MisCon 28 ConCom Meetings

May 28, 2014, 7:00 PM


Justin Barba, Amy Farrington, Justin Farrington, Jasper Farrington, Keith Seyffarth, Marc Johnson, Jeff Roper, Tyson, Josh Tucker, Amber Edwards, Nate, Mariah Leder, Holly Frydenlund, Beth Aronoff, Nicole Harwood, David Veto, Dylan O'Leary, Joe Taylor, Stewart Fleming, K.T. Anderson, Earl Smith, Henry Edwards, Becky Harouz, Mike Uhlensky

Meeting called to order at 7:00 PM on May 28, 2014.

Key Items

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

New Business


*Chair* (Amy)
-Thank you. (Justin, Amy, Marc)
Justin - Thanks to all, good job.
Amy - Encouraging the use of the Google Docs to resolve document sharing, communications difficulties.
Holly - Shout out to Security. All agree.
Henry - Shout out to d20 girls.
Bill - Shout out to Tyson.
Nicole - Shout out to Henry and Keith.
Amy - Best year for room parties.
Joe - Concern about alcohol being served to minors at the parties/game room. Henry - People who serve are responsible. Amy - Need to have a security best practices document.
-Preliminary financial update. (Marc, Nicole - barbecue)
Justin - Increasing admission to $45. Trying to get another couple hundred attendees. Asking for brainstorming ideas on how and acting upon those ideas.
Henry - Suggests radio ads, mentions their effectiveness in the past.
Tyson - Suggests Victory Energy Drinks as a sponsor.
Amy - Bring Amy into the conversation about ANY trade before a promise is made. This includes all forms of trades, from ad trades to trades of anything for sponsorship style signage etc. We need to track promises made to ensure all staff affected can (and do) fulfill promises, to prevent unfair marketing advantages offered to one vendor over another, and to help Ops Logistics on site during setup of the convention.
-Survey update (Amy)
50 responses as of yesterday, already more than last year. Feedback is mostly legit stuff.

*Merchants* (Jeff)
-Have a few merchants already pre-reg'd.
-Have to get a inventory done, will have to pick a day and get-er-done.
-Have a few t-shirts to return.

*Requests for Feedback* (Amy)
-What did you need that you didn't have? Add that info to Google Drive in the M28 Feedback document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-oAIMYTSw4hIwHP7LjL2xzVxHbLl8xkeHnrlA132FKg/edit?usp=docslist_api

Amy- Suggests changing summer ConCom meetings to be topic-specific, e.g., Schedule, Marketing.

Old Business

No Old Business

Tabled Items

No Tabled Items

Collaboration and Brainstorming

*Charity* (CthulhuBob) - CB not in attendance.

-Treasurer regarding raffle.
-Michael (Design) regarding poster for Charity.
-Art (Jester) to pay for my art.

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 PM.

The next ConCom meeting is scheduled for June 4, 2014. If you have items for the agenda, please email them to secretary@miscon.org.

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