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How to Start a Drupalcamp

by Jeff Diecks
July 17, 2014

Getting a new regional Drupalcamp up and running appears daunting at first, but the support of the Drupal Community helps provide a giant head start. At Drupalcon 2014 in Austin, SVP of Professional Services Jeff Diecks shared some tips to help ease into the planning process.

Additional Resources

Preparing Presentations for a Drupal Meetup | Mediacurrent Blog Post

Best Practices and Tips for Local Drupal User Groups | Mediacurrent Blog Post

Meet team member, Jeff Diecks

A veteran of the web publishing and sports media industries, Jeff draws on more than 13 years of Drupal experience and his extensive project management, business analysis, process improvement, and site building skills to help Mediacurrent’s clients succeed.

Jeff joined Mediacurrent in 2010 after 11 years with Turner Broadcasting Systems in Atlanta, GA. In his previous position as Director of Operations at Turner Sports New Media, his team managed technical operations for NASCAR.COM and initiated Turner’s adoption of Drupal. Jeff’s other roles at Turner included Director of Editorial Operations, Project Manager and Producer at CNN/Sports Illustrated Interactive. Prior to joining Turner, he served as Website Manager for Major League Soccer in New York, and was responsible for the league site's design, maintenance and content publishing.

Jeff lives in Georgia with his wife and daughter. On nice-weather days he can be found working from a table on his back patio with his yellow lab, Murray.

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