At, member hosted events need backers. We have done this to encourage co-creation, collaboration and to give event hosts support for their event. We have also introduced this to strengthen our community by having more people invested in the events going on here and how they are represented and executed.

Backers are members who:

  • support your event idea
  • agree to review and help edit your event description
  • may help you during the event (if possible/necessary)

We’ve made it easier for you to find backers by creating a Slack channel for members to ask other members to be Backers, the slack channel is called #events. To access the channel, then sign up on and join the workspace (if you have problems joining the channel write to