Where do I start? Going to events

This post originally appeared on It can be confusing knowing where to start. I started attending tech events about 5 years ago. It was hit and miss! Here I explore what I think about when picking an event so you don’t have to. Which events should I attend? After my third “conference” in four weeks, I’m thinking through how I choose events ad tips for people who are new to events. Most of the events I attend are technical or about co-operation. These tips however can be used for just about any flavour of event you’d like to attend. Why even bother with events? There are so many great reasons to attend events, here’s a few of mine: Learning is fun! Meeting new people is great for collaborating. Meeting people like you stops you feeling alone (especially for women in tech). But what if I’m an introvert? Both introverts…