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From Kelly Hair <kelly.h...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: CloudStack at VMWorld?
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:54:19 GMT
Interesting contractÅ    I guess the excludes happy hours too then?



On 8/14/13 10:54 AM, "Geralyn Miller" <geralyn.miller@citrix.com> wrote:

>Joe is correct. As an exhibitor, Citrix cannot participate in this type
>of ancillary event. The contract terms are such that all participating
>sponsors cannot hold events or participate in any events other than
>VMworld up to two days prior, during and two days after the event, for a
>50 mile radius. Sorry.
>
>-geralyn
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Joe Brockmeier [mailto:jzb@zonker.net]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 10:45 AM
>To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>Subject: Re: CloudStack at VMWorld?
>
>On Wed, Aug 14, 2013, at 12:42 PM, Kelly Hair wrote:
>> Other approach is guerrilla marketing / sponsoring happy hours or
>> after show events.  I'Ve seen food trucks from non-sponsors hanging
>> out at the Javits Center on more than one occasion.  While it may
>> annoy the organizers, they'll gladly take your money the next year :)
>
>Note that many exhibitor contracts forbid this sort of thing - so if
>Citrix is there, they can't sponsor this kind of thing. (Apache
>CloudStack may be in the clear, but it would probably be a bit fuzzy for
>money to flow from Citrix to do this.)
>
>There's nothing wrong with people attending and talking to folks about
>CloudStack, of course. Might even be more effective than the "stand in
>the booth and hope" approach.
>
>Best,
>
>jzb
>--
>Joe Brockmeier
>jzb@zonker.net
>Twitter: @jzb
>http://www.dissociatedpress.net/


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