Using Physical Events for Press - Presentation Transcript
Using Physical Events for Press For the Startup PR Summit Chris McCann
The Power of Events Evangelists, Customers, Friends+Journalists and the Press
Not Just Tech.
So, How can you Participate?
My 4 points If you want to get involved with events you have 4 options (Descending commitment) Producer Speak Demo Volunteer
How do I get speaking gigs? - Speak!!
Producing Stereotype: Producing events are hard, it sucks and it’s time intensive.
Producing Truth: That is exactly right, but high ROI
6 Common Types of Events
1. User Groups
3. Launch Party
6. After Party (Piggyback)
Essence of Events
Signup for StartupDigest.com See event formats, speaking opportunities, volunteer.
Questions? Chris McCann @McCannatron Chris@thestartupdigest.com How do I get sponsors ? Should I hire a freelance organizer? How many people do I need for my first event? Where do I find out about events? What about international events? How do you handle ticketing? How can I submit events to StartupDigest? Where should I hold my event? How can I market my first event? What’s the Revenue potential on a conference? Should I organize a conference first? Should I charge people for my event?