Resources for Advertising Organization Events
There are many free and low-cost resources available for advertising technical events in the Silicon Valley Area. Here are a few we recommend:
Websites for posting your own events
http://www.Workit.com or www.Workit.com/techevents - A terrific resource! All event postings are free. Plus events go out in a very nice free weekly email listing with over 5000 subscribers. To post events, go to http://www.workit.com/events/eventform.cfm and create a free account for your organization or contact info @ workit.com to ask if your organization already has an account. Additional paid advertising is also available.
http://techvenue.com/USValley/ - This site mostly lists computer groups, but all tech events are welcome. Non-profit orgs with attendee costs under $100 post for free. For-profits pay the cost of one attendee. Events with attendee cost over $100 pay $100 to post.
http://bayarea.fullcalendar.com/ec/mkt_promote.cfm - For only $19.95, they advertise your event to many different places, including print media and posting to many locations. They also offer comprehensive a list of resources for do-it-yourself advertising: http://bayarea.fullcalendar.com/ec/list_cal.cfm
http://www.craigslist.org/sfo/tce/ - Bay Area Tech Events on Craigslist
http://www.muybueno.net/events/events2.htm - Free and paid listings of events, mainly business mixers.
http://www.upcoming.org/metro/us/ca/sfba/ - Available for posting bay area events
http://www.eventbee.com/ - Eventbee is available for posting events.
http://groups-beta.google.com/group/ba.announce - events in the bay area
http://www.evite.com/pages/gt/search/index.jsp - Public events on Evite
Places to Email event info for possible inclusion in announcements
SVcalendar @ mercurynews.com - San Jose Mercury News
digest @ bases.stanford.edu - Stanford BASES Digest
sanjose @ bizjournals.com - San Jose Business Journal
Email Groups for posting General Events (you may have to join the group to post)
FriendsOfPromatch@yahoogroups.com - Anyone can post to this list.
Do not need to be a member. Just use their Subject line format: (event) ‘Date’ ‘Org Name’ ‘Title’
Email Groups for posting Specific Topic Events (you may have to join the group to post)
If you have an additions or corrections to this list, please contact Elise Engelhardt engelhardte @ asme.org