AltCity's Open House & Barcamp

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    September 28, 2012

  • End date

    September 29, 2012

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Join AltCity on Friday, September 28th for their first “Open House” from 6-8pm, and on Saturday September 29th for a barcamp entitled “Media and Money Unconference”.

The Open House offers participants a chance to learn about the AltCity community’s media, tech, design and startup support space including hosting over 90 events, with 40+ partners, and 2500 visitors. There will be an overview of what AltCity has achieved so far and their plans for the coming months with an opportunity to hear from you. AltCity wants you to share your ideas to find new ways to collaborate. The event will feature live music.
Please RSVP to AltCity by September 26.

Media And Money Unconference

The next day, AltCity is organizing a barcamp entitled “Media and Money Unconference”, including panels, workshops and networking sessions; covering the topics about monetizing the media content, how can startups in Lebanon benefit from new trends and opportunities to monetize content and develop revenue streams?


  • Wais Bashir, Chief Editor/Editorial News Manager, Demotix. 
  • Nina Curley, Editor-in-Chief, Wamda.
  • Omar Christidis, CEO & Founder, ArabNet.
  • Marc Dfouni, CEO/Managing Partner, Eastline Marketing. 
  • Moderated by Munir Nabti, CEO/Co-Founder, AltCity.

The opening panel will be followed by lunch and voting for afternoon sessions, then a series of parallel workshops; ending with a wrap-up and a happy hour.  

When: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 10am-5pm 

Where: AltCity (media / tech / social impact collaboration space), Montreal/Carre Building (across from FNB Bank & Estral Bldg) Mezzanine Level, Hamra Main Street, Beirut, Lebanon

This event is free to attend; you just need to “Register Here” before September 26 to secure your place. Check this page For more info and detailed schedule.

AltCity is also currently crowd-funding for new renovations to be able to start incubating social impact startups and initiatives beginning in January 2013. Anyone who donates $25 or above will get their name "immortALTcity-ized" at AltCity.

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