[EMS Discuss] Grand Opening Review

Bob Miller EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Feb 24 17:55:20 PST 2012


I will be late.  Mezza Luna is back logged.

Sent from my phone.  No type good.
On Feb 24, 2012 4:40 PM, "Rick Osgood" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> yea that last one is pretty bad.  We did discuss this at our last
> board meeting though and once we have that sign up area completed it
> should really help with that problem in the future.
>
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> > The good.
> >
> > Lots of people came by and checked us out.  It looks like many people
> > are interested in what we do.
> >
> > People liked the demos and toys.  (See the email below.)
> >
> > I thought the lab coats were cool.
> >
> >
> > The bad.
> >
> > Nothing much happened with the electronic kits.  Next time, we should
> > either drop them or, if we do them again, we should have visible
> > signage about them and a member manning that table the whole time.
> >
> > Too many members could not participate.  I think that's partly the
> > board's fault; we just sprang the date on you guys without finding out
> > which dates work.  Next time, we'll do better (and we'll have a longer
> > lead time, I hope.)
> >
> > The pizza was late.  I'll take the blame for that.
> >
> >
> > The ugly.
> >
> > I got this email, which bothers me.
> >
> >> Subject: Re: announcement: Eugene Maker Space grand opening
> >> To: Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> >>
> >> Are you a part of the Maker Space?
> >>
> >> Will they have more open houses?
> >>
> >> I didn't really ask but I wasn't sure if they were trying to raise
> money or
> >> awareness or just be friendly during the open house. We really liked the
> >> lock picking demonstration, the piano with the fire and my son was
> really
> >> interested in the 3D printer.
> >
> > This bothers me because to at least one visitor, it was completely
> > nonobvious that we want him to join EMS.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Scott <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> >> I could have not been an idiot and remembered I have an air bag to set
> off- doh
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >>
> >> On Feb 23, 2012, at 10:26 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> We feel that overall the grand opening was a great success.  We will
> >>> find out for sure in the coming weeks when we get a chance to see how
> >>> many members we get from the event.  Does anyone have any suggestions
> >>> for what we could have done differently to make the event a greater
> >>> success?  Anything you think we could improve for the next event we
> >>> host?  We want to collect these suggestions and save them for future
> >>> events.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Rick
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> > Bob Miller                              K<bob>
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