WHERE DOES WAY UP NORTH 2023 TAKE PLACE?
Bio Oko in Prague, Czech Republic (map).
WHAT IS THE DATE OF WAY UP NORTH 2023?
Registration will happen in the evening on May 8th, 2023. The event takes place on May 9th and 10th, 2023.
WILL THE EVENT BE STREAMED ONLINE?
Not this time.
HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE DETAILS ABOUT WAY UP NORTH?
If you have questions that we’ve missed here, please email email@example.com – we’re always happy to hear from you!
WHAT HOTEL DO YOU RECOMMEND?
WHAT IS THE GENERAL SCHEDULE FOR THE EVENT?
The Prague schedule is in development. What you can expect though is registration to happen on May 8th, likely between 18h – 20h. May 9th and 10th doors will open at the venue 08:00 and the show starts at 09:00. Both days end at 17:00. The closing party will likely be May 10th from 21h – 02h.
WILL THERE BE BREAKS DURING THE EVENT?
There will be three breaks each day, plus mingling to start and end each day. Bio Oko has a café with everything you might need. Also, the foyer is where sponsors are, so everything is in one place.
WILL THERE BE COUPLE SHOOTS?
Yes. We will announce this in the new year.
WHAT ABOUT THE CLOSING PARTY?
The Wooden Banana Closing Party will be on May 10th likely between 21h – 02h. If you’ve never been to the closing party, we recommend coming as it’s a key part of the experience. Don’t plan anything the next morning though!
HOW DO I BECOME A SPONSOR?
Way Up North offers digital and on-site sponsor positions. If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, please email us and we will go from there.
HOW CAN I APPLY TO BE A SPEAKER?
We love when people show interest in presenting at Way Up North. That doesn’t mean YOU’RE IN! for Prague. What it does mean is you’ll be on our radar for future events.
IS IT OK FOR COMPANIES WHO ARE NOT SPONSORS TO GET INVOLVED WITH WAY UP NORTH?
That’s a big no-no as Way Up North doesn’t allow Suitcasing, Outboarding or Partial Outboarding. It is not permitted to host any event without being an official sponsor. This is true for existing sponsors as well as hosting any event must be included in an agreement. That includes focus group, seminar, function, training, or other activity. This is true for brands as well as event guests who use Way Up North as a means to funnel the audience.
WHAT IS “WUN”?
WUN is the official abbreviation for Way Up North. “WUN” like “FUN”.
DO YOU NEED TO BRING A PHYSICAL TICKET?
No, you do not need a physical ticket. When you buy a Way Up North seat, you are then on our guest list. At registration, we match your name on the guest list with your identification. We then provide you with a guest badge which allows you into the theatre.
WHAT IS THE THEME FOR PRAGUE?
HERE TO THERE is the theme for Prague. This comes from the phrase What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. We are challenging the presenters to create forward-thinking presentations. What are they working towards and how they plan to get there.
DO I NEED TO HAVE MY I.D. WITH ME?
Yes, we will need identification to check you into the conference. A drivers license, for example.
DO I NEED TO BE A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OR FILMMAKER TO ATTEND?
No. Everyone at all skill levels and experience are welcome to attend.
WHAT DOES MY TICKET INCLUDE?
Full admission to all events around Way Up North. That includes the theatre keynotes, sponsor access, social activities, and couple sessions.
WHAT IF YOU CAN’T COME DUE TO TRAVEL OR HEALTH RESTRICTIONS?
Tickets are not refundable and not available as a credit for future events.
IF I NEED TO SELL MY TICKET, HOW CAN I DO THAT?
Ticket sales are on your behalf to arrange. You are welcome to sell or gift your ticket by any means necessary.
The one caveat is all sales are exclusive of Way Up North’s participation. This includes the Way Up North Facebook group, where threads on ticket sales are not allowed.
WHAT IF WAY UP NORTH IS RESCHEDULED?
Force majeure has forced Way Up North to reschedule, so this is a road we have been down before (hello Pandemic!). So in the past, we have had no choice but rescheduling the event. If Force majeure forces a reschedule, your ticket transfers to the rescheduled event. No refunds or credit if this happens.
WHAT’S WAY UP NORTH’S REFUND POLICY?
Tickets are not refundable and not available as a credit for future events. If you are unable to attend for any reason, we are unable to transfer your ticket to a future event.
HOW DO I JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP?
Everyone is welcome to join the Way Up North Facebook Group. First, agree the rules of the group. Afterwards, you’re in!
ARE THERE WORKSHOPS AT WAY UP NORTH WHERE I CAN BUILD A PORTFOLIO?
There are couple sessions hosted by sponsors where the intent is to try their amazing new gear.
If you want to attend a portfolio building workshop. we recommend Roadie Workshops.
CAN I POST ON THE WAY UP NORTH INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT?
First, follow Way Up North’s Instagram account. When you’re there, you’ll notice we use #wayupnorth as the official hashtag. So tag Way Up North and use the hashtag to get our attention, and we’ll check out your work!
HOW CAN I CONNECT WITH FELLOW ATTENDEES?
The Way Up North Facebook group is the easiest way. If you do not use social media and have an idea you’d like to share, email us. We’re open to using the Way Up North newsletter, so share what you have in mind!
WHAT’S THE PRICE TO ATTEND?
€145 + VAT from October 12th 17:00 to October 13th 17:00.
€195 + VAT from October 13th 17:00 to October 31st 00:00.
€345 + VAT from November 1st to December 31st 00:00.
€595 + VAT January 1st onwards.
All times GMT+2.
WHAT LANGUAGE IS THE EVENT?
WHO COMES TO WAY UP NORTH?
There are no prerequisites to attend Way Up North.
If you’ve photographed weddings for 25 years or thought about photographing a wedding. If you’ve only made films of your kids or have created 500 wedding films. Everyone with an interest in weddings is welcome.
Typical guests attend with an open-mind and open heart. Everyone has something to offer, and Way Up North is a safe space to share.
Way Up North is where you give a real hug to the virtual community you know are out there, but haven’t met.
WHO DO I CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS?
Our team always wants to hear from you, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll reply straight away.
WHAT IS WAY UP NORTH?
Way Up North is a European conference for wedding creatives and brands who want to connect with them.