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How	
  to	
  organise	
  1000+	
  person	
  party	
  	
  
(almost)	
  for	
  free	
  
	
  in	
  less	
  than	
  3	
  wee...
22012 before the big time
• Informal Christmas party in a club
• Entrepreneurs + Students + Couchsurfers
+ PMA (positive m...
Scaling	
  up	
  with	
  #OMGKRK	
  
Invited community leaders to a meeting
(note the comment thread here) first followers...
17th	
  December	
  
Huge	
  number	
  of	
  partners	
  (logo	
  soup)	
  
Key	
  points 	
  -­‐	
  lessons	
  learned	
  
•  Have	
  a	
  goal	
  -­‐	
  fun,	
  reaching	
  new	
  people	
  
•  “O...
Tiny budget (in Zł) – we didn’t need much
money
Badges <3 Vocabla
Balloons 400 Presspad
Catering 1000 Growth Republic Unti...
Photos – to prove it really happened
Here and here
 
How	
  to	
  organise	
  1000+	
  person	
  party	
  	
  
(almost)	
  for	
  free	
  
	
  in	
  less	
  than	
  3	
  wee...
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how we organised the first 1000 person plus X Massive Party OMGKRK

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In 2013 the Cracow (Kraków) startup community organised a 1000 person plus Christmas party almost for free. this presentation describes how it happened,

The event is here www.facebook.com/events/243684662456724/

links in the presentation don;t work :-( some of them are here

the 2012 event https://www.facebook.com/events/317009831746974/
http://www.hive53.com/blog/hive-xmas-party-in-kitsch

#omgkrk Facebook post 23rd Nov 2013
https://www.facebook.com/events/243684662456724/

https://www.facebook.com/richardhlucas/posts/10151758700206828

https://www.facebook.com/groups/omgkrk/search/?query=MSFBCC#_=_

http://richardlucas.com/2014/02/community-building-at-events-greatness-is-found-in-the-detail/

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how we organised the first 1000 person plus X Massive Party OMGKRK

  1. 1.   How  to  organise  1000+  person  party     (almost)  for  free    in  less  than  3  weeks     The  2013  #omgkrk  X-­‐Massive  Party     hBp://xmas.omgkrk.com/     Richard  Lucas        
  2. 2. 22012 before the big time • Informal Christmas party in a club • Entrepreneurs + Students + Couchsurfers + PMA (positive mental attitude + good event design = Communitry buidling and fun • Hive53 post here • FB event here
  3. 3. Scaling  up  with  #OMGKRK   Invited community leaders to a meeting (note the comment thread here) first followers take a bow)
  4. 4. 17th  December  
  5. 5. Huge  number  of  partners  (logo  soup)  
  6. 6. Key  points  -­‐  lessons  learned   •  Have  a  goal  -­‐  fun,  reaching  new  people   •  “OCKRK.co”  event  design  (icebreaker  games,     welcoming  first  Wmers,)   •  Great  team:  Marek  Karla  Ania…   •  each  organisaWon  promoted  to  their    networks   •  Low  budget     •  PosiWve  Mental  A[tude   •  Not  everyone  will  be  happy  with  everything  –  not  an   event  for  control  freaks)  –  but  make  sure  the  right   type  of  person  is  in  charge…    
  7. 7. Tiny budget (in Zł) – we didn’t need much money Badges <3 Vocabla Balloons 400 Presspad Catering 1000 Growth Republic Untitled Kingdom Welcome Drinks Colab 700 Google ?? DJ 314 Duckie Deck Icebreakers <3 Richard Aiesec and Aegee Photo booth 1500 Innovation nest Posters and Graphic design Duckie Deck 584 Prizes ? Google ?? Santa Hats 480 Richard Lucas Volunteer team. Aiesec and Aegee web site <3 http://xmas.omgkrk.com Aliaksei Kulbei one zloty is about £0.20 E.25 US$0.33 I think Hub Raum paid for something: tons of work and <3 from a lot of people 0 If I made mistakes let me know
  8. 8. Photos – to prove it really happened Here and here
  9. 9.   How  to  organise  1000+  person  party     (almost)  for  free    in  less  than  3  weeks     The  2013  #omgkrk  X-­‐Massive  Party     hBp://xmas.omgkrk.com/     Richard  Lucas        

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