[Ambassadors] NA Events Expectation Proposal
dthomasdigital at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 18:58:03 UTC 2009
So does this mean I'm out of luck asking for sponsorship for New Mexico
2009/3/21 Karsten Wade <kwade at redhat.com>
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 05:25:32PM -0400, David Nalley wrote:
> > So - if you are going to talk at a LUG meeting - consider showing up with
> > If there's a BarCamp - consider having Fedora sponsor it - and make
> > sure you pitch a lot of Fedora/FLOSS/Linux talks.
> > If there is a conference we are going to have a presence at we should
> > be sponsoring it.
> I tend to agree, and in fact was stuck recently when asked if Fedora
> would sponsor LinuxFest Northwest. The reason I didn't say yes was
> budget. AFAICT, we don't have the money to fund getting people there,
> running a booth, and providing any sponsoring more than ... US$100?
> OTOH, I would argue that your approach is a good reason for Max to
> argue for more event budget overall. While it is not in Red Hat's
> interest to sponsor a show they cannot get good sales leads from,
> Fedora's purpose is different. We *do* get new participants and
> contributors at every show we attend (which are equivalent to
> 'qualified sales leads' for Fedora!), and would obviously get more
> value if we get the brand out there as a sponsor and organizer.
> At this point, FAmNA needs to decide to funnel money in to
> sponsorship, which will probably reduce the overall number of events
> we can do this year.
> - Karsten
> Karsten 'quaid' Wade, Community Gardener
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