TL;DR Description: I wanted a place where meetup and event organizers can come together to meet other organizers with the specific purpose of teaching each other, knowledge sharing, and improving the average quality of events in Seattle. So I made one. (hint: it's this)

 

Full description: I've started and run many communities and events, and I'm always looking for ways to improve them. The first few times, I wasn't even planning on starting a community - I just invited a few friends over. It happened again the next week, it grew and grew, and one day I looked around and thought "Wait, why is everyone looking at me- oh damnit." No one taught me how to run events or a community, it was all trial and a lot of errors.

 

This seems to be a pretty common story. Many leaders and organizers learn how to lead and organize on their own - which is great. But, it can also be hard. That's why I'm creating The Seattle Metameetup.

 

My goal is to increase the quality of events in Seattle by having Organizers teach other Organizers how to be better Organizers. The focus will be knowledge transfer both by discussion and short, topic-specific presentations.

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  • May 9, 2012 · 6:00 PM

    Seattle MetaMeetup #1

    15 Organizers | 5.00

    Please note the (now) correct date of Wednesday the 9th. I sent the wrong date to many of you in the invitation email (first lesson to learn, always double check your... Learn more

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    Bradley S. Bradley S. joined
    September 17
    Bradley S.
    "I participate in many meetup groups."
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    November 10, 2013
    Carly S.
    "Event/Experienc­e Specialist in Seattle"
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    Stephen H.
    "I'm Steve. I like having fun and accomplishing something worthwhile simultaneously.­"
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    Korby S. Korby S. joined
    September 20, 2012
    Korby S.
    "Senior Producer in the gaming industry, for such clients as Pop Cap, Discovery Bay Games, Cranium / Hasbro, Xbox, Disney, Oberon, Square Enix & Ubisoft. Previous organizer for SOCIAL GAMES TODAY; currently Chief Impresario for TECHNOSAURUS EVENTS."
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    May 29, 2012
    Sean J.
    "Meta Meta Meat!"
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    Jason W.
    "Developer at BlueKai"
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    May 10, 2012
    Dianne B.
    "Great to see this Meetup. Good concept. Probably most useful for experienced organizers."
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    Brian C. Brian C. RSVPed Yes for Seattle MetaMeetup #1
    May 9, 2012
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    Brian C.
    "Howdy. Inbound Marketing manager at a firm in Seattle"
 
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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