How to have Fun at a GWRRA Event

Report
Gold Wing Road Riders
Association
A GW University Training Seminar
How to Have Fun at a GWRRA
Event
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Objectives
• Gain a better understanding of how to
maximize fun at an event
• Describe the planning process that
goes into an event
• Describe the planning process for the
attendees
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Overview
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Each event is a unique experience
Understanding
Planning
Attitude
YOU make the fun happen
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I’ve got the Gold Wing Spirit
and I’m Ready to Share the
FUN With YOU!!!!
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A Question
An Event
is an Event
is an Event...
True or False?
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Make FUN Happen
• Understanding
• Planning
• Behavior/Attitude
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Event Fun – It’s For
Everyone
What do you do at an event to
have fun?
What wasn’t fun and why?
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Event Planning
Ingredients
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Facility
Registration Fees
Banquets/Meals
Seminars
Hospitality Room
Rider Ed Range
Bike Show
On-Bike Games
• Poker Runs
• Observation Runs
• Motel/Hotel
accommodations
• Entertainment
• Vendors
• Ceremonies
• Prizes/Trophies
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Attendees +
Gold Wing spirit +
Activities +
Food and ice cream =
FUN
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Planning
• Start at home
– Checklist
• What to take?
• What to wear?
– Event Registration/Fees
– Reservations
• Hotel/Motel/Campgrounds
– Travel Route
• Car/Motorcycle
• Scenic/Freeway
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Planning
• At the event
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Registration packet
Check event schedule
Plan your daily activities
Participate as much or little as you want
Relax and enjoy the event
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Attitude
• Are you approachable?
• Is the glass half full?
– Hoping for the best
• Are you standoffish?
• Is the glass half empty?
– Expecting the worst
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The Answer
An Event
is an Event
is an Event...
Absolutely not!
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Summary
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Each event is a unique experience
Understanding
Planning
Attitude
YOU make the fun happen
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Recipe For Fun
Take a gallon of UNDERSTANDING,
Mix with a quart of PLANNING
Stir in 3 cups of a POSITIVE ATTITUDE
Yield: A bushel of FUN
Servings: Unlimited
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Thank you for your time
and attention
Let’s share the FUN
TOGETHER!
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Questions??
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