We want the Girl Geek events to be free for everyone, exciting and entertaining. The only way to do this is to get support and sponsorship. There are many ways to support the Manchester Girl Geeks – you can find more details in this handy PDF:
If you are interested in sponsoring us or contributing in some other way, then please contact us! We look forward to hearing from you
Our Sponsors – Wall of Fame
Portcullis Security | http://www.portcullis-security.com/
Our Main Sponsors for 2013!
Since their formation in 1986, Portcullis has developed into a widely recognized and respected provider of Information Security services with the strong foundation that comes from being an independent, mature and financially stable Company.
Portcullis’ revered reputation stems from its Security Testing Service, launched back in 1996, which flourished into the professional and high quality service that its Clients benefit from today. This is further endorsed by Portcullis’ array of industry accreditations and the numerous accredited CHECK Team Leaders / Members and CREST Application / Infrastructure Consultants we have, which stands testament to the investment Portcullis makes in its staff, training and R&D.
Over the years Portcullis has also expanded its key portfolio of services, which now fall into 4 main disciplines – security testing, digital forensics, cyber defence and security consultancy services. The most recent addition to our range of specialist services has been the launch of our Cyber Threat Analysis and Detection Service (CTADS®) and eDisclosure Service. These specialist IT security services not only broaden Portcullis’ offering to its clients, but they also enhance and compliment each other. It enables Portcullis to deliver comprehensive solutions to its clients as a trusted security advisor and dependable security partner.
Information about Portcullis can be found at http://www.portcullis-security.com.
Other supporting organisations
I-COM | www.i-com.net
I-COM is a full-service online marketing agency based in Manchester. The firm provides services including web design, web development and SEO to clients throughout the UK, with a focus on maintaining a relevant, reputable web presence and delivering fantastic ROI.
Mediaburst | www.mediaburst.co.uk
Mediaburst are an SMS provider based in Manchester. Developers use mediaburst’s SMS API to send and receive text messages from their apps. And if you’re not a geeky developer and want to send text messages, then mediaburst’s web application ‘textburst’ will do just nicely.
Mount Recruitment | www.mountrecruitment.co.uk
Mount Recruitment Ltd is an IT Recruitment Agency based in Lancashire and working with clients across the UK. Not only do they offer a selection of ”recruitment packages” to suit your recruitment budget but they also offer an Online Job Advertising services where you can post any type of vacancy across a number of top job boards (over £2k worth) for less than £200!
Museum of Science & Industry | www.mosi.org.uk
Have kindly sponsored and hosted our workshops
MOSI’s mission is to make science and industry inspirational, highlighting our region’s rich and continuing contribution. Our vision is to be a world class cultural attraction right at the heart of everything Manchester has to offer.
The Manchester Digital Laboratory | http://madlab.org.uk
Our lovely hosts, supporters, and friends!
The Madlab is a community space for people who want to do and make interesting stuff – a place for geeks, artists, designers, illustrators, hackers, tinkerers, innovators and idle dreamers; an autonomous R&D laboratory and a release valve for Manchester’s creative communities. It’s run by volunteers and has something to offer for everyone – there’s events on almost every day. The MadLab is also the birthplace of the Girl Geek Tea Parties.