[Yapc-na-organizers] Sponsorship prospectus
cbrandt at buffalo.edu
Thu Oct 30 11:49:38 PDT 2008
It would be cool to save this sort of support material up on the wiki so
future organizers could find it without having to track everyone down.
Jeremy Fluhmann wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:32 AM, Pete Krawczyk <petek at bsod.net
> <mailto:petek at bsod.net>> wrote:
> 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.
> Yes, it was.
> I don't have the document that we used in Houston, but Wade or Will might.
> On 10/30/08, Dave Rolsky <autarch at urth.org
> <mailto: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
> >> 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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