MisCon 28 ConCom Meetings

January 15, 2014, 7:00 PM


Justin Barba, Amy Farrington, Justin Farrington, Jasper Farrington, Stewart Fleming, Jeff Roper, Joe Taylor, Michael Greytak, Becky Harouz, Holly Frydenlund, Susanne Caro, Jon Caro, Nicole Harwood, David Veto, Bridger, Tucker, Mariah Leder, Kendra Lisum

Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM on January 15, 2014.

Key Items

No key items, you'll have to read the report...

New Business

-Camp-Mak-A-Dream will present at an upcoming meeting (CB) [Amy - think it's next week, limit to 10 minutes]
-Reminder to make hotel reservations, if needed. (Justin) [Amy - Question is, is there a Con Com rate? Justin - Yes, but Justin has to tell Ruby's]
-Game Day (Justin) [Justin - Worked out pretty well, should have had a setup team clearly defined. Next time we will be more specific, with a checklist. Given to the Secretary to double-check the week prior to the Game Day. Next time no Room 700 for cost reasons.]
-Theme team reminder: use the Google Docs (Justin F.) [Justin F. - No Team Meeting, Use Google Docs, best way to store ideas and share them effectively.]
-Marketing recap: Official spokespeople. Facebook group and page. Bridger - registration, Becky - Costume Pageant, Amy - general events/fandom (Amy) [Amy and Justin are official spokespeople. Redirect people on social media and in person to them to speak about the Con and answer questions. Eventually going to put a call out for photos on Facebook. Areas of opportunity on Facebook, promote activities.]
-Kendra attendra.
-MisCon meeting room. [Justin - Room 400 aka the Great Hall is the default meeting room for ConCom]

*To Do*
-Review home page to see how your department is represented. Send suggested changes to Bob Norton using webmaster@miscon.org [Amy, look at your page and the home page.]
-Post-convention survey. Send questions you'd like asked to marketing@miscon.org (Amy) [Post-Con Interview Style Questions.]
-Game Totes and Baggies are in. We can use Help Securing and Organizing Games (Joe & Nicole) [After meeting, organize game pieces into baggies and put rubber bands on the boxes, etc.]
-Limited Run Of Pink Female Shirts - [Jeff - Asking for when to make these? Justin - Michael to come up with a design.]

-Ask Reg Director: Need to list on-site registration dates and times somewhere. Website and convention signage? (Amy) [Amy - Start communicating hours. Overnight Registration questions.]
-Ask chair: Is there hotel pricing for ConCom?
-Kids Play Area at Game Days. (Joe) [Justin - Not have prize support at Game Days. Amy - Signage and conversations with the parents. Mariah - Kids sized table? Lots of discussion about game organization for Kids Games.]
-Any Word on Joker's Wild? (Joe) [Justin - No. Joker's may close for renovation and rebuilding.]
-When is Next B&N Book Fair? (Joe) [Justin - Dec 2014]

Old Business

-Get Volunteers your volunteer needs.

Tabled Items

No Tabled Items

Collaboration and Brainstorming

-Justin F would like to meet with Holly and Nicole
-Amy would like to meet with Michael
-Mariah accepting volunteer needs submissions in person.

Meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM.

The next ConCom meeting is scheduled for January 22, 2014. If you have items for the agenda, please email them to secretary@miscon.org.

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