Glamping. Mermaids. Fitness. Rebel Role Model’s Rebelcon isn’t your average tech conference—but make no mistake, it means business.
“You’ll walk in as a rebel, and leave as a role model,” so says CEO Nancy Coblenz. At Hollow Hill Ranch in Weatherford from Sept. 29-30, the first-annual entrepreneurial tech conference is a weekend of fun for anyone from college students, entrepreneurs, and “side hustlers” to CEOS and investors. But, to join what the website refers to as a “rebel movement,” you have to be invited.
Don’t fret though, because you can sign up for an invite herethe weekend-long conference is a chance to garner professional relationships, while testing some of the newest technology dominating today’s landscape.
So how will a tech conference squeeze all that into one weekend?
RebelCon aims to use the power of virtual reality as a foundation to connect millennials and Gen Z. To showcase the technology, the conference will offer a 48-hour AR game—the longest in the nation. Coblenz believes augmented and virtual reality bridges generational gaps among professionals because it “harnesses the power of emotion and first-hand experiences.”
Rebel Role Model is a Dallas-based multimedia organization that focuses on industry disruptors, or ‘rebels,’ in today’s modern economy.
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RebelCon2018 will take place at the 85-acre Hollow Hill Event Center from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Thirty-six speakers will present, including:
• Chamber Media’s Travis Chamber
• Shark Tank success David Leche of Sunstaches
• Dallas-based Tech Wildcatters’ Ricky Tejapaibul
• VR pioneer Lisa Wong
• “Fastest Female Racer” Leslie Porterfield
• Co-inventor of CRM Industry Mike Muhney
• Microsoft Garage’s Mike Pell
Saturday will wrap with an outdoor music festival-style concert, featuring five Dallas-based musicians. The music line-up includes:
• 14-year-old rising star Remy Reilly
• Hip-hop connoisseur 88 Killa
• Sunshine soul singer Maya Piata
• Electro-pop artist LEV
• Blues-rocker Bryce Bangs
One- and two-day tickets can be bought online. For $387, two-day all access passes include speaking session access, AR and VR experiences, the music festival, a bonfire chat with speakers, a fitness workout session, a pool party, and a $500 value swag bag. For $697, upgrade to VIP for all of the above plus overnight glamping, complimentary food and beverage, and a $1,000 value swag bag. One-day passes are $277.
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