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Submission no. 052
Title of the submission
Tactical approach to securing free meetup venues
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
Author of the submission
Eyitayo Alimi
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Eyitayo Alimi
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikipedia User Group Nigeria
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
The wiki project is opened sourced to empower people with knowledge however, organizing events and meetups has become challenging because of lack of venue which should welcome people to learn awesome things and expose them to the open knowledge.

This workshop discusses and explains how to get free meetup spaces from large corporation, hub, and even banks! Am going to be sharing my knowledge, experience and expertise on how to get venue for meetups to hold regularly without making payments either before or after the program.. .

What will attendees take away from this session?
attendees will learn new skills on smarter event organizer which and also how to get venue spaces for free and how to break the barrier of inability to organise meetups due to lack of spaces or venue.
Theme of presentation
WikiCulture & Community

For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 minutes
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Draft

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