How to run meetups

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Below is a checklist for how to run meetups, such as Mattermost's GitLab Commit kick-off party.

  • Research venues in area based on number of attendees and type of event.

  • Contact venues for availability on date of event as well as cost (Food & Beverage minimum and Rental Fee).

  • Select venue and food & beverage order.

  • Receive editable PDF contract from venue and send to procurement for approval.

  • Create event invitation online & promote (meetup, eventbrite, Mattermost newsletter, social media, email, Sales). Contact Amanda for assistance.

  • Contact Team Admin for shipping assistance with swag (must have shipping location).

  • Decide on collateral and contact Team Admin for shipping assistance.

  • Will you be getting party decor such as napkins, sign, balloons, etc. Can contact Team Admin for assistance.

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