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== Venue Ideas ==
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* Close off a city street and hold it there
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= Makevention 2014=
** 4th Street between Walnut and Indiana
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== Communication ==
** 4th Street in front of Wonderlab
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* [http://www.makevention.org/ Website]
* Convention Center (not free :( )
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* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/exhibitors Exhibitors mailing list]
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* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/volunteers Volunteers mailing list]
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* [http://www.makevention.org/mailman/listinfo/committee Committee mailing list]
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/Makevention/ExhibitorApplication/ExhibitorApplication.php Exhibitor Application]
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* Facebook page
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== Advertising ==
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/~jtillots/Makevention/Makevention-2014_calling-all-makers-poster.pdf Flyer]
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/~jtillots/Makevention/Makevention-Logo-2014_Facebook-and-Online.png Online logo]
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/~jtillots/Makevention/Makevention-Logo-2014_High-Res-for-PRINT.jpg Print logo]
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* [http://harold.uits.indiana.edu/~jtillots/Makevention/Calling-Makers_business-card_2014_WITH-DATE-01.jpg Business cards]
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* Visit Bloomington is not going to advertise in markets outside of Bloomington.
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== Letters of Support ==
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* Library
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* City
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* BTP
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* Wonderlab
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== Current Activities ==
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* Getting the word out so that people save the date
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* Recruiting exhibitors
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* Finishing the prospectus
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== Venue ==
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* Convention Center - cost $2,150
 
** Also use the parking lot across the B-Line and the parking lot across College
 
** Also use the parking lot across the B-Line and the parking lot across College
 
** Also use the B-Line
 
** Also use the B-Line
* Farmer's Market Stalls
 
** Has electricity!!!
 
* School
 
  
== Possible Dates ==
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== Date ==
* September 7, 2013
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* August 30th
 
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** Convention Center is totally open and they have us pencilled in at this time
== Name Ideas ==
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** Same weekend as the 4th Street Art Festival
* Makevention
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** Same weekend as an ISU (from Terre Haute)/IU home game
* Maker Festival
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** Might be cool to do something with the Terre Haute Hackerspace and Rose Hulmann (I have contacts at both)
* Make, Build, Do Fest
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== Organizing Team ==
 
== Organizing Team ==
* Jenett from Bloominglabs
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* Jenett Tillotson, Bloominglabs, general chair, jtillots ]at[ cogbots ]dot[ com
* Therese Miller from IU  
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* Therese Miller, IU/PTI, sponsorships, millertm ]at[ iu ]dot[ com
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* Steve Backs, Monroe County Public Library, stivab ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
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* Michael Hoerger, Monroe County Public Library , advertising and graphic design, michaelismichael ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
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* Marc Cheetah, Monroe County Public Library, sponsors and general stuff, marc.j.cheetah ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
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* Nathan Heald, Bloominglabs, registration and schwag, dosman ]at[ packetsniffers ]dot[ com
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* Barbara Hallock, volunteer coordinator, bahalloc ]at[ iu ]dot[ edu
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* Austin Toombs, Bloominglabs booth coordinator, austintoombs ]at[ googlemail ]dot[ com
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* Dan Halsey, Bloominglabs, badge maker and exhibitor coordinator, dakhalsey ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  
== Exhibitors ==
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== Possible New Exhibitors ==
* LVL1
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* Center for Sustainable Living
* Hive13
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** Bike Project
* Wonderlab
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* LVL1, Hive13, Club Cyberia, Makerspace: Goshen
 
* Indiana Filmmakers Network
 
* Indiana Filmmakers Network
 
* Bloomington Print Collective
 
* 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
 
* Trained Eye Arts
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* My Sister's Closet
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* EGBG's - a Bloomington glass blowing shop
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* Mother Hubbard's Cupboard
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* Ivy Tech
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* Crane
  
