WIAD 2024


The World IA Day Organizer Guide
On behalf of our global board of directors, we thank you for your commitment to advance the field of information architecture in your community and around the world. The global board is here to support you every step of the way. This guidebook is created as a useful resource during your event planning.
Every year, the global board 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 [email protected]. We’d like to hear from you!
  • 2024, Grace Lau, Jenny Ear
  • 2022 edition, Effie Sharon Sinena, Wendyl Chan, Grace Lau, Andrew Jung
  • 2021 edition, Andrea Rosenbusch, Grace Lau, Celeste Espinoza, Andrew Jung
  • 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 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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