FSCONS 2012/Budget aspect

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The budget aspect of FSCONS is lead by Leif-Jöran. Requests for the budget or comments on the budget should be left on the Talk page, or preferably raised via email. Based on the input received from the organisers (see below for deadlines), as well as input from previous years, this page will be updated continuously to reflect the budget decisions made.


  • 30th of April: Last day to leave comments on ticket prices, number of tickets to be sold, and sponsorship levels and targets
  • 31st of May: Last day to request a budget for 2012 spendings


All numbers given are in SEK.

  • The overall budget revenue was calculated to 232 000 SEK in spring of 2012.
    • warning from Sponsor aspect about lower figures from them (currently 35 000 down from 80 000).
    • ticket sales prediction down from 152 000 to 120 000.
Income Prediction Actual Note
Ticket sales 120 000 83 272
Sales from café 68 000 Warning for possible loss.
Sponsorship 35 000 18 000 warning, this includes 8 000 in open invoices.
Cultural event support 20 000 15 000 via Studiefrämjandet
Expenditure Prediction Actual Note
Track budgets 32 000 3 700 Based on 8 tracks using 4 000 each. Some will stand for their own costs, eg FSFE, Wikimedia.
Travel invited 16 000-20 000 13 000 We have two keyntes so this shall hold.
Travel scholarship, Nordic 20 000 0 We got no money this time. So no travel scholarships.
Café 68 000
Hardware 15 000 6 804 This is a hard maximum.
Administration 10 000 Card reader rental, money handling machines.
Advertising 7 000 3 456 NB this post is also named promotion here and there.

Sales from the Cafe will be split into some sensible divisions also reflected in new account plan.