[bsidesclt] Re: dunno how I didn't see this coming....

  • From: Heather Pilkington <h.pilkington@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bsidesclt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:37:11 -0400

Michelle said "no vendor dog and pony shows". They can hand out swag, you
can put their logo on T-shirts, but it must be preserved that Bsides is a
non-corporate event.

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 9:22 PM, Dennis Kuntz <dennis.kuntz@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> As I remember/understand, it would mostly be up to us. However, I have to
> ask - I've been out of the loop - have any conversations been had with
> BSides (Michelle or Jack)? They would be able to clear all of that up. I
> doubt we would be big enough to garner the global sponsors from BSides
> itself, which would mean that we would get our own sponsors, and BSides
> might be able to help out (...might). To that end, if we're getting our own
> sponsors, I would believe we could tailor what exposure a given sponsor
> level gets (depending on what areas we have, what events we have, what the
> venue offers, etc., etc.).
> And there are a number of things to offer besides mentions, i.e. if we
> have food, they can display material during that; if they sponsor drinks,
> then they get a mention there; if they sponsor in a way to get a keynote or
> something like that, we can offer that as well.
> If BSides has been in the loop, we just need to double-check with them. If
> not, I can coordinate that conversation.
> D
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 8:53 PM, Bryan Tobey <bryantobey@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I always assumed they all get equal exposure. My limited perspective was
>> the ones that provided more swag/stuff or helped with the larger hurdles
>> got mentioned/promoted more as a general (and again limited) observation.
>> I realize this does not drive or encourage higher level sponsors but
>> without saying we will mention x sponsor y times I am not sure what more we
>> can offer for different levels of exposure.
>> my .02
>> Bryan
>> On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, Jon Molesa wrote:
>>> On 9/26/2012 8:30 PM, Chris Teodorski wrote:
>>> > We have had a sponsor ask what the level of exposure is for each level
>>> > of sponsorship.....we never really discussed that....
>>> >
>>> > Any thoughts?
>>> >
>>> > Chris
>>> >
>>> What does the parent BSides restrict?
>>> --
>>> Jon Molesa
>>> rjmolesa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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