A first ever Summer Tech Festival will be housed in Bacolod city. The tech festival was initiated by The Bacolod-Negros Occidental Federation for Information and Communications Technology(BNEFIT) which goals to reach 60,000 IT jobs not only in Bacolod but the whole Negros Occidental. This was eyed to increase their current employment by 50 percent. The said tech festival will be on April 24 to 29.
The five-day event will have different activities which includes Primer on Creative Design Workshop, Women Tech-makers Meet-up, DevCon CodeCamp: Python, Secrets of My Software Success Seminar, Team and Project Management Workshop, PROXOR Examination for Top Programmers and a Fellowship day on the 29th.
The BCDTechFest will be held in collaboration with the city and provincial governments, with various agencies and organizations including the Department of Communications and Technology, Department of Trade and Industry, DevCon and Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center.
The City after hosting last year’s first Negros Island Game Festival is looking forward for another successful event for them to boost their IT Sector.