Resources and Presenter Materials

This page contains materials, links and resource from the 2011 EVENTS101 Conference, November 18-19, 2011 at the Sherwood Community Center in the City of Fairfax, Virginia.

Any materials are provided by the respective speakers, moderators or panelists, and are solely intended to be used by those in attendance.

Questions about specific topics or presentations may be sent directly to presenters by email, by clicking on the provided email links within each session. Relevant website links have also been provided.

Please report any broken or incorrect links to Barry Feil.

DAY 1
Is There an App for That? Programming and Producing Events in a Web 2.0 World
Florence L. May, President, TRS: The Registration System
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to TRS: The Registration System Website
E-Mail Florence May

Integrating On-Line Marketing, Public Relations and Social Media into Public Events and Programs
George Bounacos, Chief Operating Officer, Silver Beacon Marketing
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to Silver Beacon Marketing Website
E-Mail George Bounacos

Friendraising: Using Web 2.0 and Grass Roots Concepts to Develop Connections to Your Communities
- Marvin “Coach” Powell, CEO, Coach Powell Training and Development
Crowdsourcing PowerPoint Presentation
Link to Coach Powell Training Website
E-mail Marvin Powell

- Barry Feil, CEO, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
Grass Roots Marketing PowerPoint Presentation
E-Mail Barry Feil

There IS an App for That! A Web 2.0 Panel with Industry Leaders
- Florence L. May, President, TRS: The Registration System
Link to TRS: The Registration System Website
E-Mail Florence May

- Paul Laughter, Account Manager, eTix
Link to eTix Website
E-mail Paul Laughter

- Christopher Neu, TechChange
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to TechChange Website
E-mail Christopher Neu

- Additional Resources:
Link to Sonicbids Website
Link to Survey Monkey Website

DAY 2
PR Campaigns on a Limited (or No!) Budget
- George Bounacos, Chief Operating Officer, Silver Beacon Marketing
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to Silver Beacon Marketing Website
E-Mail George Bounacos

Volunteer Management – Developing Effective Job Descriptions and Managing Volunteers Effectively
- Florence L. May, President, TRS: The Registration System
PowerPoint Presentation Coming Soon!
Link to TRS: The Registration System Website
E-Mail Florence May

Sponsorship: A How-To for First Time Fundraisers
- Larry Landolt, Executive Director, (Roanoke) EventZone
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to EventZone Website
E-Mail Larry Landolt

Understanding, Writing & Negotiating Contracts without a Law Degree
- Barry Feil, CEO, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to Celebrate Fairfax Website
E-Mail Barry Feil

Round Table Topics

  1. Working with the Media: FAQ and Other Questions You Should Have!
    Meagan Butkus, Managing Director, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
    Link to Celebrate Fairfax! Festival Website
    E-Mail Meagan Butkus
  2. Recycling: Challenges and Tactics for Public Events
    Kate Vasquez, Management Analyst, Fairfax County Recycling Program
    PowerPoint Presentation
    Link to Fairfax County Recycling Program Website
    E-Mail Kate Vasquez
  3. Everything You Want to Know about Entertainment
    Barry Feil, CEO, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
    Sample National Artist Offer Sheet Coming Soon!
    Sample Celebrate Fairfax Contract for Paid Non-National Performing Artists Coming Soon!
    Sample Celebrate Fairfax Contract for Community Groups and Unpaid Performing Artists Coming Soon!
    Link to Celebrate Fairfax Website
    E-Mail Barry Feil
  4. Volunteer Management Case Study – Celebrate Fairfax’s Use of Web Systems and the Corporate Community for Volunteer Management Success
    Florence May, President, TRS with Ashley Evancheck, Program Manager, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
    Link to TRS: The Registration System Website
    E-Mail Florence May
    E-Mail Ashley Evancheck
    Celebrate Fairfax Inc.’s TRS Usage Opportunities Coming Soon!
  5. Fire Marshal Permits, Inspections and Other Safety Requirements for Event Producers
    Tim Miscovich, Fairfax County Office of the Fire Marshal
    PowerPoint Coming Soon!
    Link to Fairfax County Fire Marshal Fair and Festivals Guidelines/Form
    Link to Fairfax County Fire Marshal Temporary Tent Guidelines/Form
    Link to Fairfax County Fire Marshal Public Safety Plan Guidelines/Form
    E-Mail Tim Miscovich
  6. Making Your Event ADA Compliant
    Gary Logue, ADA Coordinator, Fairfax County Park Authority
    E-Mail Gary Logue
  7. Health Codes and Other Considerations in Working with Event Food Operations
    Lucia Kitchen, Food Safety Program, Fairfax County Health Department
    PowerPoint Presentation
    Link to Fairfax County Health Department Food Operations Information
    Link to Fairfax County Health Department Coordinator’s Application for an Event with Food Vendors
    Link to Fairfax County Health Department Permit Application for Food Vendors
    E-Mail Lucia Kitchen
  8. Recruitment and Management of Interns
    Dr. Maggie Daniels, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Tourism & Event Management, GMU School of Recreation, Health and Tourism
    Link to GMU Tourism & Event Management Internship Opportunities Information for Employers
    Link to GMU Tourism & Event Management Internship Webpage
    E-Mail Maggie Daniels

Emergency Planning for Smaller Events
- Larry Landolt, Executive Director, (Roanoke) EventZone
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to EventZone Website
E-Mail Larry Landolt

Advanced Sponsorship & Fundraising
- Barry Feil, CEO, Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
PowerPoint Presentation
Link to Celebrate Fairfax Website
E-Mail Barry Feil