Admission Replay: Creating Delightful Events from Any Budget


A presentation by Jessie Char, co-founder of Layers Conf, a highly successful WWDC-concurrent event focused on design.

She speaks about personal touches that made her conference one of three design conferences called out by Apple for excellence at the 2018 WWDC event. Her event budget was small but she explains how to make every dollar count.

This talk was first seen at Admission: The Stories Behind Great Events hosted by event software company, Tito.

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Intro: 0:00
Delight: 1:44
What people think of when they hear the word “conference”: 2:28
The fulfilment of both need and delight: 4:31
Physiological needs: 5:49 Safety needs: 15:07
Belonging needs: 16:49
Anecdote time: 19:41
Esteem and self-actualization: 21:57

Accessibility: – Subtitles are available – For accessibility requests such as audio description please contact admission at

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Adam is the co-founder and editor of Adam, a technology evangelist also organises Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology and the Event Technology Awards. Both events take place in November, London.