[group-organizers] Sponsorship Sales, Fundraising for Community Orgs
jakub at borka.cz
Mon Feb 18 11:59:10 EST 2019
I am in as well. That is pretty awesome, congratulations!
Cheers on behalf of pycon.cz ;)))
On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 11:25 PM Frank Valcarcel <frank at cuttlesoft.com>
> SIGN ME UP!
> Eager for help with PyColorado right now. We just started raising and its
> um not going so well :(
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> On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM Don Sheu <dinaldo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey all, I've learned a lot with sponsorship sales for PyCascades last
> > year, and now with Eloisa Tran chairing our sponsorship sales this year.
> > Wondering if there'd be interest in participating in training for groups
> > around the Python community?
> > For PyCascades, we were profitable as an org our first year. Eloisa
> > as our leader of sponsorship sales, we doubled, we may triple our gross
> > revenue.
> > One example tactic I can share –
> > 1. Eight days before the conference meets on February 23, I sent out
> > reminder emails to past supporters of PuPPy, my group in Seattle
> > 2. The email copy was targeted to remind past supporters of PuPPy, we
> > are hosting PyCascades in Seattle this year
> > 3. Please alert their staff that we are approaching sell out
> > 4. Got 15 new registrations that totals in about $2000 in additional
> > revenue
> > 5. A silver level sponsor for $8000
> > My goal would be to include as many concrete examples like this in the
> > training. Eloisa was trained by the Anita Borg Institute to lead
> > sponsorship sales for Grace Hopper Conference. She donated $250k to
> > numFOCUS running sponsorship sales for PyData Seattle 2017, with about
> > attendees.
> > Let me know. I'll collaborate with Eloisa to create curriculum to share
> > with everybody.
> > What does everybody think?
> > --
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