I'm looking for advice on how to plan and design a business conference. I would like to know if anyone has ever been to a conference that was less lecture-style and more interactive among guests. If so, what did it look like? [more inside]
I need help finding gift ideas for my parents' 36th anniversary. I want something cooler than the usual restaurant gift certificate. Maybe some type of event or show. The problem? They live across the country, and have very, very busy schedules. [more inside]
What are fun things to do with a 2 year-old in NYC? We're in Brooklyn, able to travel on the subway, and bored of the playground. Destinations and events are both welcome. [more inside]
I need help avoiding the Mouse. I've just moved to Orlando and need fun, non-touristy things to do. [more inside]
How do I set my privacy settings on facebook so my friends can see the events I'm going to? [more inside]
I need something to do in Philadelphia...in the dead of night. [more inside]
Looking for a birthday party venue in Seattle that meets the following requirements: lets you bring your own food AND booze, fits about 50-100, allows loudish dance music, and is free. Hahaha. (Cheap, maybe?) [more inside]
We have close friends visiting next weekend (April 16) and are looking for some new fun things/events in Delaware (or as far as Philly/maybe Baltimore for something truly exceptional). More specifically, theatre (especially slightly avant garde) would be great. [more inside]
Recommendations for a small event in Toronto? [more inside]
Please help me find a calendar widget for my forum. [more inside]
What are the coolest/most interesting annual US events and festivals to attend? [more inside]
Does anyone know of an App with the event and concert discovery features like Going.com has? Their Iphone app blows. Seems like an all-in-one niche needs to be filled here, unless I'm missing something? thanks
Is it worth calling out a major promoter in your performance genre when you're a small fry? [more inside]
What kind of mellowish, retroish virtual entertainment can I suggest at my friend's Second Life sim? [more inside]
UK/London Events Filter: I am looking for a site or a group which lists events such as (paid and free) talks, debates, seminars etc so many of which take place in London every week. [more inside]
You and have just landed at Oakland International Airport. It's 6 pm on a weeknight. Your next flight leaves in the morning. You have one night in the Bay Area and no interest in touristy stuff. You want to spend the evening exploring unusual, unknown and/or beautiful places. Where do you go? [more inside]
Taking a three-day visit to San Francisco in mid-February. I’ve already bookmarked some of the excellent previous AskMe answers, but I’ve got some specific questions… [more inside]
What gift(s) could I request for Christmas that would make my life more interesting, social, or creative?
What gift(s) could I request for Christmas that would make my life more interesting, social, or creative? [more inside]
There's-a-widget-for-that-filter: I need a write-once, run-anywhere events widget to keep the world updated on what's happening. [more inside]
What are the good independent music/arts/entertainment/hipster websites in your city? [more inside]
What are some good software platforms/services that will help us run our conferences? My company runs a number of small conferences, and we're looking for an events management software platform to handle session content, agendas, registration, and call for proposals. Looking for suggestions along the lines of ExpectNation and Cvent. Hopefully cheaper!
I'd like to start a festival. This time I actually have a plan and possibly some people. Where do I start? [more inside]
My airline miles are expiring: What awesome, unusual events are happening in the continental US November through January? [more inside]
Woohoo! Several idle days in Washington DC! I desperately need wise counsel; Please please please tell me about cool things to do! [more inside]
What game changing reminders is my future calendar missing ? [more inside]
NYC Filter: This past week I realize I must be living under a rock. I had no idea Jay-Z was performing, nor did I know it was the San Gennaro festival until I accidentally ran into it this weekend. What do you do or follow to keep up with upcoming festivals, concerts, and the like?
Best corporate event venues in Boston area? [more inside]
Suit up! 20 year old guy looking for inexpensive formal locations/events in the San Francisco Bay Area. [more inside]
I'll be working in Belfast next week and have some time alone at the weekend (29/08/09-30/08/09). What should I get up to? Any events I should be aware of?
"Please excuse me...No really, don't follow me, I don't want to talk to you." How do I politely get out of having to converse with someone I was friends with for a long, long time but am no longer? Person is inconsiderate, dismissive, and generally a bitch who thinks she's funny when she says mean things. [more inside]
Inspired by this question and this comment, I'm curious to know about other things of this nature. Occurances that, to an outsider, seem completely crazy but are common in daily life in certain places in the world.
Where can I get an RSS feed of ALL upcoming events, conventions, concerts, etc. for a particular city? [more inside]
I seriously need to meet some new people and get out of the house. Can you help me develop some new hobbies that will enrich my life and put me in social situations?
I seriously need to meet some new people and get out of the house. Can you help me develop some new hobbies that will enrich my life and put me in social situations? [more inside]
What are some great resources, preferably online, of fringe arts (burlesque, cabaret, circus, improv, street theatre, etc) in the United Kingdom? [more inside]
What are some good events (art, music, film, dance) websites or weblogs for Paris? Are there equivalents of Le Cool or Flavorpill. Looking for something a bit more focused than Time Out Paris or Parissi. French or English is fine. [more inside]
I'm looking for some awesome geeky and/or nerdy places to go and things to do in New York City. [more inside]
The where, the what and the how of getting hitched in Vegas, when you have friends coming from overseas.
(Several questions in one. Sorry.) We're getting hitched in Vegas, and friends are traveling from overseas. Help us plan out some basic wedding stuff (like location, wedding bands, etc.), as well as how to make our friends' stay enjoyable. [more inside]
What's the best way to ask bloggers to promote a nonprofit fundraising event? [more inside]
What events should an internet start-up attend in the US and in Europe in order to get know and gain recognition? [more inside]
I often feel nervous before going to social gatherings. Is there anything I can do (short of drinking a shot of something) that will help me calm down and just enjoy myself? [more inside]
Where's a good place to hold a casual, catered event for about 30 people in Rochester, New York? [more inside]
I am on holiday from tomorrow (13th March) to 20th March. I live in London. I have decided to spend my time doing fun things here. My list of fun things begins with seeing the Gerhard Richter exhibition and ends with going to the Science Museum Lates. Does anyone have any suggestions of things/places/gigs/events/parties/fun to go in the middle?
Where can I find an extensive calendar or listing of events and celebrations beyond the basic national and well known holidays? (i.e. that the last Saturday in Feb. is Open That Bottle Night for celebrating good wine.) [more inside]
MelbourneFilter: What are some good things to do after hours in Melbourne? [more inside]
Things to do in Washington, D.C. on Feb 6-8th. [more inside]
Cousin Zach is a sweetheart, but I don't have the time or inclincation to attend everything he invites us to. How to say no tactfully? Guilt is involved. [more inside]
How do I generate events for a Facebook page from our database? [more inside]
Ideas for fun (low-cost) activities to boost morale in the workplace? [more inside]
I'd like to hosting meetups, events, and parties in my apartment with no furniture. Can this work? [more inside]