 
== Possible Events ==
 
== Possible Events ==
 
* Power Wheels Race
 
* Power Wheels Race
* Lego League Competition
 
 
* Circuit Bending
 
* Circuit Bending
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** Get toys from [http://www.mcswmd.org/recycling.reuseoptions.html Bloomington Reuse Center]
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* Frankenstein stuffed animals
 
* Thursday night music event at the Bluebird
 
* Thursday night music event at the Bluebird
 
* Open houses at local makers space in Bloomington on Friday night
 
* Open houses at local makers space in Bloomington on Friday night
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* Saturday night Par-Tay at Bloominglabs
 
* Saturday night Par-Tay at Bloominglabs
  
== Sponsors ==
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== Schools ==
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* MCCSC
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* Hoosier Hills
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* Project School
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* Pinnacle School
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== Entertainment ==
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* [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 [http://robertdelong.com/ Robert DeLong] would be awesome.
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== Possible Sponsors ==
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* Pinnacle School
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* Hoosier Energy
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* Crane's STEM group
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* PTI
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* Cook
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* Ivy Tech
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** Entrepeneurship Institute - Steve Bryant
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* Bender Lumber
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** Paul Bender - 812-339-9730 x210
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* Boston Scientific in Spencer
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* Cummins
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* Baxter
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* Herald Times (maybe in-kind advertising)
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* MCPL (in-kind graphic design)
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* Stansifers
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* Kleindorfers
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* Neff Engineering, a local 80/20 distributor
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* Lowes, Menards, Radio Shack
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* Bloomington Technology Partnership
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** Ron Walker
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** Katy Birge
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* SproutBox
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* Mark Krenz/SUSO
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* Layne Hydro
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** Vic's company
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== Contacts ==
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* Mike McAfee, Executive Director, Visit Bloomington, mike ]at[ visitbloomington ]dot[ com
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* Laura Newton, Assistant Directory, Visit Bloomington, laura ]at[ visitbloomington ]dot[ com
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* Talisha Coppock, Executive Director, Convention Center, tcoppock ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
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* Zoe Monts, Sales and Event Assistant, Convention Center, zoe ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
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* Lauren Dexter, Event Coordinator, Convention Center, lauren ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com
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== Insurance ==
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* Cost?
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== Budget ==
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* Venue
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* Insurance
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* Printing
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** Flyers and posters to put up around Bloomington
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** Yard signs
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** Banners for the event
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** Handouts/Program for the event
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* Advertising
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** HT ads when it gets closer to the event
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** Ads in the Ryder
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** Ads in the IDS
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** [http://www.outdoorbillboard.com/billboards-for-rent/indiana/bloomington Billboards around Bloomington]
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* T-shirts for volunteers
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* 50 Makevention shirts to sell during event plus pre-sales orders and volunteer shirts / ordered 8-8
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* Other Schwag?
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== Income ==
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* Charge vendors more ($25)
 +
* Encourage $5 per person/$15 for families donations
 +
 
 +
== Registration handout / badges & schwag ==
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* 200 lanyards with badge clips / ordered 8-8
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* Wood gear laser-cut badges for $10, 100 to be made
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* 500 paper badges
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== Other events around the same time ==
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* [http://www.indiana.edu/~sustain/programs/hoosier-to-hoosier/index.php Hoosier to Hoosier community sale]
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* [http://makerfairefortwayne.com/ Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire]
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* [http://www.makerfairenashville.com/ Nashville Mini Maker Faire]
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* [http://makerfairelou.org/ Louisville Mini Maker Faire]
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* DerbyCon
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* [https://sites.google.com/site/4thstreetfestival/ 4th Street Art Festival]
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[[Category:Events]]

Latest revision as of 23:07, 11 April 2014

Contents

[edit] Makevention 2014

[edit] Communication

[edit] Advertising

[edit] Letters of Support

  • Library
  • City
  • BTP
  • Wonderlab

[edit] Current Activities

  • Getting the word out so that people save the date
  • Recruiting exhibitors
  • Finishing the prospectus

