Wikimania 2014 bids/London/Logistics/Press & Partnerships

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Press Engagement Strategy & Media Partners[edit]


Wikimedia UK is organising a press engagement day with Jimmy Wales on March 5th, to expose the british press to the variety of projects which are currently run by WMUK and its volunteers. At the event the Wikimania bid team will present the concept of Wikimania in London and will be on hand at an exhibition stand to engage with journalists from the tabloid, broadsheet and tech press.

Contacts & Relationships[edit]

Name Responsibility Status
TechCrunch Media Coverage  Confirmed
BBC Media Coverage  Confirmed
Bloomberg L.P. Media Coverage  Confirmed
Springboard Media Coverage  Confirmed
Financial Times Media Coverage  Confirmed
TechHub Assisting in securing speakers and PR.  Confirmed
The Next Web Media Partner  Confirmed
Reuters Media Coverage Pending

Partners and Sponsors[edit]


Name Responsibility Status
London First Logistical, PR and Fundraising support  Confirmed
London & Partners Logistical, PR and Fundraising support  Confirmed
Mayor of London Various Commitments  Confirmed
TechCity PR and Fundraising support  Confirmed
Wikimedia UK Various Commitments  Confirmed


Name Responsibility Status

Service Partners[edit]

Name Responsibility Status
City of London Corporation Various Commitments  Confirmed
Bluecat Productions AV and conference programming support  Confirmed
FMCM PR and conference programming support  Confirmed
City University London Accommodation and volunteers  Confirmed
Cisco Wifi provision Pending
British Telecom Wifi provision Pending
Telefonica Wifi provision Pending
Out There Media Mobile advertising  Confirmed Website Development  Confirmed
Google Various Commitments  Confirmed

Letters of Support[edit]

Support from the Mayor of London
Support from London and Partners.
Support from Tech City UK.
Stephen Fry Letter of Support

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