If you have a sweet pre-crowdfunding hardware project and haven't entered our Insert Coin: New Challengers contest yet, what are you waiting for? You only have until midnight EST this Friday, February 8th to get your entry in! Head on down to our submission form (and be sure to read the full legalese to make sure your project is eligible).
You could win $20,000 at Expand, a review on Engadget and a nice promotional boost before you begin a crowdfunding campaign. One additional Reader's Choice Winner will receive $5,000 and an Engadget review. Ten semi-finalists will get exhibit space on our show floor and $1,000 to help them travel to San Francisco this March 16-17, and five finalists will also get a chance to demo their products live on stage to the in-person audience as well as the livestream viewers.
If you don't qualify for our Insert Coin contest but still want to get your sweet product in front of the eyes of the Expand audience of early adopters and tech enthusiasts, we have very affordable sponsorship opportunities available. You can sign up for an Indie Corner table right here, and please give us a shout at sponsors [at] engadget [dot] com with any questions about participating in our exhibition hall.
Read on for even more reasons to attend Expand...
In addition to a brand new competition to showcase the best and brightest of pre-crowdfunding hardware projects, you won't want to miss the awesome speaker lineup we're assembling. From mobile to future tech to 3D-printed robots and everything in between, we'll be gathering the foremost minds in technology to reveal the design secrets and inside scoop behind the devices and projects you care about.
So what are you waiting for?! Grab your tickets at an early-bird discount today! And be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ for exclusive chances to win tickets, discounts, and other prizes over the coming weeks.
And don't forget...
- If you're a company that would like to work with us on an exhibition or sponsorship level, please drop us a line at sponsors at engadget dot com (DIYers and small startups, please ask us about our new Indie Corner option!)
- If you're interested in speaking at the event, please contact expand at engadget dot com to inquire.
- If you're a member of the media interested in covering Expand, please contact engadget at shiftcomm.com for more information.