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

Mike Bougie mike.bougie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 10:08:19 PDT 2005

What about inviting MemEx to Linuxfest that's in the works? Give 'em a
free table to push their wares and we all benefit.


On 9/8/05, bogi <khangyi at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Well, you got to understand, the hardware market is very rough these days, i
> find their reasoning quite understandable. I would suggest an olive branch,
> that is, let's invite them to some events we have coming, let them show their
> stuff and/or bring some of their techs to gain practise. Springs into the
> mind, the installfest, Let them bring some boxes (with Linux on them) to show
> off, springs into the mind, our other sponsors should also be notified about
> the event, they may want to show up or present themselves. I would tend to
> think, the relationship between Clug a sponsors should be mutual, in the
> sense the sponsors should also get a kick from associating with Clug not just
> the Clug members getting the usual discounts and free books ans stuff.
> Cheers
> Szemir
> On September 7, 2005 15:13, Shawn wrote:
> > I was in Memory Express today and they informed me that they no longer
> > offer CLUG members a discount.  This was news to me, and I let them know
> > that I'm the guy who should really know these things...
> >
> > So, a phone call was made to one of the owners to confirm this.  So,
> > effective immediately, we no longer get a discount.  They say the margins
> > just aren't there anymore.
> >
> > We may do something with them in the future, but they want us to come up
> > with a proposal and submit it to them.  The exec will put this right at the
> > top of our priority list.... maybe...  maybe not.... :)
> >
> > Shawn
> >
> >
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