Hi All, I wanted to share progress update on Pycon India 2018.
- Ticket Sales - We have sold 1150 tickets so far. 50 more regular tickets remaining. Once regular tickets are sold out, we will open late bird ticket. Targetting total - 1400 participants. - CFP - 330 proposal have come through. Working on reviewing the proposal. Workshop are finalized and yet to announce ticket sales. - Keynote Speaker - All keynote speaker are finalized. Travel & stay for them are booked. - Dev Sprint - DBS agreed to support us in Dev Sprint - they will be providing office premise as venue and lunch for all participants. Dev Sprint will be FREE entry for all conference ticket holder however we will open DevSprint ticket in explara. So we can plan better for the event. - Sponsors - We have got 4 Platinum sponsor, 3 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Associate so far. We are working few more sponsors as well. Invocie for sponsors are raised and we started receiving payments as well. - Conference Setup @ Venue - Finalized a vendor to provide services for Stage setup, AV equipments, Stalls, Banners & Video Capture. Vendor will support on Workshop & Conference days for main hall & 4 secondary halls. - Accomodation - OYO room has agreed to provide corporate services for booking. Please watch out for the details in website & social media. - Misc - Google form for "Community Space", "Event Photograph" & "Child Care Support" are in progress. Announcement regarding these will be made on Website & Social Media. - Goodies, T-shirt & banner design are in-progress.
Please reach out to me, if you have any questions.
Regards, __Mani Chair@Pycon India 2018