SCORE Pittsburgh, on November 14, 2020, staged an online Volunteer Expo, where local volunteer organizations and giving-minded Pittsburghers could come together virtually to give back to the community.
Volunteer Expo – Giving Back to Someplace Special took place online from 9 AM to 3 PM Saturday, November 14th. There, volunteer organizations had virtual booths, with live streaming and lead capture, and potential volunteers with a wide range of skillsets were able to explore opportunities to give back to their community.
The team at SCORE Pittsburgh had a vision. With two exceptions, the event will be just like a job fair:
- First, it will be entirely online, not in person.
- Second, the “job” is giving back to the community and the “pay” is the satisfaction of helping fellow Pittsburghers.
The event was hosted on Accelevants, a virtual event platform that was customizable and cost effective for the chapter. More information on the event can be found at wpavolunteerexpo.com.
Many congratulations to the SCORE Pittsburgh event team! This event united various organizations in the community, drove awareness for SCORE, and connected volunteers with opportunities to give back during these challenging times.
- John Hayes - Chapter Champion
- Pomona Valero
- Loren Smith
- Tim McCoy
- Leslie Beck
- Kim Abel
- Mark Trumbull
- Chris Cullen
- Mark Fallek
A Score Volunteer greeted every visitor as they entered the Volunteer Expo Lobby via chat.
Links for a welcome message, Sponsors listing, Expo Navigation Assistance, Exhibitor Booths, People in Attendance and entry for exhibitor team members into their booth were provided on the Lobby page.
The SCORE Pittsburgh Booth provided a welcome message video, Information about SCORE including Volunteer Opportunities, Chat with a SCORE Volunteer in the SCORE Booth, Joining a live Meeting (ZOOM), and documents and links to the SCORE Volunteer Page.
Sponsor and Exhibitor Booths were selected by selecting “clicking” the appropriate tile,
A carousel displayed the logo of each exhibitor and sponsor ever 5 seconds.
A public chat register for comments was also available.
SCORE Pittsburgh was proud to report:
|Total number of Tickets Sold||127|
|Total leads collected||283|
Promotions on Facebook reached 22,000+ people. 568 Facebook users engaged with the promotions, and 390 clicked through to learn more.
The chapter also worked with local agency 321 Blink on an integrated marketing campaign. The results are attached, which led to 25,000+ impressions in their community.
The Accelevents platform helped manage data in real-time including:
- Ticket sales
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