Hosting an Event

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Here are some suggested guidelines for hosting an event at Noisebridge.  If it's an hour or two long workshop with a dozen or so participants, just hold it.  If it's bigger, such as an unconference or a full day of presentations or you expect a lot of new people to show up, please note the following:
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Here are some suggested guidelines for hosting an event at Noisebridge.  If it's an hour or two long workshop with a dozen or so participants, just get a member to host it.  If it's bigger, such as an unconference or a full day of presentations or you expect a lot of new people to show up, please note the following:
  
 
* It's recommended that you have a Noisebridge member or several as part of your planning committee to see that you avoid common pitfalls when working with our organization
 
* It's recommended that you have a Noisebridge member or several as part of your planning committee to see that you avoid common pitfalls when working with our organization
 
* publicize the event via the mailing list and the wiki, with enough lead time that the community can respond and give feedback
 
* publicize the event via the mailing list and the wiki, with enough lead time that the community can respond and give feedback
 
* be aware of the existing ongoing events and try to work around them
 
* be aware of the existing ongoing events and try to work around them
* show up for a while before finalizing your planning and get to know some of the denizens
 
 
* have a plan for setting up the space
 
* have a plan for setting up the space
 
* have a plan for cleaning up after yourself (and follow it)
 
* have a plan for cleaning up after yourself (and follow it)
 
* consider a monetary donation to Noisebridge
 
* consider a monetary donation to Noisebridge
* take into account any policies or issues regarding alcohol, charging, etc.
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Revision as of 22:12, 27 October 2009

Here are some suggested guidelines for hosting an event at Noisebridge. If it's an hour or two long workshop with a dozen or so participants, just get a member to host it. If it's bigger, such as an unconference or a full day of presentations or you expect a lot of new people to show up, please note the following:

  • It's recommended that you have a Noisebridge member or several as part of your planning committee to see that you avoid common pitfalls when working with our organization
  • publicize the event via the mailing list and the wiki, with enough lead time that the community can respond and give feedback
  • be aware of the existing ongoing events and try to work around them
  • have a plan for setting up the space
  • have a plan for cleaning up after yourself (and follow it)
  • consider a monetary donation to Noisebridge
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