The third annual BlackBerry Developer Conference is coming up September 27th to 30th in San Francisco, and I'm happy to announce CrackBerry is going to be making a bigger splash than ever this year. In partnership with the BlackBerry Partners Fund and hosted by xobni, we're going to be handing out the 2010 Crackies in person at a fun-filled CrackBerry App Awards party.
The event will take place on Wednesday, September 29th at xobni's headquarters, which are actually Twitter's old offices (wicked sweet setup - get a preview here). Shuttle buses will run from the Marriott Marquis hotel starting at 6:30pm for the 5 minute ride to the party. There'll be free booze, good times and once we're all merry we'll take to the stage for a few minutes to hand out the CrackBerry Awards to the winning developers in attendance. So if you're attending DevCon or will be in San Fran at that time and want to attend, be sure to RSVP.
As for picking the CrackBerry App Awards 2010 winners, the format will be similar to our 2009 CrackBerry App Awards. We'll announce the award categories at the beginning of September and allow the community to nominate deserving apps/developers. From there the community will place their votes and we'll announce the winners at the party. Stay tuned for that, and in the meantime, check out the link below for more info and to RSVP if you plan on attending. Hope to see you there!
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