Sunday, June 6, 2010

Help Build "Critical Mass" for the Exhibits Exchange Group

I need your help (and bright ideas!) 

A few months ago, I started a free Google group called the "Exhibits Exchange"

The "Exhibits Exchange" group is a place to post information regarding the many well-used (but still usable) "retired" exhibits and/or components for sale, trade, barter, or exchange.   It seems like a no-brainer to me, given the requests for this sort of thing that continually pop up on the ASTC and CHILDMUS lists.

So what's the problem?  Well, honestly,  numbers.  Even though we've had some good early success, and found homes for some exhibits, the whole concept of an Exhibits Exchange will work much better with a bigger group of members --- "critical mass" if you like.   More members broaden the potential pool of both offerers and takers.

I'm asking ExhibiTricks readers help in two ways:

1)  If you're not already a member of the Exhibits Exchange group,  please join up (and tell a colleague or two about the group as well!)

2)  If you have any bright ideas for building up the membership of Exhibits Exchange, leave a comment below or just email me directly.


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