Past Meetup

HackerNest Kitchener-Waterloo September Tech Social

This Meetup is past

216 people went

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HackerNest Tech Socials ( are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch, yo), and brimming with UltraSmart(TM) people.

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The typical Tech Social schedule:
- 8:00pm: folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize
- 9:00pm: quick announcements, thank sponsors
- 9:10pm: back to chatting
- 11:00pm: go home!


Sponsors ( make this growing movement possible, so we treasure and build deep, long-term relationships with the companies that endorse us. Email us at [masked] to chat!

Venue: Imagine Communications (

Imagine Communications empowers the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation. Broadcasters, networks, video service providers and enterprises around the world rely on our optimized, future-proof, multiscreen video and ad management solutions every day to support their mission-critical operations.

Community Partners:

#SOH2016 ( opens the offices of some of Canada's most innovative startups for the public to discover. Want to work for a startup, meet inspiring entrepreneurs and experience the startup culture? Get your tickets now ( for Startup Open House in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal (Sept. 22) and Waterloo (Oct. 4).

Full Stack Toronto is a non-profit organization that puts on monthly meetups and a yearly conference for web professionals, focusing on intermediate and advanced topics. Come join industry leaders from Netflix, Twitter, Microsoft, FitBit, and many more at this year's event Oct. 17-18th. Use code HACKERNEST to save 15% on registration (

Buffer Festival ( is an annual showcase of YouTube video premieres, bringing the most acclaimed digital creators and their audience together. This year YouTube education at the festival has expanded, running all day Saturday and Sunday. Events during the festival include video premieres, educational workshops, an industry conference, exhibitions, galas, red carpets, a press junket, concerts, and more.

Wanna show off your office? We're always looking for big open spaces with 100+ (standing room) capacity that are easily accessible: [masked] (

About Us:

HackerNest ( is an international nonprofit uniting local tech communities ( through unpretentious Tech Socials ( and hackathons ( We cram lots of smart, accomplished people into a room with free drinks. Our relaxed, down-to-earth events attract a diverse and highly technical membership. Strict 'no-scuzzbag' policy (