Re: bits-n-bites: Exhibitors and product vendors hawking wares at anIETF meeting?

Joel jaeggli <joelja@bogus.com> Wed, 04 July 2012 14:01 UTC

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On 7/4/12 06:52 , Russ Housley wrote:
> Mehmet:
> 
> This is the price that NANOG charges for a table at their Beer-n-Gear
> event.  I think that access to the IETF community is worth roughly
> the same price.  We can reevaluate the price once there is feedback
> on the experiment.  It might go up,  It might go down.

NANOG is around 500 attendees. I daresay exposure to the average nanog
attendee is worth more, but ultimately the best feedback in that regard
will likely come from the sponsors.

> Russ
> 
> 
> On Jul 4, 2012, at 5:34 AM, Ersue, Mehmet (NSN - DE/Munich) wrote:
> 
>> Hi Russ, All,
>> 
>> was there also a discussion on the contribution? $10**4 for two
>> hours chat with potential customers does not look very motivating. 
>> As this is an experiment I would actually start with less obstacles
>> and see how it evolves.
>> 
>> Cheers, Mehmet
>> 
>> 
>>> -----Original Message----- From: ietf-bounces@ietf.org
>>> [mailto:ietf-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf
>> Of ext Russ
>>> Housley Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:41 PM To: Thomas Nadeau 
>>> Cc: IETF discussion list Subject: Re: bits-n-bites: Exhibitors
>>> and product vendors hawking
>> wares at anIETF
>>> meeting?
>>> 
>>> There was a long discussion about this event prior to it being
>> scheduled.  Sorry you
>>> missed that discussion.
>>> 
>>> We will have a discussion after the event to determine if we
>>> should do
>> it again.
>>> 
>>> Russ
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Jun 28, 2012, at 2:23 PM, Thomas Nadeau wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Has the IETF morphed into a conference/convention?
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.ietf.org/meeting/84/bits-n-bites.html
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
> 
>