11 ways to contribute to your local WordPress meetup

There is a great discussion happening on the Make Community blog about ways to help your local meetup and some best practices around them.

Here are 11 ways to contribute to your local WordPress meetup, which can also serve as a graceful path to community leadership:

  1. spread the word about the meetup (sharing photos on social media, word of mouth, flyers, blog posts, etc)
  2. greet & welcome new attendees
  3. take attendance (if your group keeps a record of who actually attended the event)
  4. deliver opening or closing remarks (easier if the points to cover are written down)
  5. facilitate a round-table discussion
  6. give a presentation
  7. help find a free venue
  8. record & post a presentation to WordPress.tv
  9. organize refreshments
  10. suggest or recruit speakers
  11. organize an event series

What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below or over on the main blog: https://make.wordpress.org/community/2019/04/11/organizer-best-practices-paths-to-leadership-or-11-ways-to-help-your-local-meetup/

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