Wikimania 2008/Lyon

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{{Wikimania 2008-bids}}

City details[edit]

  • Country: France
  • City proposed: Lyon
  • Proposed dates : around July 20th
  • Contact person(s):

Conference venue[edit]

  • brief description of venue (room sizes, number of rooms etc.)
  1. Main hall:
  2. Seminar rooms:
  3. Lounge facilities:
  4. Other rooms (organisation, staff, speakers, interviews/press, storage):
  • contacts with conference venue (emails, price quotes etc.)
  • Technical facilities
    • Existing technical installations
      (on site Audio-visual...)
    • Wireless Network implementation
(existing? to be built? easiness of implementation?)

Accommodation[edit]

  • Location of main accommodation facilities
(where can the attendees be hosted. On site, off site, how far from conference venue?)
  • Room details and price range
(What's the accommodation like? Dorms, B&B, Hotel? Singles, doubles? How much does it cost per person and per day?
  • Catering (one meal a day, breakfast is a plus)
(Where do we eat, how much it costs)
  • contacts with accommodation partner(s)
(have you contacted the proposed locations, exchange of emails, price quotes etc.)

Party opportunities[edit]

Wikimania traditionally hosts two parties, one for attendees (capacity of 250-350) and one for sponsors and VIPs (capacity 40-60).

  • Attendees party propositions

(location, how to get there, what's cool and relaxed about it)

  • Sponsor party proposition

(location, how to get there, what's chic and high profile about it)

Transportation and visa information[edit]

  • Estimation of travel costs from all continents:
  • Visa issues (who needs a visa, how easy is it to obtain it)
  • Distance from international airport(s)and how do we get to the location:


Local sponsorship opportunities[edit]

Possibility of local sponsorships

  • Contacts
(no name needed, just "company X, 4000 USD or will provide 300 beds)

Local team[edit]

(Who stands behind this bid, who will be able to help locally, names and what they can help with)

Miscellaneous[edit]

Anything you feel should be brought to the attention of the jury.

Self-evaluation[edit]

  • Weaknesses of the proposed location ...and how to overcome those weaknesses
  1. Weakness 1
    Solution 1
  2. Weakness 2
    Solution 2
  • Strengths of the proposed location
  1. Strength 1
  2. Strength 2