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From Trevor Grant <trevor.d.gr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Booth at GOTO Chicago
Date Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:49:56 GMT
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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