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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU sponsorship
Date Mon, 30 Jul 2012 09:30:31 GMT
On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Ross Gardler
<rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> ....Historically track sponsorship has been a bad
> thing. Attendees don't like it (concerns over unbalanced content), PMCs
> don't like it (non-sponsoring companies are pushed out) and sponsors get
> upset that their tracks were not as well attended as others...

I agree with that - any form of sponsorship that might give the
impression that sponsors can influence the conference content is not

One thing that worked well in the past AFAIK was coffee break / lunch
sponsoring - sponsors logos are seen at a happy time that has no
impact on conference content.


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