"We met through the London Vegan Meetup Group 2 years ago and we got married yesterday! It is such a great idea to meet up with like-minded folk and who knows where it could lead to?”
Who knows, indeed! Big congrats to Jag and Vicki from your friends at Meetup HQ.
Hobbies & Crafts: Tips and Best Practices
If you’re an Organizer who wants to empower members to step up and host their own Meetups, try posting some resources for event planning!
The Make and Do Meetup Group in London makes it easy for their members to feel comfortable suggesting and organizing Meetups. The Organizer, Kateboo, has some tips right in their Meetup Group description:
"Make & Do is a community group and all members are invited to set up meetings. You can suggest a meetup, and if a few other people like it, it will be announced to the group automatically! It’s then your responsibility to make sure it runs smoothly…"
She then includes some great planning and organizational ideas:
Being clear on how you’d like your members to get involved in your Meetup Group is a great way to encourage activity and to spark inspiration. Let your members know how they can get involved, and they’ll be more inclined to jump on in!