This summer has seen an increase in startup, business, and social media related conferences, yet a downturn in attendance and increase in last minute cancellations. I think there are a variety of reasons for why this is, including choice of location, topic, and team. But I’d like to focus on one that I feel like […]
One of the reasons I continue to produce FailCon and it’s offspring FailChats is that the theme always makes people passionate. I NEVER had people write me for any of my other shows with either such excitement or such anger, and that tells me I am doing something right. For every 4 emails I get […]
EventTech was a conference held on June 25th to inform people on the basics of events. For someone who’s completely new to the event industry, EventTech was an extremely informative conference. I tuned in for Dave McClure, Charles Hudson, and Edith Yeung, who each covered the basics of event planning. I realized that everyone in […]
Why you do NOT need an event community site at your next show.
Why I do not live cast my events.
Because a misspelled, ugly badge is no fault but your own.
Things I’ve learned producing a Women Only tech conference.
Why industry events become even more important in our virtually networked world.
(Please note, this was written for V-Day LAST year on an old blog. But I am trying to collect all my writings in one place.) I’ve talked about how to get and prepare for your first Investor Meeting. With Valentine’s Day coming up, I figured some tips on getting and preparing for a first romantic […]
A few tips on how to snag that first coffee meeting with a VC