Archive of posts tagged "twestival"

Vancouver Twestival 2011: Save the Date

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Twestival 2011 will take place March 24th and my organizational team is already on their toes, arranging sponsors, prizes, and securing a venue. For those unfamiliar with Twestival, Vancouver’s largest Twitter-based fundraiser, here’s a bit of background. Tweet. Meet. Give. Twestival is a Twitter Festival, the brainchild of a small group of people who […]

Success at Twestival Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After packing up the last of the leftover meat & cheese platters I waved to Marc, I drove home from YVRTwestival in the rain. I had just hosted an event for 250 people that raised over $9,000 for Concern Worldwide. My automatic windshield wipers began to sway back and forth as I thought about all […]

Twestival Global Vancouver 2010

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is the third time I have organized Twestival in Vancouver and each experience has been an adventure and a challenge. Since 2007 I have been using my site to raise awareness and funds for causes, from the annual Blogathon or through events I have hosted, to collecting food donations for these causes. Photo credit: […]

Vancouver Twestival Tickets are Now on Sale

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the second time this year, I am organizing a Twestival event in Vancouver. Twestival is a global fundraising event that is organized through Twitter, using the service to gather volunteers, get community input, invite participants, and publicize the event. Twestival will be like a meetup, where you can show up, have some food, win […]

First Twestival Well Being Drilled

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Feburary 12, 2009 Twestival took place in over 200 cities around the world and was organized, arranged, and attended all thanks to people and companies on Twitter. With a ton of help, I put together Vancouver’s event and thanks to the 200+ people who showed up at the Opus Hotel that evening, our city […]

Vancouver Twestival Venue and Tickets

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago I hopped on board the Twestival organization team and decided to figure out Vancouver’s event. Twestival is a high profile event for Charity:Water that will be taking place in over 180 cities o February 12, 2009. Our plan is to get together after work for food, drinks, mingling, raffle prizes, fundraising, […]