In the words of our co-founder Gonçalo: “aaaand we’re back!”
After a brief hiatus following on from SS48 Melbourne, we’re pulling together our plan for next year and we’re really looking forward to sharing it with you.
Before we start talking about 2013, I’d just like to start with a HUGE thank you to everybody who has supported us throughout this year. From those who have followed us on Facebook and Twitter, introduced us to their networks, lent us a helping hand or a place to crash, sponsored and helped promote SS48, through those who spoke, mentored and sat on the judging panels at SS48–we can not say a big enough ‘THANK YOU’! 2012 was an amazing year for us and it wouldn’t have been possible without your help.
Looking to 2013
This year, we’ve had two very successful proof-of-concepts. We proved that SS48 as an idea could be hugely successful through its success in Sydney. We then proved that we could do it remotely, coordinating the Melbourne event from Sydney.
Next year, we’re kicking off events in three new cities: Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, and the timeframe for all three events will be somewhere in April. We will be running another proof-of-concept in these cities: that other people can successfully run SS48 events in their own cities (of course, we will be working closely with them to make it happen).
Interested in running SS48?
If you are interested in running SS48 in Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide, please get in touch with us. We will have a more detailed specifications up in the coming weeks, and there will be an application process, but for now, feel free to start connecting with us.
To those of you in cities all over the world who are waiting for SS48 to come to your door–thanks for your support and patience. We’re on our way. We are taking a measured approach to scaling and want to make sure that we do it in a way that is successful and sustainable. Sydney and Melbourne folks: don’t worry, we’ll be back in 2013.
Interested in joining SS48 HQ in Sydney?
We need help! We are looking for exciting people to join our team based in Sydney to help us grow into a global social enterprise. We need sharp minds and creative thinkers who truly want to support the development of social enterprise. The right candidates will have a desire to do something good–something great–while loving every business aspect of it.
Job specs will be available soon, but to give you an idea of what we are looking for:
- creative/graphic designer
- legal expert
- marketing guru
Again, feel free to get in touch with us early before we formally open up the application.