10,000 Events! Doorkeeper User Meetup #1

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:00 - 21:30 JST

Hub Tokyo

東京都目黒区目黒2-11-3 印刷工場 1F


We’re proud to announce that over 10,000 events have been created on Doorkeeper! Thank you to everyone who has helped us reach this point.

To mark this occasion, we’re holding our first Doorkeeper Users Meetup. At the meetup, you’ll have a chance to meet the Doorkeeper team and other Doorkeeper event organizers.


19:00 〜 19:10 Doors Open

19:10 〜 19:15 Game 

19:15 〜 19:30 What we’ve learned from hosting over 10,000 events

Paul McMahon

With over 10000 events hosted on Doorkeeper, we have a lot of data about what makes a successful event. We’ll highlight some of the interesting things we’ve learned from looking at this data, and answer questions like “What’s the best day to have my event?” and “How can I reduce no-shows?”.

Doorkeeper Inc Representative Director. Organizer of Tokyo Rubyist Meetup, which brings together Japanese and international developers, and staff at many other events.

19:30 〜 19:40 Why does Co-edo use Doorkeeper?

Kohji Tanaka@mon_sat

  • Co-Edo and Doorkeeper
  • The advantages of using a coworking space for your event
  • Event Tips

In 2007 Kohji founded the web development firm Direct Search Japan. In January 2013, he opened Coworking Space Kayabacho Co-Edo, where tech related events are often held. A frequent user of Doorkeeper.

Communities managed

19:40 〜 19:50 How Mobile Monday Runs Events

Lars Cosh-Ishii

Launched in 2004, Mobile Monday Tokyo is a networking event that routinely attracts 100-200 people in the wireless industry.

It was the first community to use Doorkeeper, and now is the biggest with over 5000 members. This presentation will cover tips for event organizers learned from 10 years of hosting events.

Founder and Managing Director of Mobikyo; we publish Wireless Watch Japan, organize Mobile Monday Tokyo, operate Mobile Intelligence guided missions, and provide related research and advisory services.

19:50 〜 20:00 Extreme Sports vs Tech Communities

Yasu Takeo

Yasu organizes two very different communities: King of Ground, Japan’s premeir BMX flatland event, and Liferay, an open source portal. This presentation will compare the challenges faced in building the different communities.

Community Manager of Liferay Japan. Producer of King of Ground. Editor in Chief of Encounter Magazine, a bilingual traveling, BMX, bicycle and life style magazine.

20:00 〜 20:15 Pitch your event! Spread the word about your event with a one minute presentation.

20:15 〜 21:30 Open networking. Meet other Doorkeeper organizers

21:30 Venue closes

Admission Fee

Prepaid ¥1,500, At the Door ¥2,000
Drinks and a light meal will be provided.


Hub Tokyo is a coworking space in Meguro that is also a heavy Doorkeeper user. For this event, they have graciously agreed to sponsor our use of their event space.

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