[BangPypers] Associate sponsors for PyCon India
noufal at gmail.com
Wed Aug 26 12:10:49 CEST 2009
Because of some logistics problems (unable to meet some key people), I
haven't been able to send out details of our expenditures and incomes.
I am working on that and will mail the list as quickly as I can.
In the meantime, I urge everyone who's reading this to work on finding
people/companies who might be willing to pitch in. We're not in dire
straits but our margin of safety is too low and given that budgets
have a nasty habit of exploding at the last minute, I'm not
comfortable with the current state of affairs.
Please get in touch with people you know who might be willing to pitch
in with the conference and let me know so that we can get it moving.
thanks for your support.
On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Noufal Ibrahim<noufal at gmail.com> wrote:
> We're in a reasonably healthy state right now as far as money is
> concerned. I think we can cover the costs. However, our margin of
> safety is limited and there will *always* be unexpected costs at the
> end. I will send out another mail later today detailing our financial
> Ramdas suggested that we open up an 'associate sponsor' scheme whereby
> companies/individuals who want to be part of the event with smaller
> amounts can become associate sponsors. Lower amounts like 10k are
> fine. Anand Pillai and Ramdas have already pitched in.
> Of course, associate sponsors would receive less benefits than the
> main guys. A logo on our site and a link their company page. No stalls
> and such which the premium sponsors would get.
> Please leverage your contacts and try to get people to become atleast
> associate sponsors for the conference. It would go a long way in
> helping the thing take off and fly.
> We'll rework the brochure for associate sponsors but please start
> conversations with potential parties.
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