Announcing Third Batch of Names for SteemFest + Reminder: Book Volkshotel Package before 12 October!

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6 more weeks until SteemFest Amsterdam! And only less than 2 weeks to claim the SteemFest Volkshotel package!

Claim your Volkshotel Room before 12 October!

Why? Because on that 12th of October the left-over rooms will go to general market again and you might miss out. Please note that you don't have to stay in the Volkshotel perse, however some activities start here and many steemians will stay here, so it is actually a great option...

And then ofcourse you also need a SteemFest ticket. A ticket, yes, "But for what" you may ask? Well, today we added more new names on the line up list of speakers, panelists and performers of SteemFest 2016.

Without further ado this week unveiled:

  • @dollarvigilante, Anarchapulco, Mexico: Anarcho-capitalist, libertarian and freedom fighter against the state & central banks

  • @fairytalelife, USA: Illustrator, artist, mentor, mother of four

  • @firepower, India: Lead admin Steemit.Chat, Steemit Social and motorhead

  • @anyx, Canada: Cheetah creator, lead SteemCleaner, witness, and graduate student

  • @mauricemikkers, The Netherlands: Photographer, Micrograph Stories, Labrat and 3D designer

  • @timsaid, Germany: Crypto Challenge, scientist, photographer and free runner

Previously week we already announced the following speakers and performers of SteemFest:

  • @ned, USA - CEO Steemit

  • @infovore, Nigeria - creator of the SteemMag series

  • @tatianamoroz, USA - singer/songwriter, podcaster and bitcoin aficionada

  • @xeroc, Germany - Longtime blockchain expert and developer of Piston

  • @heiditravels, USA / Portugal - travel blogger and surfer

  • @ericvancewalton, USA - writer of poems & novels such as the trending Alarm Clock Dawn series

  • @allasyummyfood, UK: Youtuber, chef and steemian

  • @anwenbaumeister, USA: Project Curie, yogi, gardener and lover of all

  • @riverhead, USA: witness, crypto stuff and maker DAO

  • @kevinwong: Dj, Project Curie and etherpunk

  • @svk: witness, bitshares, crypto frontender

  • @pharesim: witness, maker of steemjs lib,

Presentations, workshops and performances will generally last about 20 minutes max, unless more in-depth time is required. Other items will include: a 'Whale' panel and a 'Developer' apps pitch session. Also you can order a unique Micrograph Story: a microscopic view of your own tear. And you can have a (portrait) drawing made for you!

(Some) more names to be announced soon!


Make the most out of your buck, go with a group to SteemFest!

By buying a group ticket (minimum 4) you get a 10% discount in the SteemFest Ticketshop. The discount is automatically applied once you order 4 or more tickets of the same kind in the ticketshop. Please note that every ticket needs its own unique Steemit Username.

If you want to buy as a group tickets with SBD, very welcome! Multiply the single SBD ticketprice (144 SBD) with minimum 4 tickets and subtract 10% = 518.4 SBD (for 4) recalculate for the amount needed.. Note that you need to pay the amount at once via the instructions on , so no split bills in this case!

Stay with 2 in one room in SteemFest Volkshotel. The € 285 package price for SteemFest Volkshotel is for 3 nights per room. You can stay with 2 people in one room. So use the #steemfest channel to find roommates. Note that Volkshotel only has about 20 'twin bedded' (2 seperate beds) rooms so be sure to claim early and also mention that you want a 'twin bedded' in your reservation EXPLICITLY. (maybe even in the subject). By combining smart, you save about 60% of the normal price.

Buy your SteemFest ticket(s) with SBD by following the instructions on

It involves a little bit of manual work, but with the pregenerated payment & email links you are done within 1 minute... _Note that SBD paid tickets are processed manually, minimum twice per day._

SteemFest Ticketshop is open 24/7:

The budget for the event for 300 people is now surpassing € 115,000 and with help of Steemit HQ and Whale support we are trying to lower the lowest entry price to about 1/4 of it. You can help out sponsoring the event by picking a more expensive 'Support Ticket' in various levels. If you are not attending you can also buy a 'NO-ENTRY-ticket' for which we thank you very much and send you a gift to your doorstep.

By buying an event ticket, which you need to bring and exchange in Amsterdam for a SteemFest wristband, you get access to the following:

  • 1000 SP provided by Steemit HQ when you show up in Amsterdam with your paid ticket. Distribution details will follow.
  • Day 0: Friday 11 November:
  • Day 1: Saturday 12 November:
    • (Taxi) Boat trip from SteemFest Volkshotel to Conference Venue
    • A full day & night of conference / presentations / workshops and party in a beautiful all rented out Conference Venue, the Tobacco Theatre in the Centre of Amsterdam
    • Including all day drinks, lunch, dinner, bites
    • Including open bar at night with sodas, Heineken Beer, Gin, Rum, Wodka.
    • Expect a great mix of content by fellow Steemians: panels, workshops, recitals, music performances, literature and more.
  • Day 2: Sunday 13 November:
    • Long Boat tour along the canals of Amsterdam
    • "Red Light Mashup" - an afternoon filled with activities in Amsterdam's oldest neighborhood
    • Climb the church
    • Bites & drinks
    • Small sessions in locations at 50m distance scattered around the "Old Church"
    • Nearby musea to enter with your festival wristband
    • Guided Walking Tours
    • Closing Dinner & Drinks in SteemFest Volkshotel

The base ticket price for the aforementioned full program including lunch, dinners, bites and drinks is set at € 111 including fees.

If you can afford it, you are very welcome to buy a more expensive 'Support ticket' (available at various levels of support: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum) which enable us to fill the current 'hole' in the budget :)

Not included:

All proceedings of this post will go towards funding SteemFest and closing that budget gap :)

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Holy gawd, I have worked long and hard on the missus and finally got permission. Blue it's just down to funding. I'm going!!!!!


Great news and a well rewarded effort :)

Thanks, @roelandp. Can't wait!

@steemfest support in our -003- . One user will get one free "Steemit Blogger T-Shirt" and all the raised SBD will go to @steemfest. You can enter the raffle and show your support!

This sounds like so much fun! Hopefully it will be an annual event and I can make plans (and budget for it next year)...and work on getting a passport!

Stay with 2 in one room in SteemFest Volkshotel. The € 285 package price for SteemFest Volkshotel is for 3 nights per room. You can stay with 2 people in one room.

To clarify, are you saying that the twin rooms are for 2 people or can you actually fit 3 people in 1 room??

(when you say you can stay with 2 people that sounds like you mean 2 other people - as in other than yourself)

2 people per room. Twin bedded = 2 beds. Act fast, because there are only 20 of those and I don't know how many are left.


That's ok I got mine. Thanks @roelandp, just wanted to clarify, in case there was room for one more. This line-up is looking really exciting, can't wait!

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This is going to be awesome! Looking forward to meet you all there! :)

Hi @steemfest Hey, there is a way maybe for me to get the original file of the poster to make a small animation for the SteemFest? If is a vectorial file much better, but can be a psd too. Please. let me know. Cheers

Oh how I lagged behind life))) never knew that you can participate in this event! you have to earn the money and be sure to come!