|Sent on:||Sunday, June 3, 2012 8:35 PM|
this is a bit of a housekeeping info for all members... please read through and if you have any questions, please message me back and I shall reply as soon as possible.
In Meetup.com, there are 3 settings for every member: Attended, Didn't Attend and No Show. A No Show is the worst status of the three. It means you RSVP yes and decidedly didn't attend the event that you said you will attend. In the last two meetups, there has been far more No Shows than I would like to see. For me, 1 No Show is too many. To avoid this status, please do not RSVP till you are absolutely sure you will attend. If you do RSVP and cannot attend, please update your RSVP before the event takes place. At this point, there is no standard as to how many No Shows before a member is removed. We all know that things come up last minute. If by chance something did prevent you to properly notify the organizer, it is never too late to message the organizer directly anytime after the event as to why you missed the event.
Just a heads-up to everyone that this function within meetup is a great way to notify the organizer that you are at the meetup location. However, please be aware that not all organizer will have the technology to access any last minute information you are trying to pass along when they don't have a smart phone, data plan or mobile signal. Hopefully, if you arrive on time, this will never be an issue. If you do somehow arrive late or can't find the group, please try reread the info on the event for any update or go ahead the see the movie on your own and wait for the group just outside the theatre doors or head to the after meetup location as indicated in the meetup details. Mobile phone numbers are not always made available and every organizers are not expected to provide this info unless they feel comfortable to do so. Main solution is always to arrive on time.
Every member of the Edmonton Film Meetup can set up their own event. Simply head to the HOME page and look for the option of + SUGGEST A NEW MEETUP. You will then be asked as to what you want to do. This is where you specify the name of the film and any other key message you want to catch interest.
The second box allows you to give MORE DETAILS about the event including what time to meet (between 30-45 min before the film), how they can find you (location, clothing and/or cell phone). description of the film including actors and directors, etc as you see fit.
Next option is specify the exact date and time. If the film is in the future, you may not necessarily know the film start time.... however, still indicate a time of day that would want to see the film. Typically, theaters would have their updated film start time out by Tuesday/Wednesday for the release date of Friday where you can update the info at that time.
Lastly, you will be prompted to indicate the location. Most theatre locations have already been loaded in Meetup.com and so you only need to search for it in the list of options.
If you need assistance to modify, setup or cancel any event, kindly contact any of the organizers and we shall assist as soon as we can.