At least 2 months out
At least 6 weeks out
2 weeks out
- Confirm venue with Verity Bell (things sometimes pop up like surprise ShipIt days)
- Request beer and pizza to be ordered through Verity Bell
- Check that Brittany Walker [Atlassian] has set up an online Registration Form e.g. Sydney AUG Registration 2-Feb-2012(and make sure you will have a laptop or tablet to use on the night)
- Get conversations going on Meetup and Facebook e.g. "What do you want to talk about at the user group", "What's better product Y or product Y" etc...
- Start making presentation slides (welcome slide with #hashtag and registration link, agenda slide, slides for other items like individual speakers or panel etc.)
few days before
- Finish slides
- Social media "who's coming" posts. Twitter, Facebook, Meetup.