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'''This is the new name and home of the [[Promotion and Visibility Committee]].'''
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==About==
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The OSGeo Marketing committee are volunteers who promote OSGeo and related activities.
  
== Committee Infrastructure ==
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The committee is responsible for administering a limited budget provided by the OSGeo Foundation for supporting the OSGeo Foundation.
The committee Infrastructure currently comprises a Mailing List and regular meetings on IRC.  
 
  
=== Regular Meeting ===
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{{:Marketing Committee Members}}
'''Next meeting scheduled for [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=02&day=27&year=2008&hour=22&min=0&sec=0&p1=0 Wednesday Feb. 27th at 22:00 UTC]''' on ([irc://irc.freenode.net/#osgeo #osgeo]).  [http://irc.telascience.org/cgi-bin/irc.cgi IRC client] (select #osgeo from the drop-down list, and type /nick YOURNAME, to set your nickname for use in the channel).
 
  
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== Sponsorship Areas ==
* [[Case Studies]]
 
* discuss first draft of updated & new logos
 
* discuss spending money to appear at conferences, trade shows, etc.
 
* Budget in general
 
* Events in general
 
* Flyer for GSoC 2008, distribute broadly
 
* Swot Analysis
 
  
==== Agenda and Meeting Protocols ====
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In line with [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2013-02-26#Board_Priorities OSGeo Board Priorities], the Marketing Committee aims to limited matching sponsorship for a few targeted areas. These include:
* [[Marketing Meeting 2008.01.30]]
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; OSGeo [[Exhibition Pack]]
* [[Marketing Meeting 2008.01.16]]
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: 100% funding covered for the non-consumable items in one Exhibition Pack per OSGeo Local Organising Committee, as outlined in: [[Exhibition Pack]]
* [[Marketing Meeting 2007.12.05]]
 
* [[Marketing Meeting 2007.11.21]]
 
* [[Marketing Meeting 2007.10.24]]
 
* [[Marketing Meeting 2007.10.10]]
 
* Also see [[VisCom Meetings]] for older ones
 
  
=== Mailing List ===  
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== Meetings ==
The Marketing Committee has a mailing list at marketing at lists.osgeo.org. To post a mail please first ([http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/marketing subscribe]). The [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/ archive] of this mailing list is open to the public.
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All our meetings are open to anyone who wants to listen in or comment. Please refer to [[Marketing Meetings]] for agenda, date, times and minutes.
  
== Committee Members ==
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== Mailing list ==
Committee members are eligible to vote. The process to become Committee member is rather informal, just send a list to introduce yourself to the list, describe your interests and - please - attend to meetings.
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https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/marketing
* [[User:Arnulf Christl | Arnulf Christl]] (chair)
 
* [[User:Tmitchell | Tyler Mitchell]]
 
* [[User:Ticheler | Jeroen Ticheler]]
 
* [[User:Dan | Daniele Nascimento]]
 
  
== Responsibilities ==
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= Historical Content =
* Develop a [[Marketing Plan]]
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The following content is from historical versions of this wiki page, which hasn't been moved to the current page.
** [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/2007-October/001511.html Marketing Plan Discussion 0]
 
** [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/2007-October/001542.html Marketing Plan Discussion I]]
 
** [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/2007-October/001552.html Marketing Plan Discussion II]
 
** [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/2007-November/001557.html Marketing Plan Discussion III]
 
** [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/2007-November/001582.html Marketing Target Discussion]
 
**[[Marketing proposal]]
 
* ''More to come...''
 
  
== Involvement ==
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All are welcome to work with and contribute to this committee.  There are several ways to get involved and various tools that we used to manage our work.
Everyone is welcome to work with this committee and contribute, whether or not you are a formal member of the committeePlease join the [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/marketing Marketing mailing list] and introduce yourself.
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* Join our mailing list and introduce yourselfSubscribe [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/marketing here].  Read the public list archives [http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/marketing/ here].
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* Files and documents are stored in an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subversion_(software) SVN repository] located here: [http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/ http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/]
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* Static web pages are managed in our Drupal website tools at: http://www.osgeo.org All content development typically takes place in the Wiki and is copied to the static web site once stable.  
  
== Press Releases ==
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All pages in this Wiki related to Marketing should be tagged with [http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Category:Marketing Category:Marketing].
The Marketing Committee oversees the issuing of press releases for the Foundation ([[Press Release Process]]). Got some [[News Queue | news]] you think is worthy of an OSGeo press release, or want to help translate some text?  Let us know!
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Past press releases:
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== Goals ==
* 6 March 2006 - [https://www.osgeo.org/content/news/news_archive/open_source_geospatial_foundation_initial_press_release.html "OSGeo Created"]
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To promote the Foundation mission, its Projects and [[Local Chapters]].
* [[Press Release 2006-07-19 "OSGeo at 6-month mark"]]
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To develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for the near and medium future.
* [http://www.osgeo.org/content/news/news_archive/foss4g_conference_summary.html Press Release 2006-10-06 "FOSS4G 2006 Conference Summary"]
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* [[Press_Release_2006-10-19 "Tyler selected as ED"]]
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== Marketing Activities ==
* [[Press_Release_2007-08-03 "Service Provider Directory Launched"]]
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Previous activities:
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* '''Digital asset rebranding and website reboot''' - RFP process to revamp the OSGeo visual and online presence. Contacted to Get Interactive
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* [[Web site design]], site/content/layout improvements, site assets
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* [[Exhibition Pack]] [http://fromtheinsidelookingin.blogspot.com/2008/10/conference-booths.html] - nearing completion, [[Live GIS Disc | Demonstration DVD]] ongoing
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* [[Marketing Material development]] see [[Marketing Material Samples]]
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== Marketing Pipeline ==
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[[Marketing Pipeline]] lists the various channels where OSGeo and OSGeo projects are promoted.
  
