Interview with WordCamp US 2017 Organizers Dustin Meza and Laura Byrne-Cristiano

While at WordCamp Europe I had the opportunity to interview Dustin Meza, lead organizer of WordCamp US 2017, and Laura Byrne-Cristiano, who is part of the marketing team for the event. The two are members of a 20-person team of organizers who will welcome an estimated 2,500 attendees to Nashville in December.
Although the maximum capacity of the Music City Center venue is much higher than what is required by WordCamp US, the organizers want to make judicious use of the event's resources to put on the best possible event for those who make the effort to attend.
"At the end of the day, it's going to be the right size for the event," Byrne-Cristiano said. "You could say, 'Hey, we want 10,000 people, but that's not the right size for the event....

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