Charities create some of the most outstanding events around town. Often the biggest obstacle the non profit faces is getting people to come out and attend the “outstanding” event. Competition is tough, there are so many events to choose from. Non profits have to work hard to get people interested in backing their cause and of course work hard at making their events stand out in the crowd.
Included during his speech was a live demo of WordPress 2.7. Version 2.7 is expected to be released sometime during November of 2008 and currently has 13,000 blogs testing it.
Before diving further into this subject I do want to warn you that trying to bring a celebrity to your event is challenging. And, unless the Celebrity you want to contact is a die hard for your cause, odds are they will not attend your event free of charge. Keep in mind they will also require you to cover the cost of travel, meals and hotel to bring them into your city, non to mention their personal appearance fee. Can it be done? Yes, it can, but I want you to be aware of the elements involved.
Grab Your Seat Research events happening in your professional speaker area where your ideal client will attend and mark your calendar to attend those events. In-person networking is hands down the number one way to get solid clients and connect with potential referral sources.
From Feb. 16th through March 27th draw the line between reality and illusion when Dallas-based collectors Karol Howard and George Morton guest curate this exhibit of Asian contemporary art showcasing the works of local artist Kana Harada. She traveled with two collectors to Japan last spring. The exhibit aptly titled Between Reality and Illusion also features pieces from Michael Kon Li Yonbin corporate keynote speaker Liu Ren Lui Ding Shintaro Sato Hiroyuki Doi and University of North Texas graduate Xiaoze Xie. Hours are Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marty Walker Gallery, 2135 Farrington Street in Dallas. For additional details, call 214-749-0066.
From my experiences with the “best leaders” I have known, I have compiled what I believe is a list of some of the most important leadership characteristics that make for an effective leader.
Launching sometime in the near future will be WordPress.tv which will be a video site with screencasts that will show WordCamp videos including key speakers. This service will be searchable, include tags, and will also include HD video content.