JammText at the DJ Expo 2018 in Atlantic City

August 11, 2018

dj expo 2018 - video dj symposium flyer

Mixcity inc. is happy to announce that JammText will be at the Video DJ Symposium panel for this year’s DJ Expo. Founder David Barese will be a panelist speaking on how video DJs can use JammText to maximize its benefits for your events. This video DJ panel also features the legendary DJ Skribble and DJ Skratch as panelists. This event will take place on Tuesday, August 14 at 5:30 PM in room 24 at Harrah’s Resport in Atlantic City. It’s a great opportunity to learn JammText and network with the team. Feel free to reach out to us anytime and check out our feeds on social media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JammText/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jammtext/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JammText

We would also like to thank Joshua Carl for providing us with a chance to participate in this event. We look forward to seeing all of you there.


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dj with laptop over head

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About Mixcity Inc

Mixcity Inc was founded in 2008 with the mission of creating innovative software solutions and engagement tools for the working DJ. The team's first DJ product, KueIt, was groundbreaking when it was introduced years ago, and still remains an industry standard software solution to this day. Mixcity's latest innovation, JammText, is a revolutionary text to screen software solution that allows DJs to reach exciting new levels of crowd interaction and audience engagement.