We are celebrating 11 years of Peatix this May!
This joyous milestone is made possible by the continuous efforts of our homegrown organizers in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan. Their initiatives to unite the world inspire us at Peatix and we believe it may spark new ideas for you too!
In conjunction with our 11th anniversary, we would like to turn the spotlight on our organizers and the incredible experiences they create, both online and offline.
Here is our little interview with Nikaho City in Japan and their efforts to promote their attractions alongside valuable community events.
Do you remember the first event you created?
We held an online event as part of the “City Promotion Project for Children and Child Raising” to promote the attractions of Nikaho City, Akita Prefecture. We shared with people who had not yet heard of the city and were motivated by our feedback from event participants, who said, “I want to visit there! The event was a great success, and we were inspired by the great feedback we received.
What was one memorable moment from running it?
We received many warm comments we received from event participants in their survey responses. Although we had initially planned to hold a physical event, we were forced to switch to an online event due to COVID. However, we were happy to receive many comments such as “I felt like I was traveling and had fun” and “I was able to experience the town’s charms” as a result of the online event with many adding that they are looking forward to the day when they could travel and sightsee freely again.
One piece of advice you’d offer to new event organizers who are eager but a little nervous about running an online/offline event?
I feel that the first step in connecting with the target audience is to make contacts through casual opportunities to connect, such as participating in events through Peatix. Why not start by holding a small-scale event?
How has Peatix benefited you the most in your event and/or community management process?
People with various interests use Peatix. It has a wide range of users. The most significant advantage [of using Peatix] is that we can promote our events to new audiences, especially the ones we have not been able to approach yet.
Follow the Nikaho City Peatix Group to learn about their community initiatives.
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