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Welcome to another meetup organizer newsletter full of news, information, and inspiration for your local meetup.
- WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. US – Community Track
- Watch the WordCamp US Live Stream with your Local Community
- Meetup Kit released by WordCamp Asia
- Tips on getting more speakers to your meetup
WordCamp US – Community Track
This year WordCamp US is holding its first ever community track. This track will feature workshops and interactive presentations designed to include the audience.
Here is what is being covered on the community track:
“Creating A Welcoming And Diverse Space”
A workshop to create WordPress events in person or online; on how to create a welcoming and diverse space.
“Grow Your Meetup”
This workshop will cover some popular ideas around marketing tactics, meetup formats and ideas along with WordCamps to grow your meetup. Check out their Grow your meetup Survey!
“Running A Successful Contributor Day”
This workshop will cover how to go about running a contributor day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. for WordCamp that has never done it before. It might also be useful for Contributor 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..
“Organizing A WordCamp While Staying Sane”
This workshop will explore tools, software and techniques to remove barriers and make running a WordPress meetup easier.
Watch the WordCamp US Live Stream with your Local Community
WordCamp US 2019 is happening on Nov 1-3 and, to allow people all over the world to enjoy the great content, the organising team is opening up a live stream of the event.
This live stream will available for free all over the world, making it a great opportunity to get your local community together to watch it. It is also a great way to watch “State of the Word This is the annual report given by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress at WordCamp US. It looks at what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and the future of WordPress. https://wordpress.tv/tag/state-of-the-word/.” by Matt Mullenweg the founder of WordPress.
You can organize a “WordCamp US Live Stream Party” or a “State of the Word Live Stream Party” with your local meetup.
You can view the live stream by visiting the WCUS homepage.
WordCamp Asia 2020 Meetup Kit
The WordCamp Asia team in an effort to reach out to more meetups to learn about their first flagship WordCamp – have put together some useful resources as part of a meetup kit for organizers.
You can view the WordCamp Asia 2020 meetup kit here.
Tips on getting more speakers to your meetup
Topher wrote a post on the community blog sharing a couple of tricks to get more speakers to your meetups.
One would be to encourage live remote speakers using video conference to talk about a topic that your meetup group wants to know more about but do not have a local speaker.
The other tip, suggests watching a session from WordPress.TV and then to have a round-table discussion around content at the meetup. Maybe have the speaker from the video available to take questions via chat.
You can read more about it here.
That’s it for now — chat with you next time!
Your friends on the Community Team