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Ignite Orlando Event Planning Meeting

Dec 18 2008 6:30p - 7:30p

We are having our very first event planning meeting and you are invited. Ignite Orlando is a community event and all our welcome.

This planning meeting will be held at CoLab, we will be discussing topics such as;

- What is Ignite Orlando
- The Event Coordinator role
- The rolle of the Talk Coordinator
- The role of the Space Liasion
- The role of the Make Project Coordinator
- The role of the Volunteer Coordinator
- The need for a Videographer
- The need for a Photographer
- Event Promotion
- Future Meetings
- Projected Costs to run the event
- The event date

If you would like to get involved or just show your support, please come by and lend a moment of your time.



igotdreams's picture
igotdreams wrote 10 years 19 weeks ago

All are welcome!

All are welcome!

Dan Kinchen

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ultimike wrote 10 years 19 weeks ago

Can you give me a quick idea

Can you give me a quick idea of what exactly Ignite Orlando is?


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igotdreams wrote 10 years 19 weeks ago

It is a free event held at

It is a free event held at night during a weekday. A place where we can all network, talk, drink and watch presentations. It is all paid for by sponsors. It is ran in 2 parts.

1st Part

We have some type of hands on event. A contest maybe. Here is an example I like to use. Break people into groups and give them a set of playing cards and some tape. Which ever group could build the best sculpture/castle our of playing cards in less than 20 minutes wins. Maybe everyone in the group would win a prize from a sponsor.

2nd Part

We have presentation scheduled that last 5 minutes. Each person has 20 slides that rotate automatically every 15 seconds. The presentations are on creative and interesting things that are not your everyday type of presentation.

This is the basics of an Ignite event. On top of this, we may have door prizes, raffles, t-shirts, drink tickets etc. Depends on the response from sponsors.

I hope this helps explain things.

- Dan Kinchen

Dan Kinchen

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ryanprice wrote 10 years 19 weeks ago

Another very similar event

Another very similar event is Pecha Kucha nights, which happen all over the world, but have been held in Jacksonville and Miami locally.

Ignite adds the hands-on portion, making the event much more engaging and participation-driven from the first minute.

I have posted videos from the first Pecha Kucha Night Jax at Orlando Scene TV

Ryan Price

Jack wrote 10 years 17 weeks ago

I'm curious: is this

I'm curious: is this tomorrow (Dec. 18th) or Jan. 18 as it states on the CoLab site? I don't want to make a trip if nothing's happening. Thanks.

Ignite Orlando wrote 10 years 17 weeks ago

Dec. 18th.

Dec. 18th.

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