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From Kanchana Welagedara <kanch...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: Booth at GOTO Chicago
Date Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:26:17 GMT
Hi Travor,

I can help out for the booth event .I'm currently based in Chicago.
Cheers
Kanchana

On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:49 AM, Trevor Grant <trevor.d.grant@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Awesome! Thank you
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Trevor Grant wrote on 2/16/18 10:40 AM:
> > > Hey all,
> > >
> > > I reached out to GOTO Chicago for info on doing an Apache Booth there.
> > > They got back to me with pricing, but seemed really interested in
> having
> > us
> > > and like immediately were saying it was totally negotiable / they'd
> work
> > > with us.
> >
> > Excellent idea, and thanks for working on this kind of stuff!
> >
> > > The quoted cost is $10k, not sure if it's worth even pursuing- all I
> can
> > > say is that I can work the booth in Chicago.
> > >
> > > Does a budget exist for this? Have other for profit conferences given
> us
> > > any discounts? Should I just tell them, thanks but that's way out of
> our
> > > price range?
> >
> > No, we have not paid for booth space at conferences, as far as I recall.
> >  As a non-profit with limited budgets, we need a very specific reason to
> > pay for things like this; merely having a booth is not something the ASF
> > would likely pay for.
> >
> > The majority of times there's an interesting conference where we have
> > the volunteers to staff it, and the conference organizers are truly
> > interested in having an Apache presence there, they end up giving us a
> > booth free as a non-profit.  So going back to them to ask about how they
> > treat non-profits is likely the next step, if you're up for it.
> >
> > > I never thought much of this conference, but it was on that list of
> > top-10
> > > tech conferences that was pushed out a few weeks ago so I started to do
> > > some research on it.
> > >
> > > https://gotochgo.com
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > - Shane
> >   https://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/resources
> >
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