Meetup 7 Tomorrow, PodCamp Ohio 7 days away!

Written by angelo on June 20, 2008 – 11:09 pm -

This will be the last meetup before PodCamp Ohio! Meetup 7 will take place on Saturday, June 21 from 11:00 am – 1:00 PM at the Hilliard Panara Bread (3625 Fishinger Blvd, Hilliard, OH 43026) close to ITT Technical Institute (map). Immediately following, we will visit ITT for organizers and volunteers to check out the facilities. Organizers and Volunteers are strongly recommended to come to the meetup to go over event plans and duties.

We have a print sample of the event guide created by Gabe from GodsMac.com as well as some of the event swag to demo during tomorrows meetup. Please feel free to bring your cameras and/or recording equipment.

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Meeting 27 Tonight, June 12

Written by angelo on June 12, 2008 – 4:34 pm -

This will be the second last meeting before PodCamp Ohio.

Agenda items:

  • Make a decision on catering
  • Seeking door prizes and gifts to give to attendees
  • Event Materials order status
  • Staff T-shirts for organizers and Volunteers
  • Overall plan for volunteers
  • Assemble session schedule
  • Anything else that comes up.

Call in information:

Talkshoe link: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/80720
Phone number: (724) 444-7444
Talkcast id: 80720

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Calling All Volunteers!

Written by angelo on June 11, 2008 – 2:55 pm -

Calling All Volunteers!

We are seeking volunteers for PodCamp Ohio. There are three areas where you can help.

  1. Registration – Greet attendees, help guests sign in and help hand out event bags and t-shirts.
  2. Session Assistant – Help speakers and attendees find rooms and assist speakers with getting setup where necessary.
  3. Record Sessions – Assist Coefficient Media with recording (audio and/or video) the sessions.

If you would like to assist us, please email volunteer [at] podcampohio.com and indicate which of the three areas above you would like to volunteer for. Please include your t-shirt size and any time restraints you may have during the day. We need your response by June 15th so we can order your t-shirt.

Pre-Event Volunteer Schedule

  • Meetup 7, Saturday, June 21 at Panera Bread by ITT 11am – Go over the event day game plan for Registration and Sessions with volunteers and organizers. at 1pm, we will take a brief tour of the school and go over questions anyone may have.
  • Group Dinner, Friday, June 27 at Damon’s next to ITT @ 6pm – Everyone, including attendees are welcome to join us at the Damon’s by ITT for dinner. PLEASE BRING YOUR WALLETS, THIS DINNER IS NOT SPONSORED, SORRY EVERYONE.
  • Event Walk Through – Friday, June 27 at ITT @ 8pm – We will do a brief walk through ITT and if there is time, setup tables for registration. Organizers and Volunteers are strongly encouraged to make it to this walk through.
  • Wind down – Friday, June 27 at Damon’s @ 9pm – We’ll be hanging out at the Damon’s next to ITT following the Walk Through. This will be a great opportunity for Organizers and Volunteers to mingle with speakers and attendees who just arrived into town who are looking to wind down the evening before the big day.
  • Early Morning – Saturday, June 28 at ITT @ 8am – Volunteers meet to setup registration and start signing in guests.
  • PodCamp Opens – Saturday, June 28 at ITT @ 9am – Start signing in guests and assisting attendees.

Post-Event Volunteer Schedule

  • Closing – 5:30pm – Clean up; return tables to their correct classrooms, pick up garbage, etc…
  • Dave and Busters – 6pm – Meet at Dave and Busters to relax and play some games!

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Meeting 25 – Volunteer Shirts!

Written by angelo on June 4, 2008 – 8:56 am -

During meeting 25, we announced our latest event sponsors (Viddler and Blip.tv), plans for lunch at Damon’s next door to ITT and finalizing plans for the night before (Dinner with organizers and volunteers, visit ITT and setup any last minute tables then hang out at the bar at the Damon’s).

Staff T-shirtWe talked about volunteer and organizer T-shirts, we’re going to go with a blue shirt. Since last weeks meeting, Brian designed a blue shirt with the word ‘staff’ on the front and the PodCamp Ohio logo on the sleeve. We also decided that volunteers and organizers willing to buy their own t-shirt can. If you’re going to be volunteering and don’t have the means to buy your own T-shirt, please contact angelo (angelo [at] podcampohio.com) and we’ll work out getting you a Staff shirt ordered.

We also discussed event bags and possibly not getting them, but since the last meeting Angelo found a vendor who sells branded 9″x12″ at an affordable cost.

The remainder of the meeting we go on a tangent about the Smurfs, the Lost season finale that directly followed this meeting and The Office.

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