But we're not at the Olympic level yet. Wikimania, after considering scholarships and
staff travel, barely reaches a couple million dollars. And the bidding process is pretty
unsophisticated for a conference that has become as large as it has.
On Aug 26, 2012, at 1:17 PM, Gordon Joly wrote:
I guess any bid has to be realistic, and in line with the standards of the day. We are
currently between The Olympics and The Paralympics, where there were 70,000 volunteers to
drive down costs (called "Games Makers") of running the London 2012 Games. And
we assume that the London 2012 bid was funded.....
As for Wikimania bid costs (that is up to the bid being won) expenses would be a good
And that other figure (of around £40K) perhaps could be a "no win, no fee"
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