Community Building: Maximise the Potential of Your Meetups

Maki Yamamoto Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Hosting an event is an excellent way for your business to get direct exposure to the community in which you serve and even potential media and press outlets.

Anyone who's searched for new hobbies in their local area, or wanted to find like-minded people to hang out with will most likely have come across Meetup.com; an online platform that provides virtual space to organise events in the real world, activities that build communities and generate conversations. 

The platform has over 35 million users worldwide, covering every possible hobby and interest - and if you don't find it there already, you can quickly start your own Meetup group and host events. Individuals and businesses use meetup - it's a brilliantly smart way to reach out to new audiences, as well as keep tabs of the logistics of hosting events.

We're delighted to host this Live Q&A with Meetup.com's Maki Yamamoto about the ways you can maximise the platform's potential for building communities. She'll share insider tips on the platform's best practices for organisers, covering ways to get members to attend your event, how to encourage community spirit through activities and online, and why having a leadership team is a good idea.

Los Angeles
Wednesday Jul 17th, 2019 - 10:00am
London
Wednesday Jul 17th, 2019 - 18:00pm
Kolkata
Wednesday Jul 17th, 2019 - 22:30pm
Sydney
Thursday Jul 18th, 2019 - 03:00am


By the end of the session, you will have learnt:

  • How to get more of your members to show up to events
  • How to find presenters for Meetup events
  • How to build a leadership team
  • The latest developments on the Meetup platform



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