[edit] Venue

  • Convention Center - cost $2,150
    • Also use the parking lot across the B-Line and the parking lot across College
    • Also use the B-Line

[edit] Date

  • August 30th
    • Convention Center is totally open and they have us pencilled in at this time
    • Same weekend as the 4th Street Art Festival
    • Same weekend as an ISU (from Terre Haute)/IU home game
    • Might be cool to do something with the Terre Haute Hackerspace and Rose Hulmann (I have contacts at both)

[edit] Organizing Team

  • Jenett Tillotson, Bloominglabs, general chair, jtillots ]at[ cogbots ]dot[ com
  • Therese Miller, IU/PTI, sponsorships, millertm ]at[ iu ]dot[ com
  • Steve Backs, Monroe County Public Library, stivab ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  • Michael Hoerger, Monroe County Public Library , advertising and graphic design, michaelismichael ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  • Marc Cheetah, Monroe County Public Library, sponsors and general stuff, marc.j.cheetah ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com
  • Nathan Heald, Bloominglabs, registration and schwag, dosman ]at[ packetsniffers ]dot[ com
  • Barbara Hallock, volunteer coordinator, bahalloc ]at[ iu ]dot[ edu
  • Austin Toombs, Bloominglabs booth coordinator, austintoombs ]at[ googlemail ]dot[ com
  • Dan Halsey, Bloominglabs, badge maker and exhibitor coordinator, dakhalsey ]at[ gmail ]dot[ com

[edit] Possible New Exhibitors

  • Center for Sustainable Living
    • Bike Project
  • LVL1, Hive13, Club Cyberia, Makerspace: Goshen
  • Indiana Filmmakers Network
  • Bloomington Print Collective
  • Trained Eye Arts
  • My Sister's Closet
  • EGBG's - a Bloomington glass blowing shop
  • Mother Hubbard's Cupboard
  • Ivy Tech
  • Crane

[edit] Possible Events

  • Power Wheels Race
  • Circuit Bending
  • Frankenstein stuffed animals
  • 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

[edit] Schools

  • MCCSC
  • Hoosier Hills
  • Project School
  • Pinnacle School

[edit] Entertainment

[edit] Possible Sponsors

  • Pinnacle School
  • Hoosier Energy
  • Crane's STEM group
  • PTI
  • Cook
  • Ivy Tech
    • Entrepeneurship Institute - Steve Bryant
  • Bender Lumber
    • Paul Bender - 812-339-9730 x210
  • Boston Scientific in Spencer
  • Cummins
  • Baxter
  • Herald Times (maybe in-kind advertising)
  • MCPL (in-kind graphic design)
  • Stansifers
  • Kleindorfers
  • Neff Engineering, a local 80/20 distributor
  • Lowes, Menards, Radio Shack
  • Bloomington Technology Partnership
    • Ron Walker
    • Katy Birge
  • SproutBox
  • Mark Krenz/SUSO
  • Layne Hydro
    • Vic's company

[edit] 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
  • Lauren Dexter, Event Coordinator, Convention Center, lauren ]at[ bloomingtonconvention ]dot[ com

[edit] Insurance

  • Cost?

[edit] Budget

  • Venue
  • Insurance
  • Printing
    • Flyers and posters to put up around Bloomington
    • Yard signs
    • Banners for the event
    • Handouts/Program for the event
  • Advertising
  • T-shirts for volunteers
  • 50 Makevention shirts to sell during event plus pre-sales orders and volunteer shirts / ordered 8-8
  • Other Schwag?

[edit] Income

  • Charge vendors more ($25)
  • Encourage $5 per person/$15 for families donations

[edit] Registration handout / badges & schwag

  • 200 lanyards with badge clips / ordered 8-8
  • Wood gear laser-cut badges for $10, 100 to be made
  • 500 paper badges

[edit] Other events around the same time

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