Promotion of a Town Hall Meeting has taken on a whole new meaning in this age of
sound bites, blogs, eNews, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter—not to mention traditional
media outlets such as radio, television, and newspaper. The good news is that you
have more ways than ever to draw attention to an issue as important to your community
as underage drinking prevention.
Use the tips and tools in this section to help you develop and implement a promotion
plan that will ensure maximum coverage of, and attendance at, your Town Hall Meeting
to prevent underage drinking. Once you’ve created your promotion plan, access
MEDIA ENGAGEMENT TIPS AND
TOOLS for customizable templates to share information with print, television,
and radio media outlets. The
SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDE,
BLOGGING GUIDE, and
FACEBOOK AND TWITTER MESSAGES offer tips and sample messages to
help you promote your event via Internet-based channels.