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 or - 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 and create a free account for your organization or contact info @ to ask if your organization already has an account. Additional paid advertising is also available. - 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. - 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: - Bay Area Tech Events on Craigslist - Free and paid listings of events, mainly business mixers. - Available for posting bay area events - Eventbee is available for posting events. - events in the bay area - Public events on Evite

Places to Email event info for possible inclusion in announcements

SVcalendar @ - San Jose Mercury News
digest @ - Stanford BASES Digest
sanjose @ - San Jose Business Journal

Email Groups for posting General Events (you may have to join the group to post) - join at - join at - join at - join at
(no posting of competing career speaker events!) - join at
(you must attend one Tuesday lunch before joining) - 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) - join at - join at - (Mechanical Engineering) - (Manufacturing) - - - - (laser/optics) - (semiconductors) - (wireless networking)

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