Publicity


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)

SVEvents@yahoogroups.com - join at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SVEvents/
SandHillEC@yahoogroups.com - join at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SandHillEC/

jimsjobs@yahoogroups.com - join at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jimsjobs

wednesdayjobgroup@careercompany.com - join at http://www.careercompany.com/wednesday.shtml
(no posting of competing career speaker events!)

CSIXConnect@yahoogroups.com - join at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CSIXConnect/
(you must attend one Tuesday lunch before joining)

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)

SiliconValleyEngineeringCouncilNews@yahoogroups.com - join at
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SiliconValleyEngineeringCouncilNews/

scv@swe.org - join at http://swe-goldenwest.org/scvs/

asme-scv@googlegroups.com - (Mechanical Engineering) - http://groups.google.com/group/asme-scv

csixMfgOps-SIG@yahoogroups.com (Manufacturing) - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/csixMfgOps-SIG/


The_BioDevice_Group@yahoogroups.com - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/The_BioDevice_Group/

Biotech-LHH@yahoogroups.com - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Biotech-LHH/

promatch-bio@yahoogroups.com - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ProMatch-Bio/

ieee-leos-scv@yahoogroups.com (laser/optics) - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ieee-leos-scv/

SemiSIG@yahoogroups.com (semiconductors) http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SemiSIG/

svcwireless-wirelessnetworking@yahoogroups.com - (wireless networking)
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/svcwireless-wirelessnetworking/

If you have an additions or corrections to this list, please contact Elise Engelhardt engelhardte @ asme.org