Connect Around Sound: Save The Date For SoundCloud’s Global Meetup Day on May 17th

Connect Around Sound: Save The Date For SoundCloud’s Global Meetup Day on May 17th

Sound brings people together. Sound forms connections and sound breaks down barriers. SoundClouders are spread all over the globe and that’s what makes this community of sound creators so amazing and unique. You’re the best and you should celebrate yourself on May 17th when it’s time for another SoundCloud Global Meetup Day. Save the date!

Global Meetup Days in the past have seen thousands of SoundClouders meet and connect in real life in hundreds of locations around the world. It’s truly inspiring to be a part of and we’ve heard some amazing stories emerging from these meetups.

So let’s take things to the next level and make this the best Global Meetup Day to date! Trust us, it’s going to be a special one. We can’t share all the details just yet but let us say that you’d want to either be the organizer of a meetup or attend once there’s a meetup confirmed in your city.

Save the date for May 17th, 2012 for an extra special, not to be missed SoundCloud Global Meetup Day! Meet up with like-minded Clouders in your city to connect over sound, create collaborative recordings, run your own sound scavenger hunt, record spoken word or do a million other creative things together (the sky’s the limit!). Let’s show the world that the SoundCloud community is the largest community of sound creators on the planet!


How to organize?

  1. First check whether there’s already a meetup scheduled close to you. If there isn’t, you can easily create one, check this step-by-step guide to learn how to set up your meetup.
  2. Find a venue, you’ll want somewhere that enables you to communicate and collaborate to create sounds together. This can be a studio, office, your living room, a bar, it’s your choice! Just make sure there’s access to the web so you can create and share from there.
  3. Once you have committed to your venue & established a meetup, email us at meetups [at] soundcloud [dot] com to request swag.
  4. Promote your meetup on Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter and invite your friends to join. We can help you promote your meetup through our channels and every registered meetup will get some meetup swag for their event.
  5. GET EXCITED!

How to participate?

  1. Find an event going on in your city by searching our Meetup.com page and click “Count me in”
  2. Help spread the word, tell your friends about it on Facebook, tweet about it, do whatever you can!
  3. Get inspired and join other SoundClouders and connect over sound by creating something cool: express it via song, interview friends and collect opinions, share sounds that mean something to you…whatever you do, it’s going to be cool!

So, set a reminder in your calendar for May 17th and get talking, we can’t wait to hear what you’ve got to show us. For our part, we’ll be hosting a meetup in Berlin, London and San Francisco. We’ll let you know what cool things are going on at meetups around the world on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook, so keep a lookout so you can join in!