Services

Event- and Project management

From your first idea to realization: We are here for you every step of the way. Whether your are are planning an event online  or onsite, you can rely on our expertise. Our team takes care of all your requirements such as

  • concept creation
  • curation and program management
  • project lead and team  management
  • venue scouting and booking
  • speaker management
  • sponsor management
  • technical set up and requirements
  • ticketing
  • volunteer management

For services that we do not provide ourselves, we have longstanding relationships with a great network of service and product provider, for example  video recording,  rental equipment (technical and furniture), catering, security etc

Communication

Plain Schwarz has extensive communication and design experience allowing us to support you in reaching your target audience and making the best of your event experience.

For communications, please ask us about:

  • PR
  • social media management
  • community management
  • media partnerships

Your logo and the event design can support you effectively. We create onsite signposting and signage for broad visibility, we create content to support your social media activities and help you identify the best supporting swag to make your event a great success.

Consulting

Whether your are currently planning a new event, are new in Open Source or just have an idea in mind that you want to lift to the next level? Speak to us! We help you when you are…

  • planning to professionalize your event- series
  • streamline your annual company meeting
  •  looking to expand exisiting event structures to build a new online event on top
  •  or just bring your idea and we‘ll talk!

PS opens doors to the open source world

We organize knowledge sharing and access to open source technologies for world leading IT companies, start-ups and institutions. Through our network of experts we support our partners and customers on their way to digital transformation with open source.

Event Management

From your first idea to realization: We are here for you every step of the way. Whether your are planning an event online or onsite, you can rely on our expertise.

Communication

Plain Schwarz has extensive communication and design experience allowing us to support you in reaching your target audience and making the best of your event experience.

Consulting

Whether your are currently planning a new event, are new in Open Source or just have an idea in mind that you want to lift to the next level? Speak to us!

What our Clients say about us

In 2020, faced with the cancellation of our flagship Haystack US conference due to the pandemic, we worked with the Plain Schwarz team to combine our event with two others (Berlin Buzzwords and MICES) into a week of online talks, workshops and discussions. In only a short time they put together a complete online platform … Continue reading Charlie Hull | OpenSource Connections

Charlie Hull | OpenSource Connections

Conferences have a lot of moving parts, and it is important to keep all of them moving together. We are a global and virtual organization, so we needed a local partner with a real sense of ownership of the event. Plain Schwarz really understood our needs and translated them into the perfect event. They made … Continue reading Myrle Krantz | Apache Software Foundation

Myrle Krantz | Apache Software Foundation

When we had to turn MICES into a virtual event this year, we could not have made a better decision than to work with Plain Schwarz: Their high level of professionalism and their creativity to cope with this unusual situation became apparent very quickly. What makes Plain Schwarz really special is that we didn’t have … Continue reading René Kriegler | MICES

René Kriegler | MICES