Guidebook created to help organizers of World IA Day events.

On behalf of our global team and the board of directors, we would like to thank you for your commitment to grow the practice of information architecture in your community and around the world.

Our team is here to support you every step of the way and have created this guidebook to serve as a useful resource during your planning.

Every year our team strives to make improvements in an effort to better support each of our local organizers. We are always open to feedback and suggestions to help improve your experience. If you find our guidebook helpful, or if you think something is missing, please get in touch with us at suggestions@worldiaday.org. We’d like to hear from you!

  • 2020 edition, Andrew Jung, Amy Espinosa, Grace Lau, Eugenio Monforte, Vanessa Myho

  • 2019 edition, Grace Lau

  • 2018 edition, Sam Raddatz, Evgeni Minchev, and Grace Lau

  • 2017 edition, Amy Espinosa

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WIAD Organizer Guide

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Creating and managing a budget for your WIAD event will be a crucial for keeping your event free or low-cost for your attendees. Most events will cost some money, so manage your event expectations well.

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Part of managing your event expectations is creating a vision and execution plan that's feasible and attainable.

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The event venue and place where you hold your event is another crucial part of its designing the event experience.

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Having questions or concerns? We’ll help you sort it out.