[clug-talk] Memory Express no longer a CLUG sponsor

Shawn sgrover at open2space.com
Wed Sep 7 16:34:55 PDT 2005

Yep, I was just talking about this with Jarrod earlier today...  

Are you gonna give us a recap of Akademy?  Or on your blog? :)
Hope you had a good trip... you did look pretty bug-eyed in one pic I saw... 


On Wednesday 07 September 2005 17:09, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 September 2005 03:54, Jarrod Major wrote:
> > Anyway, I thought this needed to be said. Our sponsors don't get much
> > from us except patronage. The more we can do this the more sales they can
> > make off us. It irks me that some people believe that these discounts are
> > owed to them. It was always meant as a bonus for our Tier 2 members. And
> > I know
> my 0.02: "sponsorship" probably shouldn't be equated with "someone who
> gives our members a discount for spending our money there". that's not
> really sponsorship, but an incentive to get our people into their shops.
> sponsorship should probably take the form of "company X gives CLUG the
> following services or products in return for recognition and the
> opportunity to support the local open source friendly tech sector".

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