Monetization concepts are 🤬. pretalx is a cool product, and I want it to be affordable for small confs, but also have income via the larger/well-funded events, and there is just no metric for this. # of submissions/talks/days/rooms are horrible measures. If you have any ideas …

@rixx how about ticket prices? (Idea is that community events have cheaper tickets then well funded business events)

@Balu Yeah, I'd really like to play with ticket price * attendee, but first off ticket prices are often more complex than that, and they're mostly not fixed yet when people start building their CfP.

@rixx @Balu had an idea about speakers: you could ask whether all speakers are not payed or selecting a subset of those who are; the ones that aren’t get a ‘volunteer’ badge or so in the speaker list/profile

@bongo @Balu While this may be a nice feature for organizers and can go on the ever-growing issue list for pretalx, it doesn't really touch on my problem :\

@rixx What I meant was that if you decide for building a 'licensing' model based on a decision tree/wizard (non/for profit; number of employees, annual revenue (coarse), #attendees expected, average ticket price calc'ed with (30/100/200/500)...), then you could communicate the license chosen in a way visible for the attendees; This way a big company would probably shame for showing their attendees a 'small company' license badge somewhere in the fahrplan or so


@bongo Ahhh, I see, that makes sense! I'm not sure I'll see a way of showing this in a good way (and complex sign-ups can be problematic), but it's a cool thought and ties in with something I started playing around with yesterday. Thank you for clarifying :)

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