On Thu, Feb 16, 2017, at 03:46 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
We'd like to give the vendors an idea of when the final decision of
venue would be made. After the bids are received, do you know when the
final call will be made between bids?
While there are no guarantees, I hope a final decision can be made
within 2-4 weeks. That means we should be able to commit within 6 weeks
of today. I will endeavor to have the decision made ASAP as we need to
begin the actual conference planning :)
> On 01/09/2017 06:06 AM, Brian Exelbierd wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > It is time to start the bid process for this year's Flock. This year we
> > are back in North America for Flock 2017.
> > If you'd like to help host the event in your city, it's time to start
> > putting together a bid. To find out what you need to do, read the wiki
> > page:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Flock_bid_process
> > Bids are due by February 28, 2017, so do not wait to start. It takes
> > more time than you may realize to compile all of the required
> > information for a good bid.
> > Along those lines, keep in mind that committing to help plan a
> > conference is a lot of work and shouldn't be approached lightly. It's a
> > big time commitment, and as the local contact, you're critical to the
> > success of the event.
> > Flock has been held successfully on college campuses and in hotels. We
> > need to make sure that the space will both work for the conference and
> > be affordable. Details are on the wiki page.
> > Feel free to let me know if you have any other questions or need help
> > getting your bid together.
> > Thanks!
> > regards,
> > Brian "bex" Exelbierd
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