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Events Committee

The Events Committee and its subcommittees are comprised of members at large in addition to board members and are responsible for:

  • Idea generation of overall events (conference and/or workshop) theme(s)
  • Generation of event topic areas which support RCO's strategic objectives
  • Idea generation of speaker(s) and participants
  • Idea generation for all marketing/advertising initiatives
  • Actively marketing/advertising conference through respective channels
  • Reviewing the event and providing feedback and recommending improvements
  • Supporting and soliciting sponsorship dollars and in-kind donations to cover expenses associated with the event planning and execution
  • Actively promoting the event and recruiting registrants

Awards Sub-Committee
The Awards Sub-Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing award categories and respective criteria
  • Proactively advertising and marketing the awards program
  • Soliciting nominees for all categories
  • Participating as judge, for a minimum of one category, to review submissions, select finalists and recommend winner(s)
  • Actively soliciting additional judges, as required, to review submissions, select finalists and recommend winner(s)
  • Reviewing the event and providing feedback and recommending improvements
  • Supporting and soliciting sponsorship dollars to cover awards program expenses

Waste Reduction Week Sub-Committee
The Waste Reduction Week Sub-Committee is responsible for:

  • Scheduling and coordination of Waste Reduction Week
  • Identifying a theme and related activities
  • Planning the events and activities to be held
  • Developing promotional materials and strategies
  • Coordinating promotion and detailed operations with the consulting firm/staff contracted to provide assistance
  • Reviewing the success of Waste Reduction Week annually and recommending improvements
  • Generating sufficient revenue to cover expenses associated with the event and, if possible, to contribute to the general overhead of the organization

Meetings:
The meeting schedule of the committee and subcommittees varies due to the event calendar. Many meetings are conducted by phone and/or email.

 

 

                              

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