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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/Makevention-Sponsorship-Prospectus.pdf Sponsor Prospectus]
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* [http://bloominglabs.org/images/a/ab/Makevention-Exhibitor-flyer.pdf Exhibitor Flyer] 
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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!
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* Visit Bloomington is going to advertise in markets outside of Bloomington such as in Nuvo magazine in Indy, and similar magazines in Cincinnati and Louisville.
  
 
== 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
 
* 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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* Passing out Exhibitor cards to local businesses (Jenett, Therese, and Blabs members)
* Getting an application online for exhibitors (Jenett)
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* Making posters to attract Exhibitors (Michael)
* Talking to Visit Bloomington about advertising (Jenett)
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* Making PDF 8x10 flyer to get MCCSC students interested in exhibiting (Michael)
* Designing a logo
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* Making an example sponsor flyer (Michael)
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* Calling sponsors (Jenett and Therese)
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* Fill out Facebook page (Michael)
  
 
== Venue ==
 
== Venue ==
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== Organizing Team ==
 
== Organizing Team ==
* Jenett Tillotson from Bloominglabs
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* Jenett Tillotson, Bloominglabs, exhibitors and 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
* Steve Backs from the Monroe County Public Library
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* Steve Backs, Monroe County Public Library, stiva ]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, 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
  
 
== Exhibitors ==
 
== Exhibitors ==
* LVL1
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* Center for Sustainable Living
* Hive13
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** Bike Project
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** Discardia
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* LVL1, Hive13, Club Cyberia, Makerspace: Goshen
 
* Wonderlab
 
* Wonderlab
 
* Indiana Filmmakers Network
 
* Indiana Filmmakers Network
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* MIT SeaPerch
 
* MIT SeaPerch
 
* Local FIRST robotics teams
 
* Local FIRST robotics teams
* IU EOT teams
 
 
* Trained Eye Arts
 
* Trained Eye Arts
* Indy makers/Club Cyberia
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* Robot Drawing Collective
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* My Sister's Closet
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* EGBG's - a Bloomington glass blowing shop
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* Knitting club
  
 
== 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 [http://robertdelong.com/ Robert DeLong] would be awesome.
  
 
== Possible Sponsors ==
 
== Possible Sponsors ==
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* Hoosier Energy
 
* Crane's STEM group
 
* Crane's STEM group
 
* PTI
 
* PTI
 
* Local beer and wine making companies
 
* Local beer and wine making companies
* Cook
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** Upland (Therese & Jenett)
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* Cook (Therese & Jenett)
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* Ivy Tech (Therese & Jenett)
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* Bender (Therese & Jenett)
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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 (Jenett)
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* Kleindorfers (Jenett)
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* Neff Engineering, a local 80/20 distributor
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* Lowes, Menards, Radio Shack (Nathan)
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* Bloomington Technology Partnership
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** Ron Walker (Steve)
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* SproutBox (Steve)
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* Mark Krenz/SUSO (Nathan)
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* Layne Hydro (Steve)
  
 
== 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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* Lauren Dexter, Event Coordinator, Convention Center, lauren ]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)
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== Budget ==
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* $2200 for renting the Convention Center
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* $335 for 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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*** Ryder has offered to do an article
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** Ads in the IDS???
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* T-shirts for volunteers
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* Schwag
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Revision as of 12:51, 2 May 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 list of groups to approach about sponsoring Makevention (Everyone!)
  • Passing out Exhibitor cards to local businesses (Jenett, Therese, and Blabs members)
  • Making posters to attract Exhibitors (Michael)
  • Making PDF 8x10 flyer to get MCCSC students interested in exhibiting (Michael)
  • Making an example sponsor flyer (Michael)
  • Calling sponsors (Jenett and Therese)
  • Fill out Facebook page (Michael)

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
  • Marc Cheetah, 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

Exhibitors

  • Center for Sustainable Living
    • Bike Project
    • Discardia
  • LVL1, Hive13, Club Cyberia, Makerspace: Goshen
  • 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
  • Trained Eye Arts
  • Robot Drawing Collective
  • My Sister's Closet
  • EGBG's - a Bloomington glass blowing shop
  • Knitting club

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

  • Hoosier Energy
  • Crane's STEM group
  • PTI
  • Local beer and wine making companies
    • Upland (Therese & Jenett)
  • Cook (Therese & Jenett)
  • Ivy Tech (Therese & Jenett)
  • Bender (Therese & Jenett)
  • Boston Scientific in Spencer
  • Cummins
  • Baxter
  • Herald Times (maybe in-kind advertising)
  • MCPL (in-kind graphic design)
  • Stansifers (Jenett)
  • Kleindorfers (Jenett)
  • Neff Engineering, a local 80/20 distributor
  • Lowes, Menards, Radio Shack (Nathan)
  • Bloomington Technology Partnership
    • Ron Walker (Steve)
  • SproutBox (Steve)
  • Mark Krenz/SUSO (Nathan)
  • Layne Hydro (Steve)

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

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)

Budget

  • $2200 for renting the Convention Center
  • $335 for insurance
  • Printing
    • Flyers and posters to put up around Bloomington
    • Yard signs
    • Banners for the event
    • Handouts/Program for the event
  • Advertising
    • HT ads when it gets closer to the event
    • Ads in the Ryder
      • Ryder has offered to do an article
    • Ads in the IDS???
  • T-shirts for volunteers
  • Schwag
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