If you are techie or have a business that revolves around the internet or within the tech space, then it is most likely that the term Silicon Valley is not strange to you. Silicon Valley is home to many of the world’s largest high-tech corporations, as well as thousands of startup companies. Known for its concentration of high tech businesses, high-tech innovation and development and a large presence of Venture Capital in one single area — it has become a global centre for leading high-tech research and enterprises. So its quite understandable why almost every tech person dreams to visit this place if ever a rare opportunity presents itself.
However, it gets interesting as it goes, as an opportunity to visit Silicon Valley through “Technology in Silicon Valley” opens up for techies. Only in this instance, it is limited to only 20 people.
“Technology in Silicon Valley”, is a 7-day event visiting top technology companies in Silicon Valley like Uber, Facebook, Google, eBay, Stripe, Twitter and others from May 7th -20th 2016.
Participants will benefit extensively from this trip and will also get a taste of what life is like in the San Francisco bay area where Silicon Valley is located.
The cost implication of this 7-day trip according to the event organizers totals $5400. A breakdown of which covers the following;
- Air fare return: $1,900 (varies depending on your airline and seating preference)
- Hotel room (7-nights): $1,700 (varies depending on your hotel/room preference)
- Tech in Silicon Valley: $1,800 (participation fee; includes all transportation and meal)
Sounds like something you may want to be part of? You can indicate interest by filling the form on the event website.
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