7.21 Publicity Chair

The Publicity Chair shall be responsible for the promotion of DATE in the widest sense in appropriate professional journals and magazines. He/she shall operate in the context of the agreed DATE Communications Plan in close co-operation with the Communications Chair.

The Publicity Chair shall contribute to the DATE Communications Plan by filling in the part allocated to the publicity function by the Communications Chair.

The Publicity Chair will develop an advertising campaign and related budget with the advice and consent of the General Chair. The duties will include supervising the development of individual advertisements, interfacing with publishers, and assuring that the campaign is professionally executed.

The Publicity Chair shall strive to reach deals with publishers in which publishers get free demo space at the Exhibition in exchange for a specified amount of free publicity for DATE.

It belongs to the responsibilities of the Publicity Chair to organise at least one Press Conference during DATE.