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BlackBerry Jam is coming your way Hong Kong

By James Richardson on 24 Sep 2012 05:33 am EDT

With all eyes this week being on BlackBerry 10 Jam Americas it is nice to see that RIM have remembered the rest of the world. They have today announced that BlackBerry Jam Hong Kong will be taking place on October 5th in Kowloon Tong. Organized in conjunction with Hong Kong Wireless the event will help local developers understand the BlackBerry 10 platform and its strengths. Those that register before 5PM on October 3rd will also receive a BlackBerry PlayBook free of charge!

If you are in Hong Kong here are some reasons why you SHOULD attend:

  • Be one of the first to develop consumer and enterprise applications for the BlackBerry 10 platform
  • Be empowered by BlackBerry 10 platform, the truly open platform that provides a variety of development languages and runtimes designed to fit your skills. You choice will be based on a combination of familiarity, possibly having a pre-existing codebase as well as the target devices you wish to serve
  • Learn UI/UX tools and tips to give your apps a BlackBerry 10 look and feel
  • Get a high level overview of the BlackBerry 10 platform, then try time saving technologies first-hand with the Native SKD and BlackBerry® WebWorksTM SDK
  • Find out how to profit from BlackBerry App WorldTM and reach millions of app hungry BlackBerry users
  • Collaborate with your community. Learn, share and network with your fellow developers. Make valuable connections that will make you even more successful with BlackBerry

Details of the event are as follows:
Date:      October 5, 2012 (Friday)
Time:     9:30am to 5:00pm
Venue:   Exhibition Chamber 3, InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Admission Fee: Free (limited seats on first-register, first-served basis)

Developers register here



Yes, indeed! Hong Kong is not forgotten! I will be there! Anyone else coming?


Can you register online?


I assume this is a 16GB Wifi only Playbook?


Most likely a wifi only one, but the capacity will be a surprise.


I'm going! Moving to Hong Kong from Waterloo the same week!