In an earlier post about how to assist dormant Meetup Groups, we kicked around some ideas on how to support meetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. organizers in their essential community work, especially if they are struggling or suffer from burn-out.
As a test, experienced meetup organizers will host four Meetup Roundtables. Kathy Drewien, Roberto Remedios, Jim True and Ulrich Pogson have already agreed to be our hosts, and we are recruiting a couple more people right now!
The Meetup Roundtables are an opportunity for Meetup organizers to connect and discuss challenges and opportunities for their local Meetups Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook.. We’ll hold them via video chat, using Zoom.
Here are the dates and topics, all Wednesdays at 16:00 UTC
- March 7th, 2018
What were the more popular topics in 2017 and 2018?
Your hosts:Karen Arnold (@karenalma) – Meetup Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
- March 14th, 2018
How did you find your venues and strategic partners?
- March 21st, 2018
How do you promote and cross-post meetups in the local community?
- March 28th, 2018
How did you find your co-organizers?
The format is quite informal. We’ll kick-off the meeting with introductions, name, and location. The hosts will talk about their experiences for this week’s topic for a few minutes, and then we open it up for general Q & A from participating organizers.
For this first round, we’ll plan for these video chat Meetup Roundtables to last one hour. We will record them and make them available for those that couldn’t make it.
We hope you can join the discussion! If you’re an experienced meetup organizer in the WordPress chapter program and would like to participate as a host, please comment below!
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