A newly born tech community for developers, e-commerce enthusiasts, startup savvies, and future entrepreneurs- “PrestaShop Nepal Community” is going to organize the very first “Prestashop – Kathmandu E-commerce Meetup” this Saturday. For your information, PrestaShop is a free, open source e-commerce solution. The software is published under the Open Software License (OSL). It is currently being used by more than 250,000 e-commerce shops worldwide and is available in 60 different languages.

According to Hem Sagar Pokhrel, representative of PrestaShop Nepal, the venue for this free and open meetup is Seminar Hall 3 of Prime College New Building, Nayabazar Kathmandu. For this meetup, the organizer will be taking only 40 participants, and registration will be on First Come First Serve Basis. You can RSVPto the event in meetup.com group by following this link http://www.meetup.com/PrestaShop-Kathmandu-Ecommerce-Meetup/events/233840399/.

According to Hem Sagar Pokhrel, representative of PrestaShop Nepal, the meetup will be divided into sessions as follows which are summarized below

SESSION 1: Introductory Session (What and Why about PrestaShop, PrestaShop
Speaker: Hem Sagar Pokhrel 
Representative/Ambassador PrestaShop in Nepal
PrestaShopper since 2012
Lecturer, E-Commerce
(Time: 4:00 PM to 4:20 PM)

SESSION 2: Experience Sharing Session
– Mr. DasraKhadka, IT Specialist, Idyllic Enterprise USA
– Mr. Santosh Karki, Yantra Traders
– MrArunMunikar, Web Developer at CMSIcons Limited
(Time: 4:20 PM to 4:50 PM)

SESSION 3: Getting started with PrestaShop (Installation + Configuration Basics)
            Mr. Dinesh Budhathoki, Web Developer                                    
            Mr. Hem Sagar Pokhrel  
(Time: 4:50 PM to 5:40 PM)
[Session 3 will be on Bring Your Laptop basis. We will be showing you a live demo of installation and configuration]

SESSION 4: Question/Answer session
Time: 5:40 onwards

SESSION 5: Networking and End
Tea-Coffee and informal Networking Session
Time: 5:50 – 6:00

The meetup will end at 6:00 PM

Some guidelines you should follow if you’re planning to attend “PrestaShop Kathmandu E-commerce Meetup.”

  • You are requested to join meetup.com group and RSVP event by following this link http://www.meetup.com/PrestaShop-Kathmandu-Ecommerce-Meetup/
  • The meetup will start at 4:00 PM sharp. So, the attendees are asked to enter the meetup venue by 3:50 PM.
  • Also, the community will decide the date and topics to be discussed for the next meetup. Be there if you want to be an active community member by taking some responsibility.
  • If you’re interested in talking in any of the related topics in next meetup, you may get an opportunity as a community encourages fresher and future entrepreneurs to run the discussion.
  • Meetup is limited for 40 peoples this time, and we will be an increasing number of participants in the next series. You may also join Community’s Facebook group here facebook.com/groups/prestashopnepal.