Running a community event is never a one person job! Your team is your most valuable asset in this instance. Next, you need to understand that good communication is the key to running a successful event, from dealing with your internal team to dealing with external speakers, sponsors and suppliers. You should also focus on listening to your community and in turn becoming part of it. Last but not least, it doesn’t matter how much you plan, something will always go wrong! You need to be prepared to think on your feet and come up with a solution at short notice.