Symposium 2018

Symposium Volunteers

We know that project management isn’t just about projects — it’s about people, too.  PMI® Central Virginia is a volunteer-driven organization. We look for dedicated individuals who are committed to serving our membership and our community at large.  It is a great opportunity to learn new skills and meet great people. You can also earn PDUs just by volunteering.  Share with us your own creative ideas and subject matter expertise on how you can add value to our memberhship. Volunteer your time at a PMI event and increase your opportunities for leadership, collaboration and networking. For volunteer opportunities, more reasons to join the team and expectations of our volunteers, please visit the following links and get ready to See the World!

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 Volunteer Role

 Responsibilities Include


* Help establish a Sponsor Prospectus to reach out to get sponsorship for Symposium
* Work with Partners for Symposium track coverage
* Work to gain Sponsorship for Symposium event
Advertising / Marketing

* Work to align advertising to support Symposium event

* Ensure Sponsors receive correct level of advertisment


* Ads for brochure

* Twitter, FB, LinkedIn

* Company Newsletter

* Identify Ad Forums

* Work on Ads for Brochure for Symposium event


* Line-up venue for Symposium - In Progress

* In Progress

* Identifying Keynotes - Day 1 Opening

* Finalize Speakers to align with the 3 tracks for the Symposium

* Speaker Packets - Speaker writeup, Preferred room setup (seating, podiums, AV, etc);

* Identifying keynotes and speakers to align with the 3 tracks for the Symposium

* Establish Speaker Packets to gather information being presented during the track, room setup, av, etc.

 Registration / Event Coordinators                      

* Support Registration Checkin

* Support Tracking of PDU's

* Support Registration checkin at Symposium

* Scanner for PDU capture and PMI recognition

* Support Event Attendees with transitions during Event

 Speaker Coordinators

* Support Speakers during Event

* Introductions

* Timekeeper

* Work with Speakers on logistics, room setup, audio/video, etc.

* Introduce the speaker, prior to presentation

* Work with speaker to keep on schedule

 Event Setup/Takedown

* Help with Event Setup

* Help with Event Takedown & Cleanup

* Help with Symposium setup and takedown (includeTables/chair, registration booth, etc)

* Support daily cleanup

 Event Conference Bag

* Identify Conference Bag Sponsor

* Distribute Conference Bag

* Seek Sponsor for Conference Bag

* Stuff Conference Bag

* Handout to Event Attendees at check-in


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