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Meetup 12 presentation final   public
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Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
Meetup 12 presentation final   public
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Slide deck from Meetup 12, Silicon Halton, October 12, 2010 in Oakville Ontario.

Slide deck from Meetup 12, Silicon Halton, October 12, 2010 in Oakville Ontario.

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    • 1. Agenda – Welcome, Show of Hands, and Welcome Mat Newbies (Chris & Rick) – The Last 12/The Next 12 (Chris, Rick & Ken) – The Top Cool Things (Chris & Rick) – Event Schedule (Reema) – Member Announcements (Anyone)
    • 2. The Welcome Mat (42 new members since July)
    • 3. After 12 months • 300+ meetup attendees • 200+ LinkedIn members • 340+ Twitter followers • 25, Twitter lists • Website got 1400 page views • 50+ posts
    • 4. Last 12 months • Met with many influencers in the community • Met with all the Economic Dev offices • Addition of other key believers to SH team • Created web site • Create membership badge
    • 5. After 12 months • 12 meetups – 2 Open Space formats + 3 workshops – 4 presentation from community experts – Presentation from Cheryl McKinnon Nuxeo – Intro to Sheridan College Student – Intro of Halton Skills Major Program – Community messages
    • 6. After 12 months
    • 7. Next 12 months • Business Plan & incorporate • Unconference in Spring of 2011 • Raise funds to pay someone • Establish an interim board of directors ("unofficial") • Establish "uncommittees" for: – Event planning and execution – Community Development – Bridge Uncommittee – Other?
    • 8. Top Cool Things – Silicon Halton Bloggers!
    • 9. Top Cool Things – Silicon Halton Bloggers!
    • 10. Top Cool Things – Silicon Halton Bloggers & Spotlight!
    • 11. Top Cool Things – Discussions on LI Group
    • 12. Top Cool Things – Discussions on LI Group
    • 13. Top Cool Things – OpenSpace in Action
    • 14. Going Forward – Schedule For Meetups • So much great stuff has happened – so much talent in Halton – so how do we keep our meetup momentum going? • We’ve asked you, surveyed you, and discussed at roundtables and un-meetings what you’re looking for from our meetups. • We know you are: – Professionals / Individuals: looking for connections, networks, ideas to get more business – Solopreneurs / Small Businesses: looking for partnerships, networks, clients, ideas to grow and optimize your business, get access to venture capital – Corporations / Mid to Fortune 500: looking for networks, innovative ways to grow your business, access local talent pools
    • 15. Meetups Calendar For Membership Needs So….we’ve developed a meetup plan focused on four themes: 1. Business / Professional Growth – Marketing - Sales - Business Development – Examples: Digital Media - Social Media – Inbound Marketing – Customer Relationship Management – Blogging For business 2. Business Optimization – Productivity – Methods – Best Practices – Examples: Project Management, Agile Development, Supply / Services Chain 3. Innovation / Commercialization – Product + Services Innovation – R&D – Venture Capital – Examples: New Product Demos – R&D Sources + Funding – Sources of Capital – Crowdsourcing Projects 4. Networking / Building Business Relationships – Collaboration – Partnerships - Referrals – Examples: Speed Networking – Partnering Opportunities – Referral Networks
    • 16. Meetups Calendar For Membership Needs Growth Optimization Innovation Networking November Linked-In Top 10 Speed Networking December Doing Business In The US January Windows Phone 7 February x March Speed Networking April- Unconference x x x May x June x July Speed Networking August x September x October x And started a calendar to help our planning……
    • 17. How Will It Work? • Event Themes Will Get Posted By October 31 – Will include open call for keynote presentations – And open call for member presentations • Each Month: – Pre meetup networking – 30 minutes – One keynote presentation based on theme - 30 minutes – Two member presentations - 5 minutes each – Post meetup networking – 45 minutes or until bar closes • Both structured + unstructured formats – If we run an unmeeting, all the presentation topics will be posted beforehand so people can think about what they’d like to hear • Finally – we’ll round out meetup themes by: – adding links to presentations / videos from the event – and invite our members to add other links to ideas / presentations that support the theme
    • 18. Who’s Going To Do This? Need Volunteers To Help Build Great Events – We already have great location scouts – We need four committees based on themes – This is not a lifelong commitment, but it is a serious commitment for one year for the events you take on Committees Will: – Plan event (we’ll provide event templates) – Source / finalize speakers – Ensure locations work for the event – Market event – Be responsible for all info in the linkedin meetup space Comments / Questions?
    • 19. Next Meetup • Topic • Format • Date • Location TBD

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