The 13th Annual CDPUG Showcase Meeting Announcement & Call for Entries

2017-05-25 7:00 PM - 2017-05-25 9:00 PM

Join us at our very special meeting featuring our members—and a few select non-members—portfolios presented in a Five-Minute Portfolio format. Share your best work, what you enjoy, or who you are — using 20 slides that will auto-advance every 15 seconds — for a total of five high-

Topic: The 13th Annual CDPUG Showcase Meeting Announcement & Call for Entries.
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Reception: 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Starts: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Keith Berr Productions, Inc.
1420 East 31st Street, Cleveland, OH
Driving and Parking Directions
Speakers: CDPUG Members & Special Volunteers
Cost: Free for members and guests. Special Taco Bar Fiesta Menu!

Join us at our very special meeting “showcasing” the talents and stories of CDPUG members, and a few select non-members, presented in a Five-Minute Portfolio format. Share your best work, what you enjoy, and who you are, using 20 slides that will auto-advance every 15 seconds, for a total of five high-energy minutes that will put the spotlight on your individuality and creativity. It’s an easy and really cool way to introduce yourself to your peers, make new contacts, and gain important potential referrals.

Call For Entries Deadline:
5:00 pm on Saturday, May 20th.
To submit your entry or get more information, contact Spike Radway at programming@cdpug.org

Preparation Help:
For content to help you prepare for the 13th Annual CDPUG Showcase check out the links below:

A Video on how to make PDF Presentation using Photoshop and Bridge

Text explaining how to make a PDF Presentation using Photoshop CS5 

Video of author Scott Berkun on Why and How to Give an Ignite Talk

To see fantastic presentations from previous CDPUG Showcases, check out the CDPUG YouTube Channel.

For more information or to sign up, please e-mail:
programming@cdpug.org

 

Please help with an RSVP

While an RSVP is not required for our members and guests to attend, it is strongly encouraged! We order our catered food, based on the number of RSVPs we receive. So, to make sure that we order enough food for all who attend, please RSVP at the following link: Click here to submit an RSVP. Thank you for your help!

 

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