How to Work an After Party

How to Work a Conference


What They Don't Teach You At Stanford Business School

B-schooler snub their nose at event planning and always delegate this 'chore'. I don't.

AfterParties are entrepreneurial. It required doing hundreds of little things right.

The same skill set in starting up a business is needed in producing a party. Both have multiple orgs and sub-orgs that need to be satisfied and wide-ranging multiple agendas to be fulfilled. It's called "multiple party agenda fulfillment".

Are you buying any of my MBA speak?! Ok, confessional... I just don't wanna go home after a party, so I produce after parties.

AfterParties reflect my personality in that they are
- fun
- food focused
- hydration based (i.e. we drink Fiji Water)
- and fun

I wrote about afterparties in the tech blog, TechCrunch

SXSW Film AfterParty
March 13, 2009

The NYC After Party Nov 16, 2009

Web 2.0 Summit
After Party Oct 20
- Press Reception: 7:30-930

DMA AfterParty October 19, 2009

Project Runway After Party Aug 20

Sundance Film Festival After Party
Sat, Jan 23, 2010

Web 2.0 AfterParty

TechCrunch AfterParty

TechCrunch 50 AfterParty

LeadsCon AfterParty (Las Vegas)

SXSW post party II at the Four Seasons
SXSW Post Party III the Four Seasons

FaceBook AfterParty in Austin

Web 2.0 AfterParty

Austin City Limits Austin Ventures AfterParty