[FOSDEM] Budget outline for FOSDEM, needed to organize other project

Jakub Szypulka cubibubi at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 23 16:14:52 CEST 2011

Wow! Thanks a lot guys! Some really helpful responses in there
(starting with Christophe).


2011/4/23 Philip Paeps <philip at fosdem.org>:
> On 23 Apr 2011, at 14:01, Jakub Szypulka wrote:
>> I am interested in how much of the budget was spent on travel costs/accomodation,
>> how much on the venue etc.
> Most of the budget was spent on travel and accommodation for speakers.  FOSDEM is
> fortunate enough to get the venue for free.  Though we do spend a fair amount of
> money on "furnishing" the venue.  We rent tables, chairs, rubbish bins, coatracks
> and a truckload of other things which seem obvious once you have them.
>> Also, how did you get to the sponsors?
> By calling around - a lot.  Make a list of companies you'd like to have sponsor
> and try to find them right people there.  If you're just starting out, chances
> are you'll just need to find one generous sponsor.
>  - Philip
> --
> Philip Paeps
> Senior Reality Engineer
> Ministry of Information
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