How to Celebrate Day for Failure - Additional Tips


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Have you ever CELEBRATED failure? We rebuild our culture of failure.

Day for Failure is an international celebration of failure which takes place on October 13th.

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How to Celebrate Day for Failure - Additional Tips

  1. 1. Desserts: Additional Tips
  2. 2. I am afraid of failure... Don’t worry. It’s only natural. What’s the worst thing? Can you accept it? Then, you must go forward.
  3. 3. I need sponsors... We learned that the following types are most likely to sponsor our events. • Big companies which are active in Corporate Philanthropy • Foundations which support social causes • Government Organizations & Universities • Entrepreneurial Community (Incubator, Co-working space, and VCs) • Individuals who gave talks about failure and have epic failure stories You can promise following benefits to sponsors • Logo on (visibility to 5+ million people) • Opportunity to speak for 5 minutes during the event • Opportunity to distribute promotional hand-outs. • Event photos with their logos they can use later.
  4. 4. I want volunteers... • Ask on your Facebook and Twitter. • Use local networks. (Friends & Coworkers) • Find university Students who are interested in social issues and non profit organizations. • Print out posters from our website and post them to Universities & Public Spaces. • Of course, try your best friends.
  5. 5. Have I missed anything? • Invest 20 minutes to read Guides again. • Basically, if you have participants and space, you can organize events. Check that first. • Make sure you followed us on Facebook and Twitter. There will be updates. • Remember to take more than 10 photos during the event and write a short report on what happened.
  6. 6. Hey, I still don’t get how this is done. Before the event • Contact us and say that you want to organize an event in your local area. • Decide Dates and Venue. • Decide on the size of an event (50+ or 30-) and what components you would add to the event (speaker, games, post-secrets and etc). • (If needed) Reach out for team mates. • Create a Facebook event page for it and invite friends. • Start marketing with materials on our website. • (If needed) search for sponsors. • Write a pre-event story and share it with press. (example on Press page) During the event • Ask participants for the email and tell them you will send a final report. • Tweet and Take photos A!er the event • Ask participants how they experienced the event and ask for feedback. • Send photos and a report to
  7. 7. I still have many questions. Sure, Just send an email to for any questions or feedback.
  8. 8. If you’ve never failed,you haven’t tried anything new.So Let’s keep trying!