Category Archives: Events

Event Management – Establishing and Sticking to a Schedule

Continuing the event management riff, one of the key areas where a technical writer can add value is by applying his or her schedule-making and -keeping skills. You might be the keeper of the schedule or the event manager or … Continue reading

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You’ve Won Your Event Bid! Now What?

Note: I am on leave through the end of the month. If you have a comment or question, you might have to wait a little longer than usual for me to respond. Congratulations! Your hard efforts to write a winning … Continue reading

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Pitching Your Conference

Note: I am on leave through the end of the month. If you have a comment or question, you might have to wait a little longer than usual for me to respond. Not every organization has a formal pitch process … Continue reading

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Writing Event Proposals

Continuing my series on event management, today I’ll share some thoughts about writing proposals for events. These types of proposals are typical when you have multiple events or event sites competing for limited organizational dollars. As with any proposal, your … Continue reading

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Conference Follow-Up: Speed Mentoring and Business Cards

Perhaps as preparation for my mentoring activity at UCF, I decided to accept the invitation to participate as a mentor in a “speed mentoring” activity at the AIAA Space 2018 Forum┬áthis week. I also had to learn a hard lesson … Continue reading

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