 
== Event Coordination ==
 
== Event Coordination ==
The Marketing Committee is responsible the Foundation's presence tradeshows, conferences, workshops, etc.  We can coordinate the booth, supply materials, arrange for speakers, etc.  Please see out [[Event Management]] page for more information.
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The Marketing Committee helps to coordinate the Foundation's presence at tradeshows, conferences, workshops, etc.  We can coordinate the booth, supply materials, arrange for speakers, etc.  Please see out [[Event Management]] page for more information.
  
 
Upcoming events are listed on the [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Category:Events Category:Events] page by adding the Category to the corresponding page.
 
Upcoming events are listed on the [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Category:Events Category:Events] page by adding the Category to the corresponding page.
  
== Open Issues ==
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== Documents ==
We have access to a [http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ trac] system as task-management tool but are curently not actively using it.  
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''This needs to be fleshed out and upated'' --[[User:Arnulf Christl|Arnulf Christl]] 12:49, 17 April 2012 (PDT)
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* Public facing documents can be found at: http://www.osgeo.org/visibility
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* Documents under development, or historical documents can be found in Subversion under: https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/
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* Brochures: http://www.osgeo.org/visibility
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* Flyers: https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/
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* Presentation Templates: http://www.osgeo.org/visibility
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* [[GenericOSGeoPresentation]]
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* [[Library]] - repository for white papers, presentations etc.
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* [[Case_Studies]] contains a list of relevant Geospatial Open Source case studies useful for justifying the use of GeoFOSS.
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* [[GeoConnexion Column]]
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* [[OSGeo Marketing Discussions]]
  
* to be moved to trac:
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== Old Press Releases ==
** [[GenericOSGeoPresentation]]
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Check out the OSGeo Foundation ([[Press Release Process]]). If you have [[News Queue | news]] you think is worthy of an OSGeo press release, or want to help translate some text?  Let us know!
  
== [[Library]] ==
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== Press Releases ==
It was planned to create an extensive library of presentations, white papers and other materials in the OSGeo Library at http://www.osgeo.org/library. Find more descriptions and links on the [[Library]] Page of this Wiki and get in contact through the [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/marketing Marketing Mailing List] if you need anything that you cannot find in the library.
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* 21 June 2012, [[Marketing Committee Press Release 1]] - Calling for "OSGeo Advocate" profiles
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* 6 March 2006 - [https://www.osgeo.org/content/news/news_archive/open_source_geospatial_foundation_initial_press_release.html "OSGeo Created"]
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* [[Press Release 2006-07-19 "OSGeo at 6-month mark"]]
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* [http://www.osgeo.org/content/news/news_archive/foss4g_conference_summary.html Press Release 2006-10-06 "FOSS4G 2006 Conference Summary"]
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* [[Press_Release_2006-10-19 "Tyler selected as ED"]]
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* [[Press_Release_2007-08-03 "Service Provider Directory Launched"]]
  
== Columns ==
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''The Marketing Committee was formerly known as the [[Promotion and Visibility Committee]].''
* [[GeoConnexion Column]]
 
  
 
[[Category:Events]]
 
[[Category:Events]]
 
[[Category: Marketing]]
 
[[Category: Marketing]]
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[[Category:Committees]]

Latest revision as of 13:03, 28 November 2020

About

The OSGeo Marketing committee are volunteers who promote OSGeo and related activities.

The committee is responsible for administering a limited budget provided by the OSGeo Foundation for supporting the OSGeo Foundation.

Committee Members

Committee members are eligible to vote. The process to become Committee member is to send a nomination (self nomination is fine) with an introduction of the candidate. The committee will then make a motion at the next meeting.

Inactive Members

Past Members

Please help list past members here for reference and Kudos

Sponsorship Areas

In line with OSGeo Board Priorities, the Marketing Committee aims to limited matching sponsorship for a few targeted areas. These include:

OSGeo Exhibition Pack
100% funding covered for the non-consumable items in one Exhibition Pack per OSGeo Local Organising Committee, as outlined in: Exhibition Pack

Meetings

All our meetings are open to anyone who wants to listen in or comment. Please refer to Marketing Meetings for agenda, date, times and minutes.

Mailing list

https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/marketing

Historical Content

The following content is from historical versions of this wiki page, which hasn't been moved to the current page.

All are welcome to work with and contribute to this committee. There are several ways to get involved and various tools that we used to manage our work.

All pages in this Wiki related to Marketing should be tagged with Category:Marketing.

Goals

To promote the Foundation mission, its Projects and Local Chapters. To develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for the near and medium future.

Marketing Activities

Previous activities:

Marketing Pipeline

Marketing Pipeline lists the various channels where OSGeo and OSGeo projects are promoted.

Event Coordination

The Marketing Committee helps to coordinate the Foundation's presence at tradeshows, conferences, workshops, etc. We can coordinate the booth, supply materials, arrange for speakers, etc. Please see out Event Management page for more information.

Upcoming events are listed on the Category:Events page by adding the Category to the corresponding page.

Documents

This needs to be fleshed out and upated --Arnulf Christl 12:49, 17 April 2012 (PDT)

Old Press Releases

Check out the OSGeo Foundation (Press Release Process). If you have news you think is worthy of an OSGeo press release, or want to help translate some text? Let us know!

Press Releases

The Marketing Committee was formerly known as the Promotion and Visibility Committee.