[group-organizers] Sponsorship Sales, Fundraising for Community Orgs
dinaldo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 00:01:25 EST 2019
Awesome everybody. Eloisa and I are getting ready for PyCascades. Looks
like we'll sell out our second year. First year we sold our goal of 390.
This year is 600.
Soon as we're clear and the BDFL retirement gift event with Guido, Anders
Hejlsberg, Larry Wall, and James Gosling, Eloisa and I will plan the
On Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 8:45 PM Aly Sivji <alysivji at gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 from Chicago Python
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 4:45 PM Bill Israel <bill.israel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd be interested in this as well. We've done well enough with PyTN the
>> past couple of years, but I'm sure there are we can do better.
>> - Bill
>> Bill Israel bill.israel at gmail.com
>> On Sun, Feb 17, 2019 at 1:00 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?
>> > --
>> > Don Sheu
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