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January 15, 2020, Augusta, Maine, Make Shift Training

January 15, 2020

Are you interested in learning how to host or facilitate a Make Shift Coffee House?

On January 15, 2020 in Augusta, Maine, professional meeting facilitator and Make Shift Coffee House Founder Craig Freshley, will provide training for both hosts and facilitators.

It will be a fun opportunity for hosts! They will have the opportunity to meet with facilitators and other hosts. In addition, they will learn how to bring conservatives and liberals together, and how to have their own Make Shift Coffee House events.

It will be a great investment for facilitators! If you attend this training and have attended a Make Shift Coffee House you will earn $500 when you facilitate your own Make Shift Coffee House.

Here’s a sneak-peek at some of the topics for Hosts and Facilitators:

How to engage people with a wide variety of perspectives
How to organize a host committee
How to choose a topic
How to engage a facilitator
Where to have your Make Shift Coffee House
How to secure live music
How to set up the room
Tips for arranging coffee and food
Tips for how to promote your Make Shift Coffee House
Everything you need to know to make your event a success!

Here’s a sneak-peek at some of the topics for exclusively for Facilitators:

Advance messaging on promotional materials – preparing people with what to expect
Welcoming and setting a good tone in the room
Make Shift Coffee House Ground Rules – how to explain and enforce them
Basic Make Shift Coffee House Formats
How to handle difficult situations
Resources for more information and other techniques

Schedule and Fees:

Hosts 9:00 am to 11:30 am FREE
Facilitators 9:00 am to 4:30 pm $200
Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm $15

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January 15, 2020


Maine State Library
230 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333 United States
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