Get Started
Rough outline of how to get started with planning a WIAD local event
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Virtual Events
In-person Events
Hybrid Events
Virtual events follow a similar timeline. Without needing a venue to host your event, your event costs and planning timeline are much simpler.
  • Marketing
  • Event platform
  • Transcription/Translation
  • Video editing/production
  • August
    • Build a team
  • September
    • Call for speakers
  • October - November
    • Look for and secure sponsors
  • December - February
    • Finalize speakers, sponsors, and event platform
    • Set up online event registration
  • February
    • Set up online event platform
  • March
    • Event happens
    • Video production
Hybrid events consider both in-person amenities and online audiences. You might want to consider having volunteers dedicated to in-person and remote attendee experiences.


For questions specifically related to team structures, please contact us at: [email protected]
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