Commentary: The Saga of Bonehead—Twitter Goes Local

The saga of Bonehead the Cat may carry some useful lessons for the way meetings generate interest and contacts in host communities.

Bonehead, a.k.a. Rupert, became a local hero after losing his way on the mean streets of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Actually, the mean rooftops. Halifax roofs are often built at steep angles and covered in slate, so once you’ve clambered to the top of a building, it can be tough to get back down.

That’s what happened to Bonehead, who spent several days

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