The best approach is to firstly outline the benefits, and then address common fears. There are Hack Events going on every day, all around the world, so point to some of those too.
Making the case for a Hack Event
- Set out the benefits – See our Hackathon Benefits Best Practise post here.
- Address common fears and concerns.
- Point to a clear plan, and best practise.
- Use a Hack Event Canvas template to communicate clearly.
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Use these templates to help with business best practice:
- Hack Day Event
- Hackathon Event
- Hackathon Planning and Delivery
- SWAG - Merch, Gifts and Keepsakes for Hack Event Participants
- Gifts and Keepsakes for Hack Event Participants
- Help with Communication Issues
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