information technology and related issues, economic strategies to maximize its positive effects, and other relevant activities that all contrive towards increasing computer literacy and appreciation which will be staged on MARCH 12-13, 2010 at SM City Marikina Cyberzone. This event will be well-attended by everybody from all walks of life most especially I.T. Enthusiasts, the cyber-savvy and anyone who wants to learn and witness the power each one may have by being knowledgeable about information technology. This event is just one of the programmed activities for the year by the Internet Cafe Association of Marikina headed by Ms. Risa P. Cruz, the two-term President of the Association and proud owner of HOBBIES ON LINE, with the spear-heading of Mr. Christopher Llabres as the Chairman of the CYBERBOOST 2009 together with Spice Interactive Events as co-organizer. The project will convene more than 4,000 attendees particularly the more than 400 internet cafe owners in Marikina City, high-school and college students, on-line gamers, teachers, parents, over-clockers, pc modders, digital photographers including the public & business sectors to enjoy a fun-filled day of learning, upgrading and realization of vital business opportunities as well as participation in exciting games and contests.
Angela Herrera of Spice Interactive Events said ?There will be a CYBERBOOST CARAVAN on MARCH 6, 2010 around Marikina city via a pre-planned route of a grouped motorcade around the key communities of Marikina to encourage attendees of the event. There will be an exciting array of exhibitors for the delight of attendees offering the latest products, trends and updates, gadgets and tips to the attendees. TipidPc is also one of our partners who will highlight this event with the active participation of their members like United Modders Philippines, The Rig Noobies, National Lan Shop Owners, Team Nikon Bullies and their core group members who will contribute their talents and skills during the event?s interactive activities and seminars. To give way to the artistic and the creative, there will be a COSPLAY Ramp, MURAL contests and ESSAY writing for students of Marikina City. Parents and teachers are also invited to attend the FREE trainings and seminars to gain basic know-how and advancement. We want to start the wave of CYBER and I.T. enthusiasm in this admirable city, hence the birth of the CYBER BOOST theme which we are looking forward to celebrate yearly.?
One of the major supporters of this year?s event is MICROSOFT Philippines to share a talk on one of the most anticipated highlights of the CyberBoost 2010 for internet café owners which is the MICROSOFT I-CAFÉ PROGRAM that will aim to help the i-cafe owners of Marikina City. One of the major supporters of the event is ASIAN TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER COPORATION exclusively distributing the leading brands in the computer systems and hardware industry like GIGABYTE, HIS, AMD and REDFOX COMPUTERS as the event?s major sponsors. Joining this year as major sponsors are PC TRENDS exclusively distributing the brands EDIMAX, SAPPHIRE, CHIMEI, EMAXX and PALIT as platinum sponsors with MSD GODSPEED EXHBITS CORPORATION as official booth contractor. Support was also given by MSI, ANTEC and HANNS-G of Net Essentials, DENKAT TRADING and PC ?R? US, iGlobe Technology Marketing Corporation, Canon Pixma Printers, TP-Link Routers and Delux of COMPTEQ Philippines Inc., I.T. Log Park, TRUST PORT Anti-Virus Software by Orville Networx, ILC Imaging Solutions and E-primates as major sponsors while Playground Magazine, Roam Magazine, Speed Magazine and PC Direct, Pc Shopper, PC Buyer?s Guide Magazine, Market Square Magazine, Mega Dot Printing, Rhaio+Design and MACGRAPHICS CARRANZ, Business Mirror and MOGTV, TV5?s weekly show focused on gaming and technology as official media partners. A sure ideal haven for the latest tips on gaming, over-clocking, pc modding and invitation to the different variety of activities and programs of the association will be highlighted as well. There would also be a ?CYBERBOOST HUNT?, a mini ? Q&A puzzle in a to be filled up by the attendees of the event of which questions and riddles will be asked ensuring them a chance to win cool prizes and giveaways from the sponsors.
To complement the event and the environmental advocacies of MARIKINA CITY, A cyber-waste drive will be held initiated by HMR-Envirocycle, as their fair share of contributing to the environment and lastly, the trainings and seminars on different software applications, and basic pc trouble-shooting and business opportunities to boost the upgrading of the private and business sectors towards applying information technology and the latest products and services in their day to day operations. This event will benefit the Pamantasan ng Lungsod Ng Marikina's IT Facility and support for ICAM's Free Trainings and Seminars for the community slated for the whole of 2010. For more details and inquiries please call (02)6461806 or text at +639234886348 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also pre-register at www.icamarikina.com.