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on the organisations page there are a bunch of links.

is there a definition of organisation, as to my mind out of the links only 3 are organisations, the rest are events.

# by Mini, 2012-05-23 14:59 BST

Those "convention organisations" are there so that individual events can be grouped together.
e.g. "Bungay Balls Up 2012" *event* is part of the "Bungay Balls Up" *organisation*, which will have all of the BBU individual events under its umbrella.

I think the definition of "organisation" will vary a lot in this sense. An organisation could be "an ongoing convention", "a group that promotes juggling", etc etc.

# by The Void, 2012-05-23 15:49 BST Parent

Yeah that ^

At present there are only a couple of bits of functionality attached to organisations:

If someone marks themselves as an attendee or whatever of an event, the user is connected to that event's organisation. So next year when that organisation creates another event (& assigns it to the organisation) the user will receive a notification of the new event.

& less importantly to provide context to some hashtags. If you view threads tagged #IJA for example there is a link to the info page so the user can see what everyone is on about.

As mentioned elsewhere I'm also thinking about providing organisation specific event feeds.

# by Orinoco, 2012-05-23 14:10 BST Parent

so does that mean every club or every convention that has regular meetings could be an organisation?

# by Mini, 2012-05-23 21:50 BST Parent

Potentially yes.

# by Orinoco, 2012-05-23 22:18 BST Parent

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