[Marketing] Guidance on marketing needed for Sugar Labs' presence at the Open Source Pavilion at NECC 2009 in Washington D.C.
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Tue May 26 08:45:57 EDT 2009
Marketers, here is more info about NECC:
This conference will be right after LinuxTag Berlin when we plan to
issue a press release for SoaS beta-2, so the timing is great.
Caroline - I believe you had mentioned a conference around the same
dates, was it this one?
We'll be be discussing booth stuff (including a PDF brochure) at
today's marketing meeting. I would like to have a roll-up banner
made... with your fabulous photo :-)
On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 3:49 AM, Mike Lee <curiouslee at gmail.com> wrote:
> I realized I used an old subject line for my previous request for marketing
> guidance for NECC DC. Here again with a better subject...
> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 8:39 PM, Mike Lee <curiouslee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> SL marketers,
>> With gentle prodding from Caryl Bigenho from afar and our own Kevin Cole
>> locally, it seems like the specifics of an OLPC + Sugar Labs presence at
>> NECC 2009 DC are coming into focus.
>> We are finishing prep on 20 XOs that are part of our Learning Club lending
>> library, and will be able to deploy many of those in the Open Source
>> Pavilion. Other organizers of the pavilion are working on finding one or
>> more regular desktop PCs on which to demonstrate SoaS.
>> Some of us will likely present at the Unplugged "Fringe Festival" of NECC,
>> but no one has stepped up to do a 30-minute general update on OLPC and Sugar
>> Labs. And there's probably enough news out of both entities to do two
>> sessions. I can do it, but am hanging back a bit because I want to wean
>> myself from being the default DC presenter.
>> Question to the list, and specifically to Sean: What kind of exhibit would
>> be desired for the pavilion? Like type of signage, handouts, etc? I can
>> donate some money for printing.
>> I'm also going to reach out to Adam Holt, but I don't expect OLPC will
>> have any strong directives.
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