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What are good event venues to have a 100 person weekend hackathon in San Francisco?

As a general rule, tech companies in San Francisco are very supportive of hackathons and keen to host events. Eventbrite have hosted this kind of event in their office in the past, and I’m certain there are a bunch of other companies with decent spaces that would be worth approaching. Does the hackathon have a specific topic? I suggest approaching companies related to that topic as a starting point.

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How do conferences make money?

Ticket sales and sponsorships.

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What are Startup Friendly Event Venues in Berlin?

We have a list of conference event venues in Berlin here (it’s a semi-unreleased feature, so I’d love to get your feedback on if it helps solve your problem): Venues in Berlin | Lanyrd

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Where do I find out about interesting upcoming events in London?

I’m a big fan of Ian Visits: London Events Listings Guide for finding out about some of the more obscure events going on. Ian is an excellent curator with impecable taste in cultural events, and frequently lists guest lectures, guided walks, tours and other events that you may not hear about anywhere else.

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What concert would you wish to go back in time to witness?

Queen Live at Wembley Stadium in 1986

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What are some good startup events/meetups in LA during February and March 2012?

The next LA Hacker News Meetup is on the 25th of Feb in Santa Monica: http://www.meetup.com/Los-Angele...

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What are the best sites to find events by location?

It depends on what kind of event you are looking for.

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