The Participation Blog

Lessons from a Snickers Commercial

Most meetings and hearings are naturally scheduled evenings when more people are available, which makes perfect sense most of the time. Some time ago it was decided that most government organizations can’t spend taxpayer dollars on even basic refreshments for people who come to these meetings – the ubiquitous cookies and water. Meet the hangry public.

While we’re on the subject of meetings, even though this story focuses on business gatherings, it has a lot to offer to the principles of how to plan public events.