From: John P . Looney (valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Thu 15 Apr 1999 - 13:23:44 IST
On Thu, Apr 15, 1999 at 12:36:54PM +0100, Colm Buckley mentioned:
> Indigo have already indicated to me that they'd be willing to put up
> some money in sponsorship of an Irish Linux "event", if we could attract
> a Big Name (LBT or ESR, for example).
> That said, there's nothing worse than a show organised by a "bunch of
> amateurs". If we were to do this, it'd almost definitely have to be
> handled by a professional agency.
How expensive is that ? I suppose it something to be discussed at a face
to face at somestage. I'd say it would be hard to organise something
professional, even on a small scale, seeing as I can't imagine that many
people willing to pay a thousand or so for a stand, like they do for things
like Windows World...
Suppose, book some place around town, get an agency to do the advertising,
are you talking about £10000 to get started (maybe recoup some of it,
through small stand fees, and sponsorship).
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