Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Glad Rags

It's that timeagain, yes it's Geekfest the bi-monthly meet up of the "geeks", am I a geek? I don't consider myself as one, infact the majority of the people who attend aren't either just a group of like minded people who have a bit of a passion for Twitterwho enjoy meeting new folk and putting names to faces.

This month it's ONE FOR THE GIRLS, by that the unorganised organiser of said event, Lord @alexandermcnabb has given in and the let the female fraternity take over with a series of female speakers and business showcases from women in business. With talks from @amazingsusan, @devinadivecha @naylaAlkhaja and @aidaAlb it's going to make for an interesting evening.

There are also 9 women in business who will be showcasing their business in the main area of The Shelter, Dubai,the list is as follows:

House of ColourDubai - myself and partner in colourful crime Janet Small will be available to answer all your questions related to colour and personal image. We offer services for both the male and the females of the species so don't be shy, come along and have a chat. We will also be showcasing our hand-made jewellery and a selection of fab hairslides and other bits and pieces.

Financial Planning in theUAE - @financialuae,Keren Bobker,the best Female Financial Advisor in the UAE, passionate about women's rights, writer of On Your Side Column in the National, regular contributor on the air withDubai Today, Night Line, and various other writtenpublications in the UAE.

Simply Irresistible - @Zmehnaz, aka Mehnaz Anshah and her wonderful range of home made cakes, were they made with women in mind? Possibly but let's face it the men all love cake though some won't admit it, looking foward to seeing her range of delicious delicacies

Teezers - @mayG_UTP Mahjabeen Umar, a Mommy by Day a Designer by night, with her fabulous iron on transfers, a great way to transform any plain item of clothing.

Spagenie - @spagenie, Best Spa Deals in Town (www.spagenie.ae)

Mamavents - @mamaventsdubai, Public events news views and competitions for women and families

Elan Interiors LLC - @elanfurnishings - Ratna Dutta will be showcasing her Design studio and Fit Out business with the ability to create and implement entire concepts for Interiors. Cliched though it sounds, they provide top quality, in time, within budget. www.elaninteriorsdubai.com

My Exwardrobe - @myexwardrobe - fabulous new initiative for selling on your good quality pre loved clothes

The English Tea Party - @theenglishteapa, original vintage crockery available for hire for tea parties, established in the UK in 2006 and now available in the UAE.

Geekfest kicks off this Thursday evening at 7.30 pm (or anywhere near there, there are no set rules, show up when you want, leave when you want). You can find more information on the event here,and a map for the NEW Shelter (it's moved) here, you can also find them on Twitter.

Look forward to seeing you there, I think I might wear Blue ....

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