[permaculture] Four maybe five things that would be helpful to publicize the convergence

Lawrence London lfljvenaura at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 20:21:42 EDT 2014


On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 7:19 PM, Koreen Brennan via permaculture <
permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org> wrote:

> Thanks Bob, for your willingness to get the word out!
>
> We have most of these things.
>
> You can also access our posters/banners here:
> http://northamericanpermaculture.org/napc-posters/
>
>
> And we even have memes! (attached). If they didn't come through, email me
> and I'll send them.
>
>
I will insert all following into the homepage for this mailing list,
http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/permaculture,
Permaculture Mailing List at ibiblio


> Our web site home page has some simple copy about the event that could be
> used: http://northamericanpermaculture.org/
>
> We also have a newsletter (sign up on our home page), and a blog that has
> continual updates.
>
> Press release:
>
> WHAT: 1st North American Permaculture Convergence
>
> WHEN: August 29-31, 2014
>
> WHERE: Harmony Park, Minnesota, an event venue an hour and a half south of
> Minneapolis.
>
> WHY: A gathering of professionals and students of permaculture design for
> the purpose of continuing education and networking.
>
> Website: www.NorthAmericanPermaculture.org
>
> Presscontact: Koreen Brennan, media at northamericanpermaculture.com
>
> On August 29th to 31st, 2014 the first North American Permaculture
> Convergence will be held at Harmony Park, a 40-acre outdoor events venue in
> Clarks Grove, Minnesota with a permaculture installation and on a gorgeous
> lake.  Permaculture professionals and practitioners of all ages will
> connect with their peer group to make this first continent-wide convergence
> an historic event.
>
> Permaculture is a system of ecological design that strives to use local
> and renewable resources to create resilient and abundant human systems,such
> as a backyard garden, a farm, or a town.
>
> The North American Permaculture Convergence is an opportunity for
> permaculturalists to network and exchange ideas and knowledge. Join us for
> educational workshops, hands-on demonstrations, networking, discussion
> groups, round tables, children's permaculture adventures, entertainment,
> music, a permaculture exposition, and local, organic fare. Special topics
> at the convergence will include – permaculture education systems,
> curriculum, regional design nuances, and continent-wide movement building.
>
> A series of workshop intensives and site tours, featuring Toby Hemenway,
> Jude Hobbs, Mark Shepard and others will be held in the days before and
> after the North American Convergence.
> Early bird tickets are only $200 until August 15th!  For event
> registration, please visit our website.
> To get involved with the first annual North American Permaculture
> Convergence or for more information, please visit
> www.northamericanpermaculture.org, or write
> info at northamericanpermaculture.org
>
>
> Koreen Brennan
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sunday, August 10, 2014 4:10 PM, Bob Waldrop <bob at bobwaldrop.net>
> wrote:
>
>
>
> Four things that would be helpful to boost the event:
>
> A banner-size graphic  that advertises the event. I have five websites,
> and could put it up there.
>
> A properly sized FB cover advertising the event, where the FB profile
> picture doesn't obscure anything important.  I would put that up on my
> FB page and also on my permaculture page at FB.
>
> A FB Profile size webfitti graphic, I would use that too as my profile pic.
>
> A a standard blurb about the event -- not exactly a press release, but
> maybe four paragraphs touting the event and encouraging attendance?  If
> so I and others could send that out on other listservs.
>
> More ambitious would be an INFOGRAPHIC about the event.
>
> Bob Waldrop, Okie City
>
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