[Yapc-na-organizers] Sponsorship prospectus

Pete Krawczyk petek at bsod.net
Thu Oct 30 08:32:53 PDT 2008

In 2006, which was the first year this was done, we actually had
sponsors request this, because it was what they were used to from
other conferences.  We repeated in 2008 for the same reason.

I can only assume 2007 was the same way.

-Pete K

On 10/30/08, Dave Rolsky <autarch at urth.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Oct 2008, Pete Krawczyk wrote:
>> Keep in mind that some people will be critical of anything that looks
>> like commercialism, as opposed to sponsorship.  (We received a
>> complaint this year about the logos on the shirt, for example.)
> Do the sponsors actually ask to have their logos on the shirts, or did
> someone just volunteer this?
> I'm one of those people who hate this. I don't wear the YAPC shirts from
> 2006 on because of this, except under another shirt.
> FWIW, when we did Frozen Perl nobody asked about getting their logo on the
> shirt, and we didn't offer it.
> I would _love_ to see a return to the logo-less shirts so I can start
> wearing them during the summer again.
> -dave
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