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* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/announce MakeVention Announce]
 
* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/announce MakeVention Announce]
 
* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/committee MakeVention Committee]
 
* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/committee MakeVention Committee]
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== Advertising ==
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/Makevention/ExhibitorApplication.php Exhibitor Application] - Please spread the word
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* [http://makevention.org Public Web Site] - This is ready to share.
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/Makevention/logo.jpg Makevention logo] - Isn't it awesome!
  
 
== Current Activities ==
 
== Current Activities ==
* Insurance (Jenett)
 
** $300 plus $35 to add the Convention Center as an insured.
 
** Through M.J. Scheutz (Bloominglabs' insurance broker) and Cincinnati Insurance Company
 
** Policy will be written August 1st (or sooner if the CC requires it)
 
 
* A budget (Therese)
 
* A budget (Therese)
 
* A list of groups to approach about sponsoring Makevention (Everyone!)
 
* A list of groups to approach about sponsoring Makevention (Everyone!)
* Getting a public website up
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* Getting a public website up (Jenett)
* Getting an application online for exhibitors (Jenett)
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* Talking to Visit Bloomington about advertising (Jenett)
 
* Talking to Visit Bloomington about advertising (Jenett)
* Designing a logo
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* Designing a logo (Michael from MCPL)
  
 
== Venue ==
 
== Venue ==
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== Organizing Team ==
 
== Organizing Team ==
* Jenett Tillotson from Bloominglabs
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* Jenett Tillotson
* Therese Miller from IU
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** Bloominglabs
* Steve Backs from the Monroe County Public Library
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** exhibitors and general chair
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** jtillots ]at[ cogbots ]dot[ com
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* Therese Miller
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** IU/PTI
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** sponsorships
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** millertm ]at[ iu ]dot[ com
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* Steve Backs
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** Monroe County Public Library
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** stiva ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
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* Michael Hoerger
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** Monroe County Public Library
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** advertising and graphic design
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** michaelismichael ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  
 
== Exhibitors ==
 
== Exhibitors ==
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* Trained Eye Arts
 
* Trained Eye Arts
 
* Indy makers/Club Cyberia
 
* Indy makers/Club Cyberia
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* Robot Drawing Collective
  
 
== Possible Events ==
 
== Possible Events ==
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== Entertainment ==
 
== Entertainment ==
 
* [http://nerdcorenow.com/2010/09/20/album-shammers-lefthand-shmix-tape-ep/ Shammers - nerdcore group based out of Bloomington]
 
* [http://nerdcorenow.com/2010/09/20/album-shammers-lefthand-shmix-tape-ep/ Shammers - nerdcore group based out of Bloomington]
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* Long-shot, but Robert DeLong would be awesome.
  
 
== Possible Sponsors ==
 
== Possible Sponsors ==
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* Local beer and wine making companies
 
* Local beer and wine making companies
 
* Cook
 
* Cook
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* Woodworking groups
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* Weavers
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* Ivy Tech
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* Boston Scientific in Spencer
  
 
== Contacts ==
 
== Contacts ==
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* Talisha Coppock, Executive Director, Convention Center, tcoppock ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
 
* Talisha Coppock, Executive Director, Convention Center, tcoppock ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
 
* Zoe Monts, Sales and Event Assistant, Convention Center, zoe ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
 
* Zoe Monts, Sales and Event Assistant, Convention Center, zoe ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
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== Insurance ==
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* $300 plus $35 to add the Convention Center as an insured.
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* Through M.J. Scheutz (Bloominglabs' insurance broker) and Cincinnati Insurance Company
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* Policy will be written August 1st (or sooner if the CC requires it)

Revision as of 17:33, 24 January 2013

Contents

Communication

We have two mailing lists setup, a committee list for those who wish to help put this event together and an announcement list for those who want to be notified of official details of the event. Please feel free to join in!

Advertising

Current Activities

  • A budget (Therese)
  • A list of groups to approach about sponsoring Makevention (Everyone!)
  • Getting a public website up (Jenett)
  • Talking to Visit Bloomington about advertising (Jenett)
  • Designing a logo (Michael from MCPL)

Venue

  • Convention Center - cost $2,000
    • Also use the parking lot across the B-Line and the parking lot across College
    • Also use the B-Line

Dates

  • The winner is August 24th

Name Ideas

  • Makevention <- this is our winner!

Organizing Team

  • Jenett Tillotson
    • Bloominglabs
    • exhibitors and general chair
    • jtillots ]at[ cogbots ]dot[ com
  • Therese Miller
    • IU/PTI
    • sponsorships
    • millertm ]at[ iu ]dot[ com
  • Steve Backs
    • Monroe County Public Library
    • stiva ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  • Michael Hoerger
    • Monroe County Public Library
    • advertising and graphic design
    • michaelismichael ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com

Exhibitors

  • LVL1
  • Hive13
  • Wonderlab
  • Indiana Filmmakers Network
  • Bloomington Print Collective
  • Bloomington and IU Amateur Radio Clubs
  • Nicole Jacquard/IU's fab lab
  • Cold Hard Art (the dude that sold us the mill)
  • Charlie Peck/LittleFe
  • Lego League (maybe have a Lego League competition)
  • MIT SeaPerch
  • Local FIRST robotics teams
  • IU EOT teams
  • Trained Eye Arts
  • Indy makers/Club Cyberia
  • Robot Drawing Collective

Possible Events

  • Power Wheels Race
  • Lego League Competition
  • Circuit Bending
  • Thursday night music event at the Bluebird
  • Open houses at local makers space in Bloomington on Friday night
    • Bloominglabs
    • Trained Eye Arts
    • Bloomington Print Collective
    • Ecovillage
  • Saturday night Par-Tay at Bloominglabs

Entertainment

Possible Sponsors

  • Crane's STEM group
  • PTI
  • Local beer and wine making companies
  • Cook
  • Woodworking groups
  • Weavers
  • Ivy Tech
  • Boston Scientific in Spencer

Contacts

  • Mike McAfee, Executive Director, Visit Bloomington, mike ]at[ visitbloomington ]dot[ com
  • Laura Newton, Assistant Directory, Visit Bloomington, laura ]at[ visitbloomington ]dot[ com
  • Talisha Coppock, Executive Director, Convention Center, tcoppock ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
  • Zoe Monts, Sales and Event Assistant, Convention Center, zoe ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com

Insurance

  • $300 plus $35 to add the Convention Center as an insured.
  • Through M.J. Scheutz (Bloominglabs' insurance broker) and Cincinnati Insurance Company
  • Policy will be written August 1st (or sooner if the CC requires it)
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