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 […]
Archive of posts tagged "yvrtwestival"
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
In about 2 hours I’ll be heading out to the Opus Hotel to setup for Vancouver’s Twestival. Twestival is a global event (in about 200 cities) that is taking place all day today to benefit charity:water. We sold out with 200 tickets ($10 a pop + sponsors meaning our city already raised almost $2,000) and […]