Events Group Update for 2/7/2013

Last week:

  • ordered stickers from Sticker Giant
  • published WordCamps in 2012 post on Central
  • gently nudged Events teams that were slow or stuck
  • sent new volunteer intros for Events teams
  • sent out Guidelines Pain Points survey to 166 WordCampWordCamp 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. organizers
  • WordCamp Base Theme Page Templates continued coding Day of Event and Session templates; added 3 new contributors
  • posted another Meetup Best Practices post
  • Event Video Moderators reviewed and published 14 WordCamp videos; added 3 new contributors
  • drafted a final draft of the Multi-Event Sponsorship Program for the team to look over one last time before it’s proposed to the Team Reps
  • approved for planning: 2 WordCamps
  • approved budget & put on the schedule: 4 WordCamps

This week:

  • form a group to create MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. guidelines
  • bring the Mentorships program proposal to the Team Reps to review & approve
  • bring the Multi-Event Sponsorship program proposal to the Team Reps to review & approve
  • publish some Event Planning Training Materials at GPLGPL GPL is an acronym for GNU Public License. It is the standard license WordPress uses for Open Source licensing The GPL is a ‘copyleft’ license This means that derivative work can only be distributed under the same license terms. This is in distinction to permissive free software licenses, of which the BSD license and the MIT License are widely used examples. vetting checklist, invoice and budget templates, and WordCamp milestones documents
  • wireframe speaker & schedule template; keep coding session and Day Of template
  • keep reviewing & publishing WordCamp videos
  • continue responding to WordCamp applications and working with WordCamps